IT Training Budget and Staffing Metrics by Organizational Size and Industry

May, 2006


An analysis of corporate spending for IT training shows that many organizations are not investing adequately in professional development of their IT staff, the largest single line item in the IT budget. This article reviews IT training budget and staffing benchmarking metrics from 2000 through 2005, with projection for 2006. It also examines the differences in training spending and staffing ratios between organizations of different sizes and in various industry sectors. (6 pp., 5 figs.)