If you are hoping to apply for a job as an IT Security Analyst then you may have studied some kind of computer science related degree at university or done some IT course at college and developed through work experience.
An IT Security Analyst looks after the security of the IT systems within a business. You will use your analyst skills to analyse any results and improved ways of making a companies IT systems secure at all times.
You will need to keep your skills up to date at all times and to look at new ways of developing systems and solutions. You will have a technical mind and be methodical in the way you work to work within this industry.
Related: IT Cover Letters
If you are looking for an example cover letter, please see the below letter that you can use as guidance.
IT Security Analyst Cover Letter Example
222 Every Road, Any Town, AA1 1BB
Mrs Jane Smith
Application for the role of IT Security Analyst
I would like to apply for the role of IT Security Analyst that you have got advertised in (which publication and when).
I have a degree in computer science graduating from (which university and when) and have spent the past two years doing analyst work and being involved in the security side of a companies IT to ensure that their IT is as secure as it can be, checking firewalls and procedures that we use as a company.
I am a very technical person and enjoy working in the IT environment that I am in. I keep up to date with changes within IT and like to practice on different systems and look at other solutions for a company.
I have excellent communication skills and feel that I am able to discuss IT in a non technical manner which helps my clients and colleagues. I am hard working and methodical and get a challenge from working in this environment.
Should you be interested in my skills, please do not hesitate to contact me and I will be happy to answer any questions that you may have.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV and I look forward to hearing from you.