It’s still a seller’s market in cybersecurity, where recruiters are aggressively contacting prospects and the majority of workers are keeping their options open for a better job offer.
A new global survey of security professionals by (ISC)2 shows that while just 14% are actively on the job hunt, 84% say they would consider a new position this year. Some 46% say recruiters contact them weekly, and around 18% get daily calls even though they are not actively seeking new employment. Nearly 40% of those who are on the hunt get multiple pings from recruiters daily.
“It’s a great place to be if you’re an experienced cybersecurity pro. You can write your own ticket these days,” says Wes Simpson, COO at (ISC)2. The talent gap in the