A study conducted by CompTIA under the caption of IT industry outlook 2013 reveals that demand of cross-dimensional and cloud-savvy professionals will continue to grow at more than 22% in the next seven years till 2020.
94.7% of the professionals think that continuous IT training is a fundamental component for career advancement while more than 67% professional revealed that they received a pay-raise or promotions by getting IT training. A large ratio of more than 79.7% of the professional feel confident about the job opportunities in 2013 – a large number, 43.5% of professionals switched their career from other fields and more 55.1% of professionals who started their career in IT during the last two years have changed their profession from other fields and switched to information technology by taking training courses and diploma degrees. Among these professional people, more than 77.2% are highly confident about their career growth in this field. More than 56.9% of professionals who switched to an IT career during last two years, received a salary increase; while 40.7% people who adopted an IT career during the last six years got a salary raise of more than 25%