Last week TechRepublic posted its 2008 IT Skills and Salary report in conjunction with Global Knowledge. Among other things, the report broke down salary ranges by job function. [Hint: System Architect seems to be the Holy Grail.]
But before you set your sights on one of the higher-paid roles, like CIO or project manager, you might want to take a look at the download Which of these IT job roles is right (or wrong) for you? The lists in this download explore "10 signs that you aren't cut out for..." specific job roles, such as support tech, project manager, and CIO.
Best of all, the lists are written by IT pros who've seen both successes and failures in these roles and shoot straight from the hip about the realities of each.
Toni Bowers is the former Managing Editor of TechRepublic and is the award-winning blogger of the Career Management blog. She has edited newsletters, books, and web sites pertaining to software, IT career, and IT management issues.