Competitive job market demands more skilled professionals with additional certifications and other parameters to impress hiring managers. This is the reason many recruiters and hiring managers have been showing special interest towards certified skilled professionals. This is a valid move to screen the potential candidates from the applied candidates.
Some of the important IT Certifications are identified as below:
Mobility and Cloud: IT experts say that mobile and cloud will be the alternative for the architectural background projects. They will definitely impact the development and operations techniques of final product delivery. The major challenge is that recruiting certified professionals and retaining them to integrate with their portfolios. Cloud jobs demands certified programmers in Linux, Java/J2EE, SaaS (Software-as-a-Service), Python, virtualization. Some of the new certifications include DevOps Engineer certification, AWS Certified Developer ├óÔé¼ÔÇ£ Associate or AWS Certified SysOps Administrator ├óÔé¼ÔÇ£ Associate.
Linux: According to a recent report many companies shifting to open source software and future will be positive for Linux desktops than Apple and Microsoft. The important Linux certifications include Linux Professional Institute certifications, CompTIA Linux+ and RedHat Certified Technician. Linux foundation recently announced two new courses named as the Linux Foundation Certified System Administrator (LFCS) and the Linux Foundation Certified Engineer (LFCE). Both the certifications supported by CentOS, openSUSE, and Ubuntu.
Security Certifications: Most of the companies’ spending million dollars on their cyber security technology and recruiting certified cyber security specialist to avoid the vulnerabilities. A recent survey by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) mentioned that there will be a drastic demand for privacy programmers with GIAC Certified Penetration Tester, InfoSys Security Management Professional (ISSMP/CISSP), and EC-Council Certified Ethical Hacker certifications.