by CIO Staff

STAFFING -You’ll Pay a Premium for These Programmers

Aug 01, 20051 min
IT Leadership

A survey of 48,000 IT workers on compensation, published in June by IT consultancy Foote Partners, finds that pay is rising for employees with application development, networking, messaging, database and systems administration know-how, and falling for those with skills in HTTP and HTML, among others.


  • SQL Windows
  • IBM WebSphere
  • Microsoft .Net
  • Cisco Certified Security Professional
  • Certified Information Systems Auditor
  • HP/Compaq Accredited (and Master Accredited) Systems Engineer
  • Sun Certified Enterprise Architect/ Certified Programmer for Java 2 platform
  • Sun Certified Systems Administrator for Solaris


  • Powerbuilder
  • Perl
  • HTTP
  • Wireless Markup Language
  • Webmaster and Internet certifications
  • HTML
  • Beginner certifications (for instance, Microsoft Certified Professional)
  • Siebel Certified Consultant/Customer Certified Consultant
  • Global Information Assurance Certification Firewall Analyst