Linux is the #1 operating system for web servers, cloud computing, smart phones and consumer electronics. Because Linux is growing so quickly, there is a shortage of experienced Linux professionals. According to the 2017 Linux Jobs Report, employers are struggling to hire open source professionals, with 89 percent of hiring managers finding it difficult to find talent. There are 40,000+ open job listings requiring Linux system administration on dice.com. Demonstrate to employers that you have both the skills and the knowledge to be a top sysadmin with the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator.