Secret Service officer also known as spy

Security Service

Often called MI5. It carries out secret work that helps to keep the UK safe. The website has lots of useful information.

Secret Intelligence Service

A Government organisation whose staff work all over the world helping to keep the UK safe from attack. The website has a lot of information about what it does. It used to be called MI6.


Helps to keep the UK safe by gathering information about possible threats. The website has a lot of useful information about their work.


General information about the Army. Useful information about the army intelligence corps.

National Crime Agency

An organisation that fights serious organised crime in the UK. Employs Secret Service officers.

For lots more information about this job, including salaries, skills, training, videos, and pictures, see Jed, the Job Explorer Database.