ICT Skills

ICT Skills

The Expert Group on Future Skills Needs has identified continuing strong demand from employers for people with high level ICT skills, across both the ICT sector and from other sectors such as international financial services, banking and business services.

Due to rapidly changing technological trends, changing skillsets and demand for new skills are emerging. Areas of demand include:

  • Cloud computing
  • Mobile devices and technology
  • Big Data analytics
  • IT security
  • Social technologies
  • Micro and nano-electronics.

The EGFSN 2013 report Addressing Future Demand for High-Level ICT Skills forecasts 44,500 job openings to arise over the period to 2018.

Author: Francis O' Toole

Francis O' Toole is a Educational Psychotherapist & Guidance Counsellor. I set up this blog page to help students gain as much information as possible to be able to make right choices and decisions regarding their career options. I believe that we will be very successful in our careers if we follow what we enjoy.

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