Friday, 28 October 2011

IT Skills Demanded for 2012

29% of IT Executives plan to increase their IT staff through next summer, Computerworld’s annual forecast survey has revealed. The number is up from 23% in 2010. 

The major skills that stood out from the survey are:

- Project Management – The demand for Project Managers has been on the rise in the recent years. But this time round, IT Executives want PMs which can identify users’ needs and translate it for the IT staff, the popular business analysts. The major courses for Project Management Certification are PMP and PRINCE2.

- Networking – Virtualisation and Cloud Computing have acted as a catalyst in increasing the demand for Networking.

- Security – Security remains a top priority for IT executives, as hacks become more and more sophisticated, making our systems look ever so vulnerable.