$184,681By Dennis McCafferty
$184,681 is the mean compensation for CIOs in large enterprises in 2011, up 1.73 percent over 2010.
$163,106 is the mean compensation for CIOs in mid-sized enterprises in 2011, up a mere .49 percent over 2010.
Economic fallout has made CIOs reluctant to move from secured positions.
$77,873 is the total mean compensation for all IT professionals in 2011 - returning salaries to levels seen in January 2008.
$82,273 is the mean total compensation for all IT positions in large enterprises in 2011, up from $81,493 in 2010.
$74,253 is the mean total compensation for all IT positions in mid-sized enterprises in 2011, up from $73,934 a year ago.
Whats keeping overall IT salaries down?
An increase in on-shore outsourcing as companies seek to further decrease operating costs.
IT skills in highest demand
Project managementSecurityNetwork administrationVirtualization (cloud)Business/operations analysis