The Value of Linux Job Skills Rises 50%

Amanda McPherson reports on a recent Foote Partners' survey of nearly 2,000 U.S. and Canadian employers.

Last week, Datamation published an article on the rise in value of Linux job skills in today’s economy. Linux system administration skills are now the number 2 hottest IT job skill. In the last year, the value of Linux skills has risen 50 percent, an astounding rise in a tough economy.

Datamation has additional coverage. Hot IT Skills: Certified and Non-Certified IT Skills in Demand

It is clear from recent surveys and studies that economic factors are driving adoption of Linux and related technologies.