Cybersecurity job postings up by 16% in the last year: Jobs portal Indeed
Date : 04-07-2021
New Delhi: Postings for cyber security jobs have increased by 16% in January in the past one year, shows data from job website Indeed. Searches were also up 10%. Postings had dropped 33% in July 2020, but started recovering after that and peaked in October at 30-32% compared to January. Speaking about the trend, Venkata Machavarapu, head of engineering, India and site director at Indeed.com, said, “With the pandemic pushing digital transformation at an unprecedented pace across sectors, cybersecurity best practices will be the backbone of organizations. Finding the right talent is critical for firms as they reimagine cybersecurity strategies. ” The company said the fact that job postings exceed job searches indicate that the industry is finding it hard to get the right talent. The top profiles in demand are IT security specialist, network security engineer, security analyst, security consultant, security engineer and information security analyst.