Strong Start for 2017 IT Sector Employment, CompTIA Analysis Reveals

Strong Start for 2017 IT Sector Employment, CompTIA Analysis Reveals

(TMC News, 2/3/17)

Continued strength in software and technology services led employment gains in the U.S. information technology (IT) sector in January, according to the CompTIA IT Employment Tracker released today by CompTIA, the world’s leading technology association.

January IT sector employment grew by a net 9,000 jobs, CompTIA’s analysis of today’s Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Employment Situation report (#JobsReport) reveals.

The software and technology services category led the way, with an estimated 12,500 new positions added. In 2016, IT services employment grew by an estimated 73,900 jobs.

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