Suppose you are looking for an IT job and want a decent paycheck as well, then it would be a good idea to get a certification first. Here are some of the best certifications out there that can help you get a good IT job.
Project management Professional certification shows that the bearer of the certificate has the capability and the skills to make sure that he/she can manage and finish a project within deadlines and without going over the budget. To get the certificate you have to clear a 4 hour exam. For people who are not members of the Project Management Institute, the exam will cost $555.
MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) is a certification for those engineers who are capable of implementing efficient technology infrastructure using Windows Server 2000 and some other Windows operating systems. Mostly, these certifications are given to system analysts and technical support engineers.
They are also skilled enough to handle wireless networks, security aspects, and know about various network protocols.
This certification is given by the International Information Systems Security Certification Consortium. Many people consider it to be the best security certification. To be eligible for this certification you must have had 5 years of work experience in the field. To earn the certification you have to clear an exam and then you must have your qualifications endorsed by another member of the consortium. Once you have the certification, you can easily earn more than $100,000 a year.
This certification includes Microsoft certificates like MCSE and MCSA (Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator).
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