Edits by: Palak Dawar
Some skills expire, some skills come in action, while some skills are acquired over the years! If you’re graduating this year and looking forward to have a high end job, there are some skills which can land you in your dream place! Want to know more?
Read on for the top 10 in-demand skills of 2017 that can get you hired around the globe.
- Storage System and Management
Storage system and management is a technology used for improving the performance of data storage resources and its access. This includes virtualization, replication, mirroring, security, compression, traffic analysis, process automation, storage provisioning and related techniques.
The amount of information stored in computers in various organizations is increasing significantly every passing day which pressurizes the organizations to increase their storage capacity whenever required which is an expensive process. In order to reduce these expenses, organizations hire people to improve their storage management time to time which indicates a clear high demand of this particular skill in future!
- SEO/SEM Marketing
Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is the strategy or a method to ensure that a site is accessible to a search engine and improves the ranking of a particular search engine in the result pages. The higher the ranking, the higher are the chances of the user to visit the site.
Search Engine Marketing (SEM) uses the search engines to advertise the site to e-customers. So both SOM and SEM are equally important, especially when you want to conduct an online business.
This will be the hottest skill to be hired for with a bright future because companies are now finally realizing the potential and importance of digital marketing for their businesses.
- Data Presentation
Employers increasingly need people to maintain and organize data to avoid confusion and to make their data easier to understand. So there’s a higher chance of getting hired in this particular field this year and in future because firms will always need people to maintain their treasured data.
- Mobile Development
Mobile development is a process by which application software are developed for mobile devices. Skills like ‘app development’ fit into the category of mobile development. At present, IT industry is the fastest growing sector and it will generate a lot of employment opportunities in future as well!
- Network and Information Security
Network and information security consists of policies and practices to prevent unauthorized access, misuse, modification, or denial of a computer network and network accessible resources. As the use of internet increases, the need of security becomes a growing necessity. This eventually results in hiring people with this ability in a high demand.
- User Interface Design
User interface design is a design used for machines and software whose goal is to simplify user interaction and make it more efficient. Due to an increase in the use of technology, complexity of software issues arise quite frequently and hence the imperatives of User Interface Design.
- Middleware and Integration Software
Middleware and integration software mainly represent the software that offers run time services for communication. It enables communication between software programs. Many organizations are facing issues created by the rapid increase in social, mobile and cloud platforms and given persistent time and budget constraints which automatically increase the demand of this technique. IT has no other option but to combine traditional and cloud based approaches.
- Web Architecture and Development
Web architecture and development is a technique used to build websites that are both aesthetically pleasing and functional, for example- Java. Nowadays, user experience gets more importance which eventually requires to develop efficient websites and makes this skill in-demand.
- Statistical analysis and data mining
Statistics is at the core of data mining, whereas data mining includes data analysis, data cleaning, preparation, visualization of results and how to produce predictions in real time. This is an in-demand skill because employers will always have a demand of people who could find and make sense of the data as well.
- Cloud and Distributed Computing
Cloud Computing is basically used to define a class of computing based on network technology. Distributed Computing on the other hand comprises of multiple software components that belong to multiple computers. People who can develop and maintain these networks effectively and efficiently are the most in-demand.
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