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Jobs Least Likely To Be Offshored

Hot jobs this year don't necessarily offer high salaries and great perks. Instead, they're the ones most likely to be offshore-resistant, according to Foote Partners. These are the jobs that companies will keep in-house because they require business knowledge that takes time to acquire or expertise that isn't easily provided or managed from offshore.

Customer Facing

  • App developers
  • Web-apps programmers
  • Data-warehouse and business-intelligence specialists
  • ERP and CRM pros
  • Database developers and analysts
  • Help-desk specialists

    Enablers

  • IT or business architects
  • Business analysts
  • Business technologists
  • Business-process modelers
  • Project managers

    Infrastructure Jobs

  • Security
  • Data modelers
  • Network managers and engineers
  • Wireless engineers and administrators
  • Software engineers
  • Disaster-recovery specialists
  • System auditors and integrators
  • Storage administrators

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