Skills Survey
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Enterprise Computing Skills Survey

Skills Area Strongly
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Application Development 33.33% 52.33% 16.33%
Architecture 33.33% 62.33% 4.34%
Assembler 18.43% 46.37% 35.20%
Capacity Planning 38.00% 39.67% 22.33%
CICS 40.96% 43.67% 15.37%
COBOL 34.14% 38.35% 27.51%
DB2 36.60% 44.50% 18.90%
Disaster Recovery 6.67% 53.33% 40.00%
IMS 11.60% 28.40% 60.00%
Linux 24.33% 42.73% 32.94%
Message Queuing 27.00% 68.33% 4.67%
Networking 37.33% 43.07% 19.60%
Performance Management 26.33% 52.33% 21.33%
Security 36.03% 46.67% 17.30%
Storage 38.00% 57.33% 4.67%
SOA 26.33% 58.00% 15.67%
System Administration 32.00% 41.67% 26.33%
VSAM 16.67% 57.00% 26.33%
WebSphere / Web Development 16.33% 59.00% 24.67%
z/OS (ISPF, TSO, JCL) 69.54% 24.23% 6.23%
z/VM 18.63% 33.17% 48.20%
z/VSE 4.67% 44.00% 51.33%

Source: Consolidated_RoundtableSurveysResults.pdf , IBM Academic Initiative, System z Program, Enterprise Skills Survey Results, Roundtable Events 2006 through 2009, feedback from approximately 130 customers and partners