Growing Careers in Technology [Infographic]

August 21, 2012 6 Comments

It’s no surprise – the job market is tough out there. If you’re in the same boat as many Americans searching for employment, there might be a way to increase the odds of landing that next great job. Research shows positions in the technology fields are increasing dramatically.

For instance, are you a high-tech fan? Both Information Security Analysts and Computer Network Architect positions are expected to grow 22 percent by 2020 due to the maintenance and protection needed for our country’s critical information systems and the expansion of healthcare information technology.

To get a sense of the larger picture, check out the below, then let us know which stats jump out at you the most in your comments.

And if you’ve always wanted to be in food services, take note – with a slower expected growth rate, you may want to re-think your employment strategy.

Careers in technology are slated to be in high demand over the next 10 years.

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  1. Jevon Hayter says:

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  2. esotericvice@aol.com' IT professional says:

    Why are IT professionals being compared to burger flippers and janitors?

  3. AsherBond@asherbond.com' AsherBond says:

    Maybe because retail ‘investors’ want to boycott IT for a while until it comes down to a discounted bargain price (not realizing that if you want a discounted bargain, go to a going out of business sale.) They just figure ITs like an iPhone, wait until the first one comes out… second time’s a charm (once early adopters and testers have seen it). Now who are they gonna call for support?

  4. AsherBond@asherbond.com' AsherBond says:

    Could also be because IT pros like myself have designated that we’re the janitors of a few messes.

  5. AsherBond@asherbond.com' AsherBond says:

    Could be because IT pros like myself have designated that if you want a more secure infrastructure #GETSERVED.

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