10 Most Popular Certifications For 2015
Certifications Most Popular Among Network Engineers
Three out of four North American IT professionals have earned at least one certification in the past five years, with 45 percent of those earning a certification within the past year.
These findings come from a survey of 11,000 people conducted by Global Knowledge, a Cary, N.C.-based business training company.
The popularity of certifications ranges from 58 percent for participants working in network engineering to just 18 percent for those involved in business application development.
Demand for certifications is expected to persist, with 27 percent of respondents indicating they plan to pursue certifications in the coming year. Certifications are most popular among early career professionals, particularly those on the IT help desk.