LinkedIn crossed the 50 million member mark in India

LinkedIn crossed the 50 million member mark in India

India, July 17, 2018: LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network with 562+ million members globally, today announced that it has crossed 50 million members in India. As LinkedIn’s fastest-growing and largest market outside the US, India has seen the member base grow from 3.4 million members in November 2009 to 50 million members today. The India member base has doubled in the past four years.

These 50 million members represent a diverse cross-section of industries, jobs, and skills, who interact every day on the platform and contribute to the largest talent marketplace in the world.

India’s economy on LinkedIn in 2018


Top 10 Industries

Top 10 Most Viewed Jobs

Top 10 Skills

Top 10 Companies

1. Information technology & services

2. Computer software

3. Financial services

4. Education management

5. Automotive

6. Telecommunications

7. Banking

8. Mechanical or industrial

9. Electrical and electronics

10. Pharmaceuticals

1. Analyst / Associate Consultant - KPMG

2. Mechanical Engineer - Tata Motors

3. Mechanical Engineer - Allegion, PLC

4. Product Manager - PayTM

5. Mechanical Project Engineer II - Vanderlande

6. SDE Intern - Amazon Web Services

7. Software Engineering Intern - Microsoft

8. Senior Program Manager - Business Solutions - Mercedez Benz Research And Development India

9. Consultant - Market Strategy - PricewaterhouseCoopers - Service Delivery Center (PwC SDC)

10. L&T Young Leaders for Tomorrow - Executive Assistant to Chairman - Larsen & Toubro, Mumbai Area, India - Larsen & Toubro

1. Microsoft Office

2. Management

3. Microsoft Excel

4. Team Management

5. Customer Service

6. Microsoft Word

7. Leadership

8. Project Management

9. SQL

10. Business Development

1.   Directi

2.   Flipkart

3.   One 97 Communications (Paytm)

4.   Amazon

5.   Anheuser-Busch InBev

6.   McKinsey & Company

7.   Alphabet (Google)

8.   KPMG India

9.   EY

10. OYO


Speaking on this significant milestone,Akshay Kothari, Country Manager - India and Head, International Product, LinkedIn, said, “India’s current sentiment has elevated from “stable” to “positive”, giving way to a renewed faith in the country’s high growth potential. Our members-first, localised approach has helped us cross the 50 million mark in India. We are at the beginning of an exciting journey, as we democratize opportunity for every member of the Indian workforce. As we go ahead, we will continue to focus on students, career starters, and professionals beyond knowledge workers.”


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