Jobs that involve working with the Internet include web developers and multimedia specialists. Work involves the creation of user-friendly websites, the set-up of networks and various online services.
There are a great many ways to find employment in the Internet industry. Web developers will often have specific degrees and diplomas in related computer sciences; although this may not always be necessary if applicants can demonstrate excellent self-taught skills. Content providers include journalists, multimedia specialists, copywriters and graphic designers. There is now a growing trend of people working from home in the Internet industry, and the increasing importance of the World Wide Web means these opportunities are relatively widespread for people with the right skills.
The Internet is now so important most companies and industries will need Internet-related services from time to time. Amongst the leading employers are major IT companies, the retail sector, the research and development sector and the business sector. Internet projects are usually wide-ranging, and larger undertakings will often require the use of many different specialists in their field. This means that applicants should be able to demonstrate exceptional communication and collaborative skills.
Salaries for entry-level coding experts range from £20,000 to £40,000. Designers and multimedia experts can earn anything up to £50,000 per year with a leading digital agency. Recruitment agencies may, occasionally, give IT staff the chance to work on a temporary or self-employed basis.