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Do you have the right skills?

IT skills watchIf you ever wondered whether you have the right skills set or what Linux/Unix related skills are currently highly on demand, now you have a chance to confirm if your current understating of IT skills market is correct. Apart of a fresh new look of our website we have introduced some new features such as "IT Skills Watch", which will keep you updated if the skills you posses still spark an interest of recruiters and employers. Such statistics will be regularly revised.

The statistics below are taken from approximately ten thousand job advertisement samples posted around the world between February and March 2013. Therefore, the data below reflects up to date, approximate IT skills demand leaning towards the Linux and Unix environment. We have considered approximately 150 IT skills, dozen operating systems and hundreds network protocols. The higher the score the more likely you are to find that particular skill, operating system or certification requirement on the job description you wish to apply for. It is important to point out that aiming for the top rank skills may increase your chances but does not ensure a successful interview. The right combination of various skills is more vital to your success.

We will periodically update and improve the below information to keep you in line with always changing job market and thus helping you to increase your changes to get you a job you have always wanted.

Current Results: April 2013
Volume of Analyzed Job Advertisements: 9877
Countries Included: USA, GBR, GER, CAN, AUS, BEL, POL, ESP, LUX, PHL
Next Update: July 2013

TOP 40 IT skills

RankSkillScore
1. MySQL 3132
2. VMware 2616
3. Apache 2337
4. SAP 1175
5. OraclePL/SQL 1168
6. Tomcat 1094
7. WebSphere 1021
8. ActiveDirectory 902
9. Subversion 879
10. JBoss 871
11. Weblogic 832
12. Hadoop 799
13. DB2 759
14. JQuery 758
15. MicrosoftSQL 689
16. Git 676
17. NAS 652
18. LDAP 643
19. Puppet 613
20. IIS 589
21. netAPP 578
22. Eclipse 515
23. ITIL 499
24. ESX/ESXi 495
25. AWS 463
26. Nagios 443
27. Citrix 437
28. noSQL 424
29. RAC 414
30. Chef 391
31. ANT 385
32. Drupal 381
33. PostgreSQL 364
34. Juniper 326
35. SYBASE 325
36. Tivoli 308
37. vSphere 289
38. Netbackup 287
39. EC2 286
40. mongoDB 262
Last Update: 05 April 2013

TOP 20 network protocols

RankProtocolScore
1. DNS 1295
2. HTTP/HTTPS 858
3. VOIP 498
4. VPN 478
5. DHCP 450
6. NFS 410
7. SNMP 336
8. SSH 325
9. FTP 320
10. SMTP 314
11. BGP 195
12. SIP 162
13. NIS 124
14. CLEARCASE 123
15. NTP 102
16. CFENGINE 97
17. SFTP 66
18. KERBEROS 62
19. TELNET 54
20. IMAP 42
Last Update: 05 April 2013

TOP 10 Certifications on demand

RankSkillScore
1. Cisco 480
2. CISSP 334
3. Microsoft 298
4. Redhat 183
5. CompTIA 115
6. ITIL 66
7. Oracle 36
8. LPI 24
9. GIAC 16
10. Novell 7
Last Update: 05 April 2013

TOP 20 Development Skills

RankSkillScore
1. Java 8863
2. C/C++/C# 5824
3. Perl 3401
4. PHP 3283
5. Python 2867
6. Javascript 2389
7. Embedded 1882
8. J2EE 1647
9. HTML 1591
10. Ruby/Rails 1413
11. CSS 1188
12. Bash 1025
13. Spring 956
14. .Net 920
15. AJAX 784
16. SOAP 640
17. DevOps 585
18. ASP 340
19. Powershell 265
20. KornShell 235
Last Update: 05 April 2013

TOP Operating Systems

RankOSScore
1. Windows 6803
2. Redhat 2950
3. Solaris 1734
4. AIX 1054
5. Android 711
6. CentOs 632
7. MacOSx 488
8. Ubuntu 402
9. Suse 292
10. Debian 263
11. HP-UX 208
12. BSD 159
13. Fedora 71
14. OEL 38
15. Gentoo 20
Last Update: 05 April 2013

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