The future of IT networking jobs is being shaped in part by the current demands created by the way businesses handle the COVID-19 situation but also by the rapid change in the way networks are being built.
In particular the critical skillset network engineers need to stay on top of their career game is evolving at a hastened pace with an increasing focus on melding security and intent-based-software skills with business aptitude.
A glimpse into what that future means for IT networking professionals can be found in Cisco’s 2020 Global Networking Trends Report. It was completed before COVID-19 changed the way company’s do business, but the predicted impacts have been hastened by the pandemic’s impact.
Thanks to Michael Cooney (see source)