16 IT Skills in High Demand in 2013

What IT skills are the hottest with employers and what forces are driving those career trends? We examined Foote Partners recently released quarterly IT Skills and Certifications Pay index and we spoke with industry experts to find out.
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That resolution to update your tech toolbox may seem like a distant memory, but now more than ever you need to work to increase your professional value.

One way to increase your brand to employers is to learn new skills, but choosing the ones that offer the most bang for the buck is challenging. To help you better understand the market, CIO.com spoke with David Foote, CEO at Foote Partners and other industry professionals to identify what IT skills are experiencing the most growth and what those skills are worth.

This data is based on statistical analysis that looks at the demand for more than 289 skills both certified and noncertified and what is being paid for those skills over and above base salary.

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