3 IT Certifications to Boost Your Salary


Serious about your IT career and earning bigger pay? Stand out from the competition with an IT certification! You’ll be a big catch to the industry when you have more than a college degree under your belt.


Start with the certifications below:


Cisco Certified Network Associate
You will need this certification if you wish to understand basic data center networking concepts like including addressing schemes, troubleshooting, configuring switches with VLANs and routers using NExus-OS. This Cisco certification also may include network and server virtualization, storage and common network services such as load balancing. If you want to sharpen your computer networking skills, this is the certification to get.

According to Payscale.com, Network Engineers with a CCNA certification can earn as much as P204,869 to P907,742. Other high-earning jobs included in the list were Web Developers, Information Technology Specialist, and Senior Systems Engineer.

Microsoft Certified Professional
According to Microsoft, this validates an It professional and developer technical expertise through “rigorous, industry-proven and industry-recognised exams. MCP exams cover a wide range of Microsoft products, technologies, and solutions.” In this day and age, who doesn’t want a Microsoft certification? Gaining a MCP certification specifically qualifies you to gain access to MCP benefits.

According to Payscale.com, the average salary for Microsoft Certified Professionals for IT Managers are P372,000 to P6,298,482. Software engineers, web developers, and IT consultants may also get this certification to boost their salaries.


Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
There are different types of MCSA certifications you can pursue. Among these include Cloud Platform, Linux on Azure, Data Science, Office 365, and many more. You can check the entire category in this link.

You can earn as much as P1,290,000 with as a Seniors Systems Engineer with this certification. Systems Admin, IT support specialists, and IT consultants can also get this certification to get a 6-digit salary range.

Please note that all compensation data from Payscale.com are “gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location.”  What is true, however, is that it pays a lot to have additional knowledge in your CV. It’s almost a must in this industry! The learning process never ends.


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