The job of an infrastructure architect is to bring together the requirements and constraints previously determined by an enterprise architect and solutions architect. Environments include virtual computing (VDI and VI), physical computing (client/server), storage, network, backup & recovery, voice, video, management services and mobility.
Along with technological advances come potential opportunities for security breaches along with new vulnerabilities. 2012 saw an increase in the complexity, scope and frequency of cyber-attacks, and employers are on the lookout for IT pros with security and auditing skills including risk management, network and cloud/virtualization security, operations security, and mobile device security.
True professionals understand that IT skills are one part of the equation, knowing how to combine those skills with business acumen is what will really make employers take notice.
As always we welcome your feedback. What non-certified IT Skills are you seeing a demand for in your company?