Instagram, the photo based social network launched in 2010, has really gained traction this year surging into the mainstream spotlight. Facebook made an offer to acquire Instagram in April 2012 and the deal was approved in August.
Hiring Demand for Instagram skills increased 5,000% compared to a year ago. Instagram skills had 510 job ads posted online in July. With over 80 million registered users and increasing popularity we expect hiring demand for Instagram skills to continue to rise for the remainder of this year.
Monthly Total Ad Volume for Instagram Skills
New York, Los Angeles, and San Francisco have the most demand for Instagram skills and the largest candidate supply. Below is a heat map of the national job volume for this skill set.
The Most Advertised Titles for Instagram Skills
- Social Media Intern
- Social Media Manager
- Social Media Marketing Manager
- Community Manager
- Sales Representative
- Social Media Assistant
- Director Social Media
- Social Media Marketing Intern
- Merchandising Associate
- Social Media Coordinator
Employers recruiting for Instagram skills are also looking for candidates talented with the following tools, technologies and abilities.
- Microsoft Office
- Social Media Strategy
- Digital Marketing
- Adobe Photoshop
- Project Management
It's interesting to see Intern top the list of most advertised titles. Will this still be the case in the next few months as we expect demand for Instagram skills to increase?
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