Ms. Yogita Tulsiani, Director & Co-founder, iXceed Solutions

The dynamic Ms. YogitaTulsiani is armed with a Masters in Business Administration from ISB, Hyderabad. The versatile businessperson has more than a decade of experience in Business Development and Consultancy across various industries in the UK, USA, Europe and APAC. Her repertoire includes an illustrious clientele in the Financial Services, Telecom, Retail, Information Technology and Learning industries like Genpact Headstrong and HP.The current role of Director in IXCEED has been a culmination of various roles in her career. Global expansions and exponential revenue growth have been the trajectory that Ms Tulsiani has followed. She has been instrumental in starting new lines of business. The stint at IXCEED has already proved her mettle in initiating growth patterns.

 

The Tech industry is blowing up. Each sector looks for digitally-driven business solutions to create enriched user experiences. Companies are doing their utmost to adapt to the dynamically burgeoning market and attract top tech talent. The advancements in technology and rapid digitization are gradually rendering existing job profiles irrelevant to current market needs. 

Technology is paving the way for innovation for forward-moving companies. New-age IT professionals hone up their skills to make them more sophisticated and useful in today’s time. Also, with the radical shift towards remote/ online working, it has become the perfect time to learn about top tech careers in demand.

Here are the top 6 most in-demand jobs in IT that offer higher than average salaries to professionals with a strong growth projection. 

Cloud architect

A cloud architect is the one who manages the cloud computing architecture of a company. Cloud computing technologies have the tendency to grow increasingly complex. It becomes necessary to have a robust cloud architecture and an architect to handle the front-end platforms, servers, storage, delivery and networks to manage cloud storage. According to a report in 2018, around 81 percent of companies have a multi-cloud strategy and 38 percent of enterprises view public cloud as their top priority in 2018 – a 29 percent rise from 2017. 

The use of cloud computing requires an architect who is accountable to lead the company’s cloud computing tasks. Companies with vacancies for cloud computing architects look for an individual with knowledge of state-of-the-art cloud technologies and architectural principles and experience in scaling cloud applications. 

Cybersecurity professional

In a digitally-driven world, businesses rely on data that carry confidential information. This increases the need for security professionals to protect data, information, systems, network and the cloud to ensure the company is safe from potential threats or cyberattacks. Usually, companies look for professionals who have the ability to implement security policies, procedures and manage threats and vulnerabilities. 

Programmer analyst

A programmer analyst is a designer, coder and developer who is also responsible for testing new programs. They work closely with project managers to design programs and handle debugging and troubleshooting applications. They are experienced professionals who identify problems, detect outages and implement solutions. Companies look for programmer analysts with experience and knowledge in programming languages such as Java, JavaScript, C, C++ and .NET. 

Database administrator

A database administrator is an extremely critical role in a company. As database administration consists of everything related to the database, an administrator manages, backs up and ensures the availability of data produced by and consumed by a company.  

A database administrator is positioned in the IT department and possesses strong database management skills. Apart from this, an individual who has experience in data analysis and reporting skills is always in demand and gets paid higher.  

Mobile app developer

Mobile application development is in demand for companies planning to take a leap of success. Mobile app development requires extensive knowledge of developing applications compatible with android, iOS, Windows and other popular operating systems. They are typically programmers with critical skills in UX design, troubleshooting, debugging and development. The mobile app developer works to emphasizes creating a user-friendly interface and is responsible for designing, testing and releasing mobile applications. Additionally, a mobile developer with extensive knowledge of Objective C, HTML, XML and JavaScript are preferred in the industry. 

AI/ML or IoT engineer

As the world is making a shift towards automation, the demand for the Internet of Things (IoT), Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning engineers is increasing. These engineers deal with the area of computer science and the creation of intelligent machines that work like humans. AI, ML and IoT have become lucrative fields for IT professionals. Since these roles are niche-specific, they require an advanced technical background as well as hands-on experience in the field.  

Summing up

Going forward, jobs in the IT sector are predicted to grow at a fast pace. According to recent stats – employment in ICT is projected to grow 13 percent between 2020 to 2030 which is faster than the other average occupations. Furthermore, professionals continuing to learn new technical skills will pave the way for themselves and get highly prestigious jobs in the industry. 

 

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