Demand For Healthcare IT Talent Growing

Over the last six months, noun there’s been an across-the-board uptick in all IT jobs posted on, stomach and the demand for health IT positions is growing even faster than most, says a company executive.

In the last six months, the total number of IT jobs posted on increased by about 17% to about nearly 60,000. At the same time, health IT related positions listed on the job site have jumped about 50%.

But before you get too excited about the growth that Dice is seeing in health IT jobs posted on its site over the last half-year, keep this in perspective: Only about 2,000 of the approximately 60,000 IT jobs currently posted on Dice are health IT positions, says Tom Silver, Dice senior VP of North America. The rest are in a variety of industries, including financial services–an even bigger IT job market for Dice, he says.

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