Vodacom and Microsoft are the most sought after companies to work for in South Africa’s ICT sector according to the latest ‘Companies of the Future’ survey.
The study, conducted by Magnet Communications, surveyed 38,769 students, 13,445 professionals and 448 MBA students.
According to the study, Vodacom is the most sought after telecommunications company to work for, while Microsoft South Africa took top honours in the computer software industry.
Other industry winners include BMW South Africa (automotive), SABC (public service), and the Department of Health (government).
The following table lists the most sought after employers among South Africa’s student community. Rankings are represented by area of study.
|Top 30 Ideal Employers|
|Engineering||Business||Sciences and Health Sciences||Humaties and Law|
|Eskom (1)||KPMG (1)||Department of Health (1)||Department of Basic Education (1)|
|Sasol (2)||Absa (2)||CSIR (2)||SABC (2)|
|Anglo Platinum (3)||SA Reserve Bank (3)||National Health Lab Service (3)||United Nations (3)|
|Telkom (8)||Google (18)||Google (19)||Google (11)|
|Vodacom (11)||Vodacom (19)||e.tv (13)|
|MTN (13)||MTN (24)||MTN (24)|
|Google (14)||Vodacom (28)|
|Microsoft SA (17)|