Millennial IT Workers Harbor Big Ambitions

Millennial IT Workers Harbor Big Ambitions

Young GunsYoung Guns

66% of Millennial IT pros want to be CEOs of companies they start or own, compared to 50% of those age 35 to 50.


28% of Millennials make money on the side as contractors or consultants outside of their regular job, compared to 18% of those age 35 to 50.

Higher EdHigher Ed

72% of Millennials are interested in getting an MBA, compared to 46% of those age 35 to 50.

Driving ForceDriving Force

80% of Millennials believe IT is important in contributing to the overall success of the company, compared to 90% of those age 50 and older.


50% of IT employees say that tech certifications are “very” or “somewhat” important to their career.

Tech Niches With Best Advancement PotentialTech Niches With Best Advancement Potential

Cloud: 25%, Mobile: 24%, Security: 24%, Big Data: 9%

Helping HandHelping Hand

78% say they provide tech support to family and friends.

Rules of RomanceRules of Romance

46% say that a first date is off limits for talking about work.

Smart DecisionSmart Decision

82% say they wouldn’t criticize their boss or management in an e-mail.

CIO Insight Staff
CIO Insight Staff
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