Cybersecurity Engineer

Gain skills to protect your client network from security threats 


Cybersecurity Engineer

They are responsible for ensuring the safety of their client’s network, protecting them from security threats such as hacking, spyware, malware and viruses.

With companies becoming heavily dependent on technology, the safety of their data is important, making the position of an IT Security Engineer vital in reducing the risk of cyber-attacks. Which is why it is the perfect time to start your career in this field.

Salary Projection for Cybersecurity Engineers

Starting £28K

Average £49K

High £67K

Job titles and main duties

Different companies use different job titles. In the following table we listed various job titles and main duties for Cybersecurity Engineers.

Possible Job Titles

Main Duties

Learning Path for Network Engineers

CompTIA A+

CompTIA A+ is the most essential IT certification for establishing your IT career. the CompTIA A+ certification will validate your skills and boost your career.

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CompTIA Network+

CompTIA Network+ is perfect for you if you’re looking for a career as a network professional. CompTIA Network+ professionals are trained to work with a variety of hardware, software and networks so that you can take your talents wherever your IT ambitions lead you.

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CompTIA Security+ is the first security certification a candidate should earn. It establishes the core knowledge required of any cybersecurity role and provides a springboard to intermediate-level cybersecurity jobs

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Linux Administration

As a cloud engineer, you are required to have the skills to install, configure and troubleshoot Linux systems. We offer free Linux course for AWS students.

CEH (Intermediate)

The CEH is recognised globally as the most advanced certified ethical hacking course in the market. The course covers attack technologies, commonly used by hackers and teaches you exactly how to act in fighting back on these attacks.

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ECSA (Advanced)

The ECSA (Certified Security Analyst) program offers further understanding of the CEH certification. The ECSA presents a set of distinguishable, comprehensive methodologies that are able to cover different pen-testing requirements across a variety of environments.

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CISSP (Expert)

Earning the CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) proves you have what it takes to effectively design, implement and manage a best-in-class cybersecurity program. With a CISSP, you validate your expertise and become an (ISC)² member, unlocking a broad array of exclusive resources, educational tools, and peer-to-peer networking opportunities.

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IT Professional Career Pathway

Support Engineer

Networking skills are essential and in high demand

Cybersecurity Engineer

Cybersecurity jobs will grow 31% through 2029.

Network Engineer

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The tech industry is booming that’s why now is the time to become an in demand IT professional. Do you need career advice? Please contact us to help you join the tech sector.