Consider yourself lucky that you STILL do JUST one thing or at least in 1 'branch' of IT....
Try Exchange, AD, MySQL & Oracle(...yeah),telco, web dev, cabling, Help Desk, Cisco & SonicWall routers, win servers, MPLS, VPN, purchasing, on-site support (read road-trips)...user hand holding...all this for the privilege of being called 'the IT guy'.
I have met with plenty of specialists...but have never worked with them and for a Good reason. (I like my equip running)
My advice....whether or not you like it LEARN IT!
Long gone are days where you can say 'I am xyz specialist' unless you are trying to get a job at xyz company...MS/Cisco Certs anyone?...right.
Oh and 1 more thing, don't take advice from IT journalists.
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