The global travel and tourism industry experienced a 19% drop in new job postings related to cybersecurity in Q1 2023 compared with the previous quarter, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics. This compares to an 8% decrease versus Q1 2022. GlobalData’s Cybersecurity in Travel and Tourism – Thematic Research market report provides a detailed understanding of how Cybersecurity impacts the value chain in the Travel & Tourism sector, and the leading Cybersecurity adopters and vendors in the market. Buy the report here.
Notably, Computer and Mathematical Occupations jobs accounted for a 25% share of the global travel and tourism industry’s cybersecurity-related total new job postings in Q1 2023, down 20% over the prior quarter.
Computer and Mathematical Occupations drive cybersecurity-related hiring activity
Computer and Mathematical Occupations, with a share of 25%, emerged as the top cybersecurity-related job roles within the travel and tourism industry in Q1 2023, with new job postings drop by 20% quarter-on-quarter. Management Occupations came in second with a share of 17% in Q1 2023, with new job postings rising by 9% over the previous quarter.
The other prominent cybersecurity roles include Business and Financial Operations Occupations with a 6% share in Q1 2023, Office and Administrative Support Occupations with a 5% share of new job postings.
Top five companies in travel and tourism industry accounted for 30% of hiring activity
The top companies, in terms of number of new job postings tracked by GlobalData, as of Q1 2023 were Marriott International, Walt Disney, Shangri-La Asia, SITA, and Uber Technologies. Together they accounted for a combined share of 30% of all cybersecurity-related new jobs in the travel and tourism industry.
Marriott International posted 163 cybersecurity-related new jobs in Q1 2023, Walt Disney 78 jobs, Shangri-La Asia 71 jobs, SITA 71 jobs, and Uber Technologies 52 jobs, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics.
Hiring activity was driven by the US with a 37.77% share of total new job postings, Q1 2023
The largest share of cybersecurity-related new job postings in the travel and tourism industry in Q1 2023 was in the US with 37.77% followed by the UK (6.94%) and Canada (6.32%). The share represented by the US was 11 percentage points lower than the 49.25% share it accounted for in Q4 2022.
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