Sunday, October 10, 2010

Best Technical Certifications for 2010

According to ZDnet's Tech Republic Org, the ten highest paying certifications in the technical field for 2010 are:

1.     PMP (Project Management Professional) Certification, which pays on average, $101.6K per year.

2.     CAPM (Certified Associate in Project Management) Certification, which pays $101.1K annually.

3.     ITIL (IT Infrastructure Library) Certification, which pays $95.4K per year.

4.     CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) paying on average $94,018 annually.

5.     Cisco CCIE Routing and Switching, which pays $93.5K on average.

6.     Cisco CCVP (Certified Voice Professional), paying $88.8K, annually.

7.     ITIL Master certification which pays $86.6K.

8.     MCSD (Microsoft Certified Solution Developer) $84.5K.

9.     Cisco CCND (Cisco Certified Network Professional) $84.1K.

10.    Red Hat Linux Certified Engineer, $83.6K.

The highest paying certifications are not necessarily the best certifications to have. Another source from ZDnet's Tech Republic says the ten best certifications are:

1.     MCITP (Microsoft Certified IT Professional)
2.     MCTS  (Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist)
3.     Network+
4.     A+
5.     CSSA (Certified SonicWall Security Administrator)
6.     CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)
7.     ACTC (Apple Certified Technical Coordinator)
8.     ACSP (Apple Certified Support Professional)
9.     CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional)
10.   PMP (Project Management Professional)

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