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Global Knowledge and TechRepublic Launch Annual IT Salary Survey

IT professionals invited to participate in fifth annual IT Skills and Salary Survey CARY, N.C. & SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global Knowledge, the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, and TechRepublic, a leading online community for IT professionals, today announced the launch of their fifth annual IT Skills and Salary Survey. Their 2011 IT salary survey yielded over 12,000 responses, one of the largest and most comprehensive IT salary surveys in the industry.

The 2012 IT Skills and Salary Survey addresses issues affecting IT professionals today, including salary ranges for major IT certifications, the skills that hiring managers will be seeking in the coming year, and the impact of the economy on business conditions and IT pay. The study also examines factors that contribute to work satisfaction, the importance of training and professional certification, and any trends of opportunity or concern for 2012.

IT professionals are invited to take part in the survey before November 18, 2011. Participants in the approximately 15-minute survey will receive a free copy of the final report when it is issued in March 2012. Also, all respondents will be entered into a random drawing to win a share of American Express® gift cards valued at $1,500 and a complimentary training course delivered by Global Knowledge.

About Global Knowledge

Global Knowledge is the worldwide leader in IT and business skills training, with more than 1,200 courses that span foundational and specialized training and certifications. Our core training is focused on Cisco, Microsoft, Avaya, VMware, Red Hat, business process improvement, and leadership development. We deliver via training centers, private facilities, and the Internet, enabling our customers to choose when, where, and how they want to receive training programs and learning services.

Founded in 1995, Global Knowledge employs more than 1,300 people worldwide and is headquartered in Cary, N.C. The company is owned by New York-based investment firm Welsh, Carson, Anderson, and Stowe. Learn more at

About TechRepublic

TechRepublic helps IT decision-makers identify technologies and strategies to empower workers and streamline business processes. The site delivers a unique blend of original content by IT professionals, peer-to-peer advice from the largest community of IT leaders on the web, and a vast library of professional resources from the leading vendors in the IT industry. TechRepublic features blogs, community forums, vendor white papers, software downloads, webcasts, and research. Part of CBS Interactive, TechRepublic was founded in 1999 in Louisville, KY, where its editorial team still has its headquarters today. For more information, visit