Survey: Data-center staffing shortage remains challenging

Survey: Data-center staffing shortage remains challenging

It’s getting harder to find people to design, build and manage data centers.

The sector is facing a staffing crisis, says Andy Lawrence, executive director of research at Uptime Institute, which just released its annual data-center survey. “We all know that that the data-center skills shortage is real. I think what we’re seeing in this data is that it’s getting a little worse,” Lawrence says.

This year, 61 percent of respondents said they’ve had significant difficulty retaining or recruiting staff, up from 55 percent last year.

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