I was reading few articles at InsideTech, which is a Monster Jobs company, and came across this interesting publication about IT Career profiles. It is an interesting research article with projections for IT careers with Median salary in IT jobs corresponding to the job titles. I have tabulated all of these projections with full info for comprehensive view. If you are starting your career, you might want to look at these job titles if you are accepting any IT career position in USA. Also, read the HOT IT Skills in 2010 to make big Money to jumpstart your IT consulting career
|Median Salary||Education Required|
Growth Rate Industry*
|IT Consultant||$73,000||B.Tech / B.S in Computer Sciences or IT||Consulting contract work is growing around at 10% per year|
|IT Manager||$104,000||More work experience; MBA with technology emphasis||IT managers employment is expected to grow at rate of 16% in the next 6 years|
|Web Developer||$68,125||Web development Skills with Bachelors degree or Associates Degree||Computer Sciences related jobs are expected to grow at 37% in next 6 years, web developers will be key for integration of systems in next 6 years|
|Computer Programmer||$68,125||Associates degree or bachelors degree, with certifications in preferred language||The projection for coding jobs suggests decline by 4%, but the replacement of the coders will create jobs|
|Network Administrator||$79,000||Bachelors in Computer Scinences, Computer Engineering, MIS added with experience||Great demand expected by analysts and might grow around 53% in next six years.|
|Database Administrator||$91,500||Similar to Network Administrator||The category is expected to grow at around 29% in the next 6 years|
|Software Engineer||$88,500||Bachelors degree in Computer Science or Software engineering. Also, computer Security, systems design degrees help too||The expectation is to grow at around 38% in the next 6 years.|
|Systems Analyst||$71,000||Similar to Network Administrator||Growth rate is around 29% in the next 6 years as per projections|
* All projections were done from 2006-2016. Adjusted the years to reflect as next years with same data presented.
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