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Top IT Skills for 2012, Part 2

January 19, 2012 author:

Robert Half Technology has published their 2012 IT Salary Guide (worth grabbing a copy of!). They identify the following hot IT skills based on a survey of more than 1,600 CIOs in the United States and Canada:

5 TECH PROFESSIONALS FIRMS WANT NOW

  • Systems and networking engineers: Skills – Cloud computing, Software as a Service, Virtualization
  • Developers: Skills – .NET, Java, PHP, Silverlight, Flex, MySQL and portal technologies such as SharePoint
  • Quality assurance professionals and business analysts
  • Data warehousing and business intelligence professionals
  • Security professionals

TOP TECHNICAL SKILLS IN DEMAND (after the break…)
TOP TECHNICAL SKILLS IN DEMAND

  • 64% Network administration
  • 51% Database management
  • 46% Desktop support
  • 42% Windows administration
  • 38% Wireless network management
  • 35% Web development/website design
  • 28% Telecommunications support
  • 25% Virtualization
  • 22% Business intelligence
  • 15% ERP implementation
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