The global construction industry experienced a 4% drop in new job postings related to cybersecurity in Q4 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to a 32% decrease versus Q4 2022. GlobalData’s Construction: Hiring Trends & Signals Q4 2023 report reveals comprehensive insights into hiring patterns, job roles, required skills, geographical trends, and key themes within the construction industry, facilitating anticipation of future workforce needs. Buy the report here.

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Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 16% share of the global construction industry’s cybersecurity-related total new job postings in Q4 2023, down 4% over the prior quarter.

Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive cybersecurity-related hiring activity

Computer and Mathematical Occupations, with a share of 16%, emerged as the top cybersecurity-related job roles within the construction industry in Q4 2023, with new job postings drop by 4% quarter-on-quarter. Management Occupations came in second with a share of 14% in Q4 2023, with new job postings rising by 8% over the previous quarter.

The other prominent cybersecurity roles include Architecture and Engineering Occupations with a 14% share in Q4 2023, Installation, Maintenance, and Repair Occupations with a 6% share of new job postings.

Top five companies in construction industry accounted for 51% of hiring activity

The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q4 2023 were SNC-Lavalin Group, Johnson Controls International, KBR, Honeywell International, and Communications Test Design. Together they accounted for a combined share of 51% of all cybersecurity-related new jobs in the construction industry.

SNC-Lavalin Group posted 1,964 cybersecurity-related new jobs in Q4 2023, Johnson Controls International 305 jobs, KBR 283 jobs, Honeywell International 280 jobs, and Communications Test Design 274 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.

Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 41.40% share of total new job postings, Q4 2023

The largest share of cybersecurity-related new job postings in the construction industry in Q4 2023 was in the US with 41.40% followed by Canada (13.01%) and the UK (11.13%). The share represented by the US was two percentage points lower than the 43.35% share it accounted for in Q3 2023.

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This content was updated on 6 January 2024

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