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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: Lead Developer – Drupal Salary: 85-100K plus excellent benefits Location: Fraser Valley Want to work for a cutting edge Digital Marketing Agency? Keen to grow your leadership skills into a client ownership and project management role? Are you a Drupal wizard looking for an excellent growth opportunity in a stable and fast growing business? Company Profile This company is a highly sought aft...
Title: Junior Web Developer - WordPress Salary: 45-55K Location: Vancouver Want to work for a cutting edge Digital Marketing Agency? Keen to grow your development skills into more of a client ownership and leadership role? Are you good at WordPress and looking for an excellent growth opportunity? Company Profile This company is a highly sought after Digital consulting agency that works with client...
Position Description: MDA’s IT Department is seeking an Intermediate Network Security Engineer to join our highly talented team of IT professionals. You will be responsible for the design, implementation and management of network and security aspects of our heterogeneous corporate computing environment. The ideal candidate is a self-motivated, task oriented individual with a proven track record of...
About Us CAD MicroSolutions Inc., is one of the most recognized and reputable design automation solution providers in Canada. We offer design automation software, training, and consulting to help our clients innovate, disrupt, design, and succeed. Education • CSWP or CSWE • Mechanical Engineering or equivalent experience Skills • Experience training CAD • FEA Simulation and/or CFD Simulation • Sol...
On behalf of our client in Surrey, Ignite Technical Resources is looking for a Systems Engineer/Administrator for a 10 month contract opportunity. This position is responsible for providing technical support, analysis and resolution services for end-user computing technologies with a high level of professional customer service. You will be responsible for working in a coordination or implementatio...
On behalf of our client in Victoria, Ignite Technical Resources is looking for a Systems Engineer/Administrator for a 10 month contract opportunity. This position is responsible for providing technical support, analysis and resolution services for end-user computing technologies with a high level of professional customer service. You will be responsible for working in a coordination or implementat...
Are you based in the Fraser Valley and open to new opportunities? If you have a well-rounded Information Technology systems background, and enjoy complex technology environments, we have an exciting opportunity WPCG is looking for a System Administrator, for a contract position based with our client in Langley. The successful candidate will have experience with computer systems, software, operatin...
Our Client is seeking the services of a Sr. Database/Application Architect for a full time (3-4 month with possibility of extension) engagment in St. John's, NL Overview • Determines database structural requirements by analyzing client operations, ications, and programming; reviewing objectives with clients; evaluating current systems; • Develops database solutions by designing proposed system; de...
Senior Information Management Analyst There are immediate opportunities available for open positions through BRAINHUNTER. Apply now if you are actively looking or even if you are just looking for opportunities to improve your position and compensation. BRAINHUNTER’s highly skilled and experienced professionals work together for you, to match the right individual with the right job or project. BRAI...
On behalf of our client in the Lower Mainland, Ignite Technical Resources is looking for a Junior .Net Developer to join their team on a full-time permanent basis. Mandatory Requirements: 1-2 years of experience with C#, ASP.Net, SQL Server scripting Some experience with WCF Services Some experience with REST Strong desire to learn and pick up new skills quickly Strong communication skills and abi...
On behalf of our client in Downtown Vancouver, Ignite Technical Resources is looking for a Service Desk Analyst for a 5 Month Contract with a strong possibility of extension. This position will be mainly based out of our clients' downtown Vancouver office with 25% travel to their West Vancouver office on a rotational basis. Deliverables: Respond to customer telephone and Service Desk incidents and...
WPCG is currently recruiting a SR Business Analyst for a long term contract role with one of our lower mainland clients. The ideal candidate has several years’ working experience as a Business Analyst in a client facing capacity on banking systems, payment processing or e-commerce projects. Requirements: 6+ years of recent Business Analysis experience Experience working with end clients to gather...
On behalf of our client, Ignite Technical Resources is looking for a FoxPro Software Developer for a 6 month contract opportunity with a strong possibility of an extension with our large Lower Mainland client. Project Description: Our client is seeking a seasoned and motivated Software Developer with specific FoxPro development experience to join their software development team in a production sup...
Job Title: IT Consultant Working Title: IT Consultant Reports To: SMB Manager Location: Edmonton Business Area: SMB Date Created: March 17, 2015 E.S. Williams & Associates Inc. ESW is an established IT Consulting Firm providing end to end IT services and solutions to small, midsized, and enterprise businesses. At ESW, we are focused on helping clients achieve their goals to drive strategic busines...
Project Manager Project Manager, Delivery Director RESPONSIBILITIES: • The Delivery Director in the Cash Management Office has the responsibility of ensuring that all applications are deployed on time, within budget and defect free in multiple complex environments. • In addition, the Delivery Director has the responsibility and accountability to ensure that they have a strong understanding of the...
Team Overview The SCM team is responsible for both code repository management as well as the delivery of code from development to production. Tools used by the SCM team include: Subversion, PVCS, Perl, ANT, Jenkins, Hudson Applications deployed by SCM are coded in: Openedge Progress, Java, C+ General Role & Responsibilities Work with internal teams to support and enhance the existing SCM processes...
Key Job Accountabilities / Responsibilities: Provide software programming expertise to the Application Support team. Take ownership of assigned personal and team tasks. Effectively manage time in executing assigned tasks across multiple projects. Ensure that work assignments are delivered as per agreed upon timelines. Maintain regular communication with the team & business stakeholders and ensure...
IM/IT Project Manager - 6316 About the Opportunity Our client located in Ottawa east requires a PM to prepare and present project objectives and project plans detailing charter, work breakdown, resource plans, schedules, dependencies, budgets, risk and contingency plans, communication plans, controls and acceptance plans. About You The successful candidate must have proven abilities in the followi...
GFI Systems Inc. The leading provider of Industry driven Fleet Management Systems What are we looking for? We are currently recruiting for Software Developers to join our Development Team in Edmonton, Alberta. We are looking for a top-notch Java developer to join our busy Development Team in the exciting and fast-paced field of Telematics and Fleet Management. Operating in a small team under the s...
Dawn InfoTek Inc. is an experienced group of IT professionals and we also have been offering hundreds of permanent and contract opportunities across all roles, levels and platforms to our clients. Entry/Junior Performance Monitoring Analyst Dawn InfoTek is looking for an Entry Level Performance Monitoring Analyst to work on our client site, one of major banks in Canada. Our client may hire the ana...
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