Companies are looking for network and server engineers. Previously, these skill sets were segmented. Today, companies desire this combined knowledge. In addition, enterprises need individuals to provide oversight to their compliance issues.

What it takes
Experience and designations in Cisco, Microsoft and VMware are essential. To provide compliance oversight, job seekers must have five-plus years of experience and obtain certifications.

Salaries range from $80k-$150k for engineers, and can range from $100k-$250k if well-versed and certified.