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
Oct. 15, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) Mayo Clinic is launching a Covid-19 forecasting website that it says has already proven itself in spotting pandemic hot spots before they hit hospitals. The dashboard from Rochester, Minnesota-based Mayo...
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...
Three critical cyber security actions companies should take as employees continue remote work long-term
Oct. 1, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) For years it was common for employees to check in on work from home by logging into their email occasionally on the weekend or attend meetings via videoconference if they had to stay home to care for a sick...
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...
Cyber Security and Digital Data Protection Concept. Icon graphic interface showing secure firewall technology for online data access defense against hacker, virus and insecure information for privacy. Sept. 17, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) Over...
visualization of big data digital data streams in the data center. The concept of big data information technology. Sept. 10, 2020 (Courtesy of the Jacksonville Business Journal) Every day, men and women across the First Coast are making decisions about technology...
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.