Leon Spencer

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Leon covers enterprise technology and start-ups from ZDNet's Sydney newsroom.

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Australian IT sector sees skills glut

Australian IT sector sees skills glut

New research by the Australian Department of Employment has shown that the domestic information technology market is a long way from experiencing a skills shortage, with an average of almost 50 applicants per advertised job in the sector.

January 27, 2015 by in Tech & Work

The state of IT jobs in Australia

The state of IT jobs in Australia

The IT industry's shift to the cloud, along with the rise of DevOps, is prompting a growing number of employers to look for a new wave of multi-skilled all-rounders for whom technical skills often play second fiddle to attitude and aptitude.

September 2, 2014 by in Tech & Work