3 Hottest New Jobs in IT

by QuickCert on July 14, 2011

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Are you interested in an IT job? Are you looking for something fresh and exciting? There is no better time than now to be in the job market.

According to the Bureau of Labor statistics, IT positions have seen a month over month increase since January 2011. In short, this means that new positions are being created on a regular basis.

Below are three of the hottest new jobs in the IT sector:

Business Architect

Remember the days when IT was separated from business? That trend has come and gone. In today’s world, companies realize that technology is an important part of achieving results.

To help bring together IT and business, a new position has emerged – business architect.

As a business architect you will report to the CEO or another high level manager. Your job is to choose and implement technology that will best suit the company. In short, you will “mesh” your business and IT skills – imagine an MBA student with an IT concentration.

Also check out our previous articles on Getting Hired At The Hottest Tech Companies and Technology Jobs Are Hot Again.

Social Media Architect

From small businesses to large corporations, social media has never been more popular. As social media continues to grow, companies need a dedicated professional to harness the power.

In addition to well known social media websites, such as Twitter and Facebook, there are other aspects to consider. For example, many companies have begun to offer social medial tools to help others spread the word about their organization.

Social media architects are often times referred to as “social media managers” and “social media strategists.” Regardless, those in this role are responsible for focusing on all social media efforts.

Mobile Technology Expert

The IT world has been turned upside down by mobile technology. From mobile apps to mobile strategies to security, those in this field have their hands full.

Companies with a mobile technology expert on hand are finding it easier to adapt and change with the times.

Organizations that are serious about developing mobile technology or making it simple for employees to take advantage of this trend have found that hiring a mobile technology is a must.

These individuals are hired for a variety of tasks including but not limited to: implementing mobile technology, developing mobile apps, and troubleshooting mobile related issues.

In the months to come, IT professionals can expect to see an increased interest in these positions. If your skills match one of the opportunities above, now may be the time to change career paths.

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