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“In a June survey by the IT jobs site, 65 percent of hiring managers and recruiters said they will hire more tech professionals in the second half of 2011 than in the previous six months. But which jobs have the greatest growth potential — and stand the best chance of withstanding outsourcing or another economic downturn?” –InfoWorld, June 14, 2011

InfoWorld reports on the six hottest new jobs in IT.  And, Safari Books Online has resources to help you land one of these great positions!

Hot IT job No. 1: Business Architect









Hot IT job No. 2: Data Scientist


  • Title: R Cookbook
  • By: Paul Teetor
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc.
  • Title: Data Mashups in R
  • By: Jeremy Leipzig; Xiao-Yi Li
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc.


Hot IT job No. 3: Social Media Architect


  • Title: O’Reilly Webcast: Creating Your Social Media Policy
  • By: Joshua-Michele Ross
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc.


Hot IT job No. 4: Mobile Technology Expert

  • Title: App Savvy
  • By: Ken Yarmosh
  • Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Inc.


Hot IT job No. 5: Enterprise Mobile Developer



Hot IT job No. 6: Cloud Architect

  • Title: Moving Applications to the Cloud
  • By: Eugenio Pace; Dominic Betts; Scott Densmore; Ryan Dunn; Masashi Narumoto; Matias Woloski
  • Publisher: Microsoft Press

Read the article, The 6 hottest new jobs in IT, by Robert Strohmeyer.

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2 Responses to “What are the hottest career opportunities in tech?”

  1. cielle

    Technology is all over the place. That’s why IT jobs is in demand right now.
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