The fastest growing country for cybersecurity roles in the healthcare industry was the Philippines, which saw 0% of all cybersecurity job adverts in the three months ending November last year, increasing to 0.4% in the three months ending November this year.

That was followed by India (up 0.4 percentage points), South Africa (up 0.4), and Australia (up 0.2).

Nonetheless, the top country for cybersecurity roles in the healthcare industry is the US which saw 96.8% of all roles in the three months ending November.

Some 3.5% of all healthcare industry cybersecurity roles were advertised in Washington, US in the three months ending November - more than any other city.

That was followed by Miami with 3.5%, Lenexa with 2.3%, and Houston with 1.8%, all in the US.

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Nonetheless, Asia-Pacific was the fastest growing region for cybersecurity hiring among healthcare industry companies in the three months ending November.

The number of roles in Asia-Pacific made up 1.1% of total cybersecurity jobs - up from 0% in the same quarter last year.

That was followed by Middle East & Africa, which saw a 0.2 year-on-year percentage point change in cybersecurity roles.

The figures are compiled by GlobalData, who track the number of new job postings from key companies in various sectors over time. Using textual analysis, these job advertisements are then classified thematically.

GlobalData's thematic approach to sector activity seeks to group key company information by topic to see which companies are best placed to weather the disruptions coming to their industries.

These key themes, which include cybersecurity, are chosen to cover "any issue that keeps a CEO awake at night".

By tracking them across job advertisements it allows us to see which companies are leading the way on specific issues and which are dragging their heels - and importantly where the market is expanding and contracting.