The Netherlands

Employee Profiles



On this page you will find the sectors and professions where skills are most in need in the Netherlands. 
  • Public accountant
  • Assistance accountant
  • Assistance controller

  • Truck driver
  • Freelance cook, read more here.
  • Horticulturist
  • Specialized teacher
  • Teacher in technics, IT (v)mbo
  • Teacher foreign languages (English and German)

  • Disctrict nurse 
  • Nurse (mbo level 4)
  • Specialized nurse in the hospital
  • Medical specialist (geriatrics, gastrointestinal and liver, physician)

  • Programmer (, Java, scriptlanguages, C, C#), testdeveloper
  • Systemanalysist, - developer, webdeveloper
  • Security-specialist
  • Architect technical infrastructure IT
  • IT Specialist, read more here.

  • Mechanic machines/factory installations (installation and maintenance)
  • Mechanic/ plumber gas, water sanitary, boiler
  • Mechanic refrigerator engineering, air conditioning
  • CNC operator incl. programmer
  • Specialized welder level 3 & 4 (TIG, MIG/MAG, electrode)
  • Bricklayer
  • Maintenance (painter, decorator)
  • Concrete carpenter, construction carpenter
  • Measure and control technician and control technology
  • Electrician/ mechanic technical installations
  • Mechanical engineering, electro technology, installation technology
  • Project leader/ designer industrial 
  • Project leader toolmaking, maintenance engineer
  • R&D-specialist/ process technology
  • Crane operator, read more here.


The information contained on this page is for general information purposes only to guide job seekers. For employment requirements of a specific position, consult the relevant host organisation. Information in this section was gathered from UWV, 2017.

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Profile IT Specialist

On this page you will find more information on the profile needed to become an IT specialist.

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Profile (Apprentice-) Crane Operator

On this page you will find more information on the profile needed to become an (Apprentice-) crane operator

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Profile Chef/Cook

On this page you will find more information on the profile needed to become a Chef or Cook

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General Links to Support Job Seekers in the Netherlands

On this page you will find general links to support job seekers in the Netherlands.

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