10 IT Skills Rapidly Headed Toward Extinction

9. Server Admin: A Dying Breed

Blame the influx of virtual servers, such as VMware, Microsoft Hyper-V, and Citrix XenServer, on this trend. Global Knowledge says as virtualization becomes more commonplace, fewer physical servers are being deployed, and the demand for server administrators -- who only know server administration -- is in rapid decline.

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