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Best Places To Work in IT 2018

June 28, 2018 No Comments

Featured article by Victoria Vass, Independent Technology Author

Information Technology is an emerging field to work for, with many great benefits. Many of the jobs have great salaries, and many of the companies provide an attractive work-life balance. Positions in IT do not always include being a software engineer or being an IT support engineer. Let’s take a look at three random IT companies from the UK to see what they’re focusing on.

- Computers in the City – an IT support company, focuses on IT support, security, consultancy, and relocation.
- Prosyn IT Support in London – have unique offers such as on-call engineers and they claim it’s like having your own IT department.
- Mustard IT – another company offering IT support in London. They focus on modern solutions such as the cloud.

Working in information technology can be rewarding whether it is as a software engineer or as someone who works in support of these companies as an IT help desk agent. Here’s a list of the five best IT companies to work for in 2018 (in no specific order).

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Google is well known as one of the best companies to work for and not just in 2018. They are known to take care of every aspect of an employees life and provide a good work/life balance. The salaries they offer are also a perk with an approximate median salary of $126,000 for a Google Software Engineer according to Glassdoor.

Some other perks of working for Google include: flexibility (time off, volunteer time, vacation time, and flexible scheduling are important for this company.) They also offer generous maternity and paternity leaves for parents. This is one company in IT that would be amazing to work for.

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Amazon

Amazon is another great company to work for in IT. They are growing as more people use their services. An IT Support Engineer for this company makes between $44,000-$78,000 a year according to Glassdoor. Some of the perks of working at Amazon are that there are great benefits, it is a learning environment, and there are “great food trucks around Amazon buildings.” according to a current employee. A work-life balance is the main thing many employees look for in their job, and this company provides that as well. Amazon is a company that hires IT employees at different levels, and they always have a chance to move up and get promoted within the company which is a perk of working here. Being able to work with leaders in the company and getting your ideas heard is a great way to get your foot in the door in IT and Amazon is the company to do it in.

Adobe

Another noteworthy company in IT is Adobe. The average salary for a Software Engineer at Adobe is $104,463 a year. They are notorious for their benefits including unlimited paid time off after a year of employment, generous maternity and paternity leave and twelve days of paid time off starting day one. They love to hire interns and give them a meaningful experience. This company recognizes that interns are the future of technology.

They have expected job growth of 15% and are expected to hire at least 2,000 new employees in the next year, so now is a good time to apply if you are looking to get started in IT.

World Wide Technology Inc.

This IT company is rated very well by employees. A median salary for a Network Engineer is $70,000 dollars a year. This company offers the option to work from home, which is an opportunity many employees are seeking. This company has a job outlook of 24% and is looking to hire about 600 employees in the next year. They pride themselves on being the Silicon Valley of St. Louis. They not only focus on consulting and supporting companies, but according to their website, they also focus on staffing. Creating job opportunities around the country makes this a great place to work. This company works in many industries between gas and oil, retail, the federal government, and education to name a few. They believe that technology is everywhere and they strive to work with as many companies as they can and network as much as possible. This company is good to work for whether it is to build your resume with an internship or to make it a lifelong career.

Apple Inc.

They believe “inclusion inspires technology.” At Apple, there is plenty of room for growth. Positions range from marketing to information technology positions. They believe in learning and is constantly trying to improve, and that isn’t just their products, it is also their employees. They also have availabilities for interns which is a great opportunity to get your foot in the door. Working for Apple has many benefits such as paid time off, medical benefits, and maternity leave. The median pay for a software engineer for Apple is approximately $122,000 a year. The salary, benefits, and work environment are what attract most employees here.

Apple has been one of the best companies to work for a while now. They stay ahead of technology and need the best employees to be innovative and continue developing new technology for them. The company started in 1977 and had grown significantly since then. They have been a leader in technology since the 1990s with the development of the first MAC computer and in the early 2000’s the iPod. As previously stated they are expected to continue to grow, and more jobs will be available because of this.

These companies mentioned are only a few of the many amazing IT companies to work for. The job growth for Information Technology expected to grow 12% between the years of 2016–2026. This is faster than average according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. Most of these jobs require at least a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or a related field. IT is a field to get into especially if you like computers, whether it is to be a software engineer or a help desk agent there are many opportunities in the growing field of Information Technology.

References:

https://www.greatplacetowork.com/best-workplaces/100-best/2018

https://www.glassdoor.com/index.htm – For salary estimates

 

 

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