Recruitment of technology is off to a hot start this year, CompTIA found

Technology companies increase employment by 24,300 workers in January, 14We Technological advancement in the industry month series. IT work in the entire economy increased by 178,000.1In January, technology jobs fell to 1.7%, down from 2 percent in December.

“By all accounts, this was a unique beginning of the year for technology,” he said. Tim Herbert.Chief Research Officer at CompTIA. “The competition for recruiting and retaining technology talents will undoubtedly challenge employers directly and indirectly.”

Approximately 340,000 job vacancies for technology positions last month, including industry sectors, geography and skills. January tech jobs posted more than 11 percent on average over the 12-month period.2

Technology job advertisements are open to more than 10,000 people in eight cities across the country. new York (19,265) to Seattle (10,047). The data shows that job opportunities in technology are not limited to big cities. Lansing, MitchPost-tech posting ranks third among all metro markets nationally on a monthly basis. Michigan The highest number of jobs was reported in the region, with a total of 10,559 in January, an increase of more than 2,100 in December.

“Employer job posting analysis confirms the interconnected nature of technical skills between cloud infrastructure, applications, data and cyber security, as well as the critical importance of soft skills, project management skills and the need for business skills,” Herbert said.

Professional, Scientific and Technical Services (56,860), Finance and Insurance (38,820), Manufacturing (31,379), Information (16,796) and Retail (11,687) posted a list of industries in January.

In the technology sector, more than half of the January jobs are in the IT services and custom software development category (+14,800), which is an important indicator of business activity, especially among small and medium-sized companies. Technology companies have added staff including data processing, hosting and related services (+7,500), other information services, search engines (+3,100) and computer and electronics manufacturers (+2,000). The telecommunications employment category alone was in the negative state (-3,100).

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1 Monthly performance data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics may be subject to significant variability and variability.
2 Employment information from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics and EMSI burning glass can be made for later reviews.

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