How much can I make in a Career in IT Consulting?

How much can I make in a Career in IT Consulting?

A Career in IT Consulting has always intrigued me. For me understanding Why I want to choose a Career in IT Consulting is phenomenally more important than figuring out How to get into IT Consulting. I was Googling about a Career in IT Consulting and was lucky to find: Management/Career-in-IT-Consulting/english 

Lakshay Narang's take!

Lakshay Narang has worked in IT Consulting for 4 years & 11 months. Lakshay Narang has worked in IT Consulting as IT Consultant in AWC Softwares. In Lakshay Narang's own words, this is how Lakshay Narang got into IT Consulting: "After completing my BTech from GGSIPU, I started working with IT start-up as a software trainee and currently working as a Business Analyst." 

Career Video on IT Consulting

In a video, Lakshay Narang has talked about various aspects of a Career in IT Consulting. Lakshay Narang started by explaining IT Consulting as: "IT Consultancy is all about knowing multiple technologies, software products and Industry domain knowledge." It was a very interesting video and I enjoyed watching it.

  • I found the video unique because it talked about Education in terms of things which can be learnt from books, to excel at a Career in IT Consulting and not as a list of Qualifications, which one needs to get into IT Consulting. Lakshay Narang touches upon these in the Education section of the Video:Programming Languages
  • DBMS
  • Software Development Lifecycle
  • Computer Architecture
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Agile Methodology

Skills are the most important factor determining success in a particular Career.

  • Lakshay Narang then explains why these Skills are essential for a Career in IT Consulting:Organizational Behaviour
  • Knowledge Management
  • Managerial Skills
  • Quick Learner
  • Communication Skills

This Career has an interesting list of Positives.

  • Lakshay Narang believes that the following are some of the Positives of a Career in IT Consulting:Enterprise Architecture
  • Personal Growth
  • Satisfaction
  • Inspirational Work Environment

There are a few Challenges in this Career which one needs to be cognizant of.

  • And, Lakshay Narang believes that one needs to prepare for following Challenges of a Career in IT Consulting:Innovation
  • Vendor Management
  • Skill set issues
  • Customer Handling

In the final section of the video Lakshay Narang talks about How a day goes in a Career in IT Consulting. This video is by far the best video on a Career in IT Consulting, that I have ever come across. To see the full Talk, one needs to install the LifePage Career Talks App. Here is a direct deep link of the Video: 

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