The much anticipated Hays Information Technology Market Overview and Salary Guide 2013 is now available.
The 2013 guide is a fully comprehensive overview, containing in-depth market information and analysis of IT salaries, for information technology and telecoms professionals and covers ERP, development, projects and change management, leadership, business intelligence, testing and security. The guide was compiled using data gathered by over 1,300 employers and employees over the past 12 months.
As organisations adopt more efficient technologies and streamline processes the demand for developers will outstrip supply for permanent and contract roles.
Demand for business intelligence professionals with the associated technical skills and commercial awareness is outpacing their availability, the need to carefully control costs is keeping salaries stable.
ERP specialists with the right skills are in short supply. However, there continues to be downward pressure on salaries which is keeping them relatively flat.
The infrastructure market is buoyant, with virtualisation a key driving force, but the most available skills are often not the ones most in demand.
There is continued demand for IT leaders who can cost effectively extract more value from existing IT investments and for those who can exploit emerging technologies to deliver desired business outcomes.
Automating complex processes, exploiting e-commerce and regulatory compliance are just some of the drivers for improvement programmes and new projects that need change management expertise.
Security is potentially a very rewarding area of IT, and one where there is a shortage of skilled workers, but it can be a difficult specialist area to break into.
Skills in unified communications, data centre design, integration, mobile networks and experience with service providers and multiple technologies are all in demand across the telecoms sector.
Some organisations are introducing testing for the first time and others are reducing their need for these roles, which is sustaining an overall consistent demand for testers.
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