Australia’s tech companies are laying off workers, but not at the rate similar jobs are being destroyed in the Northern Hemisphere. However this story by Fran Foo in The Australian newspaper and republished in the paper’s online tech site Australian IT says the country’s Department of Immigration has identified a number of key tech skills that are still in short supply.

Specifically the list includes:

  • SAP,
  • PeopleSoft,
  • Siebel,
  • network security and
  • Java

Foo also lists a number of industries where there is still an unmet demand for tech professionals.

Skills shortage persists as layoffs increase | Australian IT.

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