According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, we have been out of the recession since 2009. However, job growth in the IT market has been incremental at best. And although technology is an integral part of every organization, IT hasn't been immune to hiring freezes and layoffs over the past several years. More IT pros have been becoming contractors as a result, which begs this question: Is job stability a thing of the past?
No role is recession-proof but with a little forethought you can dramatically help your odds. Using data provided by TEKsystems, we've identified the IT roles that have consistently been in high demand over the last five years and are expected to be important IT roles in the foreseeable future.