Information and Cyber Security
Experts in Placing Cyber Security Jobs
In a world where business is increasingly conducted via the web, cyber security jobs are one of the top priorities for ensuring your organisation’s resilience. Whether you’re operating at the frontier of cyber risk within the financial services industry or a tech start-up collecting large amounts of sensitive data, McGregor Boyall’s cyber security recruitment team connects you with experience-hardened professionals.
We’re dedicated to delivering talented information security experts, with our clients offering roles in research and analysis, networking, artificial intelligence and machine learning.
Recruiting for professional IT roles remains at the heart of what we do as a business. Over our 36 years of operation, we’ve won a hard-earned reputation as a leading talent consultancy for information security experts in the financial sector—and despite the shift from pounds to bitcoins, our clients still have a business-critical need to shield their storage and transferral operations.
Businesses across all markets are making a conscious effort to leverage the skills of cyber security analysts in their strategies, too. As experts in spotting the strengths and weaknesses of systems, they’re poised to discover improvements in internal infrastructure and information handling, enabling all departments to benefit from the productivity improvements and automation techniques they implement.
Cyber Security Recruitment Sub-specialisms
At McGregor Boyall, we’re passionate about the power of technology to reshape business for the better. Our clients utilise the latest technologies in everyday operations, meaning that they risk exposure if they don’t make security their most important consideration. They offer cutting-edge cloud-focused cyber security roles in penetration testing, malware analysis and information security.
In addition, we’ve drawn from our talented candidate network to recruit for director and executive-level roles in network security, application security and IT with professional services consultancies, risk management organisations and major aviation brands.
We help organisations connect with the talent that will make their operations more resilient and prepare them for future threats, helping them enjoy the productivity and efficiency benefits of lower risk and information handling optimisations. As a result, many of our clients have chosen us as a long-term recruitment partner, sourcing candidates over multiple projects.
Our Industry Sectors
At McGregor Boyall, we aim to deliver exceptional talent for cyber security jobs across all industries we serve. Our cyber security recruiters are subject matter experts, ready to collaborate with organisations to understand their risk exposure and information security requirements, particularly as they scale their operations or expand into new markets.
We hire talented professionals for various job positions within the financial services industry. This industry encompasses a wide range of businesses involved in managing and investing money, such as banks, insurance companies, investment firms, and accounting firms.
Professional services recruitment involves sourcing, assessing, and placing highly skilled professionals in roles within the consulting, accounting, legal, engineering, and other related sectors. It focuses on identifying candidates with specific industry expertise and matching them with client organisations to meet their talent requirements.
We hire talented professionals for various job positions within the fast-moving consumer goods industry. This industry encompasses a wide range of businesses involved in producing, distributing, and marketing consumer products with a short shelf life.
We hire talented professionals for various job positions within government and non-profit organisations. This sector includes government agencies, public universities, hospitals, and other public services funded by taxpayers.
IT, Media & Entertainment
We hire talented professionals for various job positions within the media and entertainment industry. This industry encompasses a wide range of businesses involved in the creation, production, distribution, and marketing of content such as movies, TV shows, music, games, and books.
We hire talented professionals for various job positions within the retail industry. This industry encompasses a wide range of businesses selling consumer goods directly to customers, such as department stores, supermarkets, speciality stores, and online retailers.
We hire talented professionals for various job positions within the energy industry, including businesses involved in producing, distributing, and supplying energy resources such as oil, gas, coal, renewable energy, and nuclear power.
We hire talented professionals for various job positions within the pharmaceutical industry. This industry encompasses a wide range of businesses involved in the research, development, manufacturing, and distribution of drugs and medical products.
McGregor Boyall is the Forward-Thinking Choice for Jobs in Cyber
After three decades of being at the forefront of delivering talent through our IT and cyber security recruitment services, we’ve developed the time-served experience and skills to set us apart and the openness to the challenges of future information security risks to understand the need for an in-depth cyber strategy.
We’ve helped organisations throughout the UK & Europe, Middle East, and North America regions discover candidates for mid-level and senior cyber security jobs across several industries. We are committed to investing in the training and accreditation that will enable our consultants to continue to exceed expectations in their cyber security recruitment practices.
Popular Information & Cyber Security Roles
Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)
Cloud Security Specialist
A cloud security specialist is tasked with evaluating the resiliency and risk exposure of the cloud platform they’re working on. They take responsibility for implementing threat-detection technologies whilst partnering with cloud engineers and architects to proactively understand future exposures to risk that their long-term business strategy may introduce.
Penetration testers are at the forefront of the cyber security strategy of their business, infiltrating their IT systems to discover weaknesses which can be resolved in collaboration with cyber security engineers. Their niche skills need to be backed up with the ability to clearly communicate security issues with key internal and external stakeholders.
Application Security Engineer
The application security engineer performs reviews of their colleagues code to discover if their production applications have any inherent weaknesses that could allow hackers to take advantage or inadvertently leak data. Alongside these duties, they also produce automated software which can prevent security issues and prepare security-focused releases of their software for implementation.
Cyber Security Analyst
The cyber security analyst is responsible for monitoring business networks for potential threats or security issues, alongside maintaining the security infrastructure of the organisation’s IT equipment. They are also tasked with developing frameworks for best practice in information and technology security across the entire organisation.
What Our Clients Say About Us
We’re always proud to hear how our cyber security recruitment consultants have positively impacted our clients and candidates. We love getting feedback on how we’ve solved a tricky recruitment issue by sourcing a professional with a niche skillset.
Global Head of HR | FTSE 100 Organisation
"McGregor Boyall has exceptionally supported me from both a client and candidate perspective. As a client, I found my contact to have an unparalleled network, and they were able to present me with a selection of exceptional candidates across a range of roles when I was looking for “hard-to-find” skill sets."
Head of Technical | FMCG
"McGregor Boyall supported my site’s needs for interim managers flawlessly. They acted as the perfect business partner, listening carefully to my brief and presenting multiple candidates that were ideal for the roles."
Talent Acquisition Manager | Financial Institution
"I’ve worked with McGregor Boyall on three roles during a busy time for the internal TA team. The team not only delivered excellent candidates quickly but was also able to keep me updated and engage with all their candidates effectively."
Chief Technology Officer | Consulting
"I have worked with McGregor Boyall multiple times during my recruitment exercises and always valued their expertise and ability to source the right candidates."
Marketing Director | Financial Services
"The team at McGregor Boyall are a joy to work with. When I was a candidate, they were attentive to my needs, generous with their time and advice, and seemed genuinely invested in me finding the right role, not just placing me anywhere. I’m now working with them on the other side of the fence."
Senior Technical Business Analyst | FinTech
"McGregor Boyall are genuine and professional recruiters. My recruitment experience with the company was great. The recruiters have the right skill sets and talent to perform highly; they are true SMEs."
Product Owner | FinTech
"My recruitment partner is an absolute professional who takes care in selecting the right candidate for the role that meets both the client and business requirements. They have a vast network of clients, demonstrating their ability only to provide the best candidates."
HR Director | Membership Body/NFP
"McGregor Boyall has been a great help in supporting me whilst building our HR team. They have successfully supported me with multiple roles."
Discover Your Next Cyber Security Analyst with McGregor Boyall
At McGregor Boyall, we’re focused on offering interim, fixed-term and permanent recruitment solutions for cyber security jobs. We work closely with you to understand the current threats to your business operations and are dedicated to delivering the talent that can make an impact. Contact us to discuss your needs today.
Find Challenging and Fulfilling Jobs in Cyber
Working with McGregor Boyall will empower your job search, enabling you to take advantage of our extensive network of market-leading clients in financial services and FinTech, as well as energy, pharmaceuticals and the public sector.