What kind of education and training do I need to prepare for today’s roles in IT? Where can I find the training I need?
In Northeast Ohio – summer 2016, there were 1,833 open IT positions requiring an Associate’s degree and 12,136 open IT positions requiring a Bachelor’s degree with employers indicating that world-class training is a priority.
Research conducted on IT job posts in 2015-2016 shows nearly 3/4 of all regional employers are looking for candidates with a Bachelor’s degree. This is followed by skilled workers with at minimum a high school diploma or Associate’s degree.
1. Bachelor’s degrees are in most demand (72.3% of all postings)
2. High School diplomas are in second demand (12% of all postings)
3. Associate’s degrees are next in demand (10.9% of all postings)
4. Graduate or professional degrees are in fourth demand (4.9% of all postings)
Source: Labor/Insight Jobs (Burning Glass Technologies