Slideshow 10 Hot IT Jobs for 2013

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  • November 29 2012, 12:18am EST

Here are 10 hot IT jobs predicted for 2013 and beyond.

Data Scientist

Deemed “the sexiest job of the 21st century” by Harvard Business Review, data scientists bridge the gap between the skills of a statistician, a computer scientist and an MBA. Salaries vary from $110,000 to $140,000. Source: Network World Image: Shutterstock

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Database Administrator

From 2010 to 2020, employment of database administrators is anticipated to grow by 31 percent. In 2013, salaries are expected to increase, on average, by 5.1 percent, topping out at $119,500. Source: Robert Half Technology Image: Shutterstock

Network Architect

During this decade, the employment of network architects is expected to increase 22 percent, faster than the average for all occupations. In 2013, salary increases are predicted to be 7 percent higher than last year, topping out at $146,500. Source: Robert Half Technology Image: Shutterstock

Application Developer

With an expected 6.5 percent increase next year, the salary of application developers can top out at around $114,500. Source: Robert Half Technology Image: Shutterstock

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Business Intelligence Analyst

With an expected 7.3 increase in salary in 2013, a business intelligence analyst could see his salary increase up to $132,500. Source: Robert Half Technology Image: Shutterstock

Mobile Application Developer

With the largest expected increase in the technology field, mobile application developers could see their salaries increase up to $133,500 next year, an increase of 9 percent from 2012 Source: Robert Half Technology Image: Shutterstock

Database Portal Administrators

Database portal administrators can expect a 7.5 percent increase on their salary in 2013, topping out at $114,500. Source: Robert Half Technology Image: Shutterstock

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Data Security Analyst

With salaries capping out at $129,750, data security analysts can expect to see their salaries increase by 6.8 percent, on average over the next year. Source: Robert Half Technology Image: Shutterstock

Software Engineer

Software Engineers could see their salaries grow by 6.8 percent in 2013, topping out at $127,750. Source: Robert Half Technology Image: Shutterstock

Systems Analyst

Systems analysts could see their salaries increase by 5.9 percent, capping out at $103,500. Source: Robert Half Technology Image: Shutterstock

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For more information...

For more on IT hiring trends in the coming years, click hereto read about Gartner’s forecastFor more on information management jobs, click here For an interview about developing the future IT workforce from SIM’s Michael Brooks, click hereImages used with permission from Shutterstock