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The Illinois Technology Foundation is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to the development of the technology talent pipeline in the State of Illinois.

Do you have the IT skillset for these five hot data center jobs?

The growing popularity of technologies such as cloud computing is dramatically transforming the data center job market and expanding the IT skillset. Tried-and-true positions such as Cisco Network Engineer are losing their luster and recent additions like data scientist are gaining traction. As a result, data center professionals find themselves in a highly volatile arena.

Overall, the employment numbers look good for IT. The unemployment rate for tech professionals is 3.5%, down from last year’s first quarter rate of 4.4%, according toDice.com, an IT job site. Read More

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