The top 10 available IT job categories in Ireland

By: February 7, 2014
Noelle O'Reilly, CEO of the Dublin Tech Summit

Project managers closely followed by help desk, desk side and network support engineers head the list of most available jobs across the tech sector according to a new survey.

I.T. Alliance Resourcing Services analysed 126 job vacancies which it will be promoting at Career Zoo in the Convention Centre, Dublin on the 15th February.

Over a quarter of the open roles are for project managers, and one in five jobs is for helpdesk and support roles. There are also a wide range of other jobs available from network engineers and systems administrators to Java, .NET and SharePoint developers.

“The growth in cloud computing is fuelling demand not only for people with remote I.T. management and support skills, but for project management, I.T. security and network professionals to oversee its implementation and support,” says Shaun Brown (resourcing manager, I.T. Alliance Group). “Demand is buoyant not only in Dublin but in Cork and Limerick as well.”

The Top 10 I.T. jobs most available are as follows:
Project Management 27.7%
Helpdesk and Support Engineers 20.6%
Network Engineer incl. System Administrators, Networking) 12.7%
Desk side support 7.9%
Developers (incl. Java, .NET and SharePoint) 7.5%
Business Operations Managers 7.1%
Technical and Solutions Architects 5.5%
Testing 5.5%
Infrastructure incl. Storage and Database Consultants 4.7%
Other 0.8%