The global pharmaceutical industry experienced a 30% rise in new job postings related to cybersecurity in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Cybersecurity in Pharmaceutical – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 70% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Registered Nurses jobs accounted for a 9% share of the global pharmaceutical industry’s cybersecurity-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, up 1315% over the prior quarter.
Registered Nurses, with a share of 9%, emerged as the top cybersecurity-related job roles within the pharmaceutical industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 1315% quarter-on-quarter. Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers came in second with a share of 6% in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 17% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent cybersecurity roles include Security Guards and Gambling Surveillance Officers with a 6% share in Q3 2022, Computer and Information Analysts with a 6% share of new job postings.
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Albany Medical Center, Intermountain Healthcare, Johnson & Johnson and UPMC Health System. Together they accounted for a combined share of 187% of all cybersecurity-related active jobs in the pharmaceutical industry.
Albany Medical Center posted 2,350 jobs in Q3 2022 and registered a rise of % over the previous quarter, followed by Intermountain Healthcare with 872 jobs and a 1% growth. Johnson & Johnson with 324 jobs and UPMC Health System with 243 jobs, recorded a 41% growth and a 39% increase, respectively, while Syneos Health recorded a 65% increase with 211 job postings during Q3 2022.
The largest share of cybersecurity-related new job postings in the pharmaceutical industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 80% followed by the UK (4%) and India (3%). The share represented by the US was 11 percentage points higher than the 69% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.