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    Tech Hiring: The Most In-Demand IT Pros Q2 2014

    With an unemployment rate of less than 3 percent, just about everyone in technology today is popular with hiring managers and recruiters. That said, professionals in Big Data, mobile, cloud computing and security take being favored to entirely new levels – Will and Kate levels.

    We know because hiring managers are requesting these skilled professionals at record levels, as measured by job postings on Dice. Let’s break down the all-time highs.

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    Click through for the most in-demand IT jobs for Q2 2014, as identified by Dice.com.

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    Data Pros

    An increasing number of companies across all industries are intent on crunching numbers to analyze customer and consumer behavior. That equates to soaring demand and salaries for tech pros with Big Data experience. Leading the way in terms of an all-time high: job postings for NoSQL experts (up 54 percent year/year), postings for Big Data talent (up 46 percent), Hadoop (up 43 percent), and Python professionals (up 16 percent).

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    Security Pros

    With more information stored in more places, the need for IT security has never been more palpable. Atop the list of big gainers on hiring managers’ wish lists: cybersecurity professionals (up 162 percent year/year), “information security” specialists (up 19 percent year/year), and job postings for firewall pros, including engineers, admins and engineers (up 7 percent).

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    Cloud Computing Pros

    Software-as-a-service (SaaS) makes the most use of cloud computing infrastructure today, which is a good reason why hiring managers are looking for more and more SaaS developers and project managers (up 20 percent year/year), as well as tech professionals versed in working in the cloud (up 27 percent).

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    Mobile Pros

    Mobile devices, apps and content continue to proliferate – as do job postings for user interface and user experience experts (up 18 percent year/year). Companies are intent on finding ways to not only reach their customers, but create a fresh, aesthetically pleasing user experience, regardless of device.

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