Open Source, Linux Skills Are Key to Career Opportunities: IBM

Reporting on the results of an IBM/O’Rielly Media study of 3,400 developers and tech managers, ZDNet’s Daphne Leprince-Ringuet writes, “There is one ability that will make a real difference in the interview room: developers who can create the open-source technologies that underpin the cloud are by far the ones most likely to get a call-back.”

With hybrid cloud adoption to grow by 47% in the next three years, open-source technology is being leveraged everywhere.

“Among the most important tools to add to developers’ skillset, Linux featured prominently, with an overwhelming 95% of developers saying they considered the technology to be important to their career[.]”