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The Top 25 Skills Businesses Need Right Now

The Top 25 Skills In Demand Right Now
A whopping 94% of recruiters actively use LinkedIn to vet candidates [1].

Professionals use LinkedIn when looking for [2] new jobs and to showcase a career and stand out to recruiters.

Does your profile have what it takes to stand out from the masses?

LinkedIn released a report that reveals the top 25 in-demand business skills [3] searched for in the hiring process [4].

If you have any of the following skills, make sure to highlight them on your LinkedIn profile.

Top 25 Skills in Demand

Discover all 25 skills, plus key jobs that use those skills and the salary (national average) of a U.S. professional in that industry according to Glassdoor.

The Top 25 Skills In Demand Right Now

Cloud and Distributed Computing Skills

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Statistical Analysis and Data Mining Skills

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Middleware and Integration Software Skills

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Web Architecture and Development Framework Skills

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User Interface Design Skills

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Software Revision Control Systems Skills

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Data Presentation Skills

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SEO/SEM Marketing Skills

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Mobile Development Skills

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Network and Information Security Skills

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Marketing Campaign Management Skills

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Data Engineering and Data Warehousing Skills

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Storage Systems and Management Skills

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Electronic and Electrical Engineering Skills

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Algorithm Design Skills

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Perl, Python, and Ruby Skills

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Shell Scripting Languages Skills

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Mac, Linux, and Unix Systems

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Java Development Skills

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Business Intelligence Skills

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Software QA and User Testing Skills

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Virtualization Skills

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Automotive Services, Parts and Design Skills

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Economics Skills

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Database Management and Software Skills

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