A gap is emerging among data-savvy professionals, with big-data-analysis and predictive skills trumping routine business-intelligence and information-management talents.
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Trend 1: Salaries And Compensation 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.
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.