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Cyprus - National Level

Where are the available jobs?

 

In February 2021, there were 6 944 job vacancies posted on the PES network, almost 4 000 fewer than last year. Of those, 1 215 are new, 45% fewer than last year. This demonstrates the major drop in new vacancies on the labour market in Cyprus as the pandemic has affected all economic activity on the island.

The forecasts regarding the best employment prospects for 2021 for occupations requiring a lower level of education are as follows:

  1. Warehouse workers/transport workers/production assistants
  2. Skilled construction workers
  3. Employees at medical centres, clinical laboratories and other medical and paramedical centres
  4. Infant nurses/care workers in institutions/assistants in surgeries
  5. Hospital and other medical staff
  6. Secretarial staff
  7. Domestic workers
  8. Salespersons
  9. Cashiers
  10. Drivers

 

The forecasts regarding the best employment prospects for 2021 for occupations requiring a higher level of education are as follows:

  1. Technical services consultants, programmers
  2. Computer specialists
  3. Nurses, doctors and specialist medical staff
  4. Telecommunications/mobile phone technicians
  5. Electrical engineers
  6. Engineers of various specialisations
  7. Economists / business managers / marketing executives
  8. Executives of shipping companies
  9. Financial professions/accountants

 

Text last edited on: 05/2021