Tech-worker gap

Nuclear winter is over in the high-tech job market.

Software developers, design and systems engineers, network administrators and others are finding companies with a slew of openings eager to make offers and willing to negotiate better pay and benefits.

Online job postings in Phoenix alone top 3,000 and classified ads proliferate, a huge change from 2001-02, when the information-technology industry went through a cold, brutal shakedown.

“That winter has thawed, and we are definitely into … Tech-worker gap