With close to half a million cloud jobs on offer there’s never been a better time to consider a career in cloud, but have you got the right certifications to get the job? Firebrands’ Ed Jones looks at the options.
We're all using the cloud more and more, but there's still a significant problem when it comes to adopting the cloud further and that's the skills shortage and our new Government whoever they might be needs to act fast
The current shortfall in cloud skills is a real problem, however previous investments in IT management structures and best practices such as ITIL can be capitalised on and provide a solid foundation for managing cloud based services and hybrid IT environments.
The average starting salary for new IT hires in the US is expected to climb 5.7% in 2015, with many IT staff expecting to see rises of over 10%, and those in cloud, big data and Internet of Things are some of the ones seeing the highest growth.
A recent survey by Ultima, a leading provider of on-premise and cloud IT infrastructure and managed service solutions, has once again highlighted the urgent need for UK business to take cyber security more seriously.