“The 13 Most In-Demand Tech Jobs for 2019 — and How to Hire for Them”

(Sarah K. White, CIO, 27 November 2018)

“From data scientists to developers to engineers, the battle for the best IT talent will wage on next year. As companies scramble to adapt to a tight IT job market, they’re doing whatever they can to attract top tech talent...”.

According to Robert Half Technology’s 2019, the most in-demand tech jobs are: 1) Business Intelligence Analysts: experience with database queries, stored procedure writing, online analytical processing (OLAP) and data cube technology. 2) Cloud Architects: experts in state-of-the-art cloud technologies and architectural principles and in scaling cloud applications and understanding of architecture of cloud systems. 3) Cloud Systems Engineers: develop, design, install, manage, maintain and support IT cloud systems. 4) Data Scientists: help gather process and analyze data. 5) Database Developers: manage database architecture and develop new database servers. 6) Developers (web, software, mobile): cod, design and build applications, websites or mobile apps, working with multiple programming languages such as C#, C++, HTML and Java. 7) DevOps Engineers: manage IT infrastructure, provision resources, oversee software testing and monitor performance after release. 8) Full-stack Developers: develop software in servers, networks, hosting, relational databases, QA, APIs, UX and UI design and security. 9) Help Desk and Desktop Support Professionals: as the first line of defense for customer service and troubleshooting, they must have the right technical and soft skills. 10) IoT Specialists: experts in IoT disciplines, such as devices, connectivity, edge and cloud analytics. 11) Network Administrators: handle LAN/WAN protocol, software and hardware. 12) Security Professionals: ensure that enterprise IT initiatives remain safe from potential threats inside and outside the organization. 13) System Administrators: demonstrate strong problem solving, communication and analytical skills.

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