Which IT skills will be in short supply?

infoskills1Here is an article which looks at the difficulties faced by CIOs in hiring new talent, by  , published on September 08, 2014 in ZDNet. A number of CIOs and IT Directors including yours truly, give their views on this possibility.

My position?
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Others, like Florentin Albu, CIO at the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations point to a particular set of skills that are in demand. He said some types of skills can be found relatively easily – for example operations and infrastructure, application and app development on mainstream platforms and project management.

But he added: “I see a shortage of skills in areas that can at this moment bring strategic value to the business. I would consider in very much demand at present big data specialists, GIS experts, versed information managers and high end information security professionals, to name but a few.”

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Read the full article here:

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/offshoring-outsourcing-and-start-up-salaries-cios-hiring-headaches-revealed/

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