As the digital landscape continues to expand, the demand for skilled Cybersecurity professionals is on the rise.

With cyber threats becoming more sophisticated, organisations are actively seeking entry-level cyber security experts to protect their valuable assets.

In this article, we will explore the top five entry-level cybersecurity jobs in the UK, providing an overview of each role and as well as the national average salary.

Top 5 Entry Level Cybersecurity Jobs

1. IT Auditor

  • Plan and perform audits
  • Provide guidance on recommended and mandatory security measures
  • Design plans to fix any security risks
  • Identify opportunities for better efficiency
  • Average salary: £47,500

2. Information Security Analyst

  • Research IT security trends
  • Help computer users with security products and procedures
  • Monitor networks for security breaches
  • Develop strategies to help secure the organisation
  • Average salary: £50,000

3. Security Administrator

  • Manage user accounts
  • Develop and document security procedures for the organisation
  • Monitor systems and run regular backups
  • Collaborate with security teams to respond to any intrusions
  • Average salary: £62,500

4. Information Security Specialist

  • Ensure data is secure against unauthorised access and cyber attacks
  • Test and maintain firewalls and antivirus software
  • Develop and lead on security training
  • Research security risks and suggest improvements
  • Average salary: £65,000

5. Digital Forensic Examiner

  • Gather evidence for legal purposes
  • Collect, preserve, and analyse digital evidence
  • Recover data from erased or damaged hard drives
  • Document the data retrieval process and maintain chain of custody
  • Average salary: £70,000

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