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University of the Arts London (UAL) is a world-leading creative university for teaching and research in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. UAL is made up of six renowned colleges and hosts several institutes that further the university’s mission and social purpose. Under the leadership of our new President and Vice-Chancellor, we are designing the University around social purpose; through the students and ideas we send out into the world, and the partnerships we build to achieve social, environmental, and economic progress. 

The Information Security team is uniquely placed to advise, support, and defend the University against security threats targeting our staff, students, and our research work. The team aims to protect and educate staff and students and ensure that security by design is implemented within all applicable laws and regulations. 

As a Senior Cyber Security Analyst, will contribute to the operation, development, and improvement of the IT Security standards, procedures and policies which comprise the University Information Security Management Systems and IT Security Policy Framework, while providing specialist expertise on information and cyber security to defend the University’s digital services from cyber-attack. 

Reporting to the Head of Service Cyber Security, you will primarily be working alongside technical colleagues in the Digital & Technology group and will be responsible for the day-to-day operational and technical management of information and cyber security issues within the University, in addition to, working with third-party vendors supplying services to UAL. 


  • Knowledge and experience with information and cyber security within a large organisation providing support and delivery of SOC
  • Knowledge and experience of IT and Information Security policies, processes and standards; knowledge of current information and cyber security issues and opportunities including and understanding of security frameworks- GDPR, PCI-DSS, Cyber Essentials
  • Experience with security tooling, particularly within a mixed Windows, Linux, Mac, and Cloud environment
  • Knowledge and experience with EDR, email & remote access security, content filtering (web/email), Cloud Security (SaaS, PaaS, IaaS)
  • Knowledge and experience with anomaly detection, O365, Azure. MS Intune, Identity Management
  • Knowledge and experience with review and analysis of firewalls, management of Cisco Umbrella, network traffic analysis, vulnerability management and scanning, attack methods and infection vectors, risk assessments, penetration testing

UAL is a world-class university, shaping the creative industries worldwide, and staff have access to a range of benefits, which recognise and reward the contributions they make, including 

  • Competitive salary package of £40,454 – 52,544 per annum
  • A healthy work-life balance for all employees, and much more!
  • 34 days annual leave plus public holidays 
  • Generous, defined benefit pension scheme 
  • Family-friendly policies, including 26 weeks of full maternity or paternity pay

Hays Technology have been retained by University of the Arts to manage the recruitment of this role. For all enquiries, please contact Michael Arnold at Hays Technology. 


Salary/Rate:Up to £52,544 + Excellent Benefits!

Job Reference:4363738

Closing Date:05 Mar 2023

Contact:Michael Arnold




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