Agencies recruiting in "IT Security Consultant Jobs"

With business and commerce increasingly reliant on IT systems, the security and integrity of those systems is of the utmost importance. For this reason, candidates with skills relevant to the role of IT Security Consultant are highly sought after by recruitment agencies, and can command extremely competitive remuneration / benefit packages.

What do IT Security Consultants do?

IT Security Consultants are responsible wholly or in part for the overall integrity, security, and often compliance of an IT system. In order to achieve this, Consultants utilise techniques such as ethical or ‘white hat’ hacking / penetration testing; simulated security breaches; risk assessments; and planning for disaster recovery. A Consultant might also be required to prepare reports on a system’s security - as well as designing entirely new systems / components of systems.

Security compliance involves standards and laws such as the ISO 27000 Series and Data Protection Act 1998 in the UK. These guidelines are intended to safeguard the security not only of data belonging to the companies implementing them, but also that of their customers, clients, employees, and associates - in fact, any living individual on whom they hold data.  

What do recruiters look for in an IT Security Consultant?

IT Security Consultant is generally a high-level role within an organisation, commanding significant cachet. As such, candidates for these vacancies tend to be experienced IT professionals - who more often than not have an existing background in data security.

When making a hire in this area, firms look for certifications including Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Institute of Information Security Professionals (IISP) membership, and often a degree in an IT-related discipline such as Computer Science.

Working in this sector

Salaries for IT Security Consultants tend to be relatively high - with roles often offering upwards of £40k. Salaries can easily rise to around double this with experience, if working for the right company - and even get into six-figure sums for senior roles. Because of the nature of IT, this job role can often involve remote, home-based working - as well as visiting clients in person, or working in an office.

Speaking to the recruitment agencies listed on this page is the easiest way to find work in this sector. Each one employs consultants with a wealth of expertise in this area, who specialise in filling vacancies

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Displaying 9 of 39 Agencies that recruit for IT Security Consultant jobs in the IT industry.

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Deerfoot IT Recruitment Specialists

We have specialised exclusively in IT recruitment since 1997. We cover all IT skills / IT roles found within (and bridging) an IT dept. Internal training is focused on technology understanding and candidate search best practice. We deliver an objective & focused service in a gentle & informative manner that delivers great results. BSI accredited, REC member, CertRP qualified recruiters. Each time we present a CV for review we donate £1 to charity
Coverage  We deliver an IT recruitment service UK wide.
Beckett House, 36 Old Jewry, London, Greater London, EC2R 8DD
Mortimer's Park, Ower, Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 6AF
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MP Resourcing LTD

MP Resourcing understand the diverse needs of today’s businesses and job seekers and offer expert help for clients and candidates. From candidate sourcing through to advertising, response handling, screening and interviewing, MP Resourcing offers local Permanent Recruitment Services providing comprehensive and tailored solutions that improve efficiency and reduce costs.
Coverage  Berkshire and Oxfordshire
99 Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxfordshire, OX14 4RY

HW IT Search & Selection Ltd

Specialising in IT Security Consultant staff, HW Search & Selection will strive to find the ideal employee for you! We offer competitive placement fees and a special discount of 12.5% for exclusivity (Exclusive to Agency Central).
Coverage  UK, Europe, Middle East and Asia
162-168 Regent Street, Linen Hall, London, Greater London, W1B 5TG
Church Bank, Bolton, Manchester, BL1 1HX
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Berry Technical & I.T. Division

Berry Recruitment provide complete staffing solutions for a range of IT clients, addressing areas including Support & Training, Data Communications and Development. Covering all IT positions, we carry out thorough candidate checks to supply our clients with staff that are not just suited to the job, but also the company culture. We're based nationwide and also work in EMEA. We cover contact and permanent roles and are members of the REC.
Coverage  UK wide
Temple Courtrn13A Cathedral Road, Cardiff, Wales, CF11 9HA
20 Woodland Road, Darlington, County Durham, DL3 7PL Courtyard House, Mill Lane, Godalming, Surrey, GU7 1EY Offices 10-11, Quay West Business Centre, Quay Lane, Gosport, Hampshire, PO12 4LJ
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Langley James IT Recruitment

If you're looking to recruit high quality IT Security staff, you should contact an industry leading agency that understands the qualities required of a top candidate. We appreciate the importance of Cyber Security and will work with your in-house team to identify the leaders within areas such as Intrusion Detection, Cryptography and Policy. Langley James are passionate about IT appointments and can find the perfect security practitioners for you.
Coverage  UK Wide - offices in London & Chester
Honeycomb West, Chester Business Park, Chester, Cheshire, CH4 9QH
3rd Floor, 86 90 Paul Street, London, EC2A 4NE
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VentureTec Ltd

We specialise in permanent & contract IT recruitment and cover all IT disciplines throughout the UK & Europe. VentureTec offer tailored and bespoke services as well as pricing to suit your individual requirements. Whether listing one or several vacancies, our fee structure is geared around the role itself rather than a set fee on the client. Competitive standard and bespoke packages to suit you.
Coverage  United Kingdom
Deangarden House, High Wycombe, Buckinhamshire, HP111RF

IT Recruit UK

IT Recruit UK is a specialist Information Technology recruitment agency that has the technical expertise and the recruitment knowledge to offer a service that is both personal and professional. We specialise in placing high quality candidates in the Information Technology sector at all levels - from graduate trainees to senior management. Whether you need permanent, temporary or contract professionals, our experienced team can help.
Coverage  We recruit nationally across the UK
LinkPoint, CB1 Business Centre, Twenty Station Road, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, CB1 2JD
49 Lodge Lane, Grays, Essex, RM17 5RZ 3000 Cathedral Hill, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7YB IT Recruit UK, Suite 13199, 2nd Floor, 20-22 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7GU Prudence Place, Proctor Way, Luton, Bedfordshire, LU2 9PE Wireless House, Fawkham Road, Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 6JS
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Premier Group Recruitment

FIrst Choice for Recruitment. We focus on delivering a comprehensive recruitment solution across the IT, Media and Engineering sectors across the UK, Europe and the Middle East, keeping the entire process of hiring staff as smooth and efficient as possible.
Coverage  UK wide
4th/5th Floor, 164 Bishopsgate, London, EC2M 4LX
3 Hardman Square, Spinningfields, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M3 3EB Clarendon House, 59-75 Queens Road, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4BG
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Connect Appointments

The Information Technology Industry supports a plethora of different skills and qualifications - and it's only getting larger. Finding just the candidate you need in this landscape can be difficult - especially if you would prefer someone multi-talented. Fortunately, Connect Appointments have a wealth of experience in filling vacancies for our clients, right across the IT Sector. Whether you need ATM Engineers or a Linux Specialist, get in touch.
Coverage  Scotland & North East England
152 West Marketgait, Dundee, DD1 1NJ
Suite 106, Westpoint, 4 Redheughs Rigg, South Gyle, Edinburgh, EH12 9DQ 200 Bath Street, Glasgow, Scotland, G2 4HG 10-18 Hope Street, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 6AF 19 Shairps Business Park, Houston Road, Houston Industrial Estate, Livingston, West Lothian, EH54 5FD 4 Admiral Way, Sunderland, Tyne & Wear, SR3 3XW
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