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Reported data breaches affect everything from brand reputation to the bottom line. IT managers, information security and compliance officers are needed to avoid catastrophes
Social CRM requires IT pros with the skills to mine social data and then knit it together with a patchwork quilt of corporate systems.
Achieving slick systems integration has been a headache for IT since applications were first built. Now the rise of cloud computing means more pain – and fresh demand for integration skills, according to K2 research
Whether you’re on the winning or losing side of a tech merger, the following tactics should come in handy.
IT is viewed in many quarters as the engine of recovery from a long and lingering recession. With research showing more companies spending on IT to rev up their business, drafting a successful proposal becomes a must for many IT professionals.
With worldwide IT spend poised to grow a whopping 7% in 2011, according to Gartner, we asked our expert panel for their predictions of hiring trends in 201- and the hot skills
The dedication and skill of system administrator heroes and heroines often goes unsung. But this Tuesday, they'll be under the microscope...
More generous tax credits for product research and the government's creation of Enterprise Zones stand to encourage IT research and development activity. We spoke to some IT pros working at the bleeding edge to find out what a career in R&D is like from the inside.
Cyber crime has become a well known security risk in recent years, but hackers have been breaching IT security since the 1970s. Don't believe us? Read the cyber crime timeline to find out more.
The underground world of cyber crime moves fast but we brief IT professionals on the latest trends.
The founder of the World Wide Web, Tim Berners Lee, has called for applications in the cloud to be built more securely. Check out our advice to developers.
If you want to work in cyber security, what jobs are availiable to you? Find out here.
Everything you ever wanted to know about the open-source revolution, from Linux to Apache.
The growing stature of IT security professionals was confirmed at the recent Infosecurity Europe 2011.
Virtualisation is one of those technologies that will always shine on a CV, as it’s increasingly relevant. Our panel of expert advises on common questions relating to skills.
Part II of the CWJobs.co.uk cloud computing clinic: which IT roles are in demand? And which are falling?
Business Intelligence is a growing tool for business. How is IT involved and what are the required skills?
If you want to understand where virtualisation ends and the cloud begins, read on.
The 2011 small business survey revealed that many businesses just don’t ‘get’ cloud computing. We asked our panel to field the common technical and commercial queries.
Shared services are in the news again. Nine out of ten local authorities in England are looking to share front line and back office functions within the next two years.
ASP.NET is a programming framework designed to improve the process of website development. Unlike ASP, it doesn’t limit the specialist to VBScript and Jscript, but in fact supports over 25 .NET languages.
At the cutting edge of IT, the banking and finance sector has some of the best jobs of all the sectors.
Software development is a dynamic working environment where the ‘family of C’ programming skills (C, C++ and C#) are widely sought after.
Cisco is the worldwide leader in networking equipment and management for the Internet. Cisco systems dominate almost two-thirds of the global market for routers and switches that link networks and power the Internet, creating a whole range of Cisco roles.
Java technology is popular with virtually every business sector, making Java and J2EE among the most popular skills within the IT industry.
Large companies have embraced Linux, including the BBC and various government departments, creating more demand for specialists in this field.
Since its launch in 2002, the .NET framework has been adopted by most companies who rely on Microsoft to provide their IT systems.
Top UK companies and IT consultancies need experienced Oracle specialists across a wide variety of projects and systems.
PHP is a scripting language that was designed for web development and can be embedded into HTML. It’s free software and is currently used on over 20 million domains for both front-end and back-end web development.
As the world's leading provider of business software, SAP delivers products and services that help accelerate business innovation. Today, customers in more than 120 countries run SAP applications – from small to mid-size companies up to suite offerings for global organisations.
Security Cleared IT jobs are found in many government organisations such as the Ministry of Defence and the Armed Forces as well as selected private organisations handling highly sensitive information – from aerospace to energy, IT and engineering.
The Solaris Unix-based operating system became one of the most widely used servers for websites during the internet boom.
Augmented reality is a way of fusing the real and the virtual world by overlaying digital data on to real-world analogue views. Find out what skills you need to break into this cutting-edge field.
Delivering IT services for the Public Sector presents huge and unique challenges, especially as budget cuts start to be felt.
Driven by enormous advances in communications technology, the Telecoms industry offers a huge wealth of IT job opportunities, in terms of the skills required and the roles within it.
Not sure of the difference between a network analyst and a network manager? Get up to speed with our rundown of who does what in the world of IT.
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