It’s no surprise that Australian businesses are suffering from a skills shortage as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, but some jobs are more sought after than others.
In fact, LinkedIn has revealed the 15 most in-demand positions listed on it’s platform in Australia.
From highly technical jobs to people-centric positions, LinkedIn said the list revealed which jobs would likely be shaping the future of work.
“Our 2022 LinkedIn Jobs on the Rise list uncovers the 15 fastest-growing job titles over the past five years,” the company said.
“No matter what stage of your career you’re in, this list provides insight into where the workforce is heading and where long-term opportunity lies — whether you’re looking to make a career pivot, get back into the workforce or invest in skills that will prepare you for the future.”
Here are the top 15 jobs determining the future of work in Australia.
Chief human resources officer
Machine learning engineer
Site reliability engineer
Power system engineer
Talent acquisition specialist
Business development representative
Cyber security specialist
Back end developer
Operations support officer
Head of engineering
User experience researcher
Of the top 15 jobs, six are female-dominated industries and nine are male-dominated.
The top-paying role from those that had data available was for a head of engineering, which had a salary range of $137,000-$236,000 a year.
The lowest-paying from those that had data available was for an operation support officer, which had a range of $49,700-$84,800 per year.
LinkedIn said the results showed how the nature of work was changing, with greater focus on technology and finding the right people for the job.
“Most importantly, this list is a glimpse of what’s on the horizon: uncovering where the future of work is going and where long-term opportunities await,” it said.