With the dawning of the new year, it’s a great time to take stock of your technology career. Considering all the twists and turns of the IT industry, perhaps a change in your career path takes you to higher levels of success. Remember, some of the hottest tech skills of a decade ago simply aren’t in demand in the current market.
Here are a few IT jobs worthy of consideration for 2019 and beyond. If you don’t currently boast the skills to apply for them today, perhaps they inspire an effort to get the right training for the future!
Given the increased reliance on data in the modern economy, it makes sense that database professionals continue to be needed across nearly all business sectors. Database administrators design databases and manage them in production. Technical skills, included SQL programming, are needed, but a measure of business acumen also helps IT pros succeed in this role.
Plex ERP Manager
Plex is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) application helping medium to larger-size businesses run all aspects of their operations. A modern example of this application type, Plex emphasizes data analytics and automation and is especially compatible with organizations in the automotive sector. Successful candidates for this role also boast a mix of business and technical skills.
For nearly two decades, Microsoft’s .NET Framework helps organizations build robust applications for both the desktop and the web. Businesses still need talented professionals experienced in .NET – everything from ASP.NET to the MVC framework. This remains a good career path for senior-level programmers as well as those new to the industry.
Since businesses rely so much on data, they need access to it on multiple systems. This creates a strong demand for ETL developers well versed in writing code able to transfer and translate data between systems. Like most data-related IT roles, possessing a mix of business and technical acumen is a must.
The venerable network administrator continues to be an important role in the technology industry. In the modern era, candidates need experience with Cloud services combined with a strong understanding of LANs and other networking concepts. Additionally, the ability to perform customer support in a friendly and competent manner is also vital.
When you need additional advice on finding rewarding IT jobs, talk with the knowledgeable recruiters at Venteon. As one of the top technology staffing agencies in the Detroit area, we know the companies looking for talented tech professionals. Check out our open IT jobs today.