Nearly 14,000 IT pros took our 2012 salary survey, providing insights into salaries and bonuses. What can you learn to increase your paycheck and career satisfaction?
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The response to this question has ridden a roller coaster as U.S. IT pros lived through two major recessions, the tech bubble bursting, and the emergence of offshore outsourcing. Back in 2004, just 15% of staffers thought the IT career path was as promising as five years ago, and 78% thought it was worse. In 2010, just 28% of IT staff considered it as promising. Today, that's up 10 points to 38%. Today's teenagers are tomorrow's would-be IT pros, and if they ask their parents, aunts, and uncles working in the profession what they think about studying technology, it's notable that half aren't likely to rave about the IT career path.
How Enterprises Are Attacking the IT Security EnterpriseTo learn more about what organizations are doing to tackle attacks and threats we surveyed a group of 300 IT and infosec professionals to find out what their biggest IT security challenges are and what they're doing to defend against today's threats. Download the report to see what they're saying.
IT Strategies to Conquer the CloudChances are your organization is adopting cloud computing in one way or another -- or in multiple ways. Understanding the skills you need and how cloud affects IT operations and networking will help you adapt.