IT Management Slideshow: Stressed Out IT Teams Can Hurt Your Bottom LineBy Dennis McCafferty | Posted 04-30-2012
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Nearly 70% of survey respondents consider their job stressful.
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More than 67% of IT administrators consider switching their careers on an occasional or regular basis.
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Top Three Sources of Stress for IT Admins:â¢ Management (as cited by 28% of survey respondents)â¢ Tight deadlines (20%)â¢ Users (18%)
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About 1/3 of these admins work the equivalent of 10 additional weeks per year in overtime.
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72% of survey respondents say they're the most stressed among those in their social circle, or at the highest level of stress within.
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74% of IT admins in the Northeast are stressed -- the highest in the country.
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Nearly 85% of survey participants say their job has impacted their personal life.
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How the Job Impacts Personal Life of IT Admins:â¢ Loss of sleep (as cited by 42% of survey participants)â¢ Missed social functions (40%)â¢ Missed time with kids (39%)â¢ Cancelled commitments to friends/family (35%)
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22% of IT admins say they don't feel great physically.
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20% of IT admins say they've experienced stress-related health issues, such as high-blood pressure.