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New Zealand                                    ICTTertiary Education & Job Series                          February 2012  ...
Insights ICT Jobs    NZ Seek ICT jobs adverts for the month of February are 3.4% up on     the same month last year    ...
Seek & Trademe                                            ICT Job Advert Trends2007 Peak                                  ...
Seek ICT Job Adverts                                                            All NZ                                    ...
Seek ICT Job Adverts                                     Year to February                                           2012  ...
Seek ICT Job Advert Trends                                             Change for the Month of                            ...
Seek ICT Job Adverts                                       by Industry Certification                                      ...
Seek ICT Job Adverts Filtered                                       by Management Certifications                          ...
Top Ten Professional Certifications                              Ranking & Percentage of NZ Respondents                   ...
Seek ICT Job Adverts by                                                 Programming Language                              ...
– Feb 2012 The most sought-after development skills remain Java and .Net,  and, within .Net, relatively new technologies ...
TIOBE [The Importance of Being Earnest]                                           Programming Community Index             ...
Comparison by Role                             Seek ICT Job Adverts                                February 2012          ...
Robert Walters NZ Salary Survey                                                                            Permanent Salar...
Robert Walters NZ Salary                                                       Survey                                     ...
Global Salary Survey [NZ]Outlook for 2011: Market becoming increasingly candidate short as more roles are created Perman...
Active Tech Pros                                  Annual Salary [NZD] by Job Function and NZ Region                       ...
Annual Salary by Job Function & Region (NZD)                Number & Percentage of Respondents                         Rep...
US IT salaries rise, bonuses get bigger  The average wage for tech and engineering pros climbed 2% to US$81,327 last   ye...
News BytesHudson [Recruitment Specialists] Survey 27 per cent of NZ ICT employees got a pay rise of more than 10 per cent...
News BytesHot Jobs for 2012 [Career Advice]Top Five Jobs in the IT Industry  Software developer  Business analyst  Proj...
Conclusion Programming Languages    Java remains No.1 in the TIOBE top 20 Jobs    The future remains extremely bright ...
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  1. 1. New Zealand ICTTertiary Education & Job Series February 2012 garry.roberton@wintec.ac.nzNote: Indicates new/significant change
  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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)
  4. 4. 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)
  5. 5. 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)
  6. 6. 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)
  7. 7. 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)
  8. 8. 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)
  9. 9. 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)
  10. 10. 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)
  11. 11. – 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 ]
  12. 12. 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)
  13. 13. 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)
  14. 14. 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)
  15. 15. 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)
  16. 16. 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?
  17. 17. 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)
  18. 18. 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)
  19. 19. 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)
  20. 20. 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]
  21. 21. 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]
  22. 22. 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
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