The 3 Best Courses for IT Professionals


The tech segment narrative just gave existing and emerging IT pros another reason to smile. We finally make a gradual jump in the segment. We credit the pandemic for catalyzing this change.

Some of the fastest growing professions in the IT segment include the roles of

1. A Full Stack Java Developer

2. A Data Analyst or a Business Intelligence Analyst

3. A networking and security professional

Let us understand the roles involved by each of these professionals, the minimum education requirement and also the expected salary.

1. Post-graduate certification in full stack Java development for engineers


As the name suggests, a Java Full Stack Developer works with both front-end and back-end applications, while developing an application or a website.

Main assets

The main strength of a good Java Full Stack developer lies in their mastery of programming languages ​​such as HTML, CSS and Javascript, Core Java 8, Spring, Python and Ruby. Companies are also looking for people with knowledge of frameworks like React, Vue, and Angular to work on their frontend.


Minimum education criteria involves a BE or B.Tech in (Computer Science, Electronics, Communication, CS or Telecom) OR B.SC or M.Sc in (Computer Science, Electronics, Communication, CS or Telecom).

Salary and market demand

The demand for Java Full Stack developers has seen a surge of 30% in the Indian subcontinent. The average entry-level full stack Java developer salary averages ₹5-6 lakhs per year.

2. Graduate Certificate Program in Business Intelligence and Analytics


A data analyst is someone who converts raw, ad hoc, and unprocessed data into information that can be useful to the organization. On the other hand, a business analyst is a person who acts as a bridge between the IT department and the business, converting this data into insights that can help an organization improve its profitability.

Main assets

A good Data Analyst and Business Intelligence Analyst should have expertise in Data Visualization, Data Cleansing, MATLAB, R, Python, SQL and NoSQL, Machine Learning, Linear Algebra and Calculus, Microsoft Excel, Critical Thinking and Excellent Communication .


The beneficiary must be at least 21 years old. An insight into mathematics and statistics is an added bonus for those pursuing the professions. The scope also extends to non-IT professionals to enter this space.

Salary and market demand

The Data Analyst and Business Intelligence Analyst requirement increases by 33.4% CAGR through 2023.

The national average salary of a data analyst stands at ₹4,50,000/- (approximately) per year. The national average annual salary for a Business Intelligence Analyst in India is ₹7,00,000/- (approximately) per year.

3. Network+, Security+, Cloud+

Courses on the same subject are co-certified by AWS and CompTIA respectively and are implemented by EduBridge


The role of the cloud professional is to ensure the security of data stored in the cloud. They need to make sure there is no data breach.

A professional who designs the hardware and software, and designs the entire network security framework.

A cybersecurity expert secures mobile devices, electronic devices, hardware and software.

Main assets

A cloud and network security professional must possess problem-solving ability, technical acumen and aptitude, knowledge of security across various platforms, computer forensics skills, and finally, communication skills. .


Anyone with a background in IT/CSE or a graduate or professional in the mentioned streams can take a course in any of the streams mentioned above.

Salary and market demand

According to NASSCOM reports, India alone needs at least one million network and cybersecurity professionals. The market showed a growth of 30 percent. The national average salary for a network and cloud professional in India is ₹16,000,000/- (approximate) per year.

Despite the recovery of the technology segment, the labor market is experiencing a lull. India is a mine of talent. However, due to the lack of skills, professionals are unable to take advantage of the employment opportunities available to them.

(The author is the CEO of EduBridge)


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