LinkedIn names 15 job roles ‘on the rise’ in PH
MANILA, Philippines — Professional networking-focused social media platform LinkedIn has released its list of fastest-growing jobs in the Philippines, with roles such as clinical research associate, business development representative and antimoney laundering analyst making it to the roster.
Job role insights analyst and delivery specialist also made it to LinkedIn’s top five “jobs on the rise.”
The average number of years of prior experience needed for these five roles is 2.7 years to 3.3 years. The minimum is required for business development representatives and the maximum is for clinical research associates.
In terms of remote job availability, delivery specialist roles were the least allowed to have this work arrangement, with only 1 percent of them having that flexibility.
Anti-money laundering analysts followed with 4.8 percent; job role insights analysts with 13.3 percent; clinical research associates with 24.2 percent; and business development representatives with 60.5 percent.
The next five “rising” jobs in the roster are media analyst, customer success specialist, virtual medical assistant, salesforce consultant and data engineer.
In this group, the average number of years of prior experience ranges from 1.7 years to 3.3 years.
Media analysts need to have 1.7 years of prior experience, while customer success specialists and virtual medical assistants are required to have 3.7 years and 2.7 years, respectively.
Salesforce consultants and data engineers are required to have 3.3 years of experience.
Remote work availability for these five other job types ranges from 15 percent to 48.3 percent, with media analyst having the highest possibility to work from home and virtual medical assistant having the least.
The last five job roles in the LinkedIn list are security operations center analyst, DevOps (software development and information technology operations) engineer, product owner, cloud engineer and tax associate.
The necessary years of experience for these last five job roles range from 1.2 years to 4.3 years, with the minimum requirement for tax associates and the maximum for DevOps engineers.
LinkedIn’s career expert Pooja Chhabria said there were bright spots in the Philippines’ labor market even while the country’s economy was likely to be uncertain throughout most of 2023.
Chhabria said these opportunities would be driven by macro-trends, such as the rapid acceleration towards greater digitalization and jobs focused on business growth.
“Professionals must embrace lifelong learning to remain competitive and relevant in the fast-evolving world of work,” said the LinkedIn executive.