"Workers in smaller companies may have to be more proactive to ensure they get access to the right courses and training support because it is less likely that there will be a formal programme in place," said Bristow.
He added that the skills that are always in demand in IT are those in technical and programming.
"Workers specialising in Java, .Net, C++ and business intelligence technologies are always sought after.
"The number of infrastructure-based roles has increased and is likely to continue doing so due to the fact that virtualisation and remote access technologies are becoming more widely available, financially convenient and easy to implement and install," Bristow said.
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