The best way to begin securing your financial future is by learning the skills that will equip you for a career in a field where the future is bright. The dependence of businesses on computer technology and information systems is unlikely to abate, especially as technology keeps changing and businesses strain to keep up.
We have got to keep up with technology.
The unemployment rate for IT professionals in September 2014 was just 3%. Conventional wisdom might suggest that means that there are few openings in the IT field. That, however is not the case. What that number is really telling us is that the demand is so high that very few people in the IT field are out of work.
Computer World conducted a survey recently that indicated that 24% of the businesses surveyed are planning to add IT employees within the next year. Considering changes like investing in cloud computing and the growing need to secure systems and the information they contain, one respondent noted that these are “large initiatives, and you have to have the people to get those done.”
We learned how to get it done at FTC.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Standards expects, “Employment and output in computer systems design and related services … to grow rapidly over the next decade, outpacing similar professional, scientific, and technical industries and the economy as a whole.”
Top Ten Information Technology Jobs in Demand
While opportunities for programmers are expected to increase by a whopping 29% by 2020, all other major IT job classifications are projected to grow by more than 40%, with some expected to grow by more than 50% (See the DLS link).
The aforementioned survey found the following IT jobs that are, and should continue to be, in demand. The figure following each job title is the percentage of those surveyed who are looking for skilled talent for that position.
Florida Technical College – Prepare to Get There
Florida Technical College has courses designed to prepare graduates with a broad spectrum of skills with multiple levels.
A recession-proof career in information technology is within your grasp. You don’t have to be a computer expert to enroll. It’s our job to help you become an expert, and we will do everything we can to assist you in accomplishing your goals.
Visit our website to learn more about our IT curricula. Be sure to take advantage of the opportunity to chat with an FTC representative when you visit the FTC site.
If you have more questions or would like to schedule a visit to one of our campuses, please do not hesitate to contact us. You will be amazed at the opportunities that await you at Florida Technical College.
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Computer Support Technician
The Computer Support Technician Diploma program prepares students to demonstrate proficiency in providing technical support and assisting users in troubleshooting, performing technical and system diagnostics, and making the necessary repairs. Florida Technical College students will examine computer concepts, information systems, networking, operating systems, computer hardware, software applications and the Internet. They will analyze the principles of customer service and the importance of problem solving and help desk supportive service. Students will develop the skills necessary to obtain an entry-level position in the field and prepare them to challenge the CompTIA A+ certification.
Information Technology with emphasis in Cyber Security
The Bachelor Degree program in Information Technology with emphasis in Cybersecurity introduces students to a variety of topics, such as assessing the security vulnerability of computer and network systems, various computer and network safeguarding solutions, and managing the implementation and maintenance of security devices, systems, procedures and counter measures. As a graduate of the information technology training program, Florida Technical College students will be prepared for an entry-level career as an information support analyst, junior ethical hacker, or network and security support analyst related jobs.
Ready to move from the classroom to a career? Florida Technical College is here to help you. Contact us to learn more about completing the Information Technology Programs at Florida Technical College.
*These examples are intended to serve only as a general guide of possible employment opportunities. There are many factors that determine the job an individual may obtain and NUC University – Florida Technical College (NUC-FTC)cannot guarantee its graduate any particular job. Some positions may require license or other certifications. We encourage you to research the requirements for the particular position you desire.