Tips & Trends for Security Pros

David Foote of Foote Partners on Career Trends for IT Security Pros.Foote Partners is out with its latest IT Skills Demand and Pay Trends Report, and we recently discussed the findings in the article Job Trends: Top Skills, Certifications.

Now, in a follow-up interview, David Foote discusses:

  • The most in-demand skills and capabilities;
  • The disconnect between security demand and today's available jobs;
  • Pay levels and other trends to watch as we head toward 2011.

Foote has long been one of the nation's leading industry analysts tracking, analyzing and reporting on IT workforce management and compensation practices, trends and issues. His columns, articles and contributions appear regularly in dozens of publications.

As Foote Partners' CEO and Chief Research Officer since 1997, David leads a senior team of experienced former McKinsey & Company, Gartner, META Group, and Towers Perrin analysts and consultants, and former HR, IT, and business executives, in advising governments and corporations worldwide on increasing performance and managing IT's impact on their businesses and customers. Prior to co-founding Foote Partners in 1997, David was an analyst and consultant with Gartner and META Group, co-founding and directing META's executive service for Chief Information Officers and leading the firm's IT Human Capital Management and Compensation research practices.

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