Lumen Incorporated

The Lumen Team has the experience to deliver our support for the promotion of technology education and career fulfillment. Team members have worked with the technology industry, are involved in technology education and training, and consulted with other non-profits in the development of STEM curriculum.

Lumen has worked with:

  • Cisco Systems, Inc. – Networking Academy
  • Silicon Valley Education Foundation
  • Hawaii Community Colleges
  • Read to a Child
  • Yuma Education Foundation
  • White House IT Training and Certification Pilot for Transitioning Military
  • Glasgow South West Regeneration Agency – BloCS vocational education program
  • Kaufman Foundation – Entrepreneur Program
  • Futures, Inc. Pipeline Program – Career matching between military experience and civilian employment
  • Pearson Publishing
  • Cisco Learning Institute
  • Aries Technology – Content Development
  • Wounded Warrior Project

Key National Findings from Cyberstates 2016

  • 6.7 million U.S. tech industry workers in 2015
  • 198,200 net jobs added between 2014 and 2015
  • Tech firms employed 5.7 percent of private sector workers in 2014
  • Tech industry workers earned an average wage of $105,400, 104 percent more than the U.S. average private sector wage
  • A tech industry payroll of $708 billion in 2014, accounting for over 11.6 percent of all U.S. private sector payroll
  • 473,460 tech establishments in 2015
  • 938,500 tech occupational job openings in Q4 2015
  • 7.1 percent of the U.S. GDP is from the tech industry

Cyberstates 2016: The Definitive State-by-State Analysis of the U.S. Tech Industry

published by the Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA).
“More than 50% of today’s jobs require some degree of technology skills. And experts say that percentage will increase to 77% in the next decade.” US Bureau of Labor Statistics   The Need for technology-trained employees is apparent.
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there are more than half a million open jobs in technology-related sectors in the United States.