Career Opportunities in IT/Computers
The use of Computers is not restricted to only a few industries but has dug its talons in the functioning of all major and even some minor industries, ranging from Agriculture, Automotive, Gems and Jewellery, Design, Education, Manufacturing, Banking, Media and Entertainment, and Space Satellites. Despite the demand for IT professionals being very high, there is a challenge as well for IT professionals. IT is a dynamic field where new technologies and programs develop very frequently, there are a few technologies that get obsolete soon. So, to be competitive in the IT field, one should keep upgrading himself so that s/he can match pace with the technological developments and can create new opportunities for himself.
With the phenomenal use of Social Media, the demand for graphic designers, creative writers, content designers have increased. Though at many times, the IT industry faced tough periods, but still it is considered one of the highest-paid industries. India is identified as one of the richest countries where a lot of skilled IT professionals are available and are fulfilling the demand worldwide.
Let’s try to explore the career opportunities available in IT/Computer stream.
The jobs available in this field are of two types viz: Hardware and Software.
1. Network Engineers/Administrators: The swift growth of computer networks has resulted in high demand of security and administrative specialist in the Networking of computers. These engineers design deploy the networking systems for the smooth functioning of information flow between various computer systems. Due to the massive use of the Internet and the use of online video conferencing, the use of Network engineers or administrators have been challenging.
Certain industry-recognized certification program in networking can be obtained by a job seeker in networking like Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) etc.
2. Computer/Electronics Engineers: These people’s work is to design computer peripherals, equipment, chips, and other computer-related hardware and devices. Computer hardware engineers usually design, develop, test, and supervise the manufacturing of computer hardware—such as chips or device controllers.
Other hardware jobs are:
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