Five reasons why you should work in IT

Why work in IT imageThe IT sector in Australia is growing rapidly. A recent IBIS report revealed that ICT as we know it – enhanced with high-speed broadband, will become Australia’s most important utility of this century. By 2050, it is expected to generate over $1 trillion in revenue.

Are you suited to a role in IT? Are you good at:

  • Logical thinking
  • Communicating
  • Showing attention to detail
  • Mathematics and
  • Data manipulation (for programming)?

1. Good money

According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics people working in Information Media and Technologies earn on average per week $1672.

2. Constant change

Information Technology is constantly changing, programs are updated, systems changed and new technologies developed. If you don’t like routine IT is for you. Think about it, right now some of the big things in IT are mobile computing, cloud computing, and social networking, none of these things were major considerations ten years ago.

3. High demand

IT is one of the fastest growing industries in Australia. New technology is constantly and rapidly being developed to meet user requirements. This means that IT professionals are in high demand.

4. Valued skills

Having a Degree or Diploma in IT adds value. Performing tasks that others can’t, means you are appreciated by people throughout the business you work for. You assist people with support and help them by building solutions to their problems.

5. Varied roles and situations

Working in IT offers you great flexibility; you can work from varied locations and have flexibility of working hours. IT employees can often start earlier or finish later as the focus is about getting the job done. Problems don’t always occur between nine and five.

IT professionals may work as Systems Administrators, Networking, Website Developers, and Software Developers or in a specialised area.

 

To find out how to start your IT career visit www.computerpower.edu.au

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About Computer Power Institute

Are you preparing for your first job, looking to up-skill or planning a career changes? With no upfront fees, Computer Power diploma could be the right place to start. With access to VET FEE-HELP funding Computer Power IT diplomas can be commenced with no upfront fee. Since 1968 Computer Power Institute has been providing students with the skills and nationally accredited diploma level ICT qualifications to enable them to work in ICT careers across all industries. When individuals choose to study with Computer Power they can enrol today and commence study next week. Students can study from a campus, home or the workplace and commit to a study load that suits their life style. Computer Power provide affordable and accessible learning which leads to employment outcomes. OUR PRODUCTS: Diploma level accredited qualifications: Diploma of Information Technology Networking Diploma of Software Development Diploma of Website Development Short Courses Vendor Certification training and exams included within our diplomas: Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (MCTS):Windows/Web Application DevelopmentMicrosoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP):Enterprise Desktop Support TechnicianServer AdministrationCompTIA: Network+, Security+Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Job Placement Service Computer Power Staffing Services

Posted on June 26, 2014, in Information Technology and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on Five reasons why you should work in IT.

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