What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

463,300

Total High School CTE Concentrators

4,785

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Computer Systems Analysts 22,370 $90,230 13.5%
Information Security Analysts 3,540 $103,470 33.1%
Computer Programmers 7,400 $91,340 -2.2%
Software Developers, Applications 25,500 $100,560 37.8%
Software Developers, Systems Software 8,640 $104,710 16.1%
Web Developers 4,940 $68,520 19.4%
Database Administrators 2,860 $93,280 16.1%
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 12,020 $81,370 10.6%
Computer Network Architects 4,520 $106,170 7.5%
Computer User Support Specialists 22,940 $48,290 16.1%
Computer Network Support Specialists 6,370 $60,820 13.3%
Computer Occupations, All Other 4,430 $86,770 11.5%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (North Carolina) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Microsoft Technology Associate Certification Moderately Undersupplied 72 41
SAS Base Programming for SAS 9 Certification Very Oversupplied 0 41
CompTIA A+ Certification Very Undersupplied 3,010 38
Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 34 11
CompTIA ITF+ Certification Moderately Oversupplied 0 6
Apple Certified Mac Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 10 0
Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification Very Undersupplied 2,704 0
CompTIA Network+ Certification Very Undersupplied 208 0
CompTIA Security+ Certification Very Undersupplied 2,644 0
Google Adwords Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 97 0
Google Analytics Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 154 0
Google Cloud Certified - Professional Cloud Architect Certification Supply meets demand 1 0
Oracle Certified Associate Certification Very Undersupplied 13 0