As a systems administrator, there’s always a glut of work to be done. Depending on the workload, a never-ending stream of problems, issues, and concerns seemingly birth themselves from all angles. Because they have so much to do, SAs can fall into the repetitive cycle of jumping from one work order to the next, day after day, without carving out time to stay current with their skills or even growing them.
Having well-honed skills can help sysadmins keep current with tasks while becoming more in-demand when it comes time to change jobs. Network admin Jesus Vigo takes a look at trends that have been growing steadily and show no signs of a downturn anytime soon for Tech Republic.