Each year, TechTarget conducts a Salary and Careers Survey to gauge where IT executives and staff stand in terms of earnings, employee satisfaction, job prospects and IT priorities for the year ahead. This year, 1,711 IT professionals took our career survey, ranging from systems administrators to CIOs, and spilled on employee and executive compensation, what keeps them content in their current job or pushes them to look elsewhere and where they'll focus their IT efforts heading into 2014.
The 2013 IT Salary and Careers Survey: An overview
Visual learners, this one's for you. In this infographic, we uncover how your paycheck compares to those of others with a similar job title, divulge whether salary expectations are on the rise and reveal whether IT professionals are optimistic about the road ahead.
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IT executive compensation, priorities and job satisfaction
TechTarget's 2013 Annual Salary and Careers Survey took the pulse of 466 senior IT executives, and in this section, they lay it all out for us: how much they make, how they prioritize projects and what keeps them happy in their current positions or causes them to seek out new career opportunities.
Senior IT executives told us that they're optimistic about their IT organization's year ahead. What factors are contributing to this sunny disposition? Continue Reading
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Compensation and IT priorities by job title
Going into 2014, all segments of IT are examining their technology budgets and priorities for the coming year. In this section, we reveal our IT career survey results as they relate to compliance officers, networking professionals, server and data center managers, developer-programmers, and channel professionals, and gauge their earning potential and job satisfaction.
Governance, risk and compliance professionals are an essential part of today's risk-minded, data-laden organizations. Are their salaries keeping up with their broadened responsibilities? Continue Reading
The average salary in networking is less than averages across other IT job functions, but our survey says that few networking pros are seeking other opportunities. Continue Reading
A recent TechTarget IT priorities survey unveiled data center managers' virtualization focus and security concerns as they head into 2014. Continue Reading
Although developer-programmers receive higher base salaries than many other IT respondents, their bonuses lag those of their peers. Does that affect how they feel about their jobs? Continue Reading
Our annual information security survey shows that for IT security professionals, total compensation is up; plus, a third of IT organizations are looking to make new hires. Continue Reading
Our IT channel salary survey results reveal average base salaries and total compensation for U.S. VARs, systems integrators, managed services providers (MSPs) and IT consultants. Find pay scales by job role, tenure, company type and size, and more. Continue Reading