SOC Analyst

Salary Details
Job Type
Full or Part Time – Permanent (including flexible working arrangements)
Job Level
Closing Date

Team Overview

Ofcom is the regulator for the communications services that we use and rely on each day.
We make sure people get the best from their broadband, home phone and mobile services, as well as keeping an eye on TV and radio.
We also oversee the universal postal service, look after the airwaves used by wireless devices, and also help to make sure people don’t get scammed and are protected from bad practices.
We have recently taken on the regulation of video-sharing platforms, and we are preparing for a role in protecting people from online harms. Protecting consumers is at the heart of what we do.
Our culture is clear - we live by our values: Empowerment; Excellence; Collaboration; Agility and Respect. These define how we work to deliver our purpose, now and in the future. The behaviours which support these values set the path for a fully inclusive and innovative culture at Ofcom.
We focus not only on what we do, but how we do it. We pride ourselves on being an organisation of people who genuinely care about helping others.

Purpose of the Role

You will be part of a small team of Cyber security and technical architecture colleagues and will work on technologies that protect the organization from Cyber threats.


You will work within the SOC (Security Operations Centre)


Requirements of the Role


  • Microsoft Azure Security
  • Microsoft Windows 10 and Server backend systems
  • Network security including CISCO and Fortigate
  • There will be a heavy bias toward the Cloud, specifically Microsoft Azure and the security technologies that Azure offers.
  • You'll get involved in classic Cyber technologies such as penetration testing, encryption, intrusion detection & incident response.

Skills, knowledge and experience


  • A team player who is dedicated and committed  
  • Self-motivated, positive and proactive, with a flexible approach to tasks 
  • Evidence of capability and interest at the hobby-level of personal computers and the internet and able to demonstrate a genuine interest in Cyber security 
  • Understanding of Cloud computing 
  • Logical thinking and creative approach to problem solving 
  • Good written and oral communication skills 
  • Appreciation of Ofcom's values of excellence, agility, empowerment and collaboration.
  • Be ready to step-up to a professional and corporate environment 



  • Possibly educated to Degree-level or have other qualification or life-experience that shows you have an aptitude for this role.


It’s important to see that we are looking for talented people; don’t think that you shouldn’t apply because you might not have quite what we want. You might, and you should try.

Further Information

Diversity and Inclusion

Ofcom is a forward-thinking, inclusive employer and recognises the value of diversity to truly “make communications work for everyone”. Here at Ofcom, our vision is to ensure people are part of an environment when they can truly strive and be themselves, therefore we aim to recruit from the widest pool of candidates possible – irrespective of social background, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender or disability. We are an organisation that strives to be truly representative of the whole of the UK and our aim is to be an employer of choice for everyone.


We champion flexible working and so wherever possible we support flexible working patterns including job shares.

As a Disability Confident employer, we guarantee to interview disabled applicants who meets the minimum selection criteria of the role as outlined in the job specification, if applicants would like to be considered under this scheme. We pride ourselves on ensuring all candidates are treated fairly throughout the application and selection process including making our process as accessible as possible. You can find more information on the scheme here. https://www.ofcom.org.uk/about-ofcom/jobs/disability-confident-scheme

Should you require any adjustments to be made, please do contact us directly at ofcomresourcing@omnirms.com



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