The securities industry added almost 7,000 jobs in June, and revisions to the previous months’ figures mean there were 4,000 more positions created than had been reported at the time, according to’s latest Employment Trends report.

While this is good news, the industry still has a long way to go to get back to its peak in June 2008. Industry headcount is still down 75,000, or by 8.5%.

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