European IT Talent for AI, Cybersecurity, Cloud and Digital Business Success

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Leonardo Freitas

Research Manager, European Skills Practice

IDC's European IT Talent for AI, Cybersecurity, Cloud and Digital Business Success focuses on IT talent, skills development, and skills mapping and the identification of the key competences and core technologies needed to fuel business and IT services transformation, such as cloud, cybersecurity, and AI.

Markets and Subjects Analyzed

  • Enterprise IT education and training spending
  • IT employment
  • The identification of important skills within different areas of IT, such as AI, cloud, and cybersecurity
  • Training and development strategies
  • The impact of automation and AI on IT skills
  • The cybersecurity challenge and its impact on required skills and development programs

Core Research

  • Developing an IT Skills Road Map for Digital Success: The Impacts of AI, Cybersecurity, and Cloud
  • European IT Employment Demand Forecast, 2023–2028
  • Innovators in the European IT and Education Services Market
  • IDC Skills Roadmap: Where to Focus Upskilling in Core Technology Areas

In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.

Key Questions Answered

  1. What is the short- and long-term demand for IT skills, and how is it evolving in key areas, such as AI/automation, cybersecurity, and cloud?
  2. In what future skills do IT services providers and technology vendors need to invest to meet the short- and long-term needs of European clients?
  3. What impacts will AI, cybersecurity, and cloud have on IT learning and development road maps?
  4. What best practices do SPs and technology vendors adopt to satisfy the training needs of their customers?
  5. How are technology and services players positioned to meet emerging technology skills demand?