UK organisations face many problems when trying to source high calibre talent for their security and technical delivery specialist roles. With the cyber security unemployment rate predicted to remain at 0% until 2021, the demand for talent will only continue to increase. Coupled with salaries in cyber security are some of the fastest growing in the UK now rising at an average of 15% a year, and 82% of UK employers of people with cyber security skills are struggling to fill roles, its not surprising organisations need a more effective talent solution that attracts the best candidates to them.
From finding the highest calibre candidates, to provision of our own team of technical specialists, to training specialist staff, our extensive access to the talent market and our 19+ years experience in the information security industry ensures our clients have access to these high quality specialists. Our flexible services offer a range of partnering solutions and our niche expertise and proprietary Candidate Attainment System™ gives our clients a competitive edge when sourcing top talent for their organisation.
This call is for Hiring Managers, Decision Makers, and Resourcing Leads who are interested in attracting top Security and Technical Delivery Specialist talent to their organisation. During this call we will discuss your requirements and
From entry level analyst to C-level executives we help organisations fill business critical, and hard to fill technology roles. Our assignments include specialists across all levels and technical disciplines in Cyber Security & Technical Delivery. Through our industry sector expertise and extensive ecosystem of specialists we source and deploy the highest calibre of professionals to meet our clients’ hiring needs. Over the years, we have cultivated long term relationships with industry professionals who possess a track record of successful & consistent security delivery, which ensures our clients have access to the best talent in the market.
We provide contractors for deliverables based contracts, and interim roles, and for special projects where specific skills profiles are required. We move swiftly to recommend proven, certified, security professionals for contract assignments. The geographical reach, the quality & depth of our network, as well as the relationships we have with them enables an agile approach allowing us to deliver highly flexible, cost effective, individual or team based solutions anywhere in the UK. Contractors can address the fluctuating needs in project work and can usually be on site within 4 weeks of agreed SoW.
When you need skills for a specific project or programme our highly experienced pre-vetted & pre-assessed Associates provides independent and impartial Assurance, Direction and Delivery support. They are all appropriately qualified and experienced, and hold industry recognised certifications such as CISSP, CISM, and the CESG Certified Professional (CCP) scheme. Our consultants can cover the fluctuating team needs in waterfall or agile delivery environments for Cloud Product Teams, BAU SDTs, & Project work, and can be on site within 2-4 weeks of agreed SoW.
Some Of The Reasons Why Clients Choose Us
Access Top UK Security & Technical Delivery Talent : We have currently have access to 94.7% of the total UK security talent market, and 91.3% of the technical delivery specialist talent market. Our access to this extensive ecosystem allows us to address our clients permanent, contract, or interim talents needs fast and with high calibre specialists.
De-risk Your Recruiting Strategy: In a challenging market with a cyber skills shortage the race is on for the most competent specialists. Our flexible services offer a range of partnering solutions for clients who want to build an effective Security Department that can positively influence security matters across all their departments without hindering their day to day operations.
Shorten Hiring Times : With traditional agencies struggling to gain traction in a candidate driven market, our niche expertise and our proprietary Candidate Attainment System gives us a competitive edge, ensuring our clients have access to the highest quality Technical Specialists. This adds immense value add for our clients by helping them accelerate project roll out times, and build sustainable infrastructures that support their business objectives.
Improve Candidate Selection & Retention : Candidate screening undertaken by practising security professionals ensures candidates are suitably qualified for the role, which saves our clients time, reduces their hiring costs, and helps improves retention rates, all critical in a candidate short market.
“ The team at Cyber Smart Associates is amongst the most knowledgeable I have worked with in my many years of hiring staff. In addition to an exceptional level of service, they fully understand the security market and client requirements. Their excellent screening guaranteed all the candidates we saw were a great match for our requirements.”
“Working with the Cyber Smart team has made my job considerably easier. Being specialists in their field has helped me build my team quickly and with outstanding candidates.”
Chief Information Security Officer, Leading I.T. Consulting firm
“An excellent agency if you are struggling to find top quality candidates. They are extremely professional, knowledgeable and friendly, and have continuously helped us meet our hiring needs and deadlines.”
Managing Director, Leading UK Consultancy