• 04Apr,18

    IT Jobs -The Future

                                       Worried about being laid off? 

                                              Try these IT jobs 

    If you are in IT sector, these are the roles you need to move towards - cloud engineer, DevOps engineer, information security manager amongst others.

     

     

    A report by e-learning company shows what roles in IT are likely disappearing and what roles are likely to see demand in the next 1-2 years, also the median salary or the salary point where mass hiring is expected to happen. 


    IT job roles such as software test engineer (in manual testing), system engineer (in infrastructure management), customer service executive (in BPOs) and server maintenance (in system maintenance) are expected to massively decline. 

    Jobs are expected to be created in areas like big data, data science
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    artificial intelligence, internet of things (IOT), cloud computing and cybersecurity. 

    Roles such as data scientist (median salary Rs 8,47,000), big data architect (Rs 2,06,700) and big data engineer (Rs 13,61,000) will gain prominence in the big data and data science category. Around 58,000 jobs are expected to be created in this area in the next one year. 

    Machine Learning engineer (median salary Rs 12,82,000), AI architect (Rs 13,400,00), IOT architect (Rs 13,44,000) will be in demand in the field of Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things (IOT) where over a lakh jobs are expected to crop up. 

     

    Cloud engineer (median salary Rs 11,73,000), DevOps Engineer (Rs 12,95,000), Azure/AWS Consultant (9,27,000) and cloud/azure architect (Rs 13,40,000) are new positions that will be in demand in the field of cloud computing with over 160,000 jobs. 

    In the field of cybersecurity, jobs like security auditor (Rs 9,81,000), information security manager (Rs 10,90,000) and cyber security architect (Rs 19,80,000) are likely to gain prominence with over 26,000 jobs being created. 

    "The insecurity with IT jobs is a result of two problems - 

    • AI eliminating certain roles and techies having outdated skills. While AI will impact BPO, testing related roles, larger programming jobs will not become redundant. 
    • Companies are struggling to find talent in certain areas that we have highlighted.

                                "Techies must start moving towards these roles"
    One cannot be ready all of a sudden, It is a process. 

    We can expect continuous hiring in these areas in the next 1-2 years.

    So, professionals must start working on developing these skills and working on relevant projects, which helps them to have a great career! 

    I hope you have found the above job update useful.

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