The Denver-Metro area has been noted as one of the hotbeds for technology employment and is considered to be a hub of start-up activity, possibly the next Silicon Valley (wow!).  According to CompTIA’s Cyberstates 2015 report, Colorado is the 3rd state in the nation for high-tech workers, and the state’s high-tech wages are posting at around $101,800. The demand for high-tech workers is mostly in part to the abundance of tech companies currently located in the Denver-Metro area and many that are coming in the near future. Tech companies now located in the metro-area include: ViaWest, Cooley, Oracle, Cloudera, Webroot, Zayo, Ball and many more. This bodes well for those wanting to get into the tech industry.

Does this make you want to further a career in the technology industry? University College’s Information and Communications Technology program offers technical programs in 9 disciplines including software development, database administration, project management, web design and development, mobile application development, telecommunications, security and more. These disciplines align well with trends in top technology jobs in industry.  For more information on top jobs and salaries in technology, check out U.S. News’ 11 Fantastic Tech Jobs in 2015.

Connect with a University College academic advisor to talk about courses and how to change careers or prepare for graduate work in technology. Call 303-871-2291 or 800-347-204 to make an appointment. Courses are designed for busy adults and are offered evenings at the University of Denver campus and online.

Learn more about Universities College’s Information and Communications Technology Program and advance your career today.

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