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Information Technology

Information Technology Career Path

Information Technology is important to almost every company in every industry in Northeast Florida.


Explore careers in the industry and learn about salaries, job growth, and skills.

IT Industry Guide

We’ve created a document to help you research jobs – from entry-level to skilled technicians. Learn more about salaries, job growth projections, and how you can advance your career through education and training.

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Industry News and Updates

Small tech stocks soar as the future arrives early

Oct. 8, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) Fastly is up more than 310% this year. Zscaler is up more than 180%. Chegg and Veeva are up 75% and 90%. In a tech universe dominated by Apple, Amazon, Microsoft and Google, the share prices of little...

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Apple and Google announce new contact-tracing tool

Sept. 24, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) Apple and Google announced a new contact-tracing tool that will be embedded into the operating system of smartphones, removing the need to develop a separate app. The companies joined forces to build a...

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Meet Brian Allen, IT Industry Manager

Brian Allen is the Information Technology sector manager at CareerSource Northeast Florida and a native of Jacksonville, FL.

Brian Allen was born and raised in Jacksonville, and graduated from UNF, initially with a BA in Education and later with a Master of Business Administration.

Brian began his career as a teacher and athletic coach in Duval County Public Schools and eventually found his way into the Mortgage Industry, working both as a Mortgage Broker and then as a Mortgage Loan Officer for both BBVA Compass and TD Bank. He has a total of 13 years of mortgage banking experience in both mortgage origination and mortgage servicing. During the most recent recession, Brian’s employer closed operations and he found employment with Fidelity National Information Services as a Quality Assurance Analyst, testing multiple enterprise applications.

Brian currently serves as both the Finance and Information Technology Sector Managers for CareerSource NEFL.

Contact Brian for information on how your business can benefit from a partnership with CareerSource Northeast Florida.

Interested in n IT career and need more information? Contact Brian at ballen@careersourcenefl.com