Cloud Computing is the second-most in-demand hard skill in 2020, according to LinkedIn.
While public cloud deployments may increase rapidly, the private Cloud does not disappear as regulations like GDPR and PCI-DSS require stricter security policies that are easy to implement on a private cloud.
Quantum computing, large scale analytics, big data applications, blockchain adoption, AI applications, the rise of digital natives, and corporate shift to building cloud-native applications and processes: All of them are pushing up the demand for cloud computing talent.
At the turn of 2020, it is estimated that about 50 thousand jobs in the US and 100,000 jobs across the globe are vacant in cloud computing.
To fill the talent gap, you can retrain existing employees, hire new employees, and launch certification programs to create the required talent pool.
Between 2016 and 2026, the Bureau of Labor Standards estimates the mathematical occupations will register growth in the jobs for actuaries (22.5%), operations research analysts (27.4%), statisticians (33.8%), and mathematicians (29.7%).