The Information and Communications Technology (ICT) industry incorporates three sub-sectors: information technology, telecommunications technology, and digital media.
The information and communications technology industry is rapidly growing, with increased digitisation across the workforce. Skills in ICT are needed across most occupations and industries, and there is a real skill shortage for these skills in the ICT industry itself.
Some recent and ongoing changes in information technology include the Internet of Things (IoT), blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI). Wireless communications is a fast growing area in telecommunications. Digital media includes not just apps and video games, it is relevant to areas such as medical imaging and vitrual reality applied to sectors such as education and contruction.