The tech industry knows there's plenty of hiring going on. Those of us who specialize in Free and Open Software (FLOSS) such as GNU/Linux are even more in demand. Free Enterprise is using Free Software.
Know PHP, Java, Perl for a GNU/Linux environment? There are jobs out there. Know GNU/Linux system administration, apache, nginx? Yup, there are openings. MySQL ( and variants ), PostgreSQL, big data? Oh yeah, lots of hiring. Puppet, CFEngine, Chef? KVM, VirtualBox? Lots of places to do many things at once.