What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

271,600

Total High School CTE Concentrators

7,118

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Computer Systems Analysts 9,320 $93,600 33.8%
Information Security Analysts 2,300 $98,090 33%
Computer Programmers 3,200 $92,680 0.3%
Software Developers, Applications 26,370 $104,980 31.1%
Software Developers, Systems Software 14,240 $117,350 30.1%
Web Developers 3,330 $71,360 41.7%
Database Administrators 2,580 $92,260 25.2%
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 11,310 $81,230 19.6%
Computer Network Architects 4,330 $113,970 17.1%
Computer User Support Specialists 14,320 $56,700 26.5%
Computer Network Support Specialists 3,650 $69,980 17.3%
Computer Occupations, All Other 12,030 $99,840 19.7%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Colorado) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
CompTIA A+ Certification Very Undersupplied 1,526 81
Colorado CTE Information Technology CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 72
TestOut Security Pro Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 68
TestOut Network Pro Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 30
CompTIA Security+ Certification Very Undersupplied 4,955 27
Apple Certified Mac Technician Certification Supply meets demand 31 23
Oracle Certified Associate Certification Very Oversupplied 8 16
LPIC-1: System Administrator Certification Very Oversupplied 0 14
CompTIA Network+ Certification Very Undersupplied 104 11
Certified Information Systems Security Professional Certification Very Undersupplied 900 9
Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician Certification Moderately Undersupplied 15 9
Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification Very Undersupplied 2,641 9
CompTIA ITF+ Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 9
IE Class High School Web Design CTE Assessment Moderately Oversupplied 0 9
Swift Certification Level 1 Software Moderately Oversupplied 0 9
TestOut PC Pro Certification Certification Supply meets demand 0 4
CompTIA Linux+ Certification Moderately Undersupplied 4 2
Certified Internet Web Certification Certification Supply meets demand 3 0
Google Adwords Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 75 0
Google Analytics Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 89 0
Google Cloud Certified - Professional Cloud Architect Certification Very Undersupplied 10 0
Microsoft Technology Associate Certification Very Undersupplied 44 0