• We are about to enter an unprecedented era of machine-to-machine communication. According to Cisco, there will be about 50 billion connected devices by 2020. Objects such as thermostats and garage doors will communicate wirelessly with smartphones and computers—and each other—making our daily routines more effortless. Many of these will be tied into the cloud, allowing for easy access to data anywhere. As the technology develops, there is potential for the transformation of several industries, hence IT job growth. This infographic reflects the impact of technology by highlighting exciting new job opportunities that could arise over the next few years.

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    *Note: The purpose of this graphic is to provide information about a growing trend in IT and some of the associated careers. Kaplan University does not train for all of the careers mentioned.


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