ISACA surveyed more than 95,000 IT and business professionals and found that 52% of the respondents feel they do not have enough IT staff. 44% of the executive teams in US intend to increase their investment in IT in the next 12 months.
This creates more job opportunities for professionals, but Tim Weinman, president of The Weinman Group says that businesses are looking more closely for credentials and other achievements. He says, “In addition to strong educational credentials and certifications, companies are also seeking individuals with tangible accomplishments, a history of adding value and a passion for and dedication to the profession. If you cannot clearly articulate the value you (and your projects) bring to an organisation, you could be vulnerable over the long haul.”