As there are regular technology modifications, getting certified is the best method to differentiate yourself from other competing candidates and validate your skills in front of the hiring managers.

Here are the high paid IT certifications of 2017:

Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

As per Forbes survey this year, salary offered after getting this certification is USD 128,156. Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) certification is designed to validate management skills and focus on the correct application of security methods and system assessing policies.  This certification validates your skills of international security methods and recognizes the professionals who manage designs, and oversees an organization’s information security. ISACA is the certification provider. More than 32,000 professionals have earned this certification in the year 2017.

Certified Information Systems Security Professionals (CISSP)

As per Forbes survey this year, the salary offered after getting this certification is USD 121,729. Certified Information System Security Professional (CISSP) certification is designed for individuals working for system security. This is a vendor-neutral certification and validates your expertise in the field of security. ISC2 is the certification provider. In 2017, there are 111,000 certified professionals worldwide, and two-thirds of them are from the USA.

Project Management Professionals (PMP)

As per Forbes survey this year, the salary offered after getting this certification is USD 119,349. Project Management Professional certification is one of the most acknowledged project management certification given by the Project Management Institute. The certification is intended for the project managers working in the industries. This certification validates your expertise in the field of project management and helps in your career growth and salary increment.  PMI is the certification provider.

In 2017, there are 730,00 PMP certified professionals working in 210 countries worldwide.

Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

As per Forbes survey this year, the salary offered after getting this certification is USD 115,471. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) certification is designed for professionals working in the field of auditing, monitoring, controlling. This certification validates your abilities to manage vulnerabilities and process controls, and updates to a company’s policies to make sure that they are according to standards. ISACA is the certification provider. There are 126,000 certified professionals in the year 2017.

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) – Windows Server 2012

As per Forbes survey this year, the salary offered after getting this certification is USD 93,718. Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) – Windows Server 2012 certification is designed for administrators working in the field of storage management, configuring and managing high availability, group policy, and virtualization. The certification helps in the areas like configuring both the networks and Active Directory infrastructure and covers both Windows Server 2012 and Windows Server 2012 R2.

Grab the attention of your dream employer with the IT certification courses provided by uCertify. So, what are you waiting for students! Get yourself enrolled in the uCertify courses and take your career to the next level.

 

We just released simulator (uCertify Lab) for CompTIA HIT-001 (Health Care Technician) exam. The certification course covers the knowledge and skills required to implement, deploy, and support healthcare IT systems in U.S. clinical setting. The exam is intended for IT professionals who are CompTIA A+ certified or have 500 hours of hands-on IT technical experience in the field, plus the knowledge/skills necessary in clinical setting.

uCertify LABS is the latest offering from uCertify. They create live environment to give hands on experience. uCertify  labs are inexpensive and a safe way to explore and learn. The labs are versatile – labs simulate real-world, hardware, software & command line interface environments. The CompTIA Healthcare IT Technician HIT-001 Lab contains 71 activities and 13 videos. For more information visit –

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The Project Management Institute (PMI) has released a new edition of The PMBOK Guide in January 2013. Accordingly, the new version of the Project Management Professional (PMP) Examination will be updated on July 31st, 2013. See:

http://www.rmcproject.com/about/pmp-examination-changes.aspx/


Candidates who are going to take PMP exam after July 31, 2013, should prepare for their exam as per the Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge—Fifth Edition (2013) released by PMI in January 2013. If you plan to take the PMP exam prior to July 31st, 2013, use test prep materials that are based on the PMBOK Guide – Fourth Edition.


uCertify’s test prepkit for the PMP exam prepares students for the current version. Look for the new version updated to the fifth edition – coming soon!

 

Joseph Phillips, PMP, CBAP, Project+, is the Director of Education for Project Seminars. He has managed and consulted on projects for industries, including technical, pharmaceutical, manufacturing, and architectural, among others. Phillips has served as a project management consultant for organizations creating project offices, maturity models, and best-practice standardization.

 

Joseph is a co-author and contributor for following uCertify PrepKits:

PMI-PMP: Project Management Professional

PMI-CPAM: Certified Associate in Project Management

 

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