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Key Points from This Infographic:

  • 40 percent of IT leaders will increase permanent IT staff this year, while 36 percent will increase their organization’s temporary head count
  • The trends expected to have the largest organization impact in 2013 include: (No. 1) business intelligence, (No. 2) cloud computing and (No. 3) security 
  • By 2018, the U.S. could face a shortage of 140,000 to 190,000 talented analytical minds and 1.5 million data analysis experts
  • 55 percent of IT leaders expected to pay higher salaries in 2013
  • 43 percent of IT leaders expected to increase salaries up to 5 percent this year, while 4 percent of respondents expected to increase salaries up to 10 percent
  • Those most likely to receive a 5 percent raise in 2013 are developers, engineers, project managers and security professionals
  • IT professionals who had job training in 2012 earned almost $7,000 more than those who did not train
  • Earning an average of $81,700, mid-level IT professionals make more in a year than the same-level architects, accountants, biologists and nurses