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Cyber Security Analyst – Manchester – up to £55k  


Cyber Security Analyst – Manchester – up to £55k  

Looking to challenge yourself by taking on more responsibility in your next role? Working in an environment that pushes you to develop your technical skills to the greatest extent will undoubtedly push you to great heights in your career.

My client is in search of a highly technical Cyber Security Analyst who is passionate about all aspects of maintaining high levels of Security. You will need to be willing to take on the challenge of working for a multi-national organisation and take responsibility as a member of the Cyber Security team.

Development and training are provided to the highest standard and tailored to the individual. Any certifications that you require in order to work more effectively will be sponsored by my client. In the last year, this company has established itself as being one of the leaders in the Cyber Security space in Manchester.  

Working in an environment where the employee comes first is not something many people have the pleasure of experience - my client believes without well-motivated workforce; great results cannot be achieved. 

Role responsibilities

  • Work on the development and implementation of IT Security Strategy
  • Maintain best practice within the organisation in accordance with ISO27001, PCI DSS and Cyber Essentials
  • Create training and awareness programs around email phishing campaigns and delivering them effectively to all staff members 
  • Operations responsibilities across monitoring and maintenance of cybersecurity tools – Web App Firewalls and Vulnerability Management platforms
  • Assist in the training and development of junior members of staff
  • Scan the organisation's systems to highlight potential threats and vulnerabilities, intrusions and breaches
  • Act as the main point of contact for major Incidents and deliver rapid response times

The ideal candidate will have

  • 3+ Years’ professional experience in Cyber Security 
  • Strong knowledge of Vulnerability Management platforms and tools
  • Experience working in accordance with Cyber Security frameworks such as NIST and ISO27001
  • Experience conducting vulnerability management engagements using Qualys
  • Exposure to Paulo Auto, AWS and Azure
  • Display experience working on Penetration Testing engagements
  • A background in Security Operations will make your application stand out
  • Have experience in dealing with Email phishing attacks
  • Display experience in reporting back to Senior members of the team in order to highlight risks effectively

 Apply with your CV -

Contract Information Security/ Cyber Security Consultant

Our client is a leading Financial Services company based in Manchester. They are currently searching for an experienced Information Security Consultant.

The client is offering an initial 3 months contract with a view to extending. You will be reporting directly into the CISO which will give you the gravitas in the team to deliver the security work required.


Implementing frameworks such as NIST/PCI-DSS

DLP and Data protection exposure would be advantageous

Recertification for ISO27001/GDPR

SIEM improvement projects

Risks and vulnerability assessments

Improving current policies and procedures

Locke and McCloud are a leading Information Security Recruitment firm as I exclusively focus on the Contract market. If this opportunity or any other contact requirements could be of interest, then please contact Faisal Azim to discuss further.

500/600 per day

Senior Information Security Specialist– Manchester

Senior IT Security Specialist– Manchester

Are you an Information Security Specialist in search of an opportunity that will challenge your technical skills to the highest order?

If so, then look no further as this role is one not to be missed out on!

My client is in search of a Senior IT Security specialist to join its young and vibrant team of experts. This opportunity will provide you with the chance to work for a company that truly values Information Security and has identified the value that a well-oiled division can have on its overall business function.  An individual with technical expertise blended with great interpersonal skills will make your application stand out.

Currently, the team consists of individuals at varying levels of experience and you will work closely with the Head of Information Security ensuring high levels of performance throughout the team. Remote flexibility is offered with this position along with a great benefits package

Do not hesitate to get in contact as this role is gaining a great deal of interest.

Job requirements:

  • Assist with the analysis of security risk assessments and gap analysis engagements
  • Work on the retooling of the companies SIEM platform
  • Raise awareness of Information Security incidents and highlight vulnerabilities to the relevant parties
  • Create threat and risk mitigation plans and establish best practice in terms of dealing with risks
  • Assist in the development of security policies and controls such as ISO27001 and PCI-DSS
  • Ensure the organisation is compliant with various security frameworks as listed above
  • Lease with Head of Information Security on overall performance of the security team

The ideal candidate will have

  • 5+ Years’ professional experience in Cyber Security
  • Experience working in line with Compliance regulations such as ISO27001 and PCI-DSS
  • Experience dealing with integrations of security platforms
  • Previous experience creating Security Incident response policies and procedures
  • A background in Security Operations will make your application stand out
  • Prior experience working for an End-user organisation on their overall security operational functions
  • Display experience in reporting back to Senior members of the team in order to highlight risks effectively

Apply with your CV right away in order not to miss out on this position.

Penetration Tester - Red Teamer

Penetration Tester

Locke and McCloud are a leader in Information and Cyber Security recruitment. 

One of our exclusive clients has just opened a brand-new position to join their exciting Penetration practice. 

This company is a true leader in the Penetration testing world. They describe themselves as true hackers. All of their client’s engagements are full read teaming projects providing their clients with the most comprehensive report on how their systems have been infiltrated. This is not a button clicking environment but an environment working with the very best offensive security professionals in the industry.

Due to the nature of the client engagements working on red teaming projects this consultancy does require all their staff to be onsite in their offices located close to Manchester. 


• 25% of your working time can be spent on research
• Yearly budget you can spend on any certs or conferences 
• Choosing which projects, you want to work on
• Only working on red teaming projects 

The ideal candidate will have the following experience:

• 2+ years Penetration Testing and Cyber Security Experience
• Red Teaming, Phishing Simulations and Internal/External Testing experience 
• Experience leading client engagements and managing projects
• Experience Leading projects from the conception of scoping calls to final redemption
• Testing in: Web Application, Infrastructure, Mobile and Database vulnerability assessments
• Expert communication skills
• Experience working in the fast-paced high-pressure environments

If this is an opportunity that could be of interest to you then please get in contact asap to avoid disappointment.

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