Two out of every five IT pros are looking for a new job in 2012. What motivates you to find a new job?

As an employer, are you counting on high unemployment, or maybe that rickety foosball table in the lunchroom, to keep your best people from leaving?

IT leaders have the advantage here, and not only because of the shaky job market. Most of those IT job seekers are only casually looking, and based on how highly our data shows they value job stability, they’d rather stay where they are. So if IT leaders understand the few, critical job elements that matter to their employees, they have a good shot at retaining them.

So let’s look at two data sets from our survey: what matters most to IT pros in their jobs and, for the 39% who say they’re actively or casually looking for a job, why they’re looking.

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