Top IT Skills in Demand in Australia

IT field is a booming career option these days. It is considered to be the number one field in terms of expected job growth. There are certain profiles in the IT field that have gained huge importance and at the same time is great in terms of career prospects and is termed to be best when finding jobs in Australia.

Professionals in IT field who have experience in P2V, cloud-based technologies, DevOps or security were said to be in high demand in 2016, and there are huge job opportunities in Australia that have been created recently. This was conveyed by Hays, the recruiting expert in information technology. The latest report by Hays reflects that in IT sector demand is outstripping supply in many areas, and employers are willing to recruit based on the cultural fit.

After the Prime minister of Australia announced $1 billion innovation towards the initiative as well as the success of a number of Australian high profile technology, the Australian IT sector is said to enjoy much greater profile.


There are no such departments these days which is not exposed to technology these days. Every department whether it be IT or non-IT is in a learning phase to know how to use the latest technology and perform the tasks in different and easier ways.
Within the project service space, there has been a considerable increase in permanent roles. As employers feel the need for people for on-time project completion so they are trying to develop the internal teams in order to build great technology project and deliver business.

Candidates who have a strong technical, as well as soft skills, would be considered first, as these candidates can easily engage and converse well with a technical consultant and non-technical stakeholders. While finding such candidates with the combination of both the skills becomes a challenge.

Because of many reasons the employers are choosing such candidates who have the right attitude and passion for their work.

As per the Hays quarterly report, the below profession are in huge demand as per the current job market scenario:

  • Dynamic CRM Developers
  • Dot Net Developers
  • Active Directory experience
  • Agile Project managers and business analysts
  • Application project managers
  • Cloud-based skills
  • Cloud specialists
  • P2V migration projects experience
  • Certified CISSP professional and candidates having security skills
  • DevOps experience
  • SharePoint developers
  • Mobile app developer
  • UX/UI designer
  • Business intelligence and data architects

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