Some I.T(Information Technology) certifications

New to I.T and not sure of the Certifications to take?

Here are some I.T certifications listed in categories: 


1. Big Data Certifications:

- EMC Data Scientist
- Cloudera Certified Professional: Data Scientist
- Oracle Business Intelligence Certification
- Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Business Intelligence (MCSE) 

2. Networking Certifications:

- Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE)
- CompTIA Network+
- Cisco Certified Networking Associate (CCNA)
- Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) 

3. Help Desk Certifications:

- Apple Certified Support Professional (ACSP)
- Microsoft Specialist
- CompTIA A+ 

4. System Administration Certifications:

- Linux Professional Institute Certification (LPIC)
- CompTIA Server+
- VMWare Certified Professional
- Red Hat Certified Engineer (RHCE)
- Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) 

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5. Database Certifications:

- Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
- IBM Info Management Certifications
- Microsoft SQL Server Database Certifications
- ICCP Certified Data Management Pro (ICCP CDMP)
- MongoDB NoSQL Certifications 

6. Mobile Certifications:

- Android Certified Application Developer
- Kony Certified Developer
- MTA Developer
- IBM Certified Mobile Application Developer 

7. Developer Certifications:

- C /C++ certifications
- Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)
- Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)
- Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop (CCDH)
- Amazon Web Services Certified Developer 

- Oracle Certified Java Certifications (OCP, OCM, and OCE)
- Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional
- Google Apps for Business Certified Deployment Specialist
- Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD)
- Red Hat Certified JBoss Developer (RHCJD) 

8. Cloud Certifications:

- Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer: Private Cloud (MCSE)
- CompTIA Cloud+
- Amazon Web Services Certified Solutions Architect (AWS-CSA) 

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9. Information Security Certifications:

- CompTIA Security+
- Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
- GIAC Security Essentials (GSEC)
- Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
- Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) 

10. IT Project Management Certifications:

- Project Management Professional (PMP)
- Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
- Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) 

Based on a research by CompTIA:

- 72% of IT managers require an IT certification for some roles.

- 66% of IT managers use IT certifications to identify qualified candidates.

- 60% of IT managers use IT certifications to judge a candidate’s expertise. 

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