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IT Salary Guide (looking kind of flat...)

Mar 29, 2010, 18:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by James Maguire)

"IT salary levels clearly face challenges created by the economic downturn. Unfortunately, IT salary raises have been minimal or none at all. According to Janco Associates, an IT-focused consulting firm that conducts annual IT salary surveys, "there is now a surplus of seasoned IT professionals" – hence the ceiling on IT salary increases.

"More findings from Janco relating to 2010 IT salary:

"• Layoffs have focused on middle management and IT support staff.

"• Many mid-sized enterprises have stopped hiring all IT professionals altogether.

"• IT hiring is limited to a few selected positions as enterprise continue to cut costs.

"As you can see, the last few years have been particularly tough on IT salary levels:

"Mean IT salary, 2007-2010:"

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