IT Skills & Salary Report
17th Edition | 2022
INSIGHTS FROM 7,900+ IT PROFESSIONALS
The annual IT Skills and Salary survey asks professionals about their compensation, certifications, job roles, challenges, and far more.
This report compiles their insights.
73% of IT professionals report high job satisfaction with their chosen career. However, roughly half seek opportunities with different employers, particularly to earn and learn more.
Nearly 40% of professionals feel extremely good about their job security, which has likely been reinforced by high competition for talent and an insatiable need for skilled technologists.
IT professionals report higher quality outcomes, faster resolution times, and sharper focus at work after earning a certification. 34% of IT leaders say these professionals add $25,000 or more in value to the organization.
Cloud computing, cybersecurity, AI and machine learning top the list of investment areas for IT leaders in the next year. 55% of leaders say they plan to train their existing staff to help close skills gaps.
FEWER IT LEADERS REPORT SKILLS GAPS — BUT MANY FACE OTHER CHALLENGES
Survey findings show most IT leaders around the world still report skills gaps on their teams. The good news is that percentage has declined since last year — a welcome trend after years on the rise. However, amid a fierce labor market, leaders face other pressing challenges.