In particular, if your technology experience touches on the following areas then IT recruiters want to talk with you:
- project manager
- web applications programmer
- security analyst
- database administrator
- network engineer
Specifically, the skills that IT organizations report having the greatest difficulty recruiting are the following:
- Visual C#.Net
- XML and XML Web Services
The survey reveals that while Web applications programmers are in demand, the specific technologies that professionals with Web-based skills should consider developing include Microsoft.Net, Visual C#.Net and XML.
The place to start: XML. If you have a working knowledge of HTML, you can add XML to your resume with a little self-paced training. Simply access W3Schools' XML Tutorial and begin your free training today. W3Schools also provides free tutorials on Microsoft.Net and ASP.Net.To learn more about the 2005 IT Market Compensation Study access a press release from Gartner.