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With IT employment back to the levels of the dot com bubble now may be the right time to find the next new job

IT Careers - finding the right job - Jobs for IT Pros offer the promise of a healthy salary, a secure future, and the chance to play with the latest technology.

There are many IT careers opportunities available to those who are interested, but how do you get started and find a IT job that's right for you? Whether you're interested in sysadmin jobs, computer security jobs, or other jobs in technology, you don't necessarily need a degree in computer science.

Updated with the latest IT Job Market statistics

Historic IT Job Market Growth Slows in CY 2024

Recent IT Job Market size

For current analysis of this data, go IT Job Market Size to see the historic job market growth trend data
Data as of end of April 2024

Experience is the key

For entry level tech jobs, an impressive resume isn't required, but passion for technology, hands on experience with computers, and communication skills are per-requisite. Don't know where to start? Don't worry. Whether you're in the market for a new job or are just in the early stages of an IT career, check out the Janco's product offering and IT career advice we've put together to get you going.

Number of opening in IT is on the upswing

The peak number of jobs in the IT job market in 2000 (top of the dot com bubble) was 3.2 million jobs . When the bubble hit the number of IT job plummeted by over 600,000 (18%) and it took over 15 years to recover.

CIO are hiring across the board and you need to know what they are looking for. The IT Hiring kit is a necessary first step.

Changes in the number of net IT Jobs created or lost

In the last three (3) month the IT Job market grew by 10,300 jobs. This chart is not the originally published one, rather it is updated with the current data based on the analysis by Janco Associates, Inc. For the latest IT Employment Data click here.

As this trend continues, we believe the number of system designers will increase. However we feel that more tools will be created to assist in that. In turn that will dampen the growth there.

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