LinkedIn Connections: Statistics

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Searching on LinkedIn without any keywords will show some statistics about your current connections. I have looked at mine and here are some numbers that I find interesting – and relevant to the profile of my company, Brain Gain Recruiting. I wonder if others with large networks would have similar distribution – if you take a look, let me know.

Location:

  • United States (788069)
  • India (171175)
  • Greater New York City Area (104945)
  • United Kingdom (99636)
  • Canada (60881)
  • San Francisco Bay Area (58014)
  • Greater Chicago Area (43605)
  • Netherlands (40825)
  • Greater Boston Area (40418)
  • Greater Los Angeles Area (37655)

Relationship:

  • 1st Connections (14102)
  • 2nd Connections (3326977)
  • Group Members (1536674)

Industry

  • Information Technology and Services (210563)
  • Marketing and Advertising (124202)
  • Human Resources (97284)
  • Computer Software (80838)
  • Staffing and Recruiting (66489)
  • Management Consulting (59882)
  • Financial Services (56159)
  • Telecommunications (50542)
  • Pharmaceuticals (47373)
  • Internet (40559)

Current Companies

  • IBM (5391)
  • Accenture (4418)
  • Hewlett-Packard (3650)
  • Microsoft (3427)
  • Oracle (3207)
  • Deloitte (2859)
  • SAP (2768)
  • Cisco Systems (2450)
  • Ernst & Young (2283)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (2235)
  • Capgemini (2166)

If I change the location to the US only, the list is this:

  • IBM (2197)
  • Microsoft (1873)
  • Cisco Systems (1589)
  • Bank of America (1563)
  • Pfizer (1482)
  • Hewlett-Packard (1434)
  • Accenture (1394)
  • Oracle (1361)
  • JPMorgan Chase (1070)
  • AT&T (1062)
  • Merck (1046)

Past Company

  • IBM (16959)
  • Accenture (12190)
  • Hewlett-Packard (10025)
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers (9009)
  • Ernst & Young (7992)
  • Microsoft (7860)
  • Deloitte (7731)
  • Oracle (7356)
  • AT&T (6199)
  • KPMG (5496)
  • GE (5407)

(These lists very much reflect the type of positions Brain Gain Recruiting hires for: consulting, IT, and finances, with our clients being high up on the list.)

School

  • University of Mumbai (12426)
  • University of Phoenix (11876)
  • Delhi University (9121)
  • University of Pune (7480)
  • New York University (6954)
  • Penn State University (6875)
  • Bangalore University (6052)
  • University of California, Berkeley (6045)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (5970)
  • Michigan State University (5791)
  • Osmania University (5704)

School, for the US only:

  • University of Phoenix (11532)
  • Penn State University (6675)
  • New York University (6394)
  • University of California, Los Angeles (5691)
  • Michigan State University (5626)
  • University of California, Berkeley (5545)
  • Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey-New Brunswick (5509)
  • Boston University (5291)
  • The University of Texas at Austin (5277)
  • University of Michigan (5179)
  • University of Maryland College Park (4960)

Profile Language

  • English (1518738)
  • Spanish (20647)
  • French (13857)
  • Others (7169)
  • German (5772)
  • Portuguese (1945)
  • Italian (1564)