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Top Skills for Employers/Top Certifications for Employers

A look at top skills and certifications in demand by employers. This data supplied by Wanted Analytics:


We’ve just launched a new feature on WANTED Analytics that we thought we’d share with you. Skills in Demand offers, for the first time, detailed insight into the tools, technology, and certifications that employers are most frequently requesting.  We’ve taken the job requirements from over 650 million online job advertisements to determine the tools, technological skills, and certifications most frequently advertised for any position in any U.S. location.


The top ten skills employers are currently demanding include:


  1. Microsoft Office
  2. Microsoft PowerPoint
  3. SQL (Structured Query Language)
  4. Microsoft Word
  5. Oracle Java
  6. Linux
  7. UNIX
  8. Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
  9. Microsoft Excel
  10. Microsoft SQL Server (MS SQL)

The top ten certifications employers are currently demanding include:


  1. Certified Registered Nurse (RN, RNC)
  2. Certification in Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR)
  3. Basic Life Support (BLS)
  4. Commercial Driver’s License (CDL)
  5. Continuing Education (CE)
  6. Advanced Cardiac Life Support (ACLS)
  7. Long Term Care (LTC)
  8. Certified Public Accountant (CPA)
  9. Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)
  10. Board Certified (BC)
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