Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 04-09-2013

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Just Overloaded  65% of IT administrators say their jobs are stressful.

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Biggest Sources of Stress for IT Admins  Management: 29%Inadequate IT staffing: 24%Tight Deadlines: 20%Lack of budget for upgrades and projects: 15%Users: 12%

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

On the Clock  Nearly one-third of those surveyed put in more than eight hours of overtime each week to stay on top of their workload.

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

U.S. Cities With the Highest Percentage of Stressed-Out IT Admins  San Francisco: 89%Denver: 80%Philadelphia: 80%

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Social Disengagement  36% say they have missed out on social functions due to work.

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Parental Obligations  31% say they have missed time with their kids.

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Fit to Perform?  One-fifth say they don't feel good about their physical health due to work.

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Severed Ties  16% say their job has strained or ended a relationship with a loved one or friend.

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Spilled Drinks  A number of IT admins say they get stressed when users spill drinks on their machines, call for a fix, and then say they never spilled anything.

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress

No Shame  Others say it's common for users to need a malware fix because they visit inappropriate sites—and don't even try to hide or deny it.

Most IT Admins Suffer From Work-Related Stress