I spy... a job opportunity in Yorkshire

GCHQ has a base in Scarborough
GCHQ has a base in Scarborough
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COMMUNICATIONS agency GCHQ is seeking bright school leavers to staff two bases in Yorkshire.

Cheltenham-based General Communications HQ, which combats terrorism and online threats, is recruiting trainee technical analysts and computer security specialists for bases in Scarborough and Harrogate.

Anyone wanting to apply must have at least five GCSEs, including maths. Salaries start at £17,365 and vetting is thorough.

The advert for the trainee analyst posts states: “Once you’ve completed our development programme in Bude, Scarborough, Harrogate or Lincolnshire you’ll be ready to develop your career in a role at any of our UK sites.”

A GCHQ spokesman said: “We’re always after those with the right technical and analytic capability to help GCHQ in its key missions to protect the UK from a range of threats.”