Some interesting new statistics here on IT skills… cloud computing is the most valuable skill for IT professionals to have in terms of career path and advancement, according to new research from leading recruitment specialist Robert Half Technology. In a survey of IT directors and CIOS, 39% cited cloud computing skills, followed by security (37%), project management (33%), virtualization (29%), network administration and engineering (27%), mobile and application development (27%), database management (24%), C# development (15%), business intelligence (14%) and Java development (13%).