Top 10 IT Certifications Of 2014!

ITVoice News: In the technology and IT field, corporate organizations need to keep up their pace with constantly shifting technology. Hence, employers prefer to hire employees who have certification in IT. These certificates also boost your career IT. Let’s take a look at 10 hottest IT certifications that will boost your career.download (8)

1. Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)

Cisco Certified Design Expert is a data certification program. It is not so popular, nor it has gained any significant growth in last one year. The program is designed for the companies who move network function to virtualization, doing SDN or migrating to cloud.

2. Cloudera Certifications

Big organisations are using Hadoop and Big data to simplify their processes, decrease the time of production and to gain a competitive advantage. Cloudera Certifications need people to actually do the stuff than just writing something on paper test. Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop is ranked six in list of highest paying certifications, while Professional: Data Scientist certification is also one of the quality pay scale certification.

3. Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP)

In past one year, there has been 40 per cent growth in premium pay scale for CSSLP certified employees, while in past 3 months, the growth rate is 17 per cent. It ranks 2 in terms of highest paying IT certification courses.

4. EC-Council Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator

Everybody has high concern about internet security these days. Each day we hear new story of security breaching and hacking. EC Council’s Computer Hacking Forensic Investigator certification has gained over 66.7 per cent of growth in last one year. It has made the newest entry in highest paying IT certification list.

5. Lean SixSigma

Many organizations are offering SixSigma certifications but yet, SixSigma is valuable certification to have. Master BlackBelt has seen growth of 9.1 per cent in last 3 months while Black Belt gained 12.5 per cent of growth in last 3 months.

6. PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP)

PMI-ACP is gaining 11 to 15 per cent skills premium pay. As the demand for agile skills is increasing, the growth of PMI-ACP will keep on increasing. Currently it ranks 3rd in terms of highest paying IT certifications

7. VMware

According to data research done by Foote Partners, VMware cloud certifications have managed to gain the most popularity right now. VCDX has seen increment of 28.6 per cent in pay scale in past year while VCP-Cloud has received increment of 12.5 per cent in pay scale in last year.

Employers pay premium as skills pay. VCAP-CID certifications are receiving 8-13 per cent of base pay salary. It is not significant growth for a period of one year.

8. Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services Certified Solutions Architect – Professional has made new entry in highest paying IT certifications. ‘Skills pay’ for these certifications are rising everyday as companies are adopting cloud technology for most of their products. Amazon is hot selling right now, as many corporate companies have adopted to Amazon cloud solution. AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate (cloud) and AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Professional (Cloud) are two certifications offered by Amazon

 9. Open Group

Market is hot for anything, even remotely related to architecture right now. Hence, TOGAF9, Open Group Master Architect and Open Group Certified Architect are top paying IT certifications out there. Employers are willing to pay premium for these certifications.

10. Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Private Cloud

There are number of Microsoft product and certification programs. Microsoft is pushing its all energy in certification programs for Azure platform. Microsoft’s products are making organisations migrate to Hyper-V.

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