The global power industry experienced a 26% rise in new job postings related to cybersecurity in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Jobs Analytics. This compares to a 26% increase in the previous quarter and an 122% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Database and Network Administrators and Architects jobs accounted for a 7% share of the global power industry’s cybersecurity-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, up 24% over the prior quarter.
Database and Network Administrators and Architects, with a share of 7%, emerged as the top cybersecurity-related job roles within the power industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings rising by 24% 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 62% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent cybersecurity roles include Computer and Information Analysts with a 5% share in Q3 2022, Miscellaneous Business Operations Specialists with a 4% share of new job postings.
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q3 2022 were Prysmian , Siemens , Duquesne Light and Elektroprivreda Crne GoreNiksic. Together they accounted for a combined share of 43% of all cybersecurity-related active jobs in the power industry.
The largest share of cybersecurity-related new job postings in the power industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 46% followed by Germany (7%) and the UK (7%). The share represented by the US was -4% lower than the 50% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.