IT is the most stressful profession

“IT experts are more likely to suffer from stress than any other professional, according to the survey… A staggering 97 percent of people working in IT claim to find their life at work stressful on a daily basis.

“Four out of five IT consultants feel stressed before they even enter the workplace, in anticipation of another day juggling complaints, pressure from managers and daily targets… And a quarter of IT experts are under such enormous pressure to perform at work they have taken time off suffering with stress.

“The poll also revealed that a third of IT professionals say it is difficult to get the work done when managers are constantly on their backs… One IT respondent said: “I spend most of my day fielding calls from people who don’t even have a basic knowledge of computers and printers… It is amazing the amount of time I spend teaching people where the on-off button is.”

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