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5 In-Demand Tech Skills of 2018
CompTIA’s annual workforce study proved what many in the business world had known for a long time – the demand for new IT skills in enterprise is overshooting the supply. As organizations attempt to fully embrace digital transformation, finding the right talent with the right skills is proving to be a challenge. Here are some of the most in-demand tech skills in 2018.
Research from Indeed Hiring Lab, found that the demand for workers with AI skills has doubled in the last three years while the job-seeker interest has plateaued, which will surely lead to heated competition between companies when attempting to attract this skill and talent.
IBM forecasts that by 2020 openings for skilled professionals with knowledge of data science and analytics will increase to 2,720,000, in the US.
Cybersecurity Ventures estimates over 3.5 million new jobs opening up in cybersecurity as the expected rise in cybercrimes is feared to causes losses of USD 6 trillion by 2021.
Experis’s Tech Cities Job Watch revealed a spike in demand for Cloud-based skills, far in excess of supply. As a result, 2019 is expected to be a year of big salary hikes for existing talent and a scramble to attract new workers.