Middle East & Africa witnessed a 2.5% drop in IT hiring activity in the aerospace, defence & security industry in October 2022 when compared with the previous month, according to GlobalData’s Job Analytics dashboard.
October 2022 has seen an increase of 1.04% in the overall hiring activity when compared with September 2022.
IT jobs accounted for a 4.68% share in the industry’s total hiring activity in October 2022, registering a decrease of 0.35% over the last three-month average share.
Database and Network Administrators and Architects Occupations leads by classification in October 2022
Database and Network Administrators and Architects Occupations emerged as the leading IT occupation in Middle East & Africa with a share of 58.33% in October 2022, a flat growth over the previous month. Computer and Information Research Scientists came in next, claiming a share of 25% in October 2022, marking a flat month-on-month increase. In the third place was Computer Support Specialists with a share of 8.33% in October 2022, a 50% drop from September 2022.
Software and Web Developers, Programmers, and Testers registered a share of 8.33% in October 2022, a 66.67% decline over the previous month.
Top five aerospace, defence & security companies in Middle East & Africa’s IT recruitment activity in October 2022
The top five companies, in terms of number of jobs as tracked by GlobalData, accounted for a combined average flat growth in the overall IT recruitment activity of Middle East & Africa’s aerospace, defence & security industry during October 2022 over previous month.
V2X posted 6 IT jobs in October 2022 and registered a flat growth over the previous month, followed by Thales with 4 jobs and a 100% growth. Boeing with 1 IT job and Leidos Holdings with 1 jobs, recorded a flat growth and a flat growth, respectively, while recorded a flat growth with job postings during October 2022.
Country-wise composition of IT hiring in Middle East & Africa’s aerospace, defence & security industry
United Arab Emirates commanded a leading presence in the region’s aerospace, defence & security industry IT hiring activity with a 33.33% share in October 2022, a flat growth over September 2022. Kuwait featured next with a 25% share, up 50% over the previous month. Iraq recorded a 16.67% share, a growth of 100% compared with September 2022.
Junior Level job postings dominate in October 2022
Junior Level jobs held a share of 66.67%, up by 33.33% from September 2022. Mid Level positions with a 16.67% share, registered a decline of 50% compared with the previous month.
In the third place was Entry Level job ads with a 16.67% share, down 50% over September 2022.