Computer Technology Careers : MBEA/MCEA/NCBEA   Summer   Conference July 25, 2007 Great Ports of Call
Your Cruise Director <ul><li>BA/CIS – University of Missouri-Columbia </li></ul><ul><li>MS/Information Systems Management ...
Sailing Agenda <ul><li>About the Cruise… </li></ul><ul><li>Career Preservers </li></ul><ul><li>An Island Tour </li></ul><u...
About the Cruise… <ul><li>1995: 35,000 IT grads in the US </li></ul><ul><li>2006: 25,000 IT grads in US </li></ul><ul><li>...
More Cruise News <ul><li>Five IT areas are in the top 10 fastest growing job areas.  (Bureau of Labor Statistics) </li></u...
More Cruise News, Part Deux Data Source: US Bureau of Labor 41.8% 2,694,000 1,900,000 TOTAL 31.4% 640,000 487,000 Systems ...
Career Preservers <ul><ul><li>Communication Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Written </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul>...
SOS <ul><li>BFO   </li></ul><ul><li>CUL </li></ul><ul><li>GG </li></ul><ul><li>GMTA   </li></ul><ul><li>HAND </li></ul><ul...
Island Tour Map Computer Programming Systems Analysis Software Engineer System Administrator Database Administrator Suppor...
Port of Call:  Software Engineer Computer Programming Systems Analysis Software Engineer System Administrator Database Adm...
Port of Call: Software Engineer <ul><li>Design, develop, test, and evaluate computer software and systems  </li></ul><ul><...
Port of Call:  Computer Programming Computer Programming Systems Analysis Software Engineer System Administrator Database ...
<ul><li>Write, test, and maintain computer programs </li></ul><ul><li>Specializations include  applications programmers  a...
Port of Call:  Systems Analysis Computer Programming Systems Analysis Software Engineer System Administrator Database Admi...
<ul><li>Analyze and solve computer problems and apply technology to meet the needs of an organization </li></ul><ul><li>Al...
Port of Call:  System Administration Computer Programming Systems Analysis Software Engineer System Administration Databas...
<ul><li>Ensure that the design of a network allows all of the components to fit together and work properly </li></ul><ul><...
Port of Call:  Database Administration Computer Programming Systems Analysis Software Engineer System Administrator Databa...
<ul><li>Database administrators  determine ways to organize and store data using database management systems software  </l...
Port of Call:  Support Specialist Computer Programming Systems Analysis Software Engineer System Administrator Database Ad...
<ul><li>Provide technical assistance, support, and advice to customers and other users </li></ul><ul><li>Specializations i...
Disembark <ul><li>Technology is and will continue to be a critical part of your life, not just your career. </li></ul><ul>...
QUESTIONS?
<ul><li>To get more information contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Jefferson City Information Technology Coalition </li></ul><ul><...
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Computer Technology Careers: MBEA/MCEA/NCBEA Summer Conference

  1. 1. Computer Technology Careers : MBEA/MCEA/NCBEA Summer Conference July 25, 2007 Great Ports of Call
  2. 2. Your Cruise Director <ul><li>BA/CIS – University of Missouri-Columbia </li></ul><ul><li>MS/Information Systems Management – ISIM </li></ul><ul><li>28 years in IT </li></ul><ul><li>24 years recruiting </li></ul><ul><li>Private and public organizations </li></ul><ul><li>4 children </li></ul><ul><li>Live in Columbia </li></ul>
  3. 3. Sailing Agenda <ul><li>About the Cruise… </li></ul><ul><li>Career Preservers </li></ul><ul><li>An Island Tour </li></ul><ul><li>Disembark </li></ul><ul><li>Questions </li></ul>
  4. 4. About the Cruise… <ul><li>1995: 35,000 IT grads in the US </li></ul><ul><li>2006: 25,000 IT grads in US </li></ul><ul><li>2000 to 2004: 60% drop in the number of incoming U.S. undergrads planning to major in computer science </li></ul><ul><li>BUT… </li></ul><ul><li>2006: nearly 100,000 new IT jobs in the US </li></ul><ul><li>Not enough “supply” for the “demand” </li></ul><ul><li>Unemployment for IT related areas is 2.4 %, compared to overall unemployment at 4.5% (networkworld.com, 4/9/2007) </li></ul><ul><li>Fall 2006 Salary Survey: salaries up by 7.5% for IS majors to $47,182. (National Association of Colleges & Employers (NACE)) </li></ul>
  5. 5. More Cruise News <ul><li>Five IT areas are in the top 10 fastest growing job areas. (Bureau of Labor Statistics) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Computer systems software engineer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2. Computer applications software engineer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>6. Computer systems analyst </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7. Database administrator </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9. Network systems and data communication analyst </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Two IT areas are in the Top 10 best jobs. (Money Magazine) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1. Software engineer </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>7. Computer IT analyst </li></ul></ul>
  6. 6. More Cruise News, Part Deux Data Source: US Bureau of Labor 41.8% 2,694,000 1,900,000 TOTAL 31.4% 640,000 487,000 Systems analysts 38.2% 144,000 104,000 Database administrators 38.4% 385,000 278,000 Systems administrators 43.0% 486,000 340,000 Software engineers, systems software 48.4% 682,000 460,000 Software engineers, applications software 54.6% 357,000 231,000 Network systems & data communications analysts Growth Employed 2014 Employed 2004 IT Occupation
  7. 7. Career Preservers <ul><ul><li>Communication Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Written </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Verbal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interpersonal </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time Management </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Teaming Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Critical Thinking Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Leadership Skills </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Business Knowledge </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. SOS <ul><li>BFO </li></ul><ul><li>CUL </li></ul><ul><li>GG </li></ul><ul><li>GMTA </li></ul><ul><li>HAND </li></ul><ul><li>OTP </li></ul><ul><li>TIA </li></ul><ul><li>YT? </li></ul><ul><li>PIR </li></ul>Blinding Flash of the Obvious See You Later Gotta Go Great Minds Think Alike Have A Nice Day On The Phone Thanks In Advance You There? Parents In Room <ul><li>YPTT </li></ul>You Passed the Test
  9. 9. Island Tour Map Computer Programming Systems Analysis Software Engineer System Administrator Database Administrator Support Specialist Data Source: US Bureau of Labor
  10. 10. Port of Call: Software Engineer Computer Programming Systems Analysis Software Engineer System Administrator Database Administrator Support Specialist
  11. 11. Port of Call: Software Engineer <ul><li>Design, develop, test, and evaluate computer software and systems </li></ul><ul><li>Specializations include computer applications software engineers, computer systems software engineers, and systems software engineers. </li></ul><ul><li>Median annual earnings: $74,980 </li></ul>
  12. 12. Port of Call: Computer Programming Computer Programming Systems Analysis Software Engineer System Administrator Database Administrator Support Specialist
  13. 13. <ul><li>Write, test, and maintain computer programs </li></ul><ul><li>Specializations include applications programmers and systems programmers </li></ul><ul><li>Median annual earnings: $62,890 </li></ul>Port of Call: Computer Programmers
  14. 14. Port of Call: Systems Analysis Computer Programming Systems Analysis Software Engineer System Administrator Database Administrator Support Specialist
  15. 15. <ul><li>Analyze and solve computer problems and apply technology to meet the needs of an organization </li></ul><ul><li>Also known as systems developers or systems architects </li></ul><ul><li>Median annual earnings: $66,460 </li></ul>Port of Call: Systems Analysts
  16. 16. Port of Call: System Administration Computer Programming Systems Analysis Software Engineer System Administration Database Administrator Support Specialist
  17. 17. <ul><li>Ensure that the design of a network allows all of the components to fit together and work properly </li></ul><ul><li>Specializations include network administrators and computer systems administrators </li></ul><ul><li>Median annual earnings: $58,190 </li></ul>Port of Call: System Administrators
  18. 18. Port of Call: Database Administration Computer Programming Systems Analysis Software Engineer System Administrator Database Administration Support Specialist
  19. 19. <ul><li>Database administrators determine ways to organize and store data using database management systems software </li></ul><ul><li>Median annual earnings: $85,190 </li></ul>Port of Call: Database Administrators
  20. 20. Port of Call: Support Specialist Computer Programming Systems Analysis Software Engineer System Administrator Database Administrator Support Specialist
  21. 21. <ul><li>Provide technical assistance, support, and advice to customers and other users </li></ul><ul><li>Specializations include technical support specialists, help-desk technicians , and computer security specialists </li></ul><ul><li>Median annual earnings: $40,430 </li></ul>Port of Call: Support Specialists
  22. 22. Disembark <ul><li>Technology is and will continue to be a critical part of your life, not just your career. </li></ul><ul><li>IT skills will help you succeed in a tech-savvy world, regardless of which career path you choose. </li></ul><ul><li>New career opportunities are rapidly emerging in the IT industry. </li></ul><ul><li>Get the most out of today – ASK questions! </li></ul>
  23. 23. QUESTIONS?
  24. 24. <ul><li>To get more information contact: </li></ul><ul><li>Jefferson City Information Technology Coalition </li></ul><ul><li>Paul Wright </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>573-526-7363 </li></ul><ul><li>Check Us Out on the Web: </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.jcitc.org </li></ul>

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