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Tech job search

1 - Technology Sector Achieves Steady GrowthTechnology Sector Achieves Steady Growth

Tech employment is up, contributing to positive momentum that created a net gain of about 200,000 jobs for 2016, but IT job postings dropped over the last month.

2 - Inching UpwardInching Upward

Overall IT sector employment now stands at just over 4.4 million, a small increase of 4,200 jobs from October to November.

3 - Expanding NicheExpanding Niche

The IT and software services and computer systems design sector employs more than 2 million people, up 5,400 jobs from October.

4 - Making ProgressMaking Progress

More than 1 million people work for the computer, electronics and semiconductor manufacturing sector, up 900 from October.

5 - Smaller ConnectionSmaller Connection

The telecommunications sector employs just over 781,000, down 2,000 jobs from October.

6 - Dwindling DataDwindling Data

An estimated 298,000 people work for the data processing, hosting and related services market, down 2,100 from October.

7 - Stalled SearchStalled Search

Nearly 263,000 are employed by companies in other information services, including the search portal market, down 800 from October.

8 - Big PictureBig Picture

There are 6.6 million people who work as IT professionals overall (for both tech and non-tech companies). That’s up 1.8% from October.

9 - Tighter SpaceTighter Space

There were more than 165,600 job postings for IT positions overall in November, down 8.6% from October.