More than 60% of large companies (500+ employees) and 70% of enterprise companies (5,000+ employees) expect to see significant tech staffing increases in 2018, according to a new global survey by Spiceworks, the robust network of millions of IT pros.

These tech experts forecast the following for the upcoming year:

  • Increase in staffing: 45%
  • No change in staffing: 48%
  • Decrease in staffing: 5%
  • Unsure: 2%

It looks like IT recruiters can expect a good boom in the upcoming year and should get a move on connecting with top tech talent.

Want more tips on how? Check out our article on outreach hacks for connecting with the best tech candidates.

Source: Spiceworks, The annual report on IT budgets and tech trends