ANZSCO 262112 ICT Security Specialist

ANZSCO 262112 ICT Security Specialist

ICT Security Specialist Job Details

In ANZSCO 262112, an ICT security specialist is responsible for creating, upkeeping, and implementing ICT security protocols and procedures. Their primary objectives are to ensure the presence of protective and restorative measures and to reduce the risk of both internal and external security threats. To thwart attempts by hackers to breach information networks, security experts must coordinate and enact security measures. This pivotal role entails safeguarding the organization’s knowledge and assets.

Skill Requirement

Skill Level: Level 1 or Equivalent

Alternative Titles: Security Administrator

Specialization: Information Technology Security Manager

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Labor Market Testing Required for 457 List (LMTL) 

Visa Provision

ICT Security Specialist applicants may submit an application for either a Skilled Nominated 190 visa or a Skilled Regional Nominated 489 visa, both of which are listed on the STSOL (Short-term Skilled Occupation List). You would need to apply for a state appointment in order to travel to Australia if you hold this position and want to obtain a General Skilled Migration visa.

Despite being on the STSOL, this position could not be required anywhere. The online evaluation only displays positions that are really required by an Australian state or territory. Find an employer sponsor in Australia if the position isn’t listed on the online assessment.

Unit Group: 2621 Database and Systems Administrators, and ICT Security Specialist

Occupations in this Category
  1. 262111 Database Administrator
  2. 262112 ICT Security Specialist
  3. 3.262113 Systems Administrator

Skill Requirement

For most jobs in this unit group, a bachelor’s degree is frequently necessary. Vendor certification or at least five years of relevant experience cannot be replaced by a formal qualification. Sometimes a formal education is insufficient. A requirement for on-the-job training or experience may exist (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

What do experts in ICT security do?

ICT Security Specialists emphasize the importance of a company’s data being secure. Establish secure locations for storing electronic data, ensure that data flows can be monitored, and keep a watch out for security flaws on networks. Additionally, they aid in establishing safe mobile connections so that data can be safely read on portable devices.


1. To ensure that all master data files are comprehensive and consistent, task 1 entails developing and maintaining database architecture, data structures, tables, dictionaries, and naming conventions.

2. Operational setup, preventive upkeep of copies, recovery procedures, and application of reputation and secrecy control

3. Establishing and monitoring database documentation, protocols, rules, and processes

4. Use common testing scripts, procedures, and processes to test database systems and changes, including troubleshooting, recording, replicating, logging, and correcting any errors discovered.

5. In charge of organizational control, disaster recovery procedures, and system security.

6. Keeping track of contractual obligations, performance, and service level agreements; assessing, recommending, implementing, and maintaining information security programs; and communicating with security vendors, manufacturers, equipment suppliers, and outside resources.

7. Problem-solving and customer support assist in identifying, resolving, and restoring hardware and software issues with servers, including issues with workstations and networking networks.

8. Creating and managing documentation, rules, and directives; documenting and defining operational procedures; and maintaining system logs

9. Check that the architecture of computer sites requires that all of the components function properly together, and monitor and adjust the performance of networks;

10. Continue to examine the current computer site to determine potential server and network requirements for the future and to offer options for how to proceed.

English Requirement

  1. IELTS score of minimum 6  (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  2. OET score with a minimum grade of B in all sections;
  3. TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12, R:13, W:21, S:23, and overall L93);
  4. PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking, and 65 overall


  • There are Australian Graduate exceptions in some states and territories.
  • In some states and territories, Priority Skilled Lists can be used to meet a certain requirement.
  • The United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, the United States, and Ireland will not be allowed to take the IELTS or OET.

If mandatory licensing or registration is necessary, you must either meet the licensing or registration requirements or have a minimum IELTS or comparable level, whichever is higher.

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