Among the 84,000 open tech positions currently listed on, there are roughly 1,400 job listings that say a master's of business administration is preferred, and they come from a variety of industries, says Tom Silver, senior vice president, North America, at the tech jobs site.

"Today, we still see the MBA as preferred vs. required. However, I do think we're heading in the direction for more required master's degrees," Silver says.

CAREER PLANS: Should tech pros get an MBA?

Here are seven examples of IT job postings that desire an MBA:

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