The influential CIO.com website has recently taken a revealing look at IT certification. So, why do IT professionals study for certificates and which ones are likely to deliver greatest value?
Let’s take the first point – what motivates IT professionals to pursue certification? Well, with competition for jobs as fierce as ever in the IT industry, one obvious reason is to stand out from the crowd. Indeed recent research confirms that 51% of respondents opted for certification as a way to position themselves for a promotion or potential job.