Retail banking cybersecurity hiring levels increased in July 2022

The proportion of major banks, central banks and non-bank competitors hiring for cybersecurity roles increased in July 2022 compared to the equivalent month last year, 57.6% of companies included in our analysis recruiting for at least one of these positions.

The latter figure was higher than the 55.1% of companies hiring for cybersecurity-related jobs a year ago and an increase from the 56.5% figure in June 2022.

In terms of the rate of all cybersecurity-related job postings, related job postings fell in July 2022 compared to June 2022, with 4.4% of newly posted job postings related to the topic .

The latter figure represents an increase from the 3.9% newly announced jobs related to cybersecurity in the equivalent month a year ago.

Cybersecurity is one of the topics that GlobalData, from which our data is drawn for this article, has identified as a key disruptive force that businesses will face in the coming years. Companies that excel and invest in these areas are now seen as better prepared for the future business landscape and better equipped to weather unforeseen challenges.

Our data analysis shows that major banks, central banks and non-bank competitors are currently hiring for cybersecurity jobs at a higher rate than the average of all companies in GlobalData’s job analytics database. . The average for all companies was 2.8% in July 2022.

GlobalData’s job analytics database tracks the daily hiring patterns of thousands of companies around the world, pulling in jobs as they are posted and tagging them with additional layers data on everything from how long each position has been in to whether a job is related to a larger industry. tendencies.

You can follow the latest data from this database as it emerges by visiting our live dashboard here.

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