08 Feb 2023

Some Essential Jobs Skills For 2023

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In this tech-driven world, there have been constant job evolutions with higher growth opportunities, diversified work environments & learning new technical skills. Many exciting career opportunities have now sprung up in the field of IT, Data Science and Analytics, AI And Machine Learning, or termed new-age skills, with significant demand for knowledge in such areas.

Companies prefer employees with in-demand IT skills, other than the usual core skills mentioned in the job description. As the new year has just begun, there are millions who look for career switches to seek better growth opportunities. To make the most of your career in 2023, your resume or CV and job application should include certification, be thoroughly updated, and most importantly upskilling.

To stand out from the rest, our blog will share some essential skills aspirants can watch out for while making a job application in 2023.


Cybercrimes have increased at a sky-rocketing level and thus, the demand for skilled cybersecurity professionals has increased exponentially in the years to come. There are significant cybersecurity flaws & leaks that possess serious threats to companies & government operations. Thus, there will be high demand for experts in the field. Industry experts say, ‘Businesses will invest more into cybersecurity to mitigate these loopholes and protect internal technologies and the trade secrets.

Cyber Security

The cybersecurity market is expected to reach $350+ billion by 2029. Some in-demand cybersecurity skills include - penetration testing, application security, network security, cloud security, and more. And the basic skills will consist of risk assessment, detecting intrusion, security controls & frameworks, and incident response. When individuals upskill with these skills it can bolster their market value even more.

Cloud Computing

Cloud computing is one of the most widely used technologies across the globe, and it has a huge demand for skilled cloud data professionals. Yes! Data professionals who are upskilled with cutting-edge skills can make a great career in the field. Most companies – whether small, medium, or big have successfully switched to the cloud and said ‘GOODBYE’ to big and complex servers, processors, inventories, etc. Literally, you would find frozen employees in the server rooms to monitor it – just kidding!

Cloud Computing

There has been a significant rise in employment related to the field of cloud computing. The global cloud computing market will now be worth $800+ billion by 2025. Cloud computing skills are in huge demand to build sound cloud infrastructure, maintain or offer accessibility, manage massive data volumes, and accordingly segregate the data. Working with cloud techniques will help open new avenues for exciting positions like - cloud developer, cloud administrator, and cloud architect. The knowledge of the cloud platforms such as AWS, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, and Oracle will be of great advantage for the aspirants.

AR (Augmented Reality) & VR (Virtual Reality)

AR and VR are the twin innovative technologies that connect the real world with the virtual world. Wonder how? These technologies help users to view information & content in the form of visual representation – just as you see in the real world.
Many sectors such as banking and finance, logistics & shipping, gaming, travelling, healthcare, e-commerce, cars, and automation develop augmented and virtual reality solutions in training applications.

Augmented Reality (AR) And Virtual Reality (VR)

AR (Augmented Reality) will add digital elements to live appearances and enhanced digital devices help daily activities such as search information & shopping. VR on the other hand lets users experience what it’s like to visit places around the globe. While AR offers an interactive experience of the real-world, VR creates an immersive virtual environment. Other than the basic programming skills, candidates need to have a better understanding of UI/UX, 3D animation & modelling skills if they wish to make a sound career in AR and VR.

Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning(ML)

ML is an application of AI in which the system learns on its own & develops without any programming. With their cutting-edge technologies, ML and AI are here to revolutionize the world. As per World Economic Forum, AI will provide 130+ million new jobs by 2025.

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

Learning AI/ML will help you grab well-paying and stable jobs in the industry because this technology is gradually growing and becoming in demand. Nearly every industry, including banking, healthcare, and education is currently using AI and ML.


The job opportunities for DevOps expertise are boosting a lot and the future of DevOps professionals looks promising & long-lasting since the market generated more than $4 billion in revenue in 2019 and is anticipated to grow by over 20 percent between 2020 and 2026.

In today’s tech-driven world, various industries and organizations benefit from DevOps, including Amazon, Facebook, Netflix, OLA, and more. DevOps -- a combination of 'development' and 'operations' -- acts as a bridge between the software development & IT teams. One who possesses DevOps skills can help in both the IT and development aspects of running the company. Working in DevOps will help you become a DevOps engineer. Some of the required DevOps skills include - a better understanding of continuous delivery theory, container technologies like Docker/Kubernetes, knowledge of scripting languages like Python, Ruby, and C as well as familiarity with cloud operations.

Data Science and Analytics

Gartner predicts, nearly 91% of companies have not yet reached a 'transformational' data level & information maturity. This creates the need for better and data-driven decision-making, leading to an increase of 30-35% in the number of jobs requiring data science expertise by 2026. Data Scientists will collect data and later apply various data science tools and techniques to datasets to get meaningful insights from them. While Data Analysts will combine technical, business, and management expertise and come up with the right presentation to the stakeholders. Data Science and Analytics are now an integral part of any business or organization.

Data Science And Analytics

Data analysts perform statistical analysis on complex datasets and apply data visualization techniques to bring sense to valuable insights and then convert them into easy-to-understand language. Sign up with Ekeeda Data Science Program now! This program is designed to provide excellent data science skills, which students or working professionals seek for. The program offers aspirants with a golden opportunity to participate in experiential learning experiences. It allows them to build hands-on experience prior to graduating. What’s more? You even get industry-relevant training, 1:1 live classes, 100+ assignments and capstones, and 100% placement assistance in top techs and start-ups such as Datascope, Tiger Analytics, Cloudera, Brainvire, IBM, Yalantis, Peerbits, etc. The salary package is simply awesome, good prestigious, working flexibility, and more.

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This is related to security and transparency while offering a wide range of decentralized solutions. Experts predict by 2029, Blockchain technology is expected to rise upto $165 billion. Blockchain is an emerging technology to record real-time information in a more robust and secure way; in a way that is impossible to manipulate. Blockchain is a distributed ledger technology & transactions are recorded via hash which is a cryptographic signature.

Blockchain Technology

Blockchain is slowly and steadily penetrating our society and it is used in many areas like cryptocurrencies, financial services, and peer-to-peer energy trading. A blockchain engineer should be good at programming; & have a thorough knowledge of Ripple, R3, Ethereum, and Bitcoin technologies. He or she should also have knowledge of consensus processes, security protocol stacks, and crypto libraries and functions.

Big Data

Since companies have become data-driven and analyze data for better productivity, big data jobs are increasing every day in the companies. Big Data is the need in every sector – be it – Health, education, manufacturing, real estate, e-commerce, logistics, gaming, IT, and more. The demand for Big data will increase at an exponential rate & it will help you prepare for a future-proof career.

Big Data Analysis
The top skills needed to become an expert in Big Data will include strong analytical skills, programming skills, data visualization, and storyboarding skills, SQL and MongoDB knowledge, data mining, and familiarity with cloud technologies.
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This program is designed by Fortune 500+ Data Science experts and provides 1:1 doubt-clearing sessions for aspirants. The assignments and capstones will help you get a sneak peek into the real world. Mock interview prep and profile-building sessions will help prepare for tech interviews in top data science companies in India.

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Internet of Things (IoT)

There has been phenomenal growth in the IoT market driven by increased development and use of internet-enabled devices like gadgets, smart cities, and more and more adaptation of cloud services. IoT is being adopted in nearly every field, and it's expanding, and industry reports suggest that there will be 75+ billion linked devices by 2025.

Internet Of Things (IoT)

The must-have IoT skills that you need for 2023 include Node.js, information security, cloud computing, programming skill, APIs automation & testing, and last but not least UI/UX- centric design.

RPA (Robotic Process Automation)

RPA is the process to create a software program that will do repeating business tasks. It’s one of the technologies with a faster development rate. Thus, professionals can figure out exciting career opportunities in this area.

Robotic Process Automation

The market size of the global Robotic Process Automation (RPA) market is bound to reach $180+ million by 2025. Experts suggest the key RPA automation skills in 2023 include business process management, debugging, testing, and updating robots, basic workflow skills, data analytics experience, & RPA platform skills. Additionally, knowledge of companies' system infrastructure & coding skills proves important in RPA roles.

Considering these massive opportunities in 2023; Upskilling is the investment that aspirants can do, to become future leaders and yield high returns in the form of a good salary, a better job, and a prestigious position.

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