IT Salaries: Myths and Truths

Find out how your salary stacks up in our 2018 IT jobs and compensation research.

Network Computing Editors

December 12, 2018

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Our 2018 Salary Report shows that median IT salaries increased over last year, and a majority of IT professionals are satisfied with their jobs. But IT jobs are changing and employees and organizations must deal with issues including outsourcing, skills training, and the gender gap. 

Download the newly released Interop and InformationWeek 2018 Salary survey report which revealed that pay for tech management and staff is high and rising, and most respondents reported good benefits and challenging work. The survey highlighted some important differences between the experiences of managers and staffers, as well as some noteworthy trends that will shape the future of IT, for instance, median salaries increased by $5,000 for both managers and staff, but men earn about $20,000 more than women in IT. 

Other report highlights include:

  • A majority of respondents are satisfied or very satisfied with their jobs and feel secure in their IT career path

  • Managers are looking to be professionally challenged, while staffers’ top priority is solid pay and benefits

  • More than half of tech workers received company-paid training last year

  • IT pros see the outsourcing of IT operations as a threat to their jobs

 >> Download the report here.<<

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