5.3.4 IT industry jobs for the IoE
IoE is creating demand for a broad spectrum of IT jobs. These opportunities may be specific to Fog computing, developing new processes, or a specialisation in a discipline that has not yet been realised. These jobs reflect skills spanning multiple disciplines that include computer science, computer engineering (a blend of computer science and electrical engineering), and software engineering in the following areas:
- enterprise networks
- data centre and virtualisation.
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IoE is also creating demand for a new kind of IT specialist, individuals with the skillsets to create new products and process the data they collect. A workforce is needed that specialises in both information science and software or computer engineering.
Additionally, operational technologies and information technologies are converging in the IoE. With this convergence, people must collaborate and learn from each other to understand the things, the networks, and methodologies to harness the limitless potential of the IoE.