So you want a career in IT. Maybe it’s because you know the technology industry is growing; in 2014, the U.S. tech industry added 129,600 jobs for a total of 6.5 million. Or maybe it’s because you know IT pays well; on average, tech industry workers continue to be well compensated for their specialized skills, earning 102 percent more than the average private sector worker. Or maybe you’re looking for a career and not just a job; job security in IT is as reliable as it’s ever been. Whatever the reason, it takes attitude and aptitude to get your foot in the door. Here’s how you can do the work, get your certification and brand yourself for the job you want.