US adds 3.2k IT jobs in September: 4 things to know

There were 3,200 new jobs added to the IT sector in September, according to a CompTIA analysis.

The "CompTIA IT Employment Tracker," which CompTIA issues monthly, includes aggregated IT-specific job data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Here are four things to know about IT job growth in September.

1. The new positions included: 4,200 in IT and software services; 300 in data processing, hosting and other services; and 3,000 in computers, electronics and semiconductor manufacturing.

2. For the year, 106,600 net new jobs have been generated in the IT and software services category.

3. However, a number of positions were lost in telecommunications (1,900 jobs) and information services (2,400 jobs).

4. Employers added an estimated 105,000 IT occupations in September.

Click here to view the full analysis.

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