IT – MSP Sector Analysis 2017 Q2 – TC – November 2017
Information Technology continues to be a growing and high-wage sector of great importance to the finance, healthcare, and high tech industries. About 80,296 people are currently employed in Information Technology roles, with 7% of these found in state or local government. Employers continue to seek candidates with credentials; 98% of online job postings advertised during the second quarter of 2017 required a certificate or some college education. Employment is expected to grow by 1.1% annually through 2020.