Clearly, 2006 is a good year for the tech job market. A number of sectors are enjoying healthy hiring trends: network security, wireless communications, business intelligence systems, and Web applications. Also driving hiring are greater regulatory requirements. (Thank the Sarbannes-Oxley Act for that last item.)
IT professionals with sought-after skills are receiving multiple job offers. Particularly hot skills are Windows Administration, Wireless Network Management, and SQL Server Management. The two job categories experiencing the most rapid growth are networking and help desk/end-user support.
Looking forward a few years, some job titles will see far more new hires than others. To see the five IT jobs that are expected to grow the most between now and 2014, look at this report.
To view the average salaries for todays tech jobs, GO TO 2006 IT SALARY GUIDE.