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
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
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
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
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,
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
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.