Still looking for a new IT job and willing to
consider a relocation to another city? Well then best to pick a city
from the following list. Sometimes as professionals we will need to go
where the jobs are located. To help guide
you in this process Modis, the provider of information technology
staffing resources for domestic companies, has identified a list of the
top seven cities across the country to find IT jobs today.
Houston ranks as the best place to land an IT
position in the US. Modis has based the list of top cities on internal
data and criteria such as the number of job openings over the past
quarter, growing industries in the area and the intensity of the war
for talent in these regions.
Houston is ranked #1 top spot
due to its position as a key hub for numerous global organizations.
Many of the companies are now rebounding from the recession and
benefiting from increased IT budgets. Demand is high for a variety of IT
jobs especially from systems administrators, business analysts, and
mobile application developers.
Here is the complete list:
1. Houston, Texas
There are many large companies in the technology and health care
sectors that have chosen it as an operations center due to its low cost
of living and access to a strong IT labor force.
2. Washington D.C
Spend, Spend, Spend!! The U.S. government is driving most of the
employment demand in the nation's capital. It has historically provided
a variety of economic incentives for companies to start up operations
3. Columbus, Ohio
The need Web developers is growing as Columbus' economy recovers and businesses strive to maintain a competitive edge.
4. Detroit, Michigan
The U.S. automobile industry is on the rebound ( Ford and GM are
profitable again ) and the need to update and invest in new systems has
led to a shortage of qualified IT pros in the city.
5. Philadelphia, Pa
Philly has a growing entrepreneurial community. This results in a strong IT job market as these businesses companies grow.
6. Edison, NJ
There are many financial services firms, insurance companies, and
health care organizations are creating high demand IT jobs, especially
7. Boston, Ma
This city has always been a technology hub because they incubate job from some of the best colleges in the US.