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Marketing sector appears strong

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Mon Nov 02 2009

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London, UK (PRWeb UK) 2 November 2009 -- Figures from the Ashdown Group Jobs Index show it is one of the best performing sectors of the month.

Demand has been driven by a number of factors, including a recent

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upsurge in online and search engine optimisation (SEO) positions.

Figures from data analyst firm IT Jobs Watch show the number of SEO

vacancies rose by a massive 50% year on year.

John Lynes, director of marketing recruitment agency

the Ashdown Group, said, "There has been a scramble for marketers with

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a strong understanding of online marketing, as businesses of all sizes

wake up to the need to be found online."

Online jobs are booming as individuals spend increasing amounts of

time on the Internet. Shopping online has become the norm for many

people over the last five years as Internet retailers continue to

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attract more consumers away from the high street. This trend is set to

continue, with experts predicting a strong Christmas performance for

online retailers. Online retail sales have grown by 14% year to date

according to the IMRG Capgemini e-Retail Sales Index.

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