As the use of Internet of Things grows within the technology industry, there has also been a noticeable increase in the number of IoT-related skills requirements which appear in job adverts and being expected of higher-level IT staff.
In fact, IoT is already causing shifts in the way organisations spend money on technology and this is only bound to increase as IDC estimated that over $1 trillion will be invested in the IoT market between 2015 and 2020.
More organisations have already made significant efforts to tackle the IoT skills shortage that was formerly identified as the sector worked its way up into mainstream, however, 68% of businesses still struggle to hire IoT experts according to a report from Canonical.
IoT is a big sector with many branches; here CIO UK lists the most in demand IoT skills.
Hannah is a Staff Writer at CIO UK. After graduating from the University of Coventry with an English and Journalism degree in 2016, Hannah has since developed an interest in enterprise technology. She has a keen interest in digital transformation, enterprise IT, innovative and emerging tech, the Internet of Things and women in tech.