Pharmaceutical industry cybersecurity hiring levels peaked in August 2021



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The proportion of pharmaceutical companies hiring for cybersecurity-related positions reached an annual high in August 2021, with 25.6% of the companies included in our analysis hiring for at least one of these positions.

The latter figure was higher than the 22.3% of companies hiring for cybersecurity-related jobs in July 2021 and an increase from the 16.8% figure for the equivalent month last year.

When it comes to the proportion of all cybersecurity-related vacancies, related vacancies increased in August 2021, with 0.7% of newly posted vacancies related to the topic.

The latter figure represents an increase from 0.5% of newly posted cybersecurity-related jobs in the equivalent month a year ago.

Cyber ​​security is one of the topics that GlobalData, from which our data is drawn for this article, has identified as a key disruptive force for businesses in the years to come. It is believed that companies that excel and invest in these areas are now better prepared for the future business landscape and better equipped to overcome unforeseen challenges.

Our data analysis shows that pharmaceutical companies are currently hiring for cybersecurity jobs at a lower rate than the average for all companies in GlobalData’s job analysis database. The average for all companies was 1.5% in August 2021.

GlobalData’s job analytics database tracks the daily hiring patterns of thousands of companies around the world, attracting jobs as they are posted and tagging them with additional layers of data on everything from the seniority of each position to whether a job is related to a larger industry. tendencies.



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