Where Are All the Qualified IT Workers?

Where Are All the Qualified IT Workers?

Where Are All the Qualified IT Workers?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.

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21% of U.S. CIOs plan to increase IT department staffing.

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63% plan to hire only for open IT positions, and 13% are putting hiring plans on hold.

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Just 3% plan to cut IT staffing.

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61% said it’s either “somewhat” or “very” challenging to find skilled IT pros today.

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Network administration: 57%, Desktop Support: 55%, Database management: 53%

Five Hiring Hotspots for IT: MinneapolisFive Hiring Hotspots for IT: Minneapolis

29% of CIOs in Minneapolis/Twin Cities plan to boost tech department staffing, and only 3% plan to reduce IT staffing.

Five Hiring Hotspots for IT: IndianapolisFive Hiring Hotspots for IT: Indianapolis

27% of CIOs in Indianapolis intend to expand IT staffing, while just 3% said they’ll cut staffing.

Five Hiring Hotspots for IT: DetroitFive Hiring Hotspots for IT: Detroit

26% of CIOs in Detroit said they’ll expand IT staffing, with only 4% intending to reduce staffing.

Five Hiring Hotspots for IT: RaleighFive Hiring Hotspots for IT: Raleigh

24% of CIOs in Raleigh indicate that they’ll be adding more staff, and just 2% plan to cut staffing.

Five Hiring Hotspots for IT: Washington, D.C.Five Hiring Hotspots for IT: Washington, D.C.

23% of CIOs in Washington, D.C., plan to increase staffing, and only 2% intend to reduce staff.

Dennis McCafferty
Dennis McCafferty is a contributor to CIO Insight. He covers topics such as IT leadership, IT strategy, collaboration, and IT for businesses.

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