Linkedin, the leading professional social network, continues to consolidate its position as an essential employment tool for finding information, looking for jobs, recruiting talent or strengthening ties. Madrid is one of the cities that can certify this, being the second in Europe with the highest number of professionals connected to this network, according to a study just published by the social network.
The Spanish capital has 2.6 million users. London leads the ranking, with more than twice as many as Madrid (5.5 million). The Spanish capital is followed by Paris (2.3 million), Milan (1.5 million), Berlin (830,000), Amsterdam (760,000), Lisbon (450,000) and Frankfurt (310,000).
Madrid also holds the silver medal in the ranking for the number of professionals open to new job opportunities. 15.3% of Madrid users (390,000) are actively looking for new job opportunities, one percentage point less than Milan (250,000). This is followed by: Lisbon (13.9%; 63,000), Paris (13.3%; 310,000), London (13.2%; 730,000), Berlin (13.2%; 110,000) Frankfurt (11.6%; 36,000), Amsterdam (11.0%; 84,000).
In addition, the demand for recruitment in Madrid is lower than in other European cities, which means less competition for the most in-demand talent.
The data compiled by the professional social network also shows a high rate of gender parity in Madrid. The Spanish capital ranks fourth in Europe in the balance between male and female professionals with 54% and 46%, respectively. Milan, Paris and Lisbon lead the way.
In regional terms, the Madrid region is highly competitive in relation to the supply of the most in-demand skills compared to other European cities. Digital marekting and SQL are the two fields most mastered by the people of Madrid. They are also the citizens who train the most in Linkedin Learning.