The Best Cities for Finding IT Jobs in 2012

With the help of three national IT staffing firms, CIO.com pinpointed eight U.S. cities that offer enterprising, mobile IT professionals the best chances of finding jobs. We also identified the industries in each of those markets that have the most openings, and the IT skills that organizations in those cities are seeking.
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Three national staffing firms—Modis, Robert Half Technology and Technisource—shared with CIO.com their lists of the best U.S. cities for finding IT jobs. To develop credible rosters, they based their choices of the best cities on a number of criteria, including open positions they need to fill or have filled in each city so far this year, the importance of the positions that need to be filled, the cities in which they see the biggest increases in job orders, salaries in those cities, and national hiring surveys. Here are the top 8 picks.

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