AWS Cloud professionals are in high demand, together with Microsoft Azure they are leading the cloud computing scenario. Most of the bigger enterprises keep both providers which means that IT professionals with knowledge in AWS and Azure are highly valuable. Considering that post-pandemic, cloud computing is the main skills that will be required from network professionals, an AWS career can guarantee you great options.
The more we claim to have our pre-covid 19 life back, the more it shows that we will need to face a “new normal” in some spheres of our lives. Workplaces are not the same, shopping still not a pleasant experience, and the digitalization was never so easy and fast adopted. While much is still unknown, looking from the IT perspective network professionals should be the ones looking at how to revamp their skills, which technologies will come out stronger after the crises, what kind of projects to continue, and the ones that should be stopped.
Moving the company applications to the cloud is one step that more enterprises are considering and planning to do in 2020. In the past few years, cloud adoption has increased significantly, as it provides considerable value achieving greater scalability, cost efficiency, and improved performance.
The public cloud market is experiencing explosive growth. Gartner predicts revenue will grow from $176 billion in 2018 to $240 billion in 2020. In the cloud space, three tech giants have pulled ahead: Amazon, Microsoft and Google. Combined, they dominate nearly 65 percent of the global public cloud market.
Today cloud is a critical part of IT’s operation. According to the CompTIA study, nearly half of the companies claim that 31% to 60% of their IT systems are cloud-based, and many of those businesses are exploring optimization to get the most out of the new models. Even though, is unlikely for most companies to have 100% of their architecture in the cloud, the percentage of IT systems that is cloud-based is reaching critical mass. The graph below shows more precise data.
IT pros are with no doubt the most required professionals nowadays all over the world, some of them more than others. One of the examples is cloud computing skilled professionals. A recent survey in London found out that companies are losing money due to a lack of specific cloud expertise. The shortage of professionals it is also a problem considering that cloud computing and virtualization are essential technologies in the modern work environment.
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