I'm not a security/cybersecurity analyst, so I can't speak to a day in the life of a security analyst. However, I'll point you to www.glassdoor.com (or you can look at job sites like Indeed and others that will have this information). When I did a "security analyst career" search on glassdoor, here's an overview of the job (the salary, career path for a security analyst is also there if you want to research further):
What does a Security Analyst do?
As an Information Security Analyst, you will design and implement IT security systems to protect the organization's computer networks from cyber attacks. You will also help develop organization wide best practices for IT security. You will monitor computer networks for security issues, install security software and document all security issues or breaches you find.
An ideal candidate will have a bachelor's degree in computer science with a minimum of 3 years of experience in information security. You need to be proficient with MAC and OS with experience in penetration testing and techniques and installing security software and documenting security issues. In addition, you will have excellent written and oral communication skill and understand patch management and firewalls, antivirus and IDPS concepts.
What responsibilities are common for Security Analyst jobs?
Install security measures and operate software
Upgrade systems to enable security software
Install and upgrade antivirus software
Test and evaluate new technology
Perform penetration testing
Analyze IT requirements and provide objective advice on the use of IT security requirements
Gather feedback from end users to continue to improve systems
Design, analyze and implement efficient IT security systems
Good luck in your research on what type of job in technology you're looking for.