Rise in specialist jobs
MORE professional vacancies are available now than any time since October 2008 as firms boost hiring in niche areas.
New research has outlined that that there has been a need for corporate restructuring roles, particularly in larger multinational firms.
And companies are also on the hunt for professionals with experience in IT development.
The Morgan McKinley Irish employment monitor found that the number of new professional jobs in the market last month increased by 39pc to 7,250 from December 2010.
The recruitment firm said research and development experience is also in extremely high demand.