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Perks of being a certified Microsoft professional
- Boosts your credibility score: Microsoft says the future’s high wage, high growth industry requires knowledge of Microsoft Office and companies would want to hire the best for such jobs. According to Microsoft, 86%of hiring managers indicate that they prefer job applicants having an IT certificate. So, a relevant certification highlights your expertise and makes your resume stand out!
- Recognized Standards: 64%of IT managers prefer Microsoft certification to other certifications for the simple reason that these certification has an industry-wide recognition and demand. If you have earned your Microsoft Certification, you can access a number of benefits that can be found on the Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP), Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT), or Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) member website.
- More skills equals more money: IT professionals holding Microsoft certifications are among the most well compensated for their areas of expertise. According to a 2013 report by Global Knowledge and Tech Republic, workers with an MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) credential earn an average of $88,149 per year, and those with an MCSA in Windows Server 2008 bring in $82,649. Some companies even offer bonuses for such certifications.
Thus, the value of the certification in getting you hired in the first place cannot be overstated.