WHAT’S THE PLAN?
The top three actions IT executives have
taken or plan to take in response to the
continued economic uncertainty:
1 Increase infrastructure consolidation or virtualization
2 Use IT as a lever to reduce costs in other areas
3 Focus on efficiency improvements in application development and maintenance
SOURCE: “How IT is managing new demands,” McKinsey Quarterly.
Results based on a global survey of 864 executives across sectors
published in November 2010.
TRAVELING UP THE PAY SCALE
The average annual salary of senior U.S. IT
The average annual salary of mid-level U.S.
The average annual salary of U.S. IT
The average annual salary of U.S. IT staff
SOURCE: CIO Salary and Careers Survey, Tech Target. Results
based on a survey of 920 U.S. IT professionals across 17 industries
conducted in November 2010.
CEO CONFIDENCE SURGES
48% The portion of global CEOs who said they felt confident about their company’s prospects for revenue growth this year, climbing from a paltry 31% in 2010 and a dismal
21% in 2009
51% The portion of global CEOs who said they feel very confident about their company’s prospects for revenue growth over the next hree years
“CEOs plan to grow revenues
CEOs continued to rank the recession and the economy as the top
threat to their growth prospects.
In response to shifts in the global business environment, most
CEOs said they would be changing their risk management
strategies in 2011.
SOURCE: 2011 Global CEO Survey, PricewaterhouseCoopers. Results based on a survey conducted in
the last quarter of 2010 of 1,201 business leaders from 69 countries.