Introduction: Cybersecurity is one of the fastest-growing fields in the tech industry. As organisations continue to digitise their operations, the demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals has surged. However, an interesting trend is emerging: a significant number of cybersecurity leaders are changing jobs. According to Gartner, nearly half of cybersecurity leaders are expected to change jobs by 2025.
What’s behind this trend, and what can organisations do to retain their valuable cybersecurity talent?
Adeptis has organised a roundtable event to delve deeper into this issue, Ryan Virani will dive deep into the reasons behind employee departures, shedding light on what motivates professionals to explore new opportunities.
You’ll be armed with valuable insights to:
- Align your talent strategies with market trends
- Attract, engage, and retain top cybersecurity talent
- Bolster your team against the challenges of attrition
In this blog post, we’ll explore some industry statistics to shed light on the challenges and solutions for cybersecurity talent retention.
Understanding the Numbers: The State of Cybersecurity Talent Retention
The Gartner article mentioned above provides valuable insights into the upcoming shifts in the cybersecurity job market.
Let’s break down some key statistics: Nearly Half of Cybersecurity Leaders Changing Jobs: Gartner predicts that by 2025, nearly 50% of cybersecurity leaders will switch roles or organisations. This statistic highlights the dynamic nature of the cybersecurity field and the constant demand for fresh perspectives and expertise.
The Skill Gap Challenge: One of the reasons behind the high job turnover in cybersecurity is the industry’s skill gap. As technology evolves, the demand for specialised skills grows, and organisations often find it challenging to fill these gaps internally.
Competitive Job Market: Cybersecurity professionals are in high demand, and this translates into an increasingly competitive job market. Skilled individuals have more opportunities to explore and are more likely to switch roles for better compensation, career advancement, or more engaging projects.
The Adeptis Roundtable Event: Unveiling Solutions
This event aims to address the issues highlighted by the industry statistics and explore effective strategies for retaining cybersecurity talent.
Here’s what you can expect from the event:
Subject Matter Expert: Ryan Virani, an industry veteran with extensive experience in cybersecurity, is hosting the event. Ryan will share his insights and experiences in retaining top cybersecurity talent, offering a unique perspective that attendees won’t want to miss.
Interactive Discussions: Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in discussions, ask questions, and brainstorm solutions. This interactive format encourages knowledge sharing and networking.
Future Outlook: The event will also explore the future of cybersecurity talent management and how organisations can prepare for the evolving landscape.
Conclusion: Join the Conversation
The statistics don’t lie—cybersecurity talent retention is a critical issue facing organisations today. With nearly half of cybersecurity leaders expected to change jobs by 2025, it’s more important than ever for companies to invest in retaining their top talent.
Adeptis’ roundtable event promises to provide valuable insights, practical solutions, and a platform for meaningful discussions. If you’re passionate about cybersecurity talent retention, this is an event you won’t want to miss.
Mark your calendar, engage with industry experts, and be part of the solution to the cybersecurity talent retention challenge. Together, we can strengthen the cybersecurity workforce and secure the digital future.
*Gartner Article- https://www.gartner.com/en/newsroom/press-releases/2023-02-22-gartner-predicts-nearly-half-of-cybersecurity-leaders-will-change-jobs-by-2025#:~:text=By%202025%2C%20nearly%20half%20of,Gopal%2C%20Director%20Analyst%2C%20Gartner.