Infographic: Global variations in IT budgets, CIO pay, security breaches and automation
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Infographic: Global variations in IT budgets, CIO pay, security breaches and automation

Maxine-Laurie Marshall — August 2017

We analyze the regional league tables from Harvey Nash and KPMG’s annual CIO survey to spot global IT trends.

Job satisfaction is at a three-year high for IT leaders. According to the results of Harvey Nash and KPMG’s annual CIO survey, the number of IT leaders who report being ‘very fulfilled’ in their role has risen by 18% since 2015. Helping this positive sentiment may be rising pay levels — at least for some. Almost three-quarters of CIOs in China reported salary growth, as did 68% of IT leaders in Vietnam. Faring less well were CIOs in The Netherlands and Switzerland, where only 18% and 14% of IT leaders, respectively, reported a pay increase.

In our overview of the full report we highlighted that only 21% of businesses were prepared for a cyber attack yet the number of organizations which have reported a major IT security incident in the past two years has increased by 45% over the past four years. The countries least affected by an IT security breach were India, Panama and Venezuela (18%, 21% and 21%, respectively). And CIOs whose organizations were most affected by an IT security incident were from Japan (55%) and Switzerland (55%).

Japanese organizations were also least likely to have received a budget increase with only 27% of IT leaders seeing an increase in their departmental funding over the past 12 months. By stark comparison, 72% of CIOs in France saw their budgets increase.

France was also the top country for investing in ‘digital labor’ (defined as including robotic process automation and cognitive automation), followed closely by Austria. Countries with the least amount of investment were Barbados with only 8% of CIOs investing and Panama with 14%.

See more detail in the infographic below.

Harvey Nash 17 infographic Final

First published August 2017
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