What does a Cyber Security Risk Analyst Apprentice do?

As a Cyber Security Risk Analyst, you will apply an understanding of cyber security to protect organisations, systems, information, personal data and people from attacks and unauthorised access.

You’ll typically interact with risk assessments and risk mitigations. The roles may support formal security governance, regulatory & compliance (GRC).

If you’re analytical, methodical with a step-by-step approach to resolving issues, a good communicator and team player, this is for you.

What will I learn?

  • Introduction to Cyber Security
  • Networking Fundamentals
  • Operating Systems
  • Security Foundations
  • Security Management
  • Information Security
  • Security Risk Manager
  • Programming and Scripting
  • Threat Analysis


Cyber Security Technologist Level 4 Apprenticeship

How long does the apprenticeship take?

15 months

What are my career prospects?

You could be a Cyber Security Consultant, Cyber Security Analyst, Cyber Risk Analyst, Intelligence Researcher, Cyber Security Specialist, Information Security Analyst, Governance & Compliance Analyst, Information Security Assurance & Threat Analyst, or  Information Security Auditor.

What’s my future salary potential?

£38,626 (average salary according to Glassdoor)

Am I eligible?

The entry requirements for this programme are as follows:

  • An A Level in ICT
  • OR An International Baccalaureate at Level 3 in ICT
  • OR A Level 3 apprenticeship in a similar subject
  • OR A BTEC Extended Diploma in IT (180 credits)

Experience (if the learner can’t meet the qualification requirements):

  • A minimum of 1-year work experience in a technical support role e.g., Help Desk. Should also be working at Level 2 in Maths and English.
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