Are Linux certifications hot or just a waste of money?

With Linux having gained traction in business, certifications of Linux expertise are becoming more popular, similar to how Novell or Microsoft systems certifications became important for those platforms. But some in the Linux

Published on: May 12th, 2009 Paul Krill

5 hot IT certifications in a frigid job market

If the doomsayers prove right, throngs of laid-off tech workers will soon be competing for only a handful of available jobs. As researchers continue to slash growth forecasts, technical certifications, once thought to

Published on: November 24th, 2008 Tom Kaneshige

Five IT skills that WON’T get you a raise

Technical skills may never die, but areas of expertise wane in importance as technology advances force companies to evolve and IT staff to forsake yesterday's craft in favour of tomorrow's must-have talent."There is

Published on: April 20th, 2008 Denise Dubie

Skills that make a storage administrator’s resume stand out

Experts and hiring managers say the following skills and areas of experience make a storage administrator's resume attractive: The ability to design, configure and administer SANs. This is by far the hottest skill

Published on: May 4th, 2006 Steve Ulfelder

Get a return on IT staff certification investments

Companies are paying higher bonuses to IT staff who are certified in security, database management and project management than to IT staff with standalone skills, according to a survey conducted by New Canaan,

Published on: July 9th, 2002 Lorraine Cosgrove Ware

Survey: Raises for security pros decline

Salary increases for security professionals have dropped over the past 18 months, despite the renewed focus on security since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, according to a survey released yesterday by the SANS

Published on: July 3rd, 2002 Linda Rosencrance

Survey: Salary, demand for security pros increasing

Demand and pay for IT security professionals continue to rise, while those of professionals in other IT positions, such as database administration and e-commerce, remain the same, according to two surveys released Dec.

Published on: December 6th, 2001 Kathleen Ohlson