The question is not whether IT work is suitable, but what kind of IT work is suitable.
The United States has two major employment dilemmas. On the supply side, American universities produce a well-documented surfeit of Ph.D.s, far in excess of the number of tenure-track job openings. On the demand side, the American information-technology industry is greatly in need of skilled workers. But there has yet to be a move to direct Ph.D.s into IT careers in large numbers. (...) - The Chronicle of higher Education, by Joshua B. Gross, July 29 2015