Europe extended its dominance of cybersecurity-related recruitment among drinks industry companies in the third quarter of 2021.

The number of roles in the region made up 36.7% of total cybersecurity jobs in the three months to the end of September – up from 25.4% in the same quarter last year. The region was followed by Middle East & Africa, which saw a -0.5 year-on-year percentage point change in cybersecurity roles.

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The figures are compiled by GlobalData, which tracks the number of new job postings from key companies in various industries. Using textual analysis, job ads are then classified thematically to gauge which companies are best placed to weather future industry disruptions.

The research is designed to show which companies are leading the way on specific issues as well as where the market is expanding and contracting.

Which countries are seeing the most growth for cybersecurity roles in the drinks industry?

The fastest-growing country was France, which accounted for 11.5% of all cybersecurity job adverts in Q3. The country was followed by Spain (increasing 2.2 percentage points), Romania (up 1.4), and South Africa (declining -0.5).


The top country for cybersecurity roles in beverages was the US, with 30% of all vacancies in the three-month period.

Which cities are the biggest hubs for cybersecurity workers in the drinks industry?

A total of 13.4% of all drinks industry cybersecurity vacancies were based in Barcelona or Copenhagen, with the pair accounting for 6.7% each. Milwaukee was home to 5.8%, followed by Hyderabad (3.5%).

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