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Cyber Security Recruitment

At Stott and May, we sit at the cutting edge of cyber security recruitment with our finger on the pulse of niche skillsets across application security, software security and cloud security all the way through to IOT security. As the world gets more interconnected we are here to connect you with the best talent in the market. We exist to help our client’s overcome the cyber security skills gap by working collaboratively to offer targeted approach to talent acquisition. We’ll map out the market, provide comprehensive insight around salary benchmarks and give you access to the organisation charts of your closest competitors. Our established and scalable search processes offers our clients, ranging from end-user organisations to market leading software and consultancy vendors, complete confidence and predictability of result.

Here’s why clients typically engage with our Cyber Security practice:

  • You are experiencing a high volume of failed internal campaigns.
  • You are struggling to source candidates with niche cyber domain knowledge.
  • You are losing out on talent as a result of not understanding salary benchmarks.
  • You don’t have the brand to lure candidates away from established competitors.
  • You want to upskill internal talent acquisition teams on cyber security recruitment best practices.
  • You are making a strategic hire (CISO/Director of Security) and need complete confidence in your approach.
Stuart Mitchell, Managing Consultant, Cyber Security

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It's time to find out what your peers are focused on

We’ve turned our lens on the trends, regulation and vital questions evolving within the cyber security space. In this report we aim to give you a broad insight collected from the views of your peers within the industry.
I have known Stott and May for many years and they helped me in recruiting the right talent. They have a deep knowledge of the security market, as well as being embedded in the industry. They always clearly understood the specific requirements for the different roles they were searching for.
- Regional Sales Director, Blue Coat
I’ve really enjoyed working with Stott and May. They have supported me in recruiting senior sales account managers. They are highly experienced recruiters, very professional, discreet and focused. I strongly recommend them to anybody looking to expand.
- Enterprise Sales Director, Trend Micro
Stott and May were outstanding when I worked with them on my current role. A very straight forward, knowledgeable and no-nonsense approach made them a pleasure to deal with. What truly sets them apart is their industry knowledge. Thoroughly recommended.
Director, Recorded Future

We help bleeding edge security vendors take the next step

Blue Coat engaged with Stott and May on ‘Project Capacity’. The goal of the project was to hire 23 sales and pre-sales professionals across EMEA to drive revenue and pipeline in regions such as but not limited to the Nordics, Benelux, France, Spain and Italy.

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Meet some of the Cyber Security practice

Andrew Gee

EVP North America

Stuart Mitchell

Head of Information Security (Contract)