The IT skills gap is a growing concern for organizations in just about every industry as rapid innovation results in technology becoming a core strategy for business growth. A recent study by IT analyst firm CompTIA shows that nearly half of organizations believe the skills gap is growing, but the root causes are multi-faceted. What’s more, there’s a great deal of uncertainty surrounding what impact the gap will have on industry, the workforce and the fate of IT teams.
What is clear is that businesses are in need of skilled technology professionals to help them reach IT goals that will contribute to success. Managed service providers (MSPs) and other channel firms are in a perfect position to take advantage of the skills gap, where their IT skills are increasingly valuable commodities.
Click through the gallery to see the top five takeaways from the “Assessing the IT Skills Gap” study from CompTIA.