The 9 most endangered IT career paths

The IT job landscape is evolving quickly. Here's how to avoid IT extinction
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The 9 most endangered IT career paths

Darwinism is no stranger to IT. Given the pace of innovation, today's plum post is almost always one shift away from becoming tomorrow's pink slip. But the trends currently taking hold of IT organizations may have a broader impact on IT employment than we've seen in years. Job titles that were once considered secure are suddenly on the verge of extinction. Call it the new IT ice age. And tech pros who don't evolve with the times risk joining the T-Rex and the triceratops in the tar pits.

We spoke with IT pros about the jobs they see going away in the years ahead. Here are nine of the most endangered species in IT, along with advice on how you can avoid becoming one of them.

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