23 May Three Most Popular and High Demanding Corporate Certification for 2015
We take in a ton from our yearly IT Skills and Salary Survey-the top-paying certifications, current in-demand skills, and the effect of preparing on compensations, for instance. We only realize which certificates are most famous among today’s IT and business experts.
Here are 3 most popular IT and business / corporate certification for 2015.
1. ITIL Foundation 2011
This certification brings a hefty annual salary. ITIL is a set of best practices for aligning the services IT provides with the needs of the organization. It is broad based, covering everything from availability and capacity management to change and incident management, in addition to application and IT operations management.
Over the last 30 years, ITIL has become the most widely used framework for IT management in the world. The entry-level ITIL Foundation certification provides a comprehensive understanding of the IT lifecycle and the concepts and terminology surrounding it. That’s part of why it’s so popular.
IT project management is a very broad discipline, and as IT has gotten involved in more areas of corporations, governments, etc., the need for IT and the business to work together has become very important. Also increasing in importance is the need to plan IT project updates, releases, etc., so as not to disrupt the business.
2. PMP®: Project Management Professional
The PMP certification was created and is administered by the Project Management Institute (PMI®), and it is the most recognized project management certification available. There are more than half a million active PMPs in 193 countries globally. In 5 areas relating to the lifecycle of a project: initiating, planning, executing, monitoring and controlling, and closing, candidates are tested. The PMP certification is for running any kind of project, and it is not specialized into sub types, such as manufacturing, construction, or IT. To become certified, individuals must have 35 hours of PMP-related training along with 7,500 hours of project management experience (if they have less than a bachelor’s degree) or 4,500 hours of project management experience with a bachelor’s or higher. PMP certification requires years of planning and effort.
This certification is popular because project management is needed in many fields, including IT, and it has been around since 1984-longer than all other certifications on this list. Earning this certification can be a great way to move from a technical track into a management track and usually brings more money as well. Virtualization is a growing field, and the need for administrators and architects is growing almost daily.
3. VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization
It has become most demanding certification around the world because it provides the average annual salary of $94,515. The VCP-DCV exam was launched in 2003, and there are more than 100,000 VCPs. So, VMware created several types of VCPs. VCP designations do not expire, but they do include a vSphere version designation, such as VCP5-DCV. The VCP-DCV validates the ability to install, configure, manage, and scale out VMware vSphere environments. You can follow VCP certifications with VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP) certification in either administration (VCAP-DCA) or design (VCAP-DCD) as well as the top-tier VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX).
These three are most popular certifications among others that are coming in your mind. You can also include cloud computing here. what you think which one between three is most important and high demanding in accordance with growth and salary. Share your opinion in the comment box below.
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