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2013’s Top Ten In-Demand Technology Skills

By Dennis McCafferty

How does the sound of competing job offers—along with multiple salary and benefits proposals—sound to you? And what about the chance to negotiate for flex hours and an extra week of vacation? This is hardly an impossible dream. With the right technology skills, you could end up writing your own ticket in the professional world. Given this, we present the following “Top Ten Skills for 2013” from, which compiled the list from an analysis of hiring requirements among more than 10,000 companies. As you may expect, trends in mobility, big data and cloud computing are influential drivers in the list’s rankings. READ MORE

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