Inside the IT Job Market

By Don Reisinger  |  Posted 04-03-2013

Inside the IT Job Market

Supply and Demand  A hefty 69% of IT professionals say the demand for IT workers will always outstrip the supply.

Inside the IT Job Market

Inside the IT Job Market

Falling Short  56% of IT pros believe a shortage of skilled IT people in the U.S. already exists.

Inside the IT Job Market

Inside the IT Job Market

Not Very Attractive  45% of IT professionals say their company struggles with attracting and retaining IT pros and developing their workforce.

Inside the IT Job Market

Inside the IT Job Market

Over the Long Haul  Although demand for IT professionals is high, 42% say they might not have a long-term career in the industry.

Inside the IT Job Market

Inside the IT Job Market

Fears About the Future  45% of IT professionals say they might not have a long-term career because of trends like cloud computing and outsourcing.

Inside the IT Job Market

Inside the IT Job Market

Most Desired Workplaces  IT professionals’ top five places to work are Google, Apple, Microsoft, IBM and The Walt Disney Company, respectively.

Inside the IT Job Market

Inside the IT Job Market

What It Takes   According to 93% of respondents, being successful in IT is about having strong business skills in addition to IT know-it-all.

Inside the IT Job Market

Inside the IT Job Market

IT Goes Elsewhere  IT might be its own division now, but 67% of IT pros believe that in the future they’ll work for different divisions, like finance and marketing.

Inside the IT Job Market

Inside the IT Job Market

Worth Talking About  The majority of IT professionals say strong verbal communication skills are the most important aspect of an IT professional’s business expertise.

Inside the IT Job Market

Inside the IT Job Market

The Holy Trinity of IT  The top three trends that will most impact IT in 2013? According to IT pros, it’s cloud computing, security and mobility.

Inside the IT Job Market