Blog: Hiring Trends: Top IT Roles

Blog: Hiring Trends: Top IT Roles

Denise Dubie recently reported on Forrester Research's August report on IT hiring trends.

Specifically, the top hiring roles/titles within IT right now are:

  • Information/Data Architect
  • Information Security Expert
  • Data- or Content-Oriented Business Analyst
  • Business Architect
  • Enterprise Architect
  • Vendor-Management Expert
  • Enterprise-Application Strategist
  • IT Planner
  • Network Architect
  • Enterprise Project Manager
  • IT Account Manager
  • IT Service Manager
  • Business Process Analyst
  • Desktop Virtualization Expert
  • Mobile Operations and Devices Expert
  • Storage Director.

And the top IT skills in demand right now are:

  • SAP
  • unified messaging
  • wireless networking
  • PHP
  • XML
  • Oracle applications
  • business intelligence (BI)
  • business process management (BPM) and IT process management
  • network security
  • AJAX
  • storage-area networking
  • data warehousing (DW) and data mining (DM)
  • portfolio, program and project management
  • vendor management.

From these article and their underlying research, I've noticed three things.

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