Skill's Matrix Volume 1 in the Early Years

This list is well out of date. It was last updated in 2004. I stopped updating it because there is simply too much to cover. I keep it on the site to remind me where I am coming from.

Server OS

  • Microsoft: Server 2003
  • Server 2000
  • NT 4.0 Enterprise Server
  • Clustered server mirroring
  • Server Virtualisation
  • NetWare 6.x
  • NetWare 5.x
  • IntranetWare 4.11
  • NetWare 3.1x

Microsoft Desktop OS

  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7
  • Windows Vista
  • XP
  • 2000
  • NT4.0
  • ME
  • 95
  • 98
  • 3.1
  • DOS 6.22

Other Desktops

  • Apple OS 9.0
  • OS X
  • Linux Red Hat
  • SUSE Linux

Networking Protocols

  • TCP / IP
  • IPX / SPX
  • NW Link
  • DHCP
  • WINS
  • DNS
  • STP

Network Hardware

  • 3Com hubs
  • Switches
  • CISCO Routers
  • ThinNet
  • ThickNet
  • Ethernet
  • Token Ring
  • Appletalk
  • EtherTalk
  • NDS
  • DNS
  • Active Directory
  • NAS
  • SAN
  • Gateways

Wireless

  • Cisco
  • 3Com
  • Netgear
  • Belkin
  • Bluetooth
  • WEP
  • WPA
  • EAP

Programming

  • C++ Microcontroller and embedded firmware
  • Visual Basic
  • Windows API
  • ADA

Servers - All Models

  • Dell PowerEdge
  • IBM Blade
  • Compaq Proliant

Software Applications - All Versions

  • Graphics
  • Business
  • Accounting
  • Office
  • Client-Server Apps

Laptops - Almost all models

  • Compaq
  • Dell
  • IBM
  • HP
  • Fujitsu

Backup Systems - All Versions

  • ARCserveIT
  • Backup Exec
  • Legato Networker
  • Palindrome
  • Seagate Storage Manager

Email Systems

  • Exchange 2000
  • Exchange 5.5
  • Pop3 / SMTP

Network Security

  • Hacking
  • Firewalls
  • Anti Virus
  • McAfee Virus Scan / TVD
  • Sophos Sweep / InterCheck
  • Norton AV
  • Norton Enterprise 7.1
  • CA Inoculan

Email & Internet

  • Proxy Server
  • Internet Information Server
  • NetGear
  • Alcatel
  • ADSL
  • ISDN
  • Routers
  • Firewalls

Data Centre Design

  • APC range
  • Racks
  • PDUs

Telecommunication Systems

  • Avaya
  • Alchemy
  • AT&T
  • Lucent Alcatel PABX
  • Satellite QSDR
  • Combinatory Nets