Where Are All the Qualified IT Workers?
Organizations plan to hire more tech experts, but many are struggling to find talent with specialized skills in cloud computing, data analytics and security.
21% of U.S. CIOs plan to increase IT department staffing.
63% plan to hire only for open IT positions, and 13% are putting hiring plans on hold.
Just 3% plan to cut IT staffing.
61% said it’s either “somewhat” or “very” challenging to find skilled IT pros today.
Network administration: 57%, Desktop Support: 55%, Database management: 53%
29% of CIOs in Minneapolis/Twin Cities plan to boost tech department staffing, and only 3% plan to reduce IT staffing.
27% of CIOs in Indianapolis intend to expand IT staffing, while just 3% said they’ll cut staffing.
26% of CIOs in Detroit said they’ll expand IT staffing, with only 4% intending to reduce staffing.
24% of CIOs in Raleigh indicate that they’ll be adding more staff, and just 2% plan to cut staffing.
23% of CIOs in Washington, D.C., plan to increase staffing, and only 2% intend to reduce staff.