The Ministry of Human Resources shared that from 1 January 2020 to 18 February 2022, there are 3.88mn job vacancies in MYFutureJobs, of which 431,989 are still available.
On Wednesday (2 March 2022), Malaysia's Ministry of Human Resources responded to a parliamentary question at the Dewan Rakyat sitting, on MYFutureJobs, a job portal for Malaysians. The question was posed by Member of Parliament, Dr Ong Kian Ming.
MP Ong had asked about the number of job advertisements on MYFutureJobs portal, and the number of job vacancies taken up through the advertising efforts. In specific:
- The number of employment pass (EP) category one (i.e. roles with a salary of more than or equal to RM10,000), category two (RM5,000 to RM9,999), and category three (RM3,000 to RM4,999) posts that have been advertised in MYFutureJobs in 2020 and 2021, and
- How many vacancies have been filled through MYFutureJobs advertising.
According to Bernama, the Ministry of Human Resources, in a written response, stated there is a total of 11,846 job opportunities in emerging sectors recorded from 1 January 2022 to 24 February 2022, and the jobs are offering salaries of between RM5,000, and RM10,000 and above (per month).
Meanwhile, from 1 January 2020 to 18 February 2022, there is a total of 96,661 employers registered with MYFutureJobs who have offered 3.88mn job vacancies.
"And out of this figure, some 431,989 active vacancies are still available," it was cited. In terms of the salary, the Ministry of Human Resources highlighted that it is dependent on the applicant's education level, work experience, and job skills.
With regard to the industries of these job postings and vacancies, the Ministry shared they mainly came from:
- Information & communications;
- Professional activities, and
- Scientific, technical, & education.
"The emerging occupations that are now in high demand among employers are data analysis, systems analyst (information & communications technology, or ICT), user interface developer, data scientist, ICT systems architect, database developer, embedded systems, software developer, research engineers, logistics analyst, ICT business analyst, digital media designer, digital games developer, and digital forensics expert," it added.
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