LinkedIn data reveals fastest-growing jobs in UAE and KSA

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  • Date: 24-Jan-2022
  • Source: SME10X
  • Sector: Economy
  • Country: UAE
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LinkedIn data reveals fastest-growing jobs in UAE and KSA

New research from LinkedIn finds that 78 percent of people in the UAE and KSA are considering changing roles in 2022, with improved salary (48 percent) and an opportunity to learn new skills (45 percent) being the factors most likely to make people move jobs.

According to the latest data from LinkedIn, Data Scientist, Cyber Security Specialist, Talent Acquisition Specialist, and Back End Developer are among the fastest-growing jobs in the United Arab Emirates and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The pandemic, digitalisation and a slew of new government policies in the region have all influenced this year’s list.

While the list shows a number of new career opportunities in KSA and the UAE, it highlights a new trend in the Kingdom: continued evolution of the workplace and an increase in hiring levels have seen HR and Talent focused roles featured in the top five. Skills such as Big Data, Network Security and Machine Learning are also some of the fastest growing skills in the region, as technology and AI continue to hold centre stage in the region’s agenda.

In line with the unveiling of the fastest growing jobs, new research from LinkedIn reveals that a staggering 9 in 10 MENA professionals feel

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