New York Among Top Cities for Tech Jobs in 2018

Technology job hunters have a lot of options in 2018 and New York City is one of them. According to a new survey by Robert Half Technology, New York City ranks third among the top cities for technology jobs in 2018. The data was collected as a part of the  Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trends Report. The CIO’s curveyed as a part of the study revealed that they plan to hire and boost staffing in the first half of 2018. Among the top five cities are San Diego, Atlanta, New York City, Austin, and Charlotte, N.C.

“Technology leaders hope to get ahead on critical initiatives such as cybersecurity projects or digital upgrades in the new year by bringing on more professionals with specialized skills,” said John Reed, senior executive director for Robert Half Technology. “Database, desktop support, development and security skills are in high demand. To secure the best talent, tech leaders should act quickly when they find a great candidate and offer him or her a competitive compensation package.”

Among the top technology jobs in need of new recruits are database management, desktop support, telecommunications support, wireless network management, business intelligence/reporting services.

Top 12 Cities for Tech Hiring in 2018

  1. San Diego
  2. Atlanta
  3. New York
  4. Austin
  5. Charlotte
  6. Minneapolis
  7. Philadelphia
  8. Des Moines
  9. Miami
  10. Cleveland
  11. Phoenix
  12. Salt Lake City
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Editor-in-Chief for New York City Wired - Monica Link is a New York City-based technology / fashion writer and entrepreneur. Monica has interviewed CEO's, rising tech entrepreneurs and celebrities. Her work is followed by readers in more than 10 countries. Monica's notable interviews incliude celebrity trainer Gunner Peterson, New York Times bestsellers David Bach and Josh Linkner. As a passionate lover of the arts, Monica has performed, written and produced in live theater. She also writes about gallery exhibits, literature and fashion including New York Fashion Week. Follow her on Twitter @Memymonicalink

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