Admin Professionals – Job Market Update

Posted On 2 Sep 2016

Admin Professionals – Job Market Update

2 Sep 2016
Admin Professionals – Job Market Update

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Admin Professionals – Job Market Update

It’s an encouraging time for job seekers to be looking for a new role with Australia’s top five largest advertising industries on SEEK all having year on year growth and being led by our very own Administration & Office Support sector.

  • Administration & Office Support – up 13 per cent y/y
  • Information & Communication Technology – down 2 per cent y/y
  • Healthcare & Medical – up 6 per cent y/y
  • Trades & Services – up 7 per cent y/y
  • Manufacturing, Transport and Logistics – up 11 per cent y/y

New South Wales, Australia’s largest employment market, remains strong with new job ads up 8.2 per cent year on year this June. This increase is more moderate in comparison to the end of FY15, which saw ads lift by 20.9 per cent year on year.


Over FY16 the NSW labour market was buoyed by demand in the following industries:

  • Administration & Office Support (up 21 per cent)
  • Information & Communication Technology (up 2 per cent)
  • Trades & Services (up 13 per cent)
  • Accounting (down 1 per cent)
  • Healthcare & Medical (up 9 per cent)

Victoria and Tasmania also displayed strong job ad growth compared to 12 months ago, with an uplift of 6 per cent and 8.9 per cent respectively.

What does it mean for Sydney’s admin professionals?

The increased demand for administration and office support professionals equates to an abundance of choice for your next career move, a strong indication of the current candidate short market empowering highly skilled job seekers and the lure of more recruiters working the admin and office support sector.

Given the current market, savvy job seekers should explore all possible opportunities and have as many relevant career conversations as possible. We would love to talk to you about your next career move. For a confidential discussion with one of our consultants, please call us on 02 9002 0222 or use our contact form at