3. Washington, D.C. Area
Our nation's capitalhas seen slow but steady growth in the cloud market over the last few years, according to Modis data. "We're seeing a big surge for businesses in cloud computing," says Cullen. The biggest factor driving cloud jobs in Washington is, of course, the federal government.
The private sector in the D.C. area is also beginning to adopt more cloud solutions--combine that with government adoption of cloud and several cloud computing networks association located in the area and it's easy to see why D.C. makes the list. "This is also a hot market for mobile app development," says Cullen.