For Linux admins, career options remain plentiful

While today's market for IT administrators is tight, the demand for Linux experts continues to increase, according to Brend Marinaccio,'s open source recruiting director. He sees great opportunities for success in the Linux professional market. Emerging technologies, such as Xen virtualization on Linux, are creating what Marinaccio sees as a "talent initiative" within the Linux industry.

Marinaccio describes the current job market and the prospects for Linux managers, administrators and programmers in this interview. He also gives advice for job seekers and some insights on contracting, outsourcing and what the future holds for Linux professionals.,289142,sid39_gci1280915,00.html