Big Data Talent War: 10 Analytics Job Trends
March 28, 2012 09:05 AM A gap is emerging among data-savvy professionals, with big-data-analysis and predictive skills trumping routine business-intelligence and information-management talents.
Trend 1: Salaries See Healthy Growth
BI, analytics, and information management professionals enjoy better-than-average salaries, but it gets even better--for managers in particular--when considering total compensation. BI managers are fourth on the total-compensation list, at $134,000, among 23 IT job categories we investigated in our full salary survey. BI staff tied for 10th (with telephony/unified communications staff ) at $96,000. Data integration/data warehousing managers rank sixth in total compensation, at $131,000, while staff are seventh, at $101,000.