U.S. information technology (IT) sector added 4,600 new jobs in February, according to technology industry association CompTIA.
The entire U.S. economy added 313,000 jobs in February.
The job addition was 3,100 in IT services and custom software; 2,300 in data processing, hosting and related services; 1,100 in computer and electronics manufacturing; and 700 in other information services, including search portals in February.
The U.S. telecommunications sector lost 2,600 jobs in February. The total job loss in the U.S. telecom sector was 10,500 through the first two months of 2018.