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10 IT And Tech Jobs That Are Most In Demand In 2022 So Far

C.J. Fairfield

Technology job openings surpassed 400,000 for the second consecutive month in a row, according to a report from trade group CompTIA. These are the IT jobs in demand as of April 2022.

In an employee-driven job market, there’s no shortage of in-demand positions in America. Jobs in the IT industry are no different.

Tech companies are fighting the Great Resignation and attracting and retaining talent by getting creative with workplace culture and benefits.

Job postings for technology occupations surpassed 443,000 in April, according to a tech jobs report from trade group CompTIA. The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that technology companies hired more than 20,000 employees in April and more than 75,000 since the start of the year, a small percentage of the 1.6 million IT job openings that were posted this year. In fact, the 1.6 million jobs posted this year is up 40 percent over the same period in 2021.

Hiring for tech jobs in April were across all major areas including data, cloud infrastructure services, tech manufacturing and telecommunications, according to the CompTIA report.

About 30 percent of all job postings were for software developer and engineer jobs, followed IT support specialists, project managers, system engineers and network engineers. Other job postings were requiring emerging tech skills.

Whether it’s promoting internal employees or looking for new employees and training on the job, here are 10 of the most in demand IT jobs in 2022, ranked by the number of job postings in April, according to CompTIA.

The Top 10 Most in Demand IT Jobs in 2022:

10. Software QA Engineer/Tester

9. UI/UX Designer/Developer

8. Web Developer

7. Cybersecurity Engineer/Analyst

6. Systems Analyst

5. Network Engineer/Architect

4. Systems Engineer/Architect

3. IT Support Specialist

2. IT Project Manager

1. Software Developer/Engineer

CJ Fairfield

CJ Fairfield is an associate editor at CRN covering solution providers, MSPs and distributors. Prior to joining CRN, she worked at daily newspapers, including The Press of Atlantic City in New Jersey and The Frederick News-Post in Maryland. She can be reached at

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