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February edition of the ICT Education & Job Trends

February edition of the ICT Education & Job Trends

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    • New Zealand ICTTertiary Education & Job Series February 2012 garry.roberton@wintec.ac.nzNote: Indicates new/significant change
    • Insights ICT Jobs  NZ Seek ICT jobs adverts for the month of February are 3.4% up on the same month last year  The Waikato has experienced a 48% increase in ICT jobs advertised on Seek compared with last month  Absolute IT opens an office in Hamilton - engaged to find ICT professionals for 30 roles in the Waikato and Bay of Plenty regions [ ] ICT Salaries  According to the Robert Walters salary survey for permanent staff in Auckland  A .NET/Java developer with 0 to 2 years experience can expect to earn up to $60,000  A project manager with 5+ years experience can expect to earn up to $135,000
    • Seek & Trademe ICT Job Advert Trends2007 Peak All NZbeforerecession 3500 3000 2500 Trademe IT 2000 No.of Jobs Seek ICT 1500 1000 500 0 Sept 2007 Jan 2012 Feb 2012 Month & Year Source: (Accessed February 2012)
    • Seek ICT Job Adverts All NZ Monthly Trends 3000 2753 2500 2000 No. of Job Adverts 1904 2012 2011 1500 2010 1000 500 0 Jan Feb MonthSource: (Accessed February 2012)
    • Seek ICT Job Adverts Year to February 2012 Total NZ Canterbury February 2011 Wellington Waikato Auckland 0 500 1000 1500 2000 2500 3000 Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZ Feb-12 1539 61 805 266 2753 Jan-12 1087 32 543 185 1904Source: (Accessed February 2012)
    • Seek ICT Job Advert Trends Change for the Month of February 2012 50% 45% 40% 35% Percentage Change 30% 25% 20% 15% 10% 5% 0% Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZSource: (Accessed February 2012)
    • Seek ICT Job Adverts by Industry Certification February 2012 Linux continues to dominate the NZ market. Total NZ Canterbury Wellington Waikato Auckland 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 900 1000 Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZ Microsoft 256 3 108 52 443 Cisco 140 4 39 21 213 Linux 522 15 216 89 871Source: (Accessed February 2012)
    • Seek ICT Job Adverts Filtered by Management Certifications February 2012300250200 27% PMP 46%150 Prince ITIL100 27% 50 0 Auckland Wellington Canterbury Waikato Total NZ Source: (Accessed February 2012)
    • Top Ten Professional Certifications Ranking & Percentage of NZ Respondents 2012 ActivTechPros Report 1 Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) 2 A+ Certification 2% 2% 2% 4% 17% 3 Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) 4% 4 Network + 5 Cisco Certified Network Associate 9% (CCNA) 6 Project Management (PMP) 17% 7 Citrix Certification 9% 8 HP certification 11% 9 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) 10 Lotus Professional CertificationSource: (Accessed February 2012)
    • Seek ICT Job Adverts by Programming Language February 2012 Java continues to dominate NZ ICT job market for programmers/developers with PHP a close second. Total NZCanterbury 19% 35%Wellington 14% Waikato 32% Auckland 0 100 200 300 400 500 600 700 800 Auckland Waikato Wellington Canterbury Total NZ .NET 233 5 98 47 402 PHP 398 12 181 71 683 C# 185 4 69 45 315 Java 434 12 214 78 758 Source: (Accessed February 2012)
    • – Feb 2012 The most sought-after development skills remain Java and .Net, and, within .Net, relatively new technologies such as SharePoint and Silverlight [Josh Comrie, managing director of recruitment firm Potentia] According to Adam Roi, senior consultant at Robert Half;  The existing high demand for .Net developers will increase  The release of the .Net 3.5 framework in 2008-2009 was a huge success for Microsoft and was a catalyst for the growth in senior .Net developer roles  Two areas in which Java is used extensively are integration development and in development work in the financial services sector[Refer also to extracts from ComputerWorld article “ICT Job Space 2012” referred to inthe ]
    • TIOBE [The Importance of Being Earnest] Programming Community Index for February 2012February Headline: All time low for Basic, all time high for VB.NET Java C C# C++ Objective-C PHP (Visual) Basic Python Perl Feb-11Language JavaScript Feb-12 Delphi/Object Pascal Ruby Lisp Transact-SQL Pascal Visual Basic .NET PL/SQL Logo Ada R 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 Order of PopularitySource: (Accessed February 2012)
    • Comparison by Role Seek ICT Job Adverts February 2012 25% 24% Programmer/Developer System Support 20% 24% Help Desk 7% Network (All categories) All Other RolesSource: (Accessed February 2012)
    • Robert Walters NZ Salary Survey Permanent Salary [IT] 2011 Chief Iinformation Officer/CTO Programme Manager Manager - IT Operations Project Manager [5+ years exp] Manager - Development Security Specialist [3+ years exp] Solution Architect - Infrastructure Developer - .Net, Java [6+ years exp] Project Manager [3 - 5 years exp] Database Admin [6+ years exp] Manager - Testing ERP Functional Consultant Business Analyst [6+ years exp] Project Manager [1 - 2 years exp] Database Admin [2 - 5 years exp] Wellington [Max]Position [Wellington] Manager - Service Desk Business Analyst [4 - 6 years exp] Wellington [Min] Developer - .Net, Java [3 - 5 years exp] Security Specialist [1 - 3 years exp] Systems Admin [3 - 6 years exp] Quality Analyst [QA] Tester [1 - 3 years exp] Systems Admin [1 - 3 years exp] Service Desk/Desktop/Apps Support [3 - 5… Business Analyst [1 - 3 years exp] Developer - .Net, Java [0 - 2 years exp] Service Desk/Desktop/Apps Support [1 - 3… $0 $50,000 $100,000 $150,000 $200,000 $250,000 $300,000 $350,000 Source: (Accessed February 2012)
    • Robert Walters NZ Salary Survey Permanent Salary [IT] Chief Iinformation Officer/CTO Programme Manager Manager - Development Project Manager [5+ years exp] Solution Architect - Applications Solution Architect - Infrastructure Security Specialist [3+ years exp] Manager - Testing Manager - IT Operations Project Manager [3 - 5 years exp]Position [Auckland] ERP Functional Consultant Auckland [Max] Business Analyst [6+ years exp] Database Admin [6+ years exp] Auckland [Min] Developer - .Net, Java [6+ years exp] Systems Admin [3 - 6 years exp] Project Manager [1 - 2 years exp] Business Analyst [4 - 6 years exp] Tester [3 - 5 years exp] Manager -Service Desk Database Admin [2+ years exp] Business Analyst [1 - 3 years exp] Systems Admin [1 - 3 years exp]Developer - .Net, Java [3 - 5 years exp] Help Desk/Desktop/Apps Support [3 -… Tester [1 - 3 years exp]Developer - .Net, Java [0 - 2 years exp] $0 $50,000 $100,000 $150,000 $200,000 $250,000 $300,000 $350,000 Source: (Accessed February 2012)
    • Global Salary Survey [NZ]Outlook for 2011: Market becoming increasingly candidate short as more roles are created Permanent market to remain steady throughout 2011 due to;  Continual growth and rebuilding of teams  Replacement of headcount lost through natural attrition High demand for professionals with cloud computing experience as businesses look at ways to move their core functions (such as storage requirements, servers and security) to the ‘cloud’ Business intelligence and social networking experience sought-after Senior business analysts in demand[Accessed February 2012]Did this match the outcomes/your experience in 2011?
    • Active Tech Pros Annual Salary [NZD] by Job Function and NZ Region 2012 Report $160,000 $140,000 $120,000 $100,000NZ Dollar $80,000 $60,000 $40,000 $20,000 $0 IT Management Project Systems Communications Support Administration Other IT Total Management Development Professionals Auckland Wellington Christchurch Tauranga Hawkes Bay Whakatane Manawatu Dunedin Source: (Accessed February 2012)
    • Annual Salary by Job Function & Region (NZD) Number & Percentage of Respondents Reporting Year 2011 2% 2% 2% 5% Auckland 1 1 1 5% Wellington 2 Christchurch 2 Tauranga 7% Hawkes Bay 3 18 42% Whakatane Manawatu Dunedin 9 21%Note: very low respondent numbers.Source: (Accessed February 2012)
    • US IT salaries rise, bonuses get bigger  The average wage for tech and engineering pros climbed 2% to US$81,327 last year from $79,384 in 2010  Stiffer competition/demand for tech pros and the skills they have continues to grow, which contributed to the salary gains  Workers lucky enough to get bonuses saw an even bigger boost as the average bonus amount rose 8% to $8,769. The percentage of tech pros receiving bonuses climbed to 32% in 2011, compared with 29% in 2010 and 24% in 2009  The industries most likely to pay out bonuses in 2011 were telecom, hardware, banking, utilities/energy and software  While the national unemployment rate is roughly 8.5%, the unemployment rate among tech professionals is [just] 3.6%  "The labour market for tech professionals is tighter than many other industries. Thats indicative of the skills tech pros have and their strategic importance to their organizations." [Tom Silver, a senior vice president at ] Source: (Accessed February 2012)
    • News BytesHudson [Recruitment Specialists] Survey 27 per cent of NZ ICT employees got a pay rise of more than 10 per cent last year Statistics NZs Labour Cost Index showed a national increase in salaries and wages in the private sector of 2 per cent[ ]Industries of the future [Career Advice] Globally, commentators list health, leisure, hospitality, education, finance and insurance, the internet, IT and green jobs, with an emphasis on the field of science, engineering and mathematics Telecommunications will see growth as cellphones are used for everything from GPS, music……. Digital storage is another huge area for growth, as is internet security and cloud computing A recent report forecasts a shortage by 2018 in the USA of 19,000 data scientists and 1.5 million data-savvy managers and analysts[NZ Weekend Herald Career Article – 11 Feb, 2012]
    • News BytesHot Jobs for 2012 [Career Advice]Top Five Jobs in the IT Industry  Software developer  Business analyst  Project manager  Business intelligence consultant  Systems/network engineer[NZ Herald Career Article – 25 Jan, 2012]
    • Conclusion Programming Languages  Java remains No.1 in the TIOBE top 20 Jobs  The future remains extremely bright for prospective ICT employees in a wide range of well paid jobs/positions Salary  Start on $40,000 per year as a new graduate and within 5 years there is the potential to be earning $100,000 per year