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Whether you’ve just started thinking about a career in technology, or are an established IT pro looking to move up, the value of an IT certification is noteworthy…especially to employers. Why? Because a professional IT certification is an unbiased validation of technical skills and knowledge that employers demand.

Becoming certified empowers you to:
• Demonstrate and verify your technical skills
• Increase your employment value and your compensation
• Make your resume stand out from the competition
• Enhance your professional reputation
• Improve your marketability and opportunities for career advancement
• Show your commitment to advancing and keeping your skills current

Research shows …
59% of IT professionals said they were able to perform their jobs better and more efficiently after obtaining a certification.
24% of said they received a salary increase of up to 20% upon earning their certification.
65% reported a measurable, positive impact on their professional image after becoming certified.
91% of employers believe IT certifications play a key role in the hiring process and that IT certifications are a reliable predictor of a successful employee
72% of employers require IT certifications for certain job openings

Sources: Pearson VUE IT professional survey (2016); CompTIA HR Perception of IT Training and Certification Study, 2015


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