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.
Industry News and Updates
2021 Edition (Courtesy of Kake.com) – The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) says that computer and information technology jobs are expected to have grown by 11% from 2019 to 2029, adding 531,200 new jobs in cloud computing, big data storage and collection and...
(Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) – A local company’s plan to fly passengers to space on a balloon are on track to get up, up and away. Space Perspective Inc. has closed a $7 million seed investment round to fund early flights of its Spaceship Neptune,...
Courtroom photo courtesy of Jeremy McGilvrey
(Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) – Investors who have been putting their money into businesses across the Southeast for the past year have kicked off a Jacksonville-based angel investing group focusing on financial services and health care technology....
(Courtesy of PRWeb) – Forcura, a healthcare technology company that enables safer patient care transitions and coordination, announces it has moved to a new, expansive office located in the Deerwood area at 10151 Deerwood Park Boulevard, and is occupying the fourth...
(Courtesy of PR Web) – Thermex-Thermatron Systems (“Thermex”) strengthens its position as the leader in the radio frequency (RF) and microwave (MW) technology arena with the acquisition of Jacksonville, Florida-based JTE Machines. Thermex-Thermatron is a proven...
Meet Brian Allen, IT Industry Manager
Brian Allen is the Information Technology sector manager at CareerSource NEFL 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.