8 recession-proof IT careers

With the current state of the economy, IT workers face a dog-eat-dog environment filled with downsizing, outsourcing and more. To help you stay in front of the pack, CIO.com spoke with Modis CEO, Jack Cullen, to shed light on what IT roles remain in steady demand.

By Rich Hein, Network World |  IT Management, administrator, analysts

8. Database Administrators

With the rise of cloud computing, more businesses are relying on database administrators to secure applications, data and assets that are accessed over the Internet, eliminating the need for costly infrastructures and servers. DBA's who can both effectively and safely store, maintain and troubleshoot issues with company data will have a strong place in IT organizations for years to come. DBA's average between $87,809 - $112,270 annually.

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