Top employers in IT and telecoms

The most popular graduate recruiters in IT and telecoms

The top employers in IT and telecoms for 2014/15, as voted for by students and graduates, are:

1. Google

Google is one of the world’s largest and best known search engines. It opened its Dublin office in 2003. Since then, it’s grown rapidly to become one of the city’s most notable employers.

2. Microsoft

Microsoft first opened its doors in Ireland in 1985 and now has three separate divisions: European Development, European Operations and Sales & Marketing.

3. Apple

Design and manufacture of consumer electronics and related software products. Apple's European Operations Headquarters is in Cork, hosting several divisions including telesales, technical support and manufacturing.

4. IBM

One of Ireland’s leading providers of advanced information technology products, services and business consulting.

5. Facebook

Facebook’s European operations have been headquartered in Dublin since October 2008. The Irish operation includes sales and advertising, user operations, risk management and international support devices.

6. Accenture Technology Solutions

Part of the Accenture consulting group, Accenture Technology Solutions is a global network of IT specialists and experts.

7. SAP

The world’s largest provider of business software. It employs over 1,200 people in Galway and Dublin.

8. HP

Hewlett Packard in Ireland runs nine different businesses with over 4,000 employees in the areas of manufacturing, research and development, customer software support, marketing and sales and services

9. Twitter

A global social media giant with 271 million (approx) active monthly users worldwide.

10. Dell

Global software and computer hardware company which employs over 100,000 people worldwide