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Linux Skills: A Hot Commodity for Job Hunters


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Credit: FreeBSD News

Only a few years ago Linux skills were just one in a series of possible assets for job applicants looking to stand out. But the steady advancement of Linux has made it the world's fastest-growing operating system. In today's fast-paced, highly competitive workforce, Linux skills can actually be a make-or-break element, says Jean Staten Healy, director of IBM Linux.

Linux is the core of large data centers all over the world. It is also now being used on a variety of servers, mobile platforms and even HDTV set-top boxes. Recent reports show demand for Linux skills has exceeded Unix for the first time ever.

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