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The 3 Hottest Cloud Jobs for 2017


I get this question a lot: What’s the best cloud job this year? Followed by: Which cloud jobs pay the best? The same answer—data—applies to both questions, though with three variations. Here’s my list of the three top cloud jobs for 2017 in terms of demand, pay and job security. 1. Cloud Architect Always in […]

Prepare for the Big Cloud-Driven Job Shakeup


It’s pretty obvious which technologies — cloud computing, in particular — are changing IT and, thus, IT careers, says Gartner. According to Gartner, in the next 18 months, we’ll see cloud computing drive some jobs out and other jobs in. In Gartner’s survey of IT professionals, respondents identified the cloud as the technology that will […]

Get Ahead: 3 High-Demand Cloud Skills for 2017


As the demand for cloud talent explodes, many are cloud-washing their resumes in search of higher salaries and better job security. When you look at cloud skills, it’s more important to think about what’s coming, rather than what’s already here. Why? Thousands of IT people will complete cloud certification programs this year. If you delay, […]

Hot IoT Jobs for 2017


Placing career bets in IT is something that we do as an ongoing effort. My goal is always to lead, not follow. While I hit some out of the park with that philosophy, there were times when I looked behind me and nobody had followed. Fortunately, I’ve racked up more wins than losses. I often […]