What are the top occupations aligned to each career cluster?

Total High School Students Enrolled

394,600

Total High School CTE Concentrators

28,090

Occupation Employment
(2016)
Median Pay
(2017)
Projected Growth
(2016-26)
Computer Systems Analysts 27,320 $98,290 12.9%
Information Security Analysts 11,730 $108,580 41.4%
Computer Programmers 9,370 $92,550 -6.4%
Software Developers, Applications 35,800 $109,740 32.7%
Software Developers, Systems Software 25,690 $117,400 14.5%
Web Developers 4,510 $85,630 16.2%
Database Administrators 5,870 $96,090 14.8%
Network and Computer Systems Administrators 19,600 $89,350 10.8%
Computer Network Architects 10,460 $121,390 11.3%
Computer User Support Specialists 20,910 $55,000 12.8%
Computer Network Support Specialists 7,620 $66,070 9.1%
Computer Occupations, All Other 13,300 $104,840 11.6%
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Sources: Burning Glass Technologies and state education agencies

Credential Explorer

Credential (Virginia) Credential Type Supply/Demand Category Credentials
Demanded Earned
Microsoft Technology Associate Certification Very Oversupplied 221 1,003
CompTIA ITF+ Certification Very Oversupplied 13 197
CompTIA A+ Certification Very Undersupplied 3,442 115
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Computer Programming CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 108
TestOut PC Pro Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 99
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Computer Repair Technology CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 77
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Computer Networking Fundamentals CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 47
CompTIA Network+ Certification Very Undersupplied 393 41
PLTW Computer Science Essentials CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 39
TestOut Security Pro Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 37
CompTIA Security+ Certification Very Undersupplied 15,605 36
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Web Design CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 35
PLTW Computer Science Principles CTE Assessment Very Oversupplied 0 33
TestOut Network Pro Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 28
Cisco Certified Entry Network Technician Certification Supply meets demand 28 26
Brainbench Systems Network Administration Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 23
Certified Internet Web Certification Certification Very Oversupplied 0 23
Cisco Certified Network Associate Certification Very Undersupplied 4,740 10
NOCTI Job Ready Assessment - Computer Technology CTE Assessment Supply meets demand 0 3
Career Essentials - Computer Maintenance Technology CTE Assessment Supply meets demand 0 1
CompTIA Server+ Certification Supply meets demand 0 1
Apple Certified Mac Technician Certification Very Undersupplied 11 0
Google Adwords Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 58 0
Google Analytics Certification Certification Very Undersupplied 123 0
Google Cloud Certified - Professional Cloud Architect Certification Moderately Undersupplied 8 0
Oracle Certified Associate Certification Very Undersupplied 181 0
SAS Base Programming for SAS 9 Certification Supply meets demand 1 0