Information Technology Careers for New College Graduates

information-technology-careersInformation technology (IT) is the application of computers to store, study, retrieve, transmit and manipulate data,[1] or information, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.[2] IT is considered a subset of information and communications technology (ICT). In 2012, Zuppo proposed an ICT hierarchy where each hierarchy level “contain[s] some degree of commonality in that they are related to technologies that facilitate the transfer of information and various types of electronically mediated communications.”[3]Source via Wikipedia

Could a Desktop Support Analyst be a potential career option for you? If that position isn’t an ideal fit, there are many other information technology careers available.

Basic Facts on Information Technology Careers (including Desktop Support Analyst):

  • Areas of focus – Data administration, mobile application design, web development, network administration, graphic design, IT security, software engineer, project management, programming, hardware engineer, animation, network architecture, robotics
  • Entry level position – Multiple ranging from Desktop Support Analyst to Healthcare Systems Analyst.  Degree requirements include Bachelors in computer systems analysis or science, management information systems or similar field.
  • Entry level position example – Desktop Support Analyst
  • Entry level salary range* (Glassdoor) – Desktop Support Analyst $39,000 – $74,000 (average $53,471)
  • Career path – Analyst, Senior Analyst, Manager, Director, Vice President