The world is very much dependent on information technology because this is where businesses can get all of their information to customers or other consumers. Due to the rapid growth of the industry as well as a median salary of $82,860 in 2016, the field of information technology is quickly becoming one of the most sought-after fields for professionals with solid skills and education in computer and networking technologies.
Some employers prefer computer network architects with a Master of Business Administration (MBA) in information systems Employers usually expect computer network architects to have work experience in a related field, such as 5-10 years experience working in network administration or with other IT systems, prior to hire.
Information technology has several specialty fields that one can focus on. The fields offered for specialization include data base management, information and systems analysts, information systems auditing, software engineering and network administration.
Database Administrator – A database is any collection of information that a company or organization keeps on file (e.g. customer names, addresses, inventory, etc.) The Database Administrator (DBA) is in charge of organizing, maintaining and updating this database and creating systems so that people authorized to view, add or remove information are able to do so as quickly and as easily as possible.
Regardless of the ever increasing amount of individuals that qualifies themselves for some sector of information technology jobs, the demand for people skilled in the information technology field remain very high and shortages in various fields are constantly experienced.