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Survey: Linux demand, salaries on the rise
2014 Linux Jobs Report cites 'unlimited career potential' for Linux pros
By Melissa Shaw, ITworld | IT Management, IT jobs, Linux
March 12, 2014, 1:33 PM —
Image credit: flickr/mtellin
Hiring managers want IT pros with Linux skills and they're willing to
The 2014 Linux Jobs Report, produced by Dice.com and The Linux
Foundation, finds a shortage of Linux pros at the same time there's an
increased demand for those skills.
"This year’s report shows there is unlimited career advancement for
developers and systems administrators who contribute to and seek out
learning opportunities for Linux," notes Jim Zemlin, executive director
at The Linux Foundation. "The future is a bright one for professionals
who know Linux. "
[ See also: Learn Linux with free Harvard/MIT course ]
Adds Dice President Shravan Goli: "Enterprises are increasingly
describing Linux as a core part of the business. These professionals are
working on projects tightly aligned with a future vision of what
enterprises look like. "
Key takeaways from this year's report:
77% of hiring managers have "hiring Linux talent" on their priority
list for 2014, up from 70% last year.
46% of hiring managers intend to beef up Linux recruiting.
93% of organizations plan to hire Linux talent in the next six
75% of Linux pros reported they received at least one call from a
recruiter in the past six months. Nearly half received six or more
To download this year's report, click below.