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The employment map: the three most demanded digital professions in Spain



The employment map: the three most demanded digital professions in Spain


The digital realm is extended in all companies and professional sectors. And if your company does not have digital professionals, it should. Be that as it may, the digital professions are the order of the day. Its demand is increasing and thanks to the employment map we can see what these digital professions are of today and of the future.

The employment map is an interactive tool created by Fundación Telefónica using Big Data and job offers from specialized portals such as Infojobs, Tecnoempleo and TicJob. From more than 82,000 published offers, we have a list of digital professions most demanded, as well as what knowledge they should include in their curriculum.

Here are the three most prominent professions on the employment map. Digital professions that everyone talks about and that are required in companies of all types, sizes and professional sectors. Professions in which we can look if we want streamline our work life or we don’t know what to do in the future.

Software developer

Wikipedia defines “software developer” as one who is dedicated to software development. This includes developing computer systems and software, implementing and fine tuning them using programming languages. But to make us one idea of ​​your current joblet’s take a look at what is required of software developers.

According to the job map, a software developer’s resume should include knowledge of programming languages ​​such as Java, JavaScript, HTML or CSS. This also entails knowing and working with associated tools such as Git, Angular, Hibernate or SpringFramework.

For the rest, the software developer tends to abound in companies dedicated precisely to this type of task. But in recent years, it is becoming more and more common that companies from other sectors include in their technology departments professionals such as software developers who work exclusively to create internal use software. In short, it will be one of the digital professions of the future, inside and outside the specifically technological sectors.

ICT technical professional

Among the digital professions, the ICT technical professional is possible the most widespread profile in any company to work with technology. And today they all are. Another thing is that they have someone dedicated to managing it. This is precisely the role of the ICT professional: to advise, advise and support ICT users. And this task has become more complex in recent years.

At present, the ICT technical professional must deal with a fleet of internal and external devices. Inside and outside the offices, permanently connected to the Internet. This implies manage one or more internal networks and the resulting security, as well as external connections.

Hence, on the Fundación Telefónica employment map stand out on resume of the ICT technical professional topics such as microcomputing, communication networks, cloud computing, Office, Java, Linux or Outlook. One of the digital professions that will be most present in any area of ​​society.

In short, this digital professional profile is key and will be increasingly so in the future. Any company or public and private organization they depend on their communications networks and technological devices to function correctly and allow them to work and/or provide service on a constant basis.

Systems administrator

Related to the previous profile, among the current digital professionals, the system administrator stands out. A key piece in the organization chart of technological profiles that every self respecting company must include if you want your communications function properly. And, of course, it will continue to be one of the digital professions of the future.

The system administrator is, according to the definition of the International University of La Rioja, “the professional profile on which falls the responsibility of configure and maintain both the network and the computer system used in the work environment. This is a professional who works in coordination with the ICT technician, since both share tasks.

Among the main tasks, the task manager handles manage own and external servers used by the company, user accounts, permissions and access rights to files, tools and own services, organizes the storage and preservation of documents and datathe internal databases and the security associated with our own systems.

Returning to the employment map. What is required of this professional? His tasks have always had to do with communication networks. And currently, other related areas such as cloud computing have been added. Hence, the system administrator is required to know Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services, VMware and Linux. To these are added other skills such as UNIX, firewalls or DNS management.