Skills Shortage in Ireland

A recent  survey was carried out of 38  companies and  SME’s that together employ in excess of 25,000 people in the IT sector in Ireland.

The survey estimates that there are in excess of 4,500 immediate job vacancies in the IT sector in Ireland which are not being filled due to the severely limited supply of suitably skilled applicants.
Areas with particular vacancies are:

1. Mobile Technologies/Development Platform

2. Games Development

3. Web Development/Technologies

4. Cloud Computing/Virtualisation

5. Platform Administration

6. Digital/Creative Media

7. Networking/PC Maintenance

8. CRM

9. Programming Technologies

10. Project Management

11. Contact Centre Support