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Overview of Information Technology in DuPage County

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The data below presents an overview of the Information Technology sector in DuPage County, as of Tuesday, November 03, 2015.

Information Technology Overview*

Number of IT Jobs (2015) – 28,328
(176% above national average)

Number of Establishments with IT jobs (2014) – 2,007

Top Occupations Employed in IT*

Description # Employed, 2015
Software Developers, Applications 3,336
Computer Programmers 2,573
Computer Systems Analysts 1,994
Computer User Support Specialists 1,620
Software Developers, Systems Software report 1,344

 

Industry Gender Breakdown*

Gender Percent, 2015
Males 66.0%
Females 34.0%

Industry Age Breakdown*

Age Percent, 2015
14-18 0.7%
19-24 4.6%
25-34 22.5%
35-44 29.3%
45-54 26.3%
55-64 13.6%
65+ 3.0%

Top Occupations in IT (last 90 days)**

  1. Computer User Support Specialists
  2. Computer Systems Analysts
  3. Network and Computer Systems Administrators
  4. Web Developers
  5. Software Developers, Applications
  6. Information Technology Project Managers
  7. Computer Programmers
  8. Software Quality Assurance Engineers and Testers
  9. Computer Systems Engineers/Architects
  10. Information Security Analysts
  11. Database Administrators
  12. Computer Network Architects
  13. Software Developers, Systems Software
  14. Informatics Nurse Specialists
  15. Business Intelligence Analysts
  16. Computer Network Support Specialists
  17. Search Marketing Strategists
  18. Telecommunications Engineering Specialists
  19. Database Architects
  20. Computer and Information Research Scientists

Top Employers with IT Jobs (last 90 days)**

  1. Oracle
  2. U.S. Cellular
  3. IO Datasphere
  4. Molex
  5. DeVry
  6. PNC Financial Services
  7. McDonald’s Corporation
  8. SWC Technology Partners
  9. Comcast Corporation
  10. RR Donnelley
  11. The Joint Commission
  12. Havi Global Solutions
  13. Royal Cyber
  14. Kellogg Company
  15. AAR Corporation
  16. Case New Holland Industrial
  17. Hub Group, Inc.
  18. Arthur J. Gallagher & Co.
  19. Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
  20. Sikich LLP

Top Staffing Companies with IT Jobs (last 90 days)**

  1. TEKsystems
  2. Robert Half International
  3. Kforce Professional Staffing, Inc.
  4. CTG – Computer Task Group
  5. Randstad
  6. Request Technology
  7. IT Associates, Inc.
  8. Smartsource
  9. Synectics Inc.
  10. Make Corporation
  11. Prairie Consulting Services, Inc
  12. TeamBradley
  13. Kelly Services
  14. Digital Staffing
  15. Collabera
  16. Resolute Technologies, LLC
  17. Palace Gate Corporation
  18. Addison Group
  19. Resource 1
  20. Modis USA

Top Certifications for IT (last 90 days)**

  1. Project Management Professional
  2. Cisco Certified Network Associate
  3. Certified Information Systems Security Professional
  4. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer
  5. Project Management Institute
  6. Cisco Certified Network Professional
  7. Microsoft Certified Professional
  8. Global Information Assurance Certification
  9. GIAC Certified Incident Handler
  10. Certified Information Systems Auditor

Top Skills for IT (last 90 days)**

  1. Structured Query Language
  2. Microsoft SQL Server
  3. Quality Assurance
  4. Java
  5. Linux
  6. JavaScript
  7. Microsoft .NET Framework
  8. Systems Development Life Cycle
  9. C-sharp
  10. Technical Support

All data is for DuPage County, as of Tuesday, November 3, 2015.

* Data from EMSI Analyst (Economic Modeling Specialists Intl.)

** Data from Wanted Analytics (WANTED Technologies Corporation), from job ads posted in DuPage County.

Skills & Certifications in Other Industries

We maintain a list of top skills and certifications for various industries in DuPage County. Be sure to check out the Top Certifications & Skills page on our website!