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Microsoft Skills Are Gold, Pure Gold, I Tell You

The just-mentioned Forrester report argues that Microsoft will be a huge beneficiary of the 2010 tech boom. Recent research for IDC bears that premise out.

The report finds that over the next four years, there will be a nice rise in IT employment. And where will most of these jobs center? On Microsoft technologies, of course. In fact, nearly 15 million people owe their jobs to Redmond. And nearly 6 million more IT jobs are expected in the next four years.

As they say in "Jaws," we're going to need a bigger magazine!

Posted by Doug Barney on October 12, 2009 at 11:53 AM


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