By the fall of next year we expect pay for security skills and certifications to be starting to move in an upward direction again.
David Foote, presidentFoote Partners
Security certifications are languishing, according to skills and certification pay expert David Foote of Foote Research. Foote's firm conducts a salary survey of 50,000 IT pros charting quarterly increases and decreases in skill and certification pay. In this interview, Foote outlines the state of the IT security job market and what IT pros could expect moving into 2007.
Security certifications set to rebound:
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(2:30) How long has your firm been tracking skills and certifications pay?
(3:44) Which security certifications have held their ground over the years?
(8:03) Security certifications are down in value. But you're predicting a slow rebound moving forward?
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