Demand for work visas shows IT skills shortage
ramped up their recruitment of non-national and non-EU workers in the last five years… other major players include Facebook, IBM, Infosys Technologies Limited (Ireland) and Wipro Technologies.
"As evidenced by the chart, IT companies in Ireland have experienced a constant and growing demand for highly skilled IT professionals," Edwina continued. "There are a number of options available to an employer in the ICT sector who wants to employ someone in Ireland who is not a member of the EU labour force.
"The figures from the Department of Enterprise Trade & Employment in relation to work permits granted in Cork also highlight the services industry as having a significant demand for overseas workers also".