Nearly Half of Cybersecurity Pros Solicited Weekly by Recruiters

More than 80% say they are ‘open’ to new job offers, while 15% are actively on the search, a new (ISC)2 survey shows.

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

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