Emirates : Most In-Demand Jobs 2023

In 2023, analysts, cybersecurity web designers, psychologists, and researchers will be in demand, along with developing technologies like AI, ML, and DX, according to recruitment specialists.

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) is seeing growth in its job market as a consequence of the expansion of domestic businesses and the establishment of branch offices in the country by multinational organizations. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has recently seen a growth in the number of global businesses operating in the field of cryptocurrencies and NFTs, as well as other industries relevant to the industry, expanding their operations there.

In addition to this, skills such as problem-solving and self-management will be in high demand the next year as a direct result of the changes that will take place in the local employment market. Employers are looking for employees that can uncover new chances and effectively deal with obstacles through creative techniques.

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 head for Adecco Middle East. "These are just some of the skills and roles that could be in high demand in the future."

The following are the top five jobs in the United Arab Emirates in 2023:

  1. Psychologist
  2. experts in artificial intelligence and machine learning
  3. A specialist in machine learning
  4. Expert in computer and network security
  5. Investigative Groups
  6. Digital transformers
  7. Web designers
  8. Digital market specialists
  9. Automation experts
  10. Individuals that work in business development
  11. Project managers
  12. experts working in supply chains
  13. Data scientists
  14. the employees of the cabin
  15. Engineers
  16. Specialists in Technical Fields
  17. Skills in demand in UAE in 2023
  18. Problem-solving
  19. Self-management
  20. Team management

Adecco Middle East, Plum Jobs, Innovations Group, and KT Research were the sources of this information.

Patel believes that problem-solving, self-management, and team management will be the most in-demand abilities in the next year, in addition to technological expertise.

When looking forward to the top trends in 2023, the CEO of Adecco predicts that the UAE will experience an increase in upskilling and talent shortages.

 Deepa Sud, chief executive officer of Plum Jobs
Deepa Sud

According to Deepa Sud, chief executive officer of Plum Jobs, an HR business transformation and executive search consultant located in Dubai, the most in-demand positions in the year 2023 would mostly be connected to technological disciplines such as cyber security, data, architecture, and software engineering. She predicted that there would be an increasing need for qualified experts in the areas of company growth, client retention, and supply chain management as the level of industry rivalry continued to climb.

Nikhil Nanda, operations manager at Innovations Group
Nikhil Nanda

According to Nikhil Nanda, operations manager at Innovations Group, the employment market in the UAE is doing very well and will continue to improve in 2023 as a result of the expansion of the presence of international firms in the UAE, which will result in the creation of a huge number of new work possibilities for locals.

"The United Arab Emirates is making progress and changing the majority of the company towards digitalization across a wide variety of sectors and in a wide variety of business kinds. In 2023, there will be a significant need for workers with skills such as digital marketing expert, user interface/user experience (UX/UI) specialist, business intelligence (BI) analyst, data scientist, and data mining professional, he noted.

In addition, Nanda anticipates that businesses such as hospitality, tourism, aviation, logistics, construction, e-commerce, oil and gas, and other similar areas will be recruiting.

"Some of the white-collar positions that are likely to be hired in 2023 would be various support roles, customer service agents, business developments executives, cabin crews, engineers, and technicians," he continued. "These positions would all fall under the category of white-collar jobs."

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