Cyber Security Professionals
Your questions answered
As more and more of our personal and working lives become digitised, cyber security is becoming increasingly important for organisations of all types. From blue-chip multinationals to micro-companies, from FTSE quoted companies through public sector organisations and charities to one-man bands, concerns around the security of personal, financial and other data has never been more critical. So roles for trained cyber security professionals have never been more in demand.
Who’s it suitable for?
Problem solvers, investigators, people with a passion for attention to detail and tenacity are some of the most commonly required skills for successful cyber security professionals. There is no need for any IT background.
If I currently work within IT
If you work in IT, depending on your background we offer courses such as CISSP CISM and Pen test + and many more, please contact us to find which one would be right for you.
What does this package consist of?
It depends on whether you are already experienced and looking to achieve higher level qualifications or are new to cyber security.
If you are inexperienced, we recommend completing five internationally recognised courses: MTA Server, MTA Security, CompTIA Network+, CompTIA Security+ and C/EHv11. There is more information about these courses here. Better still contact us and our experts can talk you through the courses, costs, and the study and payment options and answer your questions.
What job roles will it lead to?
There are a variety of roles that our Cyber Security Courses can lead to, ranging from –
Cyber Security Engineer
Junior Cyber Security
Cyber Security Analyst
Have a look at our individual Cyber Security Course pages to find out more.
This could lead to varied roles cyber security engineer, tech pre-sales/ junior cyber security, penetration tester, CISO, cyber security analyst and vulnerability tester.
Why choose Robust IT?
We are Microsoft Gold Partners
We partner with CompTIA and NCSC (National Cyber Security Centre)
We are a Pearson Vue testing centre so you can sit your exams directly with us. This means exams are not booked via a third party, which is the case with more than 80% of other training providers
We supply training to the MOD and the DWP as well an many blue-chip companies
All our trainers and support staff are UK based and fully certified, with many years of experience training and providing support at all ability levels
We provide better, more flexible support than any other IT training company in the UK. For example, if you are having difficulties with any parts of the courses, you can come into our office and talk to our support or training staff. Or, if you prefer you can have one-to-one support online, via phone or in a classroom
When you pass your exam, you will receive official certifications, giving you the best opportunity to prepare for your chosen career
We have an in-house recruitment team that will support you in your job search whether you have worked in the IT industry before or not. Not just CV formatting, but your online presence including LinkedIn, interview techniques and helping place you in a role that’s right for you
How long will it take me to complete?
The course requires between 300 to 350 hours of study time, so it should only take 30 to 35 weeks at 10 hours a week.
How will I prepare for the exams?
We include mock and the official exams in this package to ensure you are adequately prepared and maximise your chances of securing the required 70% pass rates. However, if you fail an exam, we will arrange a 1:1 session with you to ensure you have everything needed to retake with success.
What happens when I complete the course?
Once you have gained your certifications, we start the recruitment process for you. With our support, you can be confident that you will land your first job quickly and easily.
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What is the average salary for Cyber Security jobs?
It depends on your experience and how you prefer to work. A cyber security engineer can expect to earn around £55k pa while a Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) would expect to achieve a salary of around £110k pa.
Some cyber security roles are on a self-employed basis, with day rates of £550 to £2000.