UAE: The jobs that will be most in demand in 2023 – News

The labor market in the Emirates is growing as local businesses expand and foreign companies open local offices



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Published: Tue 27 Dec 2022, 06:46

Jobs related to new technologies such as AI, machine learning and digital transformation, as well as analyst, cybersecurity web designer, psychologist and researcher positions will continue to be in high demand in 2023, according to recruitment specialists.

The UAE labor market is growing as local businesses expand and foreign companies open offices in the country. The UAE has recently seen many global companies in the field of cryptocurrencies and NFT etc. expand their operations to the UAE.

Additionally, skills such as problem solving and self-management will be in high demand next year as the local job market evolves. Employers seek candidates with innovative methods to find new opportunities and overcome challenges.

Mayank Patel

Mayank Patel

“Skills and roles that could be in high demand include data science and cloud computing, artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning, digital marketing and strategy, process automation, business development , digital transformation, information security, nurses, project manager, analyst, web designers, accountant, psychologists and research analyst,” said Mayank Patel, Country Manager, Adecco Middle East.

Most in-demand jobs in UAE in 2023:

1. Psychologist

2. AI, machine learning specialists

3. Expert in machine learning

4. Cybersecurity specialist

5. Researchers

6. Digital transformers

7. Web Designers

8. Digital market experts

9. Automation Experts

10. Business Development Professionals

11. Project Managers

12. Supply chain professionals

13. Data scientists

14. Cabin Crew

15. Engineers

16. Technicians

17. In-demand skills in the UAE in 2023

18. Troubleshooting

19. Self-management

20. Team Management

Source: Adecco Middle East, Plum Jobs, Innovations Group, KT Research

Besides technology, Patel sees problem solving, self-management and team management as the most in-demand skills next year.

Looking at key trends in 2023, the Adecco chief finds that talent shortages and skills development are increasing in the UAE.

Deepa South

Deepa South

Deepa Sud, Managing Director of Plum Jobs, a Dubai-based human resources transformation and executive search consultancy, said the positions sought in 2023 will be mainly related to technology areas such as cybersecurity, data, architecture and software engineering. “As competition in the industry increases, the need for skilled professionals in business development, customer retention and supply chain will continue to increase,” she said.

Nikhil Nanda

Nikhil Nanda

Nikhil Nanda, Chief Operating Officer at Innovations Group, said the job market in the UAE is promising and will continue to strengthen in 2023 as international companies expand their presence in the UAE, creating many more job opportunities. employment for residents.

“The UAE is advancing and transforming most activities into digitization in various sectors and in various types of businesses. In 2023, jobs such as Digital Marketing Specialist, User Interface/User Experience (UX/UI) Specialist, BI Analysts, Data Scientist and Data Mining Professionals will be in high demand,” he said. he adds.

Additionally, Nanda foresees that industries like hospitality, tourism, aviation, logistics, construction, e-commerce, oil and gas, etc. will also hire.

“Some of the white collar positions likely to be hired in 2023 would be various support roles, customer service agents, business development managers, cabin crew, engineers and technicians,” he added. .

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