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IT Job Overview

IT, or Information Technology, involves making use of computer systems, computer networks, the Internet, telecommunications and other related technologies. Consisting of the manipulation, transmission, storage, study and retrieval of data, IT is utilized in some form by the vast majority of modern industries and is especially prevalent in businesses and enterprises. Information Technology encompasses a huge range of careers and industries, ranging from basic data entry jobs, telecommunications and e-commerce, right through to advanced careers like hardware engineering and computer programming. Examples of workers within the field include: IT support workers, computer systems analysts and software developers.

IT Job Education Requirements

Although some entry-level Information Technology jobs will require only a basic knowledge of computer systems and their applications, most careers, including software development and systems analysis, will require a degree in IT. In fact, statistics show that more than 80 percent of software developers have at least a bachelor's degree, with more than 30 percent going on to earn postgraduate degrees. Moreover, many jobs in Information Technology will also require applicants to demonstrate a reasonably high level of academic achievement in mathematics and some jobs will require employees to pass their own internal training program.

IT Job Market

The number of jobs in the IT industry has increased dramatically over recent years and, according to current occupational trends, this increase is expected to continue over the next ten years. In fact, between the years 2012 and 2022, the number of systems administrator jobs is expected to rise by more than 10 percent and the number of computer systems analyst jobs is projected to increase by almost 25 percent. Other IT occupations, including hardware engineering, computer programming and network administration, are also expected to see employment increases during that time period.

IT Job Salary Information

IT salaries can vary significantly from one employer to another, and salaries also differ drastically from position to position. However, current median salaries for IT-related occupations include:
  • IT Analyst - $60,000
  • IT Manager - $90,000
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Title: IT Helpdesk Supervisor Salary: 50 - 55K Location: Vancouver Company Profile This company is one of the largest distributors and retailers in Canada in their specific product group and have been recognized as one of British Columbia’s top employers for 2013. The organization is driven by innovation and is very forward looking with many large scale projects in the works and upcoming. The help...
On behalf of our client in the Lower Mainland, Ignite Technical Resources is looking for an Intermediate to Senior Business Analyst to join our client’s team for a 6 month contract opportunity. The Role: The successful candidate will work on a number of smaller projects (mostly application development) and will be heavy in requirement gathering. You will work with internal business teams to unders...
About Us: - ClearFit is revolutionizing hiring for small and medium-sized businesses by making it fast and easy for anyone to find and hire employees that succeed. We have a unique product in a massive market and we’re moving fast. Our vision is a world where the right people are in the right jobs, resulting in happier employees and more productive organizations. At ClearFit, you'll be part of a d...
System Administrator - VMWare / AD / Exchange Strategic Staffing Solutions has a client seeking a full-time Network Administrator to join their team in North Calgary. The client is a very well established organization in Calgary, with a very high employee retention rate. RESPONSIBILITIES: · Day to day management of server systems and network infrastructure · Plan, install, maintain and perform tro...
On behalf of our client in Downtown Vancouver, Ignite Technical Resources is looking for a Lead Product Developer for a full-time, permanent opportunity. The successful candidate likes to take all the pieces and make them work together without a problem. You take ownership of projects and pride in delivering rock-solid quality code. You and your team will be focused on developing features across t...
On behalf of our client in Downtown Vancouver, Ignite Technical Resources is looking for a Lead Platform Developer for a full-time, permanent opportunity. The successful candidate will figure out how best to store, query and scale the process services in order to give other team’s speedy, efficient access to all the big data they need to crunch in order to stop internet fraudsters from hitting our...
On behalf of our client in Richmond, Ignite Technical Resources is looking for up to 5 Technical Support Analysts for a permanent opportunity. Paid training will be provided. Responsibilities: Receive and resolve customer questions and issues about the client's software Identify and respond appropriately to customer needs Accurately update and maintain customer, technical and enhancement databases...
Are you a driven IT professional looking for your next career challenge? Do you enjoy managing corporate databases and using your unique skills to support a strong professional team? Would you look forward to an array of outstanding benefits, including three weeks of vacation to start, in-house training/development, and career planning support? *Please note: a Temporary Market Adjustment of 6.25%...
WPCG is recruiting for a Data Migration Analyst for our Vancouver based enterprise client. This is a long term contract opportunity within a large migration project and will have a high degree of probability for extension. Responsibilities Define and record the data migration requirements Source Data Dictionary Target Data Dictionary Mapping Definitions Design and document the process to extract,...
WPCG is recruiting for a Data Migration Developer for our Vancouver based enterprise client. This is a long term contract opportunity within a large migration project and will have a high degree of probability for extension. Responsibilities: Develop migration extract, transformation and load components and processes Develop, document and execute unit tests for all components developed Construct,...
Java/ C+ Development Team Lead required ASAP PERMANENT Role Toronto, Canada-M5V3H3 Team Leader, Software Development to join our Telescope back-end software development team based in our Toronto office. This role reports to the Director of Telescope Engineering and requires the use of judgment, managing multiple priorities, and independent decision-making when supervising others and working on ass...
Technical Specialist(Intel) Markham location Overview of the role: This role will work within the team primarily responsible to provide I.T. Managed Services to our Intel-basedcustomer systems, in accordance with service levels and Company policies, procedures andstandards. Job Duties: Regular job duties will include support of Client systems, daily system health checks and tape movement, internal...
Eagle is currently seeking a Business Intelligence Developer III for a three (3) month contract opportunity schedule to begin immediately. Key Responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: All activities relating to the strategy, methodologies and tools which enable IT to provide the highest quality products and services to its business clients; Define, select an...
Eagle is currently seeking a Business Systems Analyst for a twelve (12) month contract opportunity schedule to begin in April. Key Responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: Document and analyze business processes, business requirements, inputs, outputs, integration points and conduct workflow analysis and business process modelling; Provide documentation, inc...
Eagle is currently seeking a Project Manager II for a six (6) month contract opportunity schedule to begin immediately. Key Responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: Manage budgets up to $1 MM; Interacting with various technology stakeholders including Infrastructure Support, Operations, Change Management, Release Management, Portfolio Management and Intake M...
Eagle is currently seeking a Business Intelligence Developer III for a twelve (12) month contract opportunity schedule to begin immediately. Key Responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible for the following: Design, development, deployment, and support of reports; and, Consulting with all members of our Technology Solutions team: Architecture (Solutions Architect, Data Architect...
Information Security Specialists Our client is in search of a few Information Security Specialists which will be responsible for all aspects of security of the organization. This analyst will be conducting vulnerability audits and assessments. They will be accountable for the creation and maintenance of policies, standards, baselines, guidelines and procedures. There are both Intermediate and Seni...
About Capgemini With more than 130,000 people in over 40 countries, Capgemini is one of the world's foremost providers of consulting, technology and outsourcing services. The Group reported 2013 global revenues of EUR 10.1 billion. Together with its clients, Capgemini creates and delivers business and technology solutions that fit their needs and drive the results they want. A deeply multicultural...
Title: Corporate Controller ( 6 month contract) Department: Finance Reports To: Vice President Finance Status: Contract Work Schedule: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Overall Accountabilities: International Financial Data Services (Canada) Limited offers the global collective investment industry specialized shareholder and investor servicing solutions. IFDS Canada is unique in its organiz...
Pilote d'affaires intermédiaire Responsabilités : - Analyser les besoins ainsi que la rédaction de stratégies et de devis d'essais - Participer à la réalisation de la stratégie d’essais d’acceptation; - Préparer les cas d’essais; - Réaliser les essais d’acceptation et effectuer le suivi des anomalies; - Préparer les cas utilisés lors des sessions de formation; - Vérification et validation de dossi...
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