Digital Technology and Communication

This sector has the highest average wage compared to other sectors. Digital expertise is highly sought after.

Many Leicestershire employers have invested in online offers alongside their face-to-face physical service. Some need new software systems so that they can operate more efficiently, grow their customer base, and offer a quicker service.
Many Leicestershire employers are keen to enhance their social media and online offers; digital marketing is a job role that features in the top 20 most advertised roles locally.


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Sector profile: Digital Tech and Communications
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Local digital skills shortages include: IT technicians, programmers, cyber security professionals, web developers, cloud engineers, data analysts and computer support roles.

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What you'll need

You’ll need the knowledge of computer operating systems, analytical thinking skills, pay attention to detail, to be able to use a computer and the main software packages confidently, maths knowledge for understanding programming, problem-solving skills, persistence and determination.

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