Digital Technology and Communication
This sector has the highest average wage compared to other sectors. Digital expertise is highly sought after.
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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
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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Red – Formal qualifications required – GCSEs Grades 4-9, Level 3 qualifications, A levels or Degree
Amber – Some formal qualifications may be required at Level 2 depending on the employer this will vary depending on the organisation and position
Green – No formal qualification required
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