Trends in the Information Technology Field
The most powerful tool employers use to lure new workers into IT is Salary. Industry trends are projecting a 5-10% increase in salaries annually. IT professionals are offered excellent benefits, flexible work arrangements and telecommuting. Information security violations are on the rise every day and the companies are looking for their IT staff to protect them against viruses and security invasions.
The solutions to these threats call for the creation of complicated systems such as encryption software, firewalls, digital IDs. Some other key skill sets in the current job market are data storage, computer programming, wireless and telecommunications, Internet infrastructure and security, middleware, systems development and management, ERP, back and front office automation, systems integration and networking.
Security and infrastructure will continue to grow into this web world and those who go into design, development and content production will gather top billing.