LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, today announced that it has passed 20 million members in the UK. The milestone means that nearly six in ten members (58 per cent) of the UK’s workforce and students is now on the platform.
To mark the milestone, LinkedIn released a snapshot of its diverse UK membership, which spans the sectors from IT professionals and lawyers to rocket scientists and healthcare professionals, and even magicians.
LinkedIn’s UK member base, which has grown by almost 17 million since 2009, is drawn from across the country, with London, Birmingham, Manchester, Reading and Glasgow the most represented cities on the platform. And when it comes to the skills that are in demand by UK recruiters, sales and marketing topped the list of the most sought after.