by Pranita Sarangabany | Jun 23, 2017

IT is everywhere. CompTIA certifications validate IT skills across vendors and borders to ensure IT pros are an asset to their companies.

With the growing demand for IT skills, IT pros use CompTIA certifications to reach their career goals. Certified IT pros makes great employees, and 90 percent of employers agree that IT-certified staff are more likely to be promoted. Certifications are an effective way to prove to employers that IT pros have the skills they need to succeed in their positions.

In fact, 96 percent of human resources managers use IT certifications in their screening process. CompTIA is the leading provider of vendor-neutral IT certifications that can be applied across a variety of platforms. In the future, 70 percent of employers expect the importance of these certifications to increase.

CompTIA certifications help IT professionals along every step of their career. More than 1 million IT professionals across the globe have CompTIA A+, and many employers use it as a qualification for employment.

CompTIA Network+ proves that certification holders have skills in designing and managing wireless networks.

The CompTIA Cybersecurity Pathway leads IT pros from CompTIA Security+ to CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+) to CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP). These certifications validate expertise in managing increasing cyber-threats.

Being certified in CompTIA Linux+ proves to employers that IT professionals have the Linux knowledge and skills needed for the job, while being certified in CompTIA Project+ reassures employers that IT professionals can effectively manage project resources and deadlines. Certifications such as CompTIA Cloud+, CompTIA Server+, CompTIA Cloud Essentials and CompTIA CTT+ validate IT skills for cloud computing.

No matter the subject area, CompTIA provides vendor-neutral certifications that are valued across the industry.

What certification are you pursuing? Check out the IT Certifications Roadmap and plan your career in IT.

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