-According to Forrester, this shift can be traced to a number of emerging trends:
-Maturing technologies such as software-as-a-service and business intelligence are changing IT skills requirements;
-The growing array of outsourcing options have altered in-house staffing priorities, with more specialized skills increasingly likely to be outsourced; and
The continued search for cost-reduction opportunities has changed how IT decisions are made.
With those trends in mind, here's a countdown of 13 common IT roles, based on the percentage of IT executives who believe each role is growing in importance.
This article was originally published on 04-13-2010