The jobs situation in Ireland seems to be improving in 2016 – with increased job vacancies in many sectors.
There are some areas of employment in Ireland where there are shortages of certain skills and experienced staff. If you have qualifications and / or experience in these areas you will have more chance of finding employment in 20166 and 2017.
Construction: this sector is growing quite fast and there are vacancies for skilled tradespeople such as electricians and carpenters as well as professional roles such as quantity surveyors and project managers.
ICT Some of the areas of skill shortages include software developers, network engineers, systems architects, data analysts, information security analysts, tech support with languages, and project managers.
Financial : Jobs are often available for financial accountants people with fund accounting supervisory roles, regulatory & compliance skills, deposit and treasury management roles, risk analysts and actuaries, and financial clerks
Health and social work: Difficult to fill vacancies include doctors, nurses, radiographers, specialist technicians and care workers.
Accommodation and Food services: This sector has experienced considerable turnover for elementary occupations . Vacancies for chefs are also very common .
Transportation : Job vacancies for HGV drivers and mechanics are often hard to fill.