IT Pros Worry About Their Future

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 03-25-2013

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

Onward and Upward  69% of IT professionals think that demand for tech talent will always outpace supply, since tech is constantly evolving.

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

Domestic Shortfall  56% feel there is a shortage of IT pros in the U.S.

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

Workforce Woes  45% say their company struggles in attracting, retaining and developing its IT workforce.

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

Long-Term Prognosis  42% worry about their ability to maintain an extensive IT career.

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

Short Shrift  45% believe trends like outsourcing and cloud computing create an environment in which IT jobs are not as sustainable as those in other professions.

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

Full Throttle  15% say the fast pace of the IT industry is the cause of their long-term career concerns.

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

Youth Movement  14% feel that employers have preferences for younger workers.

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

Multi-Faceted  93% say that IT success will depend upon strong business skills in addition to tech talent.

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

IT Pros Worry About Their Future

Branching Out  67% agree or strongly agree that, in the future, tech pros will be assigned to areas of business such as finance, marketing and operations, as opposed to an IT department.

IT Pros Worry About Their Future