The Information Technology (IT) industry is currently experiencing an unprecedented boom period. Over 250, 000 jobs were created in an 18-month period from 2016-17 in Australia alone. IT Recruitment Services falls under our Corporate Services Recruitment banner here at Stellar where we excel as an IT recruiting firm. You can’t survive in today’s business world without a very strong IT department due to how critical digital aspects of business’ are. It’s important to have capable employees in your IT department that can keep their services running smoothly and streamline your digital work.
The rate that technology is currently evolving is unparalleled throughout all of history. The industry is booming and a giant revenue machine. The global IT industry is projected to make $5 Trillion in 2019 and the Australian IT industry makes over $23 Billion per year. There is no business today that doesn’t have a digital aspect, it’s no longer a choice but a necessity and can greatly improve your business’ visibility, productivity and image. Being ingrained in all aspects of business has allowed this rate of growth. Thousands of jobs are being created annually making this an extremely viable career choice.
In 2018 it was reported that the Australian IT workforce was approximately 663, 100, an increase by nearly 4% on last years number. The average salary in IT in Australia is around $80, 000, right on the national average. Salaries can range from a lower level position like a Service Desk Analyst averaging $53, 000 per year, all the way up to an IT project manager salary at $104, 000 per year on average. New Zealand is a unique case because their IT industry is currently thriving and competing on a global scale, however this sees a dip in average salaries, most likely due to the number of eligible employees. The average salary of a service desk analyst in New Zealand is approximately $48, 000 per year. The average salary for an IT project manager in New Zealand is just under $88, 000 per year.
Coding is now being taught in primary and secondary schooling and universities are churning out hundreds of thousands of IT graduates every year. Here’s a list of skills that you can add to your repertoire so separate yourself from the competition, additionally, all of these skills are taught through courses available online:
- Mobile Development
Long gone are the days where computers were your only access to the digital world. In 2019 there are an estimated 2.5 Billion smartphone users worldwide, all with access to the internet and a variety of apps. Being able to take your technology skills across to another platform can give your skillset another dimension that some other candidates might not have.
Because a good chunk of marketing now takes place digitally, being able to apply your skills to another industry is a real asset. SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) and SEM (Search Engine Marketing) abilities are unique because they combine skillsets from both marketing and IT making you proficient in a variety of aspects of business. Having this kind of flexibility looks impressive on a resume.
- Data Visualisation
Another facet to digital marketing is data visualisation. This is the process of taking spreadsheets and other forms of data and turning them into understandable graphics. Having different dimensions to your skillset can put you ahead of the pack, especially in an area like marketing that is relevant to just about every business on the planet.
There are a number of roles that IT Recruitment companies will fill, here at Stellar some of the roles we regularly fill are:
- IT Support
- IT Management
- IT Security
- Web Development
- Digital Security
- Development and Programming
Stellar Recruitment has an outstanding Technology recruitment department that’s part of our corporate services recruitment. We place a variety of IT roles ranging from entry to senior which has contributed to the 3.5 Million hours of employment we’ve placed. We place roles in both Australia and New Zealand, 98% of our business is repeat and our first client from 2006 is still with us today.
If you are looking for a role in IT or a business looking to fill a vacancy with the right candidate our technology recruitment specialists are here to help you. Please contact the team below for a confidential discussion on how we can best meet your career objectives or business needs.
P: 07 3009 9617
P: +64 27 299 4954