The share of pharmaceutical companies hired for cybersecurity positions increased in April 2022 compared to the equivalent month last year, with 43.6% of the companies included in our analysis hiring at least one such position. .
This last figure is higher than 40.4% of companies that hired for cybersecurity jobs a year ago, but is down from 46.9% in March 2022.
As for the percentage of all job vacancies related to cybersecurity, related advertisements increased in April 2022, with 2.2% of newly published job advertisements related to the topic.
This last figure was the highest monthly figure recorded in the past year and is an increase compared to 1.7% of newly announced jobs, which were related to cybersecurity in the equivalent month a year ago.
Cybersecurity is one of the topics that GlobalData, from which our data for this article is taken, identified as a key destructive force facing companies in the coming years. It is believed that companies that stand out and invest in these areas now are better prepared for the future business landscape and better prepared to survive unforeseen challenges.
Our data analysis shows that pharmaceutical companies currently employ cybersecurity at a rate lower than the average for all companies in GlobalData’s job analysis database. The average value among all companies was 3.1% in April 2022.
GlobalData’s Job Analysis Database tracks the daily hiring patterns of thousands of companies around the world, attracting jobs as they are published and tagging them with additional layers of data on everything from seniority to each position to whether a job is related with broader industry trends.