For the second straight year, TechRepublic and Global Knowledge have partnered on a comprehensive IT Skills and Salary Report. Our 2009 report showed a surprisingly strong increase in compensation for IT professionals, but also showed the effects of the global recession that’s now gripping the business world. This episode of Sanity Savers for IT executives shares the key findings from the 2009 salary survey, including the five most lucrative IT management certifications.

For those of you who prefer text to video, you can click the “Transcript” link underneath the video. You can also download the full 2009 IT Skills and Salary Report as a PDF.