We would be discussing how you would know when is the best time for the candidates to gain the IT Certification. But first, let’s discuss some of the advantages of getting you boosted up.
- Increased productivity
- Faster troubleshooting
- Fewer skills gaps
- Better monetary compensation. In the US as well as Canada certified IT professionals earn roughly $8,400 or 11.7% more than noncertified; in APAC as well as EMA this number would be increased even more.
- 94% of IT decision-makers which would be reported that their certified team members bring added value above as well as beyond the cost of certification.
IT Certification is popular. 86% percent of global IT professionals would be possessing at least one certification, while many of them hold more. EMEA professionals would be holding the most at 3.5 per professional. And it is considered to be an ongoing process. Most are either planning their next certification or would be studying already. Those who have acquired an IT certification are more likely than those without one to pursue another one.
In recent years, those with certifications in cybersecurity which would be tended to earn more than others; this is considered a trend I don’t expect to change any time soon. To help meet demand, CompTIA would have also released the Cybersecurity Analyst (CySA+) certification last year, and this year would be releasing the PenTest+ which focuses on penetration testing.
If you are interested in cloud computing, you should check out Amazon Web Services certifications such as certified cybersecurity professionals, AWS certified cloud computing professionals would be tending to average higher salaries than the norm. The bottom line would be to holding a certificate which would be equalling the potential to make much more money.
So, you’ve identified a certification which you wish to obtain, or perhaps it’s a job requirement. Either way, with an exam, there would be still a few necessary and essential steps that are required to be taken to make yourself ready for the certification and make your road to certification much smoother.
Step 1 Research the exam
Here’s a list of some questions that would be able to help you with this:
- What would be the process of application?
- Is there an experience or education requirements?
- Is there any prerequisite required for the certification?
- How long would be the current exam version been released? Are there andy changes upcoming?
Microsoft updates are considered to be its cloud-based exams every two months! I’m a big believer in personal experience so I have always encouraged learners to, if they could, actually speak with someone who would be holding the certification they would be seeking.
Step 2 Gain the prep material which would be working for you!
How do you like to learn? We would be very fortunate that today technologies are going to offers a wealth of variety in the many ways knowledge would be delivered. So, whether it would be instructor-led classroom sessions, online self-study courses, videos, books or audiobooks, or collaboration with peers, all the options are available there. Also, gain a good prep course provider, like the SPOTO Club. I always tell students to write down a study plan as well as stick to it. And remember, whatever study techniques would be working for you in the past, you have to use them.
Step 3 Finally, you are ready now.
Now, that you have acquired all the things and also gone through the specialized training provided by some good and reputed firms like the SPOTO Club. Now all you need to do is to relax and give the exam.