SolarWinds recently released findings from a survey conducted amongst 118 Australian IT professionals in a press release titled – Training Needed to Avoid Potential Skills Deficit. In the announcement, SolarWinds highlighted the following findings:
- Only 11% of those surveyed agreed that that their higher education sufficiently prepared them for their current IT role.
- More than 36% of Australians surveyed in SolarWinds’ global IT Pros Survey agreed that understanding broader business objectives and priorities is the single most important skillset required to tackle today’s challenges of network complexity.
- More than 66% of Australian IT professionals also said companies needed to invest in staff training to prepare as networks grow more complex.
In order the bridge the skills gap, 60% of respondents said they would obtain additional IT training.
While the survey focuses on results from Australia, the findings are consistent with IT professionals worldwide. Loop1 Systems, a Premier Partner of SolarWinds, provides training services and support for SolarWinds software. We exclusively specialize in offering the most comprehensive training and professional services for SolarWinds customers across North America and Europe. Loop1 Systems provides a unique proven training method that leverages our customers SolarWinds investment by training their staff on their own network infrastructure.
Our singular focus on SolarWinds technologies and our specialized training best prepares our customers staff to utilize their investment to their specific business needs and unique network challenges. Successful projects begin and end with the dedicated hard work of our certified engineers. We back each project with SolarWinds Certified Professionals (SCP) and many are Cisco and Microsoft certified as well. Currently all of our SolarWinds architects and engineers are former SolarWinds employees who have dedicated their careers to training and delivering professional services for these products.
Source: SolarWinds – Training Needed to Avoid Potential Skills Deficit