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Thursday, October 14, 2010

50 Hot IT Skills on the Rise

Here are the 25 certifications and non-certified skills most likely to increase in value over the next six months, as determined by Foote Partners LLC. But President David Foote cautions, "There is simply no such thing as a reliable six-month IT labor forecast in these volatile market conditions." 

 IT Certifications
 Non-certified IT Skills
SAS Certified Base Programmer
SAP Basis components
Red Hat Certified Security Specialist
RAD/extreme programming/agile programming
CompTIA Security+
Virtual private networks 
 SAS Certified Advanced Programmer
Business continuity and disaster recovery planning
VMware Certified Professional
Web 2.0 skills (AJAX, Adobe Flex, Adobe Flash, JavaScript, JSON) 
GIAC Security Essentials Certification
Windows 7 
Citrix Certified Enterprise Administrator
SAP Web Application Server 
Cisco Certified Network Professional
SAN/storage administration 
Cisco Certified Internetwork Professional
RFID/wireless sensors 
Red Hat Certified Technician
HP Accredited Integration Specialist
Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (all)
Business performance management software/systems 
Sun Certified Systems Administrator for Solaris
SAP BPC (Business Planning and Consolidation)
Microsoft Certified Database Administrator
SAP EBP (Enterprise Buyer Professional) 
Cisco Certified Design Professional
SAP FI -- FSCM (Financial Accounting -- Financial Supply Chain Management) 
GIAC Certified Incident Handler
CyberSecurity Forensic Analyst
Ruby/Ruby on Rails 
Certification Authorization Professional
Social networks (tagging, virtual communities, social bookmarking, etc.) 
Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist (virtualization)
SAP SCM (Supply Chain Management) 
GIAC Security Audit Essentials
SAP SRM (Supplier Relationship Management) 
GIAC Secure Software Programmer
ITIL v3 Foundation 

IBM Certified Specialist - AIX Basic Op
SAP WM (Warehouse Management) 

Avaya Certified Specialist
Web Dynapro 

Check Point Certified Security Administrator
SAP APO (Advanced Planner and Optimizer) 
GIAC Certified Windows Security Administrator
SAP PP (Production Planning)
Source: Foote Partners IT Skills and Certifications Hot Lists, July 2010. Rankings are based on interviews with hundreds of executives and primary decision-makers from the 2,000 companies in Foote's database of research partners.
(Courtesy: Jamie Eckle.


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