Top Cybersecurity and Tech roles in 2023

Additional skills, responsibilities, and vacancies for each role

Penetration Tester 

(Current vacancies in the UK: 2,200+)

  • Network & Application Security
  • Threat Modelling
  • Security assessment tools
  • Programming languages
  • Linux, Windows & MacOS environments
  • Writing security assessment reports
  • Conduct tests on apps and networks
  • Assess physical security
  • Knowledge of computer networks

Cloud Security Engineer

(Current vacancies in the UK: 2,800+)

  • Incident Response and Cloud Forensics
  • Security Automation and Orchestration
  • DevSecOps practices
  • Security Compliance and Auditing
  • Networking
  • API Security
  • Data Security
  • Security monitoring
  • Cloud architecture design

Cybersecurity Architect

(Current vacancies in the UK: 1,275+)

  • Analysis
  • Creating Standards for all IT assets
  • Research and innovation
  • Designing secure systems
  • Enabling and informing risk-based decisions
  • Understanding security implications
  • Updating and upgrading security systems
  • Communication
  • Security technology

Information Security Analyst

(Current vacancies in the UK: 1000+)
  • Security Policy and Compliance
  • Incident Response and Management
  • Security Information and Event Management (SIEM)
  • Network Security
  • Threat Intelligence
  • GRC and Risk Assessment
  • Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing
  • Programming and Scripting
  • Mobile Security
  • Web application Security
  • Endpoint Security

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

(Current vacancies in the UK: 680+)

  • Communication and presentation
  • Policy development and administration
  • Incident Management
  • Collaboration expertise
  • Financial planning and strategic
  • Implement and overseeing cybersecurity programs
  • Managing business continuity
  • Reporting
  • Prioritising the risks of assets

These roles are highly sought after in the cybersecurity and tech industry due to the increasing frequency and sophistication of cyberattacks, the growing reliance on digital technologies, and the need for organisations to protect their valuable data and assets. The expertise of professionals in these roles is essential to maintain a strong cybersecurity posture and ensure the integrity and security of digital operations.

*Current vacancies as of August 2023 in the UK.

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