The global travel and tourism industry experienced a 4% rise in new job postings related to cybersecurity in Q3 2022 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s whitepaper on Cybersecurity in Travel & Tourism – Hiring Activity in Q3 2022. This compares to a 25% increase versus Q3 2021.
Notably, Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers jobs accounted for a 10% share of the global travel and tourism industry’s cybersecurity-related total new job postings in Q3 2022, down 1% over the prior quarter.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers, with a share of 10%, emerged as the top cybersecurity-related job roles within the travel and tourism industry in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 1% quarter-on-quarter. Database and Network Administrators and Architects came in second with a share of 6% in Q3 2022, with new job postings drop by 5% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent cybersecurity roles include Computer and Information Analysts with a 5% share in Q3 2022, Computer and Information Systems Managers 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 Walt Disney, Sixt, A.P. Moller - Maersk and Marriott International. Together they accounted for a combined share of 59% of all cybersecurity-related active jobs in the travel and tourism industry.
Walt Disney posted 231 cybersecurity-related new jobs in Q3 2022, Sixt 193 jobs, A.P. Moller - Maersk 137 jobs, and Marriott International 112 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
The largest share of cybersecurity-related new job postings in the travel and tourism industry in Q3 2022 was in the US with 50% followed by Germany (10%) and the UK (6%). The share represented by the US was six percentage points higher than the 44% share it accounted for in Q2 2022.