Foote expects the drop in pay premiums for technical skills to continue through the rest of the year, but he anticipates they will rise again next year. "It's a cyclical thing that happens after recessions," he says.
Foote Partners tracks pay and demand for 279 technical skills and 245 IT certifications by surveying IT hiring managers at 2,205 public and private sector organizations each quarter.
Highest Paying IT Certifications Of the 245 certifications that Foote Partners tracks, these 14 are among those commanding the highest pay premiums Application development Oracle Certified Master, Java EE Enterprise Architect Oracle SOA Architect Certified Expert Architecture/Project Management/Process Open Group Master Architect Program Management Professional Project Management Professional PMI Risk Management Professional Certified in the Governance of Enterprise IT Security Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control Certified Information Systems Security Professional GIAC Security Leadership Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (CISSP/ISSEP) Certified Information Security Manager Certified Information Security Auditor GIAC Reverse Engineering Malware
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