Linux certifications can pay off big

Tuesday, 27 July 2004, 3:09 PM EST

Want to make money from technology? Linux might be just the technology you need to add to your skill portfolio and certification may be the way to prove to your customers you have those skills.

Dice Inc., a company specializing in online recruiting services for technology professionals, said in its July report, "Job postings requesting Linux on Dice.com are up 190% since June of last year to 2,243."

That's none too shabby. Better still, if you're someone with Linux skills, Dice's "Salary Survey reported earning an average salary of $67,000, which is 6% higher than the overall technology average."

By Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols at the Ziff Davis Channel Zone.

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