If the tech industry’s most recent round of quarterly financial results made anything clear, it’s that cloud computing and services are surviving—and perhaps even benefitting from—the impact of COVID-19. Apple, for example, is enjoying increased revenue from digital services and subscriptions; Google and Facebook have reported expanded use of their services, although that’s coming at the expense of curtailed advertising revenue.
Demand for cloud computing only increases during a crisis such as COVID-19, which hints that cloud-based skills can boost technologists’ job security and prospects even at the worst of times. But what does the long-term landscape look like for cloud-computing skills, salary, and job growth? Dice takes a look.