IT Salary Survey: Outlook Points to Cautious OptimismThe past several years have certainly been rough sailing for the financial services industry, but the market for IT talent in the sector is on the rise, according to the "2012 InformationWeek IT Salary Survey." After several years of painful cuts, the job market is improving, albeit at a slower pace than before the financial crisis.
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6. Job Security Rising
Respondents to the Salary Survey seem to feel more secure about their jobs than they did the past couple of years. More than one-third of staff reported feeling very secure in their positions, up from 30 percent in 2010; 45 percent of IT managers said they feel very secure in their current jobs, up from 41 percent two years ago.
Bryan Yurcan is associate editor for Bank Systems and Technology. He has worked in various editorial capacities for newspapers and magazines for the past 8 years. After beginning his career as a municipal and courts reporter for daily newspapers in upstate New York, Bryan has ... View Full Bio
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