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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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Eagle is currently seeking an Intermediate Project Manager for a three (3) month contract opportunity scheduled to begin in January. Key Responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible for: Establishing and leading assigned Non IT projects which have been initiated by the Accountable Executive; Defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering assigned projects, including all busines...
Eagle is currently seeking one (1) SAP BW Security Consultant for a one (1) month contract opportunity scheduled to begin in January. Key Responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible for: Migrating relevant historical data to another system, as well as establish an interface which will continuously feed new data to the new system; and, Ensuring that this data transfer takes place...
Position/Title: Client Services Administrator Length: 6 months Start Date: ASAP If you are interested in being considered for this position, please respond with: • Rate & Availability • Resume • References ***** Please note that your resume will not be forwarded to any of our clients without your explicit permission. Thank you for your interest, however only those being conside...
VTRAC Consulting Corporation “Solutions for Growth” Please e-mail your resume as a MS-WORD document in confidence Subject:Senior Application / Database Support Specialist, JOB No.7396, Attention:***** call: (416) 366-2600 x 225 Job No.: 7396 Position: Senior Application/Database Support Specialist Position Type: PERM No. of Positions: 1 Location: Toronto, ON Description: As a member of t...
Eagle is currently seeking one (1) Senior Quality Assurance Analyst for a three (3) month contract opportunity scheduled to begin in January. Key Responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible for: Communicating with the team and the ability to step into a project that is currently in progress and getting ready to Go Live; and, Assigning testing tasks to other Testers on the team. S...
Company Info: Over the past 40 years, Holloway Schulz & Partners has remained focused on finding the strongest talent for Canada's most successful organizations. Through collaboration with our parent company, we've come to specialize in permanent executive and professional positions in all verticals. Job Description: Are you a Senior Infrastructure Specialist who cares about project quality rather...
Company Info: Over the past 40 years, Holloway Schulz & Partners has remained focused on finding the strongest talent for Canada's most successful organizations. Through collaboration with our parent company, we've come to specialize in permanent executive and professional positions in all verticals. Job Description: This is a fantastic Full Time opportunity to secure a great career path with a we...
Company Info: Over the past 40 years, Holloway Schulz & Partners has remained focused on finding the strongest talent for Canada's most successful organizations. Through collaboration with our parent company, we've come to specialize in permanent executive and professional positions in all verticals. Our strongest areas of expertise remain in Finance, Information Technology, Supply Chain & Logisti...
Company Info: Over the past 40 years, Holloway Schulz & Partners has remained focused on finding the strongest talent for Canada's most successful organizations. Through collaboration with our parent company, we've Job Description: This client is Top 5 in North America within their space which based in the Vancouver region. This is a hands-on role with the opportunity to prototype new techniques,...
On behalf of our client in the Lower Mainland,Ignite Technical Resources is looking for an Intermediate to Senior JavaScript Developer to join their team for a 6 monthcontract with strong possibility of extension (conversion to permanent role is an option if you are interested). The Role: This role is with a major enterprise level client and will give you an opportunity to work on very large matur...
On behalf of our client in the Lower Mainland,Ignite Technical Resources is looking for an Intermediate to Senior HTML/CSS Developer to join their team for a 6 monthcontract with strong possibility of extension. The Role: This role is with a major enterprise level client and will give you an opportunity to work on very large mature web sites and complex projects. The client is looking for a driven...
Our client a very large reputable organization in Vancouver is looking for a bright and enthusiastic individual to take on the role of Project Manager Voice Services for a seven (7) month contract opportunity. The Project Manager Voice Services is responsible for an Avaya and Cisco phone system upgrade for our client. Key Responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible for: Developin...
Modis est présentement à la recherche d'un administrateur réseau pour l'un de ses clients situé à ville ST Laurent Mission Principale: Personne ressource pour le fonctionnement, la maintenance et la surveillance des divers les systèmes et équipements informatiques. Responsabilités: • Assurer les travaux techniques ayant trait à la maintenance, la surveillance des serveurs, des unités de storage et...
We are currently seeking high caliber Software Developer candidates. Based in Calgary, Alberta, you will be working for one of Calgary’s leading Information & Data Management solution firms. As the Software Developer, you will be responsible for : Translating technical systems specifications into working, tested applications, developing detailed programming specifications, writing and/or generatin...
Modis est présentement à la recherche d'un Conseiller Peoplesoft technique pour l'un de ses clients oeuvrant situé au centre-ville de Montréal. Belle opportunité de carrière permanente avec des avantages sociaux et salaire très compétitifs Profil recherché Sous la responsabilité de la directrice – Service de développement de systèmes d’information, l’analyste conçoit et élabore des solutions en ma...
Title: Senior Software Developer Location: Calgary, Alberta Reports To: Information Services Manager Experience/Proficiency: Minimum of 7 years of technology experience with at least 4 years in a hands-on senior development role. Also requires minimum 5 years in a manufacturing environment Education: bachelor's degree in computer science, or similar computer-related degree Hours: 40 NOC Code: 2171...
Our client a very large reputable organization in Vancouver is looking for a bright and enthusiastic individual to take on the role of Network Voice Analyst for a six (6) month contract opportunity. The voice analyst is responsible for proving technical leadership and support for voice communications infrastructure by analyzing and diagnosing problems and formulating solutions. Provides expertise...
Eagle is currently seeking a Senior Software Sales Manager for a permanent opportunity, scheduled to begin in January. Key Responsibilities The successful candidate will be responsible for: Collaborating with multiple departments nurturing and developing partner relationships with both re-sellers and OEMs; Assisting in planning sales strategy; manages the internal processes in support of sales rep...
Are you aware that the Canadian IT Market has picked up significantly and Modis is actively representing an elite list of clients that are in need of top technology talent? As a valued consultant of the Modis family, our organization wants to make you aware of employment opportunities. Our client is looking to engage a Project Manager. If you are actively seeking a challenge and feel that the belo...
Our client, a leading organization located in the West End of Toronto, has asked Bagg Technology Resources to assist with a major billing system migration by providing a Data Migration Lead Consultant on a contract basis. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES: *Lead the Data Migration and Conversion team in assessing and mapping data activities while creating the client's migration framework for extracting, vali...
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