6 industries with jobs in Dublin for you in 2018

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Planning on getting the ferry to Ireland to see family and friends for Christmas with a view to moving home in 2018?

Things are on the up that side of the pond. Unemployment rates in Ireland are the lowest they have been since the end of the last decade and many industries are struggling to find qualified professionals to fill much needed positions. Research by Morgan McKinley shows there are several specific sectors with vacancies. If these sound like the areas for you, get applying, it could be the beginning of another exciting phase in your life living in Dublin

1. Pharmaceutical jobs in Dublin

Are you a science graduate? Particularly of pharmacy, biotechnology, analytical chemistry or microbiology? Then your skills are needed in Dublin and further afield in a range of roles in Quality Control (QC), Quality Assurance (QA), Microbiology, Regulatory Affairs. One thing to note about science roles, they are often contract roles based around projects or new products. However, if all goes well there is often a chance of a permanent role out of it.

2. IT jobs in Dublin

Can you code? Then Ireland is the place for you! Our Silicon Dockland is booming with multinationals like Google and Facebook calling it home for EMEA. Although recruitment by these companies slowed a little in the last couple of years, they are still recruiting and there are many other companies with plenty of IT jobs on offer as well. There is demand for Java, .Net. full stack developers and software testers.

3. Accountancy and finance jobs in Dublin

No matter what level you are at in finance or accountancy, there is likely to be a job in Dublin for you. Everyone from Fintech start-ups to multinationals are looking to fill roles in audit, compliance, shared services and various other sub-categories. If this is your area, then you should be in luck when it comes to finding a job in Dublin.

4. Banking and Stockbroking jobs in Dublin

There was a significant amount of demand for candidates in this sector in 2017. In retail banking there was most demand for APA or QFA qualified applicants. Helping customers in arrears remains an important area with roles in financial advice, new business underwriters, credit analysts and relationship managers proving particularly popular.

5. Digital Marketing jobs in Dublin

As more and more of us research online before deciding on almost anything, the demand for digital marketers is increasing in Ireland. However, research in Ireland shows many companies feel they are not equipped to take on the move to online so if you have knowledge and experience in this area you shouldn’t have a problem picking up a job.

6. Nursing and Healthcare jobs in Dublin

During the recession, many of Ireland’s nurses left for roles in the UK, Australia and the Middle East, however after years of a recruitment freeze, Ireland is hiring nurses once again. A&E nurses are most in demand followed by other specialist roles including dialysis nurse, learning disability nurse and endoscopy nurses.

To find a specific role IrishJobs.ie, Jobs.ie and Indeed are the place to start, as well as LinkedIn Jobs.

If you get a job in Dublin in any of these sectors, and want to make a move, remember to book the ferry from Britain to Ireland, we have enough room for all your stuff.