In January 2011, e-skills UK published Technology Insights 2011, which summarised the findings of research to provide an in-depth understanding of the existing IT landscape and forecasts of the future. The research highlighted that:
IT user skills are required for over 72% of job roles:
- Over 90% of new posts specifically require IT user skills
- Making the most of technology is arguably the single most important step that can be taken to improve productivity across the whole economy, resulting in a potential uplift of
- One in ten employers consider there are skills gaps in the skills of their IT Users
- Over the next 5 years, employers are anticipating increased activity in the usage of mobile computing / applications and virtualisation, new implementation of ‘Green IT’, and rapid development of new technologies to support business process management.
This all means that there will be an increasing number of jobs whose principal activity will be using IT to support their organisations’ customers, people and processes.
TSP Learn provides both an introductory level course and an Apprenticeship framework course within its ICT course offering which we hope will help to provide candidates with the competence, skills and knowledge to work
effectively and efficiently with IT systems, communication and productivity tools and software applications.