Ex-Military recruitment agency listing

Ex-military personnel are in high demand due to the high calibre of their training and their commitment to time-keeping and discipline. Many people trained by the armed forces find employment in the engineering, security and loss prevention sectors.

The armed forces in the UK provide some of the best vocational training in the world, and many leave service with nationally recognised qualifications in engineering, vehicle maintenance and construction. There are some recruitment agencies and employers who are specifically looking for ex-military personnel to fill their staff vacancies. Candidates for these roles usually need to have left active service, and they will also need to have excellent references from a commanding officer.

The range of companies offering employment to ex-forces personnel is extremely wide and varied. From national security specialists to specialised engineering firms, these organisations recognise that the standard of applicants from this section of society is very high. In some cases, however, candidates will be asked to complete aptitude tests and competency-based interviews - particularly for engineering roles.

The recent cuts by the Ministry of Defence have led to a sudden increase in the number of ex-military personnel looking for employment, so the competition for the best jobs is fierce. However, those with specialist skills acquired during service will stand an excellent chance of finding permanent employment. Engineers can expect a salary of between £20,000 and £40,000, and security workers should expect to receive between £14,000 and £18,000 per year.

 
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21 Recruitment Agencies found for Ex-Military jobs in the Defence industry
  • Multi Trades Recruitment Ltd

    Multi Trades Recruitment specialise in the delivery of Construction trades and labour, Engineering, technical, management and overseas employees in a permanent, temporary and contract capacity.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Middle East and World Wide
    • 1-3 The Courtyard, Calvin Street, Bolton, Manchester, BL1 8PB
    • The Dower House, 108 High Street, London, Berks, Hertfordshire, HP4 2BL
  • Resilient Management Solutions

    Defence Leadership, Management & Director level Headhunting ONLY via Competitor Analysis & Hierarchy Mapping Services across all market verticals within the United Kingdom & Europe. Our salary brackets tend to start at 40k up to 300k compensation & benefits packages. Pure Search headhunting practice, no job boards & we do not rely on a database. Competitive fixed pricing, no upfront fees.
    Coverage United Kingdom & Europe
    • Ground Floor, Marlborough House, Marlborough Road, Birmingham, West Midlands, B46 1SH
  • Tiro Associates Ltd (automotive, aerospace & electronics industry specialists)

    We provide high calibre Engineering and Commercial, contract and permanent staff, from Graduate to Director level, to global players in the automotive, aerospace, defence, electronics sectors. We are committed to providing a high quality and cost effective service that is tailored to your individual needs.
    Coverage UK, Europe, Global
    • Fryerning Place, 4 Fryerning Lane, Chelmsford, Ingatestone, Essex, CM4 0LQ
  • Premier Technical Recruitment

    Premier Technical Recruitment are experts in the provision of permanent engineering and technical recruitment solutions across the UK, and offer highly competitive rates and more than 20 years experience in delivering the highest levels of service.
    Coverage UK wide
    • PTR House, Suffolk Way, Tamworth, Staffordshire, B78 3XD
  • Electus Recruitment Solutions

    Electus Recruitment Solutions is an independent specialist recruitment agency operating in the aerospace, defence, energy and infrastructure sectors. Our teams of talent delivery consultants divided into niche specialisms to provide our employers and candidates with expert knowledge and an effortless marrying of skills and requirement.
    Coverage UK Wide, Europe, Australia, Canada
    • Richmond House, Richmond Hill, Bournemouth, Dorset, BH2 6EZ
  • Influx Recruitment

    Service the engineering sector of the defence industry with design engineers as well as CAD technicians and mechanical engineers. Influx can also supply documentation services and project management.
    Coverage UK and Worldwide
    • Office 26, Fife Renewables Innovation Centre, Ajax Way, Fife, Scotland, Leven, KY8 3RS
  • Bluefire Engineering & Technical

    Bluefire are highly acclaimed recruiters for the Engineering and Technical sectors and specialise in Oil & Gas, Automotive and Chemical recruitment amongst others. Our nationwide spread of branches enables us to fill permanent, temporary and contract roles across the UK; utilising psychometric and skill tests to source the most suitable staff for employers. We are ISO / REC accredited and our consultants are experts within the engineering sector.
    Coverage UK Wide
    25 Offices Nationwide
  • Platinum Personnel Solutions

    With over 20 years experience in recruitment covering a large number of industry sectors, we are a local Recruitment Agency providing local people to local companies in Suffolk, Essex and Norfolk.
    Coverage Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex
    • Unit 5 East Suffolk Business Centre, King Georges Avenue, Ipswich, Leiston, Suffolk, IP16 4US
  • Catfoss Engineering Recruitment Ltd

    With 25 years experience of providing technical staffing solutions nationwide, Catfoss Recruitment have the knowledge to offer a comprehensive service to companies within the Defence sector. Working in all areas of the industry including Aerospace, Naval and General Engineering, we supply candidates with both the personality and skill sets that meet your recruitment needs. We fill permanent, temporary and short/long term contract vacancies.
    Coverage UK Wide
    • Tickton Hall, Tickton, Yorkshire, Beverley, HU17 9RX
    • PO BOX 980, Northampton, Northamptonshire, NN5 9AU
  • JT Recruit Ltd

    JT Recruit is a well respected local agency and we have a great deal of experience in recruiting the right person for you or finding the right job for you. What makes us different from a lot of our competitors is that we care about you!
    Coverage East Midlands, West Midlands,
    • 34 Charnwood Street, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 2GU
    • Suite 5, Queens Place, 1 Queens Street, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG18 1JN
    • 4B Bank Court, Weldon Road, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 5RF
  • Recruit Mint Ltd

    With over 70 years experience in recruitment, Recruit Mint understand that a perfect match between candidate and post is as important as any business plan. Whether you’re in the commercial, technical or industrial sectors, we go the extra mile to find the right fit – which means less time wasted and better staff retention. With offices in Peterborough and Huntingdon, improving lives is our goal, for the employer and the jobseeker.
    Coverage 60 mile radius of Peterborough
    • 118 Culley Court, Orton Southgate, Peterborough, Cambs, PE2 6WA
    • 5 High Street, Huntingdon, Cambs, PE29 3TE
  • Westray Recruitment Consultants Ltd

    Westray Recruitment Consultants are a team of knowledgeable and experienced recruitment specialists based in Gateshead. We offer our full consultancy services across the North East in the Manufacturing & Industrial, Commercial, Technical & Engineering and Professional sectors.
    Coverage North East
    • Valley House, Kingsway South, Team Valley, Gateshead, Tyne and Wear, NE11 0JW
  • Options Recruitment (Scotland) Ltd

    Within our diverse organisation we have expertise in a number of areas, and within these areas we recruit the full spectrum of candidates. We have a renowned reputation of providing a first class service to both clients and candidates alike.
    Coverage Throughout the United Kingdom
    • Comely Park Business Centre, 16 Comeley Park, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7HU
  • Connect Appointments

    At Connect Appointments we are a market leading recruitment firm that offers permanent recruitment services as well as contract staffing solutions for clients throughout Scotland. Our service is tailored to your needs covering most business sectors.
    Coverage Scotland
    • 19 Shairps Business Park, Houston Road, Houston Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 5FD
    • 200 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 4HG
  • Commercial Consultants UK Ltd

    We are an ISO/REC certified agency offering a personalised service tailored to our clients’ needs. Our expert team consists of both industry and recruitment specialists, and our in-depth interview procedure ensures we always provide the highest quality candidates, whether from the UK, abroad or ex-pats.
    Coverage UK, Europe and Worldwide
    • Commercial House, Great Northern Court, Great Northern Road, Derby, Derbyshire, DE1 1LR
  • Personnel Selection

    We are committed to finding the RIGHT person - not just ANY person - for the job! Our consultants are reliable, industrious and innovative and always deliver an outstanding service to both candidates and clients alike. Personnel Selection; it's what we do best!
    Coverage Hampshire, Surrey, West Sussex, East Sussex, Wilts
    • 3 High Street, Woking, Surrey, GU21 6BG
    • 9a High Street, Andover, Hampshire, SP10 1LJ
    • Medaxon House, Mill Mead, Staines, Staines upon Thames, Middlesex, TW18 4UQ
  • Interaction Construction Recruitment

    Interaction Construction is a CHAS accredited company that offers a tailored approach to construction staffing solutions. Our team of recruitment experts are dedicated to the CSCS scheme and we ensure that our candidates hold at least CSCS, ESC or CPSC cards as a basic. We specialise in sectors such as contract management and building services and we aim to provide a personal and professional service to meet our clients’ needs.
    Coverage UK wide
    27 Offices Nationwide
  • Multitask Personnel Ltd

    Need the perfect candidate? Why not let us work for you, saving time and money. We have a team of dedicated and experienced recruiters within each of our specialist sectors, Trades & Technical, Clerical & Professional, Hospitality & Retail and Industrial & Driving. We provide, Temporary, Sub Contract and Permanent recruitment solutions on a Nationwide basis.
    Coverage UK wide
    • 18 Nightingale Court, Nightingale Close, Sheffield, Rotherham, Yorkshire, S60 2AB
    • Office B11, Lodge House, Cow Lane, Manchester, Burnley, Lancashire, BB11 1NN
  • M8 Recruitment Ltd

    M8 Recruitment specialises in construction, facilities management, engineering, security and technical recruitment providing both temporary and permanent staff We have a wide variety of jobs and experienced recruitment consultants to offer help and guidance to both clients and candidates across the UK
    Coverage UK wide / European
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    • Newcastle, Tyne & Wear, NE3 1LX
    • King Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 7AT
    • Unit 10 LG 1A, The LeatherMarket, 108 Weston Street, London, Greater London, SE1 3ER
    • Glasgow, Lanarkshire, G1 1QN
    • 2nd Floor, Freedman House, Christopher Wren Yard, 117 High Street, Croydon, Surrey, CR0 1QG
    • Cardiff, South Glamorgan, CF10 1PT
  • Recruitment South East Ltd

    Most of our clients & candidates come from recommendation, referral & reputation; Evidence that we are proactive on your behalf , professional in our conduct & offer a bespoke service to each individual client or candidate.
    Coverage London and SE
    • Butchers Lane, Hastings, Sussex, TN35 4LT
  • Flexible Solutionz Limited

    Established in 2002, Flexible Solutionz are so confident we can deliver you the right candidate, we offer a 100% money back guarantee, protecting your investment from day one.
    Coverage North West England
    • Springfield House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5BG
    • The Offices, 53 King Street, Manchester, M2 4LQ

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Ex-Military Salary Rates
Low Pay:£33,500
Medium Pay:£51,500
High Pay:£67,000
6 Month Change:Down 3.9%
Sample Size:13
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Average Ex-Military Salaries by Region
East Anglia
£55k
London
£92k
Home Counties
£46k
South East
£55k
South West
£44k
Welsh Borders
£41k
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