15 Feb The East of England has benefited from 169,000 new jobs in the IT sector
The latest employment figures have revealed that over 1.65m jobs have been created across Britain in the ‘IT and Business Services’ sector since 2010, with it being the main driver for growth in nine out of the 11 nations and regions over that period.
The East of England has benefited from 169,000 new jobs being created in the sector, which is continuing to boom, thanks to unrelenting demand for the internet, wireless cloud technologies and mobile phones. They provide the basic foundation for almost all employers, making it easier for them to connect with their staff and customers at home and overseas.
Work and Pensions Secretary Esther McVey said:
“We have record-high employment levels in the East of England. Since 2010 there have been 169,000 new IT jobs created in the region, and it’s easy to see why those kind of skills are in such popular demand by employers. The world’s gone digital, and we’re all having to adapt to that.
“Within my own Department we’re committed to providing a service that meets the needs of claimants in the 21st century. That’s why Universal Credit not only ensures that work always pays but, with an online platform at its core, gives people the flexibility to look for a job and communicate with their work coach in a way that best suits them, be it from a desk or a smart phone.”