Have IT support workers always been in demand?

Discussion in 'The Lounge - Off Topic' started by Juelz, May 6, 2020.

  1. Juelz

    Juelz Gigabyte Poster

    Been in IT 4 years now and tbh I’ve never been short on finding desktop support work, I have had my pick tbh, with getting interviews on demand.. and turning work away.

    Was there ever a time when the market wasn’t desperate for IT support staff? It’s just I’ve not seen any shortage of available jobs for helpdesk/desktop support type jobs in my short time of being in IT.
  2. aushus

    aushus Kilobyte Poster

    Support is always needed

    So yeah

    Also alot of people are capable of doing support ( technical wise ) but their soft skills are not

    Finding someone with a good mix is hard
  3. Sparky
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    Sparky Zettabyte Poster Moderator

    There is such a high level of staff turnover in desktop support and 1/2nd line as people seem to want to progress to the next level. Expect to see plenty jobs advertised.
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