The global construction industry experienced 0.51% rise in new job postings related to cybersecurity in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Cybersecurity in Construction – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 30% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 7% share of the global construction industry’s cybersecurity-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, up 5% over the prior quarter.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 7%, emerged as the top cybersecurity-related job roles within the construction industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 5% quarter-on-quarter. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in second with a share of 5% in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 21% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent cybersecurity roles include Computer and Information Analysts with a 3% share in Q3 2022, Miscellaneous Electrical and Electronic Equipment Mechanics, Installers, and Repairers with a 3% share of new job postings.
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Liebherr-International, Eaton Corporation, Johnson Controls International and Honeywell International. Together they accounted for a combined share of 16% of all cybersecurity-related active jobs in the construction industry.
Liebherr-International posted 1,146 cybersecurity-related new jobs in Q3 2022, Eaton Corporation 897 jobs, Johnson Controls International 662 jobs, and Honeywell International 596 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
The largest share of cybersecurity-related new job postings in the construction industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 44% followed by the UK (12%) and India (9%). The share represented by the US was one percentage point higher than the 42% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.