IT Pros see an improvement in pay according to 2013 IT Salary Survey
Park City, UT – Good News for IT Professionals – Salaries are up - The 2013 Salary Survey, just released by Janco Associates and eJobDescription.com, is good news for IT Professionals. The survey shows that hiring and salaries have improved for IT positions in most North American metropolitan areas.
The CEO of Janco, Victor Janulaitis stated, “Salaries are up 1.98% for IT pros in the past 12 months and the big winners are CIO – especially those in larger enterprises.” Mr. Janulaitis also said, “Our study also found that the average tenure for CIOs has moved up to 4 years 3 months from 4 years 2 months last at this time.” He added, “IT salaries have finally gotten back to the level they were at in 2007 and that is a very good sign.”
The seven major findings of the survey are:
- IT compensation has increased by 1.98% in the last 12 months
- Over the long term IT executives have fared better in mid-sized companies than large companies
- Median CIO tenure has increased from 4 years and 2 months to 4 years and 3 months
- Companies are continuing to refine the benefits provided to IT professionals
- Positions in highest demand are all associated with the quality control, records management, and data center operations management
- Cost control is still the rule of the day
- Outsourcing has peaked and companies are looking to bring IT operations back into their direct control
The survey includes data from 249 large and 785 mid-sized organizations with anywhere from a single data point to over 625 for particular organization. The data was captured in the last quarter of 2012.
Janco has compiled IT compensation data since 1996 and publishes its IT Salary Survey semi-annually. The IT Salary Survey is based on Janco’s IT professionals’ compensation database. A summary of the most recent salary survey can be obtained by visiting Janco IT Salary Survey at https://www.e-janco.com/Salary.htm.
Changes in IT Median Salaries
CIO Job Tenure