SOC Analyst

SOC Analyst

Job Title: SOC Analyst
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Reference: SAFCD_1636468031
Contact Name: Jonathan Dale
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 09, 2021 14:27

Job Description

SOC Analyst

Salary - £30-35k + 20% Shift Allowance + Benefits

Location - Reading (Flexible WFH policy if preferred)

I'm currently working with one of the most advanced Managed Detection & Response (MDR) companies in the UK who are looking to bring in a SOC Analyst to join their growing Cyber Monitoring, Detection and Response capability. The successful candidate will be working directly underneath and alongside the SOC Leads and SOC Manager, responding to alerts and investigating incidents from a massive variety of clients, whilst working alongside a genuinely exceptional team of SOC Analysts.

This is an incredible opportunity for a SOC Analyst to join one of the most highly respected MDR capabilities in the UK and gain exposure to cutting edge XDR technologies and methodologies, whilst also receiving personalised training plans and hands-on mentorship from highly technical and experienced Senior SOC Analysts / Leads.


  • Monitor cyber defence security tooling - SIEM, IDS/IPS, EDR, VM, etc
  • Investigate incidents utilising tooling in place, as well as proactively using open source investigations tooling, e.g. Wireshark, tcpdump, Mojo Packets, etc
  • Accurately document and report findings to clients, handling calls and guiding through incidents.


  • Previous experience working in a SOC environment or exposure to various security monitoring technologies (SIEM, Intrusion Detection / Prevention, Endpoint Detection, etc)
  • Genuine interest in cyber security and evidence to back that up - own home lab set up, PCAP Analysis experience, TryHackMe, etc
  • Eligibility to gain SC Clearance (British citizen or have lived in the UK for last 5 years)

If you are an aspiring Cyber Security SOC Analyst looking to join one of the most advanced Cyber MDR firms in the UK and receive some of the best hands-on training from genuine experts, click the link to apply!

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