Career in IT

Guide to IT Careers

  • When it comes to choosing the right technology, we have to do great extent of home work to drill down suitable course, few of the things needs to consider are personality match, prerequisite skills, technologies in demand, teaching faculties, infrastructure, job requirements,future prospects, working hours, salary, etc. Jobity offers tools to suggest best suite career course by assessing your capabilities and interests aligning to the industry requirements.
  • Analytical skills and technical aptitude are the most important skills. You don’t have to be good at math, you do need to be able to problem solver and enjoy new challenges.
  • Determination, Self-motivation, Ability to adapt to change, Customer oriented, Team player, Technical and analytical/reasoning aptitude, etc.
  • Generally, bachelors degree is a minimum educational qualification in India for most of the IT companies and when it comes to senior and managerial positions, MBA adds advantage to the experience.
  • No, but few of the round-the-clock and on-demand jobs could be challenging for female aspirants.
  • Though not required, product or system certifications could benefit an IT job aspirant. These professional certifications are often offered by software or hardware technology companies or partners and can be used to demonstrate expertise in a specific technology and can show employers that applicants have the required skills and training to fulfill job requirements.
  • Common skills and technologies like Typing, MS Office, Mail Clients, Ticketing Systems, and basic understanding of computer hardware and operating systems, networking, and Internet, and of course soft skills. 
  • Software Development, Quality Assurance, IT Infrastructure Management, Customer Support, Graphic Designing, etc.
  • Bioinformatics, Human Informatics, Data Sciences, Artificial Intelligence, Blockchain, Games & Graphics Development, Computer Programming, System Analysis and Design, Operating Systems Administration, Cyber Security, Computer Forensics, 3D Animation, Virtual Reality, E-Commerce,  Geographical Information Systems, Mobile Applications, etc.
  • The growth is exponential! There is a shortage of people, so companies recruit from classes and are even willing to train you. This is great for people making a career change.
  • All types – everybody uses computers. Small businesses need IT expertise, while many big companies have in-house IT departments, or outsource to an IT service company. Science and Engineering, Business & Commerce, Education, Governance, Medicine, Entertainment, Accounting firms, law firms, real estate companies, retail stores, etc.
  • I think an instructor-led program is the most effective. The human interaction builds confidence, and more confidence leads to more success! By not being isolated, the student is able to learn more, ask questions, and get immediate feedback. The classroom has many more computers, and is able to simulate more real-job situations than a student studying at home alone. There’s a great demand for IT professionals who have certification, both from a university and vendor-specific.
  • Typically, for entry level, training will take six to eight months, at 10-12 hours per week but only technology training is not enough to make yourself ready for a job. In order to make industry ready, aspirant needs to prepare themselves as of they are going to become as a faculty to train somebody on the same technology that means aspirants should gain on in-depth technology, presentation, problem solving, and soft skills.