Automotive industry

Cybersecurity hiring levels in the auto industry hit a yearly high in November 2021

The proportion of automotive manufacturing and supply companies hiring for cybersecurity-related roles increased in November 2021 compared to the equivalent month last year, with 57.4% of companies included in our analysis hiring for at least least one of these positions.

The latter figure was higher than the 49.1% of companies hiring for cybersecurity-related jobs a year ago and an increase from the 43.5% figure in October 2021.

In terms of the rate of all cybersecurity-related job postings, related job postings increased in November 2021, with 4% of newly posted job postings related to the topic.

The latter figure represents an increase from the 2% of newly advertised jobs that were 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.

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Our data analysis shows that automotive manufacturing and supply companies 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 2.5% in November 2021.

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.

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