We dive into the UK Cyber Security market to understand the level of demand for good candidates and whether the skills gap really does exist. At Via Resource we also had the opportunity to speak first-hand to candidates to find out their views on how the recruitment process has changed and to establish what candidates find attractive in employers and job opportunities.
Torquil Macleod, Founder and Director of Via Resource comments:
“This report outlines everything an organisation needs to find their perfect cyber security professional that fits well into the role and company. We want to ensure candidates receive the best experience possible with quality support, advice and guidance from Via Resource.”
There have been four main insights into the individuals working in and applying for cyber roles, the skills gaps and skills shortages that affect employers, and the challenges that organisations face when it comes to training and recruitment. The main lessons we draw are as follows:
Whilst creating this report we have set up a group on LinkedIn called ‘Cyber Launchpad’ where we connect graduates and industry-movers with Hiring Managers completely free of charge. We provide regular advice and guidance on Cyber Launchpad that could find useful.