LinkedIn Skills List: Top 100 For 2013

With the LinkedIn Endorsements feature, it seems logical that the internal search top Linkedin skillsalgorithm will start to rank profiles by a combination of “popularity of skill” and “volume of endorsements”. It is critical for job searchers and business pages to determine good skills to list on their profiles so they can add relevant and popular skills to order to increase visibility. The objective being to place at the top of LinkedIn and Google search results for your skill. The maximum number of endorsements any skill can receive is 99.

LinkedIn does not provide a list of the most popular skills. However, in November, 2012 we reverse engineered the algorithm and determined 90 of the top 100 LinkedIn Skills. Although the rankings have changed, it is likely directionally accurate in 2014. Skills ranking is now hidden by LinkedIn so this is the most recent list available. You may also be interested in the 25 top LinkedIn Skills that got people hired in 2013. Please follow us on Twitter or Google Plus.

Click here to download the Excel file with 90 of the top 100 LinkedIn Skills.

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Karl Berkoben
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  • http://linkedinprofileservice.co/ Carol Riley

    @disqus_oI3ke7NocV:disqus There is not an official list of Linkedin skills. Skills in Linkedin come and go based on popularity. You can create any skill you want and endorse your colleagues for it. Once a skill has enough popularity, it will auto complete populate in Linkedin.