The digital market is one of the fasted growing industries in the world, and with that comes a huge demand of people with relevant IT skills and qualifications. South Africa is not an exception, and it is with this in mind for most IT job seekers to possess some of the most sought after IT qualifications that most recruiters are looking for, and we are going to list some of them.
In Demand Qualifications
Cisco Certification such as Cisco Network Associate (CCNA), Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) and also Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) are some of the most sought after qualifications by recruiters.
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD) is a qualification that allows you to showcase your skills in developing rich web client user experience solutions and are among the most sought after qualifications in the IT industry.
Oracle Certified Professional Java Programmer allows you to demonstrate your understanding of Java programming and is among the most sought after qualifications in the IT industry as well.
Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC) is a multi level certification that demonstrates your understanding of Linux, and is also among the most sought after IT qualifications by recruiters.
Other sought after qualifications includes dNet, C#, VB.Net, Oracle and SQL certifications.
In Demand Jobs
Some of the most in demand IT jobs in South Africa include PHP Web Developers, UX and UI Web and App Designers and Developers, Network and Mobile Engineers, IT Project Managers, Cloud Architects and Integration, Security and Cyber Security Engineers, CMS Skills in Content Management Systems such as CraftCMS, WordPress etc, Business Analysts and Data Scientists among others.