IT Management Slideshow: U.S. IT Jobs: Positions, Salaries Stagnant in 2010

By Bob Violino  |  Posted 12-17-2010

U.S. IT Jobs: Positions, Salaries Stagnant in 2010

Miniscule job growthTotal employment in IT rose merely 0.17% in the U.S. in November 2010, compared with November 2009. Employment was up 0.1% from October 2010.

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2,781,200Total U.S. IT employment, seasonally adjusted, was 2,781,200 in November 2010.

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4,800The number of new jobs in IT in November 2010, compared with the same month a year earlier.

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Modest improvementJobs in computer systems design and related services increased 2.93% in November 2010 compared with the same month a year earlier. Jobs in other information services rose 5.02%.

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Wrong numberJobs in telecommunications decreased 4.24% in November 2010 compared with the same month a year earlier.

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DP is downJobs in data processing, hosting and related services dropped 1.29% in November 2010 compared with November 2009.

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$78,210$78,210 is the average salary of all IT professionals in 2010, up 0.67% from the average salary in 2009, according to a Janco survey on 278 executives, middle managers and staff at large and midsize companies.

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$143,378$143,378 is the average salary of IT executives at large enterprises in 2010, up 0.32% from the average salary in 2009.

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CIOs on topThe average VP-CIO salary in 2010 is $159,574, highest of any position in IT.

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