Tuesday, February 28, 2017

4 Most Sought After Technology Professions

Information Technology has proven to become the oxygen that every profession in the world relies upon, in one way or the other. Over the past decade, IT personnel are in a high demand, however, the difference between people other professions and IT is the fact that there are several sub professions or focus groups that one can specialize in.

At the end of the day, the goal is to land a job right after being done with college and for this reason; we are going to go through a list of professions that are being sought for the most in the professional environment.

  1. Cloud Architect
  2. Data storage and access is one of the hottest trends in the world of IT mainly because it is a faster way of accessing data without implying any maintenance of hardware cost. Companies are continuously transitioning their way into cloud based technology in order to take advantage of these benefits. For example, a cloud based call center combines the power of an on premise dialer with the versatility of the cloud. Cloud storage is intangible, however, it still needs to be properly designed and organized for it to work efficiently and effectively. A cloud architect ensures that everything is organized and in place when it comes to the cloud platform for better usage and implementation within a company.
  3. IT Consultant
  4. This profession is as vague as the word consultant may sound, but the basic idea of being a consultant is to have the knowledge that others lack. Research and evaluation of systems defines this profession most closely. An IT Consultant is the requirement of each and every company that deals in IT, ranging from multinational companies to startups that have just set foot in the arena. Therefore, being an IT Consultant can compensate an individual on the hard work that he/she invests in a particular field. I must add that an IT Consultant basically needs a Computer Science degree, but also needs to specialize in a certain niche.
  5. Web Developer
  6. If you are a part of the IT world, you must be well aware of this profession. Web Development is one of the oldest professions of Information Technology and it is here to stay based on the continuous advancements in this particular field. Web Development has grown to become one of the most sought after professions due to the fact that besides developing websites, they are capable enough to develop mobile applications that are hybrid meaning, these applications can run on iOS from Apple, Android from Google, Blackberry, and Windows Platforms. Thanks to web technologies and frameworks.
  7. Data Scientist
  8. Data is contributing to IT in ways that none had ever imagined. It is safe to say that the one thing that will never go out of demand is the handling of data and making meaningful predictions from it. As the name suggests, a data scientist’s job is to make predictions from unstructured data that can contribute towards the advancement and development of a company. Basically, the existence of a Data Scientist in a company helps the company by letting it take smart decision for the growth of the company and to mitigate the risk factor.

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