Job Profile: Incident Response Analyst
Posted on Friday, July 22, 2022 by Faye Copp — No comments
Pathway: Incident Management Pathway
This particular pathway is a great way for those within the Armed Forces Community to develop their solid leadership and communication skills. But where do you start? Here we look at the role of an Incident Response Analyst, discover the skills you need and whether it is the right career path for you.
WHAT DOES AN INCIDENT RESPONSE ANALYST DO?
An incident response analyst is responsible for monitoring, detecting, and reporting any threats directed against a corporation's networks and systems. The average salary expectations are:
IS INCIDENT MANAGEMENT THE RIGHT CAREER PATH FOR ME?
Not only are these jobs in high-demand - they are also well-paid. Those with military experience in operations management would be well-suited to this role, in particular those with experience in dealing with high-pressure environments. A good-level of cyber qualifications, including Cyber fundamentals, CompTIA package and ITIL4, will make a great foundation before gaining certifications to become an incident response analyst.
Soft skills required
Hard skills required
Udemy Planning and Implementing a Security Incident Response
Udemy Introduction to Service Management with ITIL 4
ITIL 4 Foundation Certificate
HOW MUCH DOES AN INCIDENT MANAGER MAKE IN THE UK?
The average salary expectations are: £39,000 - £63,0000
Incident Manager/ Major Incident Manager: £47 - £80k
If you want to climb the incident response analyst career ladder, the most common route of progression is to become an Incident Manager.
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