Junior Security Analyst

Possess a technical understanding around networking, desktops and server operating systems. Who has an interest in the field of information security and researches vulnerabilities.


Junior Security Analyst’s support the design, development, installation, operation, testing, and problem solving of hardware and software.

Key Skills

  • Reviewing results of network and data discovery scans, then actioning and following up on the remediation

  • Setting up and running web application scans and reporting on their results

  • Validation of reported security issues and their fixes

  • Auditing of user access

  • Assisting with the securing of cloud environments

Quick Facts

Many cybersecurity professionals start out as junior security analysts before advancing to more specialised positions.

Junior Security Analyst tasks may differ according to the sector they work for.

Salary Range

$50,000 - $65,000 (Median: $65,000)*

*Source: Seek.com.au

Average Weekly Hours

41 hours (vs. all jobs average of 44 hours)*

*Source: Job Outlook

Main Industries

Professional, Scientific, and Technical Services; Education and Training, and Public Administration and Safety.


Successful completion of a Certificate III, you could develop your skills further with one of our other IT courses, as listed below:

ICT50220 Diploma of Information Technology (Cyber Security)

Certified Cyber Security Professional

*Sources: payscale.com.au and joboutlook.gov.au – All information is to be used as a guide only, and are accurate at the time of publication.