MEDIA ADVISORY: Cyberstates 2015 Report Press Briefing on Tuesday, February 10


WHAT:
Press attendees will get a complete overview of the U.S. high-tech job market on a national and state level. Cyberstates 2015, published by CompTIA, represents the only comprehensive look at tech employment, wages and other key economic factors on a national and state-by-state basis, covering all 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. This year’s edition shows that IT jobs account for 5.7 percent of the entire private sector workforce. Tech industry employment grew at the same rate as the overall private sector, 2 percent, between 2013-2014. An embargoed copy of the report is available about request.

WHO:
Tim Herbert,Vice President, Research and Market Intelligence, CompTIA

WHERE:
U.S. Capitol Building, Rm. HC-8

WHEN:
Tuesday, February 10, 2015
9 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. EST

RSVP for the Press Briefing and/or to Receive Cyberstates 2015 Report Under Embargo contact:
Preston Grisham
pgrisham@comptia.org
202-682-4458

Lana Sansur
lsansur@comptia-agent.org
301-765-9816

**Public release of the report will be February 10

WHY ATTEND:
For anyone currently seeking employment and wants to learn about the tech industry in all 50 states, Cyberstates 2015, in its 16th edition, provides insight into the size and scope of the tech industry in terms of jobs, wages and other relevant factors at the national and state levels. In addition to providing data on the national tech industry landscape, Cyberstates 2015 provides one-page “snapshots” of the IT industry for each state, D.C. and Puerto Rico. These highlight key data points for the relevant state’s tech industry including trends and comparisons of employment and wages. Individual reports also highlight a state’s key tech industry sectors.