[ubuntu-za] NEWS: Linux Jobs Report 2014: European Figures Released | The Linux Foundation

Jaco Stroebel str.jac at gmail.com
Fri Jun 13 14:00:47 UTC 2014

What are the skills required to be able to market yourself as a "Linux

On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 12:56 PM, Hilton Gibson <hilton.gibson at gmail.com>

> Demand for Linux professionals in Europe is on the rise, with developers
> and system administrators at the top of the list. But hiring managers are
> struggling to find the talent they need, according to European figures
> released today from The 2014 Linux Jobs Report.
> The survey, produced by The Linux Foundation, the nonprofit organisation
> dedicated to supporting the growth of Linux and collaborative development
> and Dice Holdings, which provides career sites for technology professionals
> in Europe with The IT Job Board and Dice in the U.S., is based on data from
> both hiring managers and Linux professionals.  It found 87% of European
> hiring managers have "hiring Linux talent" on their list of priorities for
> 2014 and almost half (48%) plan to increase their hires of Linux
> professionals over the next six months, as compared to the previous six
> months. Yet 93% are having difficulty finding professionals with the Linux
> skills they require. Of those unable to fill open positions, 25% have
> delayed projects as a result.
> http://www.linuxfoundation.org/news-media/announcements/2014/06/linux-jobs-report-2014-european-figures-released
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