In case you’ve missed the trend, LinkedIn has become very central to how many people get hired these days, and it can be a conduit for upgrading your current job. LinkedIn also organically gathers a lot of job- and industry-related data, and that’s why it’s notable that according to the company’s newly published analysis of the 25 Skills That Could Get You Hired in 2016, cloud and distributed computing ranked as the most in-demand skill globally last year.
Here are some of the related findings, and some tips on how you can pick up OpenStack skills to better your job-seeking fortune. LinkedIn has a 19-page report available on Slideshare that breaks down the most in-demand job market skills by country.
In our regular roundups of OpenStack certification and training programs, it’s become clear that there are a lot of good opportunities emerging for picking up cloud and OpenStack skills.
Meanwhile, as part of its efforts to grow the OpenStack talent pool and global community, the OpenStack Foundation has announced a new professional certification program that is meant to provide a baseline assessment of knowledge and be accessible to OpenStack professionals around the world.