With so much of computing becoming cloud-based (see AWS or Google Cloud), the general IT person who patrolled your office is becoming less and less relevant in today’s workforce.
The change is already happening at smaller businesses, which find it cheaper and more efficient to outsource the work. Yes, like me for example.
The good news is that it is creating the opportunity for programmers, freelancers and system administrators willing to pivot to manage their client servers remotely and profitably, and at better scale.
So, maybe, system administrator could see this thing from another perspective. What do you think?