CIOs Are Upbeat About Job, Leadership Presence
44% of executives describe themselves as “CIOs,” up from 11% a decade ago.
32% of CIOs report to their CEO, and 18% report to the CFO.
50% of CIOs sit on their organization’s executive committee, up from 38% a decade ago.
46% of CIOs and other tech leaders say their IT budget is increasing, up from 25% five years ago.
41% say they’ve been in their current role for at least five years, and 78% describe themselves as feeling “quite” or “very” fulfilled with their job.
One-half would like to be in a new role within two years, but just 21% say they’re actively seeking and applying for a job.
43% would like to move on to a more senior-level IT position, compared to 32% who would like to become a CEO or other non-tech senior leader.
31% say their salary has risen in the last 12 months, but 60% say their compensation has remained flat.
53% say their personal bonus is linked to their ability to meet or surpass key performance indicators.
90% are either concerned or have a “great concern” over the retention of their best IT talent.
Getting the right talent in the right role: 54%, Mentoring: 53%, Implementing management training and education: 48%, Giving performance bonuses: 45%, Providing flex-time and other preferential work accommodations: 42%
50% say that IT owns the digital strategy (as opposed to the marketing department), down from 56% last year.