Storage Networking Professionals Could See Pay Raises This Year

Friday Feb 19th 2010 by Enterprise Storage Staff

The IT jobs picture may soon improve, and storage networking professionals may be among the beneficiaries.

Despite persistent double-digit unemployment, IT professionals could see modest pay increases this year, and hiring could make a comeback, according to a report from Data storage admins and other networking and systems professionals could see around a 1.9 percent salary increase this year.

IT salaries appear to be on the rise, but don't get too excited. According to the just-released Computer Economics 2010 IT Salary Report, IT organizations are budgeting to give the typical IT worker a 1.8 percent pay boost.

The glimmer of good news for IT workers comes at a time of high, double-digit unemployment rates across the economy.

But Computer Economics found that IT organizations plan to increase operational budgets by a median of 1.8 percent in 2010, and that more than a third are planning to increase staff, restoring some of the positions shed over the past two years.

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