What are the most demanded profiles in an IT Infrastructure department?


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Most demanded IT Infrastructure profiles in the Tech Industry.

This article deals with IT Infrastructure profiles in a technological companies, and has been forecasted with market knowledge from 2022 onwards.

Processes and Operations

IT Operations Management involves a significant number of tasks.

It is mainly about overseeing the various physical and virtual components of an IT infrastructure, by monitorization and controlling.  

This control of activities and services includes support activities to the different areas of a company, the restoration of processes and files, and the routine maintenance of the infrastructure. 

Roles in IT Process and Operations include:

  • Operations Manager
  • Service Delivery Manager
  • Project Manager
  • Operations Engineer
  • Systems Integration
  • Applications Analyst
  • Technical Systems Analyst
  • IT Operator
  • Helpdesk
  • among others


The Network is fundamental to establish the internal and external communication of all the elements and devices. 

Computer networks include all those elements that are needed to guarantee network enablement, connectivity, firewall and security when connecting to the Internet, or for internal connectivity between devices. 

Ensures that staff have access to stored and transferred data only from strictly controlled access points to reduce the risk of data theft or corruption. 

Roles in Network include: 

  • Network Administrator
  • Network Support Specialist
  • Network Technician
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Among many more…
Most demanded Infrastructure Profiles


With the XXI Century’s technology evolution, a large amount of digital information is created and consumed at all times, at all modern and Tech-driven companies.

This information, critical for the provision of services, needs to be conveniently stored, optimized, managed and protected. 

People involved in Storage are

  • Database Administrators
  • Storage Administrators
  • Storage Engineers
  • Data Engineers
  • Infrastructure Engineers
  • IT Specialists
  • Hardware Systems Engineers
  • and others…


The goal of data management is that the data becomes relevant information that can help an organization in making decisions about different business strategies. 

For this reason, the vast majority of companies are increasing their investment in everything related to data management, although there is still a long way to go. 

Roles in Data management are:

  • VP of Data
  • Data Manager
  • Business Intelligence
  • Database Administrator
  • Data Analyst
  • Data Architect
  • Machine Learning Engineer
  • Data Scientist
  • Statistician
  • Business Analyst
  • BigData Roles
  • among others


Cybersecurity is the practice of protecting critical systems and sensitive information from digital attacks. 

Also known as information technology (IT) security, cybersecurity measures are designed to combat threats to networked systems and applications, originating from both inside and outside an organization. 

Professionals involved in Cybersecurity hold the following positions:

  • VP of Security
  • Security Manager
  • Security Architect
  • Security Audit
  • Penetration Tester
  • Cryptographer
  • Security Analyst
  • Security Engineer
  • Forensic Analyst
  • Vulnerability Assessor
  • SOC Specialist
  • Ethical hacker
  • among many more…


Cloud - The Infrastructure of an Organization

Cloud storage or cloud storage is a computing model that stores a large amount of data, files and programs on the Internet, allowing access to them from anywhere and at any time. 

Instead of relying on a physically installed service, you have access to a framework where software and hardware are virtually integrated. 

People working in Cloud include:

  • VP of Cloud
  • Cloud Manager
  • Cloud Architect
  • Site Reliability Engineer (SRE)
  • Cloud Engineer
  • Software Engineer
  • Data Engineer
  • DevOps
  • Product Manager
  • Quality assurance (QA)
  • Cloud Support Engineer
  • and others


ERP Software (Enterprise Resource Planning or ERP) is an enterprise resource planning system.

It is a solution that allows you to centralize all the management of the company, streamlining tasks and effectively controlling the different areas. 

Professionals implementing ERPs can be: 

  • ERP Specialists
  • ERP Implementation Consultants
  • ERP Functional Analysts
  • Application Support/Developers
  • Database Administrator
  • ERP Software Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • ERP Systems Administrators
  • ERP Business Analyst
  • ERP Solutions Architects
  • And more


CRM is the acronym used for Customer Relationship Management and refers to the set of practices, business strategies and technologies focused on the relationship with the customer. 

Roles specialized in CRM implementation include:

  • CRM Lead Developer
  • CRM Lead Engagement
  • CRM Consultant
  • CRM Specialist
  • CRM Developer
  • Dynamics 365 CRM Technical Architect
  • CRM Administrator
  • CRM Analyst
  • And more

Thanks for reading this article about the most demanded infrastructure profiles in the tech industry for 2023.

I’m always open to have a brief call with anyone who may need some market situation. 

And happy to help any company that may look for a new member at their Infrastructure Team. 

“In short, talent is the critical ingredient for a modern, high-performing technology organization, and great talent is in high demand. People that show versatility and adaptability are quickly becoming must-haves, particularly in hybrid environments.”  

Ross Winser, Senior Director, Analyst at Gartner

Who am I?

My name is Maria, and one of my greatest interests is to be in service.

Helping others energizes me and if I help myself, I can have a more positive impact on the people who I get in contact with.

Therefore, I’m highly interested in individual and Social Psychology, Healthcare and Art.

Including those areas in my daily life, I enjoy nature, yoga, and acrobatics, connecting with people, therapies, and photography.

IT Recruitment Partner

In my professional life, I am an IT Recruitment Partner at IKIGAI Talent Group.

I am devoted to assisting candidates and clients in getting the most out of their talent and finding the right match.

Moreover, being an IT Recruitment Partner at IKIGAI allows me to get involved with managers’ and professionals’ needs and aspirations.

It is definitely an inspiration to be able to help improve people’s lives and organizations, be up-to-date in the Tech industry and connect with highly experienced professionals.

My focus at IKIGAI is on IT Infrastructure positions.

Infrastructure teams are broadly responsible for the administration and management of technology, information and data.

These teams manage a variety of elements including computers, servers, processes, networking, storage, data, software, security and cloud-based services.

People working in these positions are aware that when technology power is properly networked, technology can be optimized to improve communication, create efficiencies and increase productivity.

If an IT infrastructure is flexible, reliable and secure, it can help an enterprise meet its goals and provide a competitive edge in the market.

That is why having the right up-to-date talent in infrastructure and operations is essential for helping organizations to meet their digital needs and goals, in addition to scaling technological innovations and increasing the quality of services.

Book directly one meeting with me: Calendly – Maria Tarela 

Be in touch in Social Media: www.linkedin.com/in/mariatr 

Text me for any questions you may have: maria.tarela@ikigaitalentgroup.com 

Thanks for reading this article about The Most demanded IT Infrastructure profiles in the Tech Industry!

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