The global healthcare industry experienced a 25% drop in new job postings related to cybersecurity in Q3 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 60% decrease versus Q3 2022. GlobalData’s Healthcare: Hiring Trends & Signals Q3 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the healthcare industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.
Notably, Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations jobs accounted for a 15% share of the global healthcare industry’s cybersecurity-related total new job postings in Q3 2023, down 24% over the prior quarter.
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations drive cybersecurity-related hiring activity
Healthcare Practitioners and Technical Occupations, with a share of 15%, emerged as the top cybersecurity-related job roles within the healthcare industry in Q3 2023, with new job postings drop by 24% quarter-on-quarter. Protective Service Occupations came in second with a share of 12% in Q3 2023, with new job postings dropping by 31% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent cybersecurity roles include Computer and Mathematical Occupations with a 10% share in Q3 2023, Office and Administrative Support Occupations with a 8% share of new job postings.
Top five companies in healthcare industry accounted for 42% of hiring activity
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2023 were Albany Medical Center, Western Maryland Health System, UPMC Health Plan, Your World Healthcare, and Noblis. Together they accounted for a combined share of 42% of all cybersecurity-related new jobs in the healthcare industry.
Albany Medical Center posted 600 cybersecurity-related new jobs in Q3 2023, Western Maryland Health System 236 jobs, UPMC Health Plan 209 jobs, Your World Healthcare 115 jobs, and Noblis 113 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
Hiring activity was driven by the US with an 87.51% share of total new job postings, Q3 2023
The largest share of cybersecurity-related new job postings in the healthcare industry in Q3 2023 was in the US with 87.51% followed by the UK (6.69%) and Australia (1.19%). The share represented by the US was four percentage points lower than the 91.62% share it accounted for in Q2 2023.
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