16/02/2021

Categories: Computing, Undergradute

Cloud Spending Booms in 2021: The Future-Proofed Cloud Computing Career Path

Cloud computing jobs are among the safest career paths, with services such as Microsoft Azure and Amazon Web turning over huge profits in 2020 and 2021. COVID-19 has accelerated spending on digital transformation, and those with the right skills will be able to enjoy fantastic career opportunities in this field.

The MSc Cloud and Networking Security at the University of Bolton in Greater Manchester is a fantastic platform to hone your cloud skills with a security focus. We’ve been voted No.1 in the UK for Teaching Quality and Student Experience in Computer Science*, so there’s nowhere better to begin your journey on a cloud computing career path.

The growing need for cloud security experts

As cloud adoption ramps up across the world, the demand for IT security specialists will continue to rise. In the UK alone, more than 650,000 businesses were reported to have a basic skills gap in cyber security last year.

In order to prevent costly data breaches, companies will be looking to hire qualified cloud and networking professionals. Vendors themselves will also be looking to bring on board in-house security experts as business continues to boom in the coming years. Furthermore, the urgency of the skills gap calls for highly-experienced consultants who can transform IT security as organisations move away from their legacy systems.

Future-proof your cloud career now

Our Cloud and Networking Security master’s is designed for those pursuing the cloud computing career path. If you’re a graduate with a background in networking, system administration or cloud computing, this course could be ideal for you.

Upon graduation, you’ll be able to move into a range of cloud computing jobs, including computer management, technical security roles or managerial roles. You’ll get one-to-one mentorship with our passionate tutors in choosing right route, and our dedicated Employability Team will also be on hand to support your career ambitions.

In addition to our friendly and supportive campus, located just 15 minutes from the dynamic and metropolitan city of Manchester, we have an award-winning Students Services Team to ensure you have all the support you need during your studies. Enrol with us to enjoy #UniAsItShouldBe, where your needs always come first!

To find out more about enrolling in 2021, head over to our course page.

* The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021

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