Apparently, skills that are still in high demand despite the recession are those of a Linux sysadmin. Foote Partners, a research firm, just released its list of hottest noncertified IT skills and Linux was listed as number 2. In fact, according to an article in TechNewsWorld, this is "partly due to the effects of the recession -- more companies are willing to experiment with lower-cost open source alternatives to proprietary software."
CURT FINCH has more than two decades of software development and distributed workforce management experience. In 1997, Curt created the world's first internet-based timesheet application and the foundation for the current Journyx product offering. Curt has a B.S. in Computer Science from Virginia Tech. His book, All Your Money, is available on Amazon. @curtfinch