According to a study conducted by the Telecom Sector Skill Council (TSSC), 22 million skilled professionals in 5G will be needed by 2025! Are you well equipped with the right skills for a rewarding career in 5G?
5G technology in 2022: Scope for employment and skill development
It is expected that the launch of 5G in India will attract almost 40 to 50 million consumers in the first year. Imagine the number of new jobs getting created and the scope for more jobs in the future.
In India, manufacturing, energy, utilities, smart cities, public safety, and transportation would be the main industries during the early stages of 5G deployment. So, there will be an opportunity to choose from a wide range of industry sectors.
However, a shortage of skilled workers could lead to a demand-supply mismatch in terms of finding the right skilled people for various job roles.
With partners and stakeholders, TSSC has solidified its plans to increase manpower and skill infrastructure in preparation for India’s impending 5G rollout. In the following three years, it intends to train 100,000 individuals and establish 10 new Centers of Excellence across the nation.
Besides TSSC, major EdTech platform TalentSprint has also launched PG Level Advanced Certification Programme in 5G Technologies with AI and Cloud to embrace this disruption and help professionals gear up for this 5G transition. To know more about the PG Level Advanced Certification Programme in 5G Technologies, please visit TalentSprint’s official website.
So, what are the skills required to pursue a career in 5G technology?
To build a successful career in 5G technology, you must acquire a few skills and build your competency in the domain. Here are the skills that you will need to become 5G ready,
- Programming skills- Java, Python, MSSQL
- Security Architecture Design
- AI Algorithms and Machine Learning Algorithms
- Network Architecture Design
- Maintenance of Network Architecture
- Ability to deploy, maintain, troubleshoot, and upgrade the system
- Big Data Analytics
- Cloud computing
What is the scope of employment in the 5G technology domain in India?
By 2030, 5G technology is estimated to contribute $1.3 trillion to global GDP and $42 billion to India, contributing to a surge in worldwide demand for 5G professionals across industries.
The move to 5G will have a transformative effect on every industry. It will also impact your career as a professional if you are concentrating on the adoption of new-age technologies like AI, Cloud, and IoT.
The demand for skilled 5G professionals is surging. Major corporations like Cisco, Capgemini, Dell, and HP are eager to acquire experts with the necessary 5G skill set as their 5G initiatives grow.
With businesses examining different aspects of the 5G value chain, hiring is also set to rise over the upcoming months.
While India waits for 5G technology to become more widely available, the scope of job creation will expand as it gets more widespread. So, better prepare yourself for a future in the domain by acquiring the necessary skills. A rewarding career in 5G awaits you!