Opportunities & Growth in IT sector
According to latest surevey, Information & Technology (IT) sector is one of the highest employment generating sectors in India. Companies usually absorb talent from diverse disciplines. This article mainly focusses on what opportunities technical graduates can get in this booming sector. To get into the technical work profile, what are the tools & technologies available? What serves as gateway for the students to the world of IT? Answers to all such questions are incorporated in this article, so go ahead and knock the door.
When I say technical graduates it is usually referred to Engineers, MCAs, BCAs, M.Sc. (IT & Electronics ) & B.Sc. ( IT & Electronics) along with MCM degree holders. As these degrees are generally preferred by most of the corporates. Technologies discussed in this article are widely accepted and used by most of the multinational corporations. The technologies are
ORACLE- Search results of naukri.com alone shows currently 2515 jobs are available for ORACLE DATABASE ADMINISTRATORs . This is one of the most widely used technologies in database computing and used by 80% of the corporates in the world. So naturally growth in this technology is ever growing in India and abroad. Practically any graduate can pursue this course ,but as I said earlier companies prefer only technical graduates listed above. Only those candidates should go for this who have got their degrees in the above mentioned streams or are pursuing the same. People who have great analytical skills attain success & have a flourishing career.
LINUX -Linux is a leading server operating system, and runs the 10 fastest supercomputers in the world. This shows it’s a very Comprehensive Enterprise server level operating systems used by most of the companies and ‘Data Centers’ in the world. The demand for this technology is also very high and people opting for “LINUX SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR” as a career are growing. Candidates with good knowledge of software installations & configurations on windows systems normally pick up Linux very easily. Strong knowledge of Hardware & Networking basics are the prerequisites to go for this career option.
JAVA- Unlike ORACLE & LINUX , JAVA is a programming language. This programming language derives much of its syntax from C and C++ but has a simpler object model and fewer low-level facilities. So to gain expertise in JAVA one need to have strong foundation with basic programming languages like C & C++. There is tremendous scope for JAVA professionals in the industry as demand for complex , fast & efficient applications is increasing day by day. All such web based applications are built using JAVA.
PHP-MySQL- Modern businesses demand creatively designed dynamic web sites. So these technologies used coherently to cater to the need of the market. As the popularity of Business as well as personal websites growing day by day more and more people are jumping into these technologies as the opportunity to freelance are widely available here.
PHP is a general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for server-side web development where PHP generally runs on a web server. MySQL is a relational database management system (RDBMS) that runs as a server providing multi-user access to a number of databases. MySQL is a popular choice of database for use in web applications, and is a central component of the widely used LAMP web application software stack. LAMP is an acronym for “Linux, Apache, MySQL, Perl/PHP/Python”.
.Net- Programmers produce software by combining their own source code with the .NET Framework and other libraries. The .NET Framework is used by most new applications created for the Windows platform. Companies & Software developers prefer this platform because of excellent features like Interoperability, Common Language Runtime Engine, Language Independence, Base Class Library, Simplified Deployment, Security, Portability.
All those who are willing to jumpstart their careers are advised to get yourself trained on any of these technologies so that chances of getting good jobs are better. These days companies prefer ON THE JOB training for fresh Candidates so that they really don’t have to invest money on training & development of employees. Make a proper choice before selecting Training providing institutes , make sure that you interact with faculty before you enroll for the training courseware. If the faculty is from industry then students should select that academy because chances to learn current trends in the industry will be more and that will keep them updated to the latest developments. Wish a great career to all !!!