Skills in Detail

Over the past 27 years I have had the good fortune to have worked with some of the most exceptional individuals which in turn delivered the opportunity to pick their brains and acquire new skills in many different areas - both business and technology. This section seeks to provide a breakdown of those skill areas and an evaluation of the depth of knowledge across the following domains denoted by the fill content of the skills bars presented below in accordance with these definitions.

Understood = Conceptual understanding of the technical use case for the specific component, how and where it fits within an architecture and when it should (and shouldn't) be deployed;
Acquired = Involvement in the exploitation of the language or technology within a solution as part of a team. Low level direct interaction or usage of the technology;
Applied = A thorough working knowledge of implementation, configuration and use of the technology. In programming, actual coding;
Mastered = Knowledge in detail of the business or technology. Sufficient to perform as an escalation point for other team members, providing training, assistance and workarounds.
Understood Acquired Applied Mastered
Cloud Providers SoftLayer
100% Complete
Amazon Web Services
70% Complete
Google
50% Complete
Microsoft Azure
45% Complete
Unix CentOS
100% Complete
Ubuntu
70% Complete
SunOS/Solaris
100% Complete
AIX
55% Complete
Windows
70% Complete
Clustering
100% Complete
Storage DAS, NAS & SAN
100% Complete
SAN Fabric
85% Complete
Replication
85% Complete
Virtualisation Vmware
70% Complete
Xen
70% Complete
Containerization Docker
70% Complete
Virtual Client Vmware View
70% Complete
Citrix VDI
70% Complete
Networking Switching
75% Complete
vLAN'ing
75% Complete
Routing
75% Complete
Load Balancing
75% Complete
Firewalling
65% Complete
VPN & Tunneling
75% Complete
IDS/IPS
75% Complete
MPLS
55% Complete
Wireless
65% Complete
Databases MySQL
100% Complete
SQL-Server
50% Complete
Oracle
50% Complete
Sybase
75% Complete
DB2
75% Complete
Access
75% Complete
Webservers & Web Services Apache
100% Complete
Nginx
65% Complete
IIS
50% Complete
Node.js
75% Complete
Programming PHP
100% Complete
HTML & CSS
100% Complete
BootStrap
100% Complete
Javascript & Jquery
100% Complete
Jquery UI
100% Complete
Chef Recipes
50% Complete
Python
50% Complete
Shell (Bash)
100% Complete
Titanium
100% Complete
Swift
35% Complete
Java
35% Complete
Ruby
35% Complete
Perl
75% Complete
C
35% Complete
Automation Openstack
60% Complete
Cloud Orchestrator
60% Complete
Monitoring Qradar
50% Complete
Zabbix
50% Complete
Nagios
50% Complete
Service Desk Tools ServiceNow
75% Complete
Autodesk
50% Complete
Tivoli Suite
75% Complete