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Cyber Security & Information Risk Analyst

Royal Holloway, University of London - Cyber Security

Location: Egham
Salary: £44,283 to £52,430 per annum - including London Allowance
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 13th October 2021
Closes: 22nd October 2021
Job Ref: 1021-393

Closing Date: 23.59 hours BST on Friday 22 October 2021

Applications are invited for the post of Cyber Security & Information Risk Analyst in the IT Services Department.

The Cyber Security & Information Risk Analyst will lead the development of cyber security guidelines, policy and due diligence. They will provide authoritative advice, guidance and assessment on the requirements for internal and third-party security controls. 

Royal Holloway University has exciting digital aspirations as well as a complex and diverse IT offering.  The role of Cyber Security & Information Risk Analyst will play a key role in ensuring the correct security posture for the College. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to work closely with the IT Services Senior Management team and the wider college leadership to ensure the Cyber Security offering is in line with the Business goals.

You will have experience of evaluating applications and services to determine their cyber security posture and you will have developed and implemented related risk frameworks. You will have utilised vulnerability scanning technologies and the outputs of third-party evaluations (e.g. penetration tests) to make appropriate recommendations on risk profiles and mitigations. We will also expect a creative approach in how to engage with the users and increase awareness and positive security behaviours.

In return we offer a highly competitive rewards and benefits package including:

  • Generous annual leave entitlement 
  • Training and Development opportunities
  • Pension Scheme with generous employer contribution 
  • Various schemes including Cycle to Work, Season Ticket Loans and help with the cost of Eyesight testing. 
  • Free parking 

The post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Nigel Rata at 

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit For queries on the application process the Human Resources Department can be contacted by email at:

Please quote the reference: 1021-393

Closing Date:   Midnight, 22nd October 2021 

Interview Date: TBC 

Please note that it will not be possible for the College to issue a Certificate of Sponsorship for successful candidates as this role does not fall into one of the standard occupational codes deemed eligible for sponsorship by UK Visas and Immigration.  

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Royal Holloway is committed to equality and diversity, and encourages applications from all sections of the community. Read here about structures and initiatives around equality and diversity, including information on staff diversity networks.

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