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UK tech employment trending up across region

Technology employment, already 7.6% of the total workforce in the United Kingdom, is poised for broad-based growth in 2021 as employers continue their post-pandemic recoveries, according to a new report from the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA). In its “UK Tech Industry and Workforce Trends” report CompTIA estimates that tech employment[1] will grow …

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AI guide for businesses created by CompTIA Artificial Intelligence Advisory Council

Artificial intelligence is gaining in popularity as increasingly more business look to digitise their processes. To assist with the learning process for integrating AI technologies into business practice, CompTIA, has issued a guide focusing on AI integration. “Artificial Intelligence in Business: Top Considerations Before Implementing AI” was produced by the CompTIA Artificial …

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Tracy Pound Selected as Chairwoman of the CompTIA Board of Directors

British technology entrepreneur, business owner and activist Tracy Pound has been selected to serve as chairwoman of the board of directors of CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the information technology (IT) industry. The founder and managing director of Maximity in Birmingham, England, Pound is the first industry executive from Britain to …

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CompTIA forms blockchain technology interest group

CompTIA has created a new blockchain Technology Interest Group TIG). “With growing interest in the deployment of blockchain technology in business applications, the time is right for us to expand our offerings related to this emerging technology,” said Nancy Hammervik, executive vice president of industry relations and CEO of the …

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CompTIA launches new interactive apprenticeship catalogue

 CompTIA has launched its CompTIA Apprenticeship Training Solutions Catalogue. The IT Association has designed the catalogue to identify how CompTIA learning objectives map to the UK’s digital apprenticeship standards. The resource links directly to mapping documents, learning objectives and other material that can help providers navigate the complex apprenticeship landscape. …

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CompTIA Brings four-week virtual learning experience to Greater Manchester and Lancashire

 An exploratory learning programme to build technical skills as preparation for careers in information technology (IT) will be offered to citizens of the Greater Manchester and Lancashire regions by CompTIA. Tech Discovery is a four-week virtual learning experience designed to help individuals build their technical skills in cybersecurity, data analytics, …

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Favourable Indicators for UK IT Employment in New CompTIA Report

 Employers across the United Kingdom accelerated their search for information technology (IT) workers to close out 2020, according to a new report from CompTIA. The “CompTIA UK IT Employment Snapshot” reveals that job postings for core IT positions totaled 198,805 in Q4 2020. That was an increase of more than 32,000 …

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CompTIA introduces new cybersecurity advisory council

CompTIA has formed a new Cybersecurity Advisory Council, comprised of 16 experts from a multitude of disciplines and organisations, that will provide guidance on how technology companies can address pressing cybersecurity issues and threats and implement new practices and protocols to keep their customers safe. “Recent events have underscored the …

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Leeds, Birmingham and Belfast Earn high marks in CompTIA’s 2nd annual UK tech town Index

Booming employment opportunities in the information technology (IT) field and a low cost of living elevated Leeds to the top of the UK Tech Town Index 2020 published today by CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the global technology industry and workforce. Leeds displaced Manchester as the top-ranked location in this year’s index, which …

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Rebuilding for the Future: CompTIA’s IT Industry Outlook 2021

The information technology (IT) industry will morph in 2021, prompted by its response to the chaos of 2020 and affirmation that it is the central nervous system of our digital society, according to the IT Industry Outlook 2021 released by CompTIA. The annual report explores the trends that will shape the …

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