LinkedIn, the business-oriented social network, has revealed the 25 top skills that got Irish professionals hired last year.
It is the first year that LinkedIn has conducted the research in Ireland, which revealed cloud and distributed computing as the most desirable skill for Irish employers.
Technology dominated the top skills with statistical analysis, search engine optimisation, middleware, and network security making up the remainder of the top five.
LinkedIn generated the list by analysing all of the recruiting and hiring activity that occurred on the site.
The list is as follows:
|1||Cloud and Distributed Computing|
|2||Statistical Analysis and Data Mining|
|4||Middleware and Integration Software|
|5||Network and Information Security|
|6||Web Architecture and Development Frameworks|
|7||Data Engineering and Data Warehousing|
|9||IBM Mainframes and Systems|
|10||Software Revision Control Systems|
|11||Software Modeling and Process Design|
|14||Microsoft Application Development|
|15||SAP ERP Systems|
|18||User Interface Design|
|19||Mac, Linux and Unix Systems|
|20||Electronic and Electrical Engineering|
|22||HR Benefits and Compensation|
|23||Database Management and Software|
|25||Shell Scripting Languages|
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