By evachase-Oracle on Nov 13, 2015
I recently came across an article that caught my eye After a long slump, IT certification pay bounces back by Robert Gates. Pay and certification are two topics that are dear to my heart so I read on. The article looks into the value of non-certified skills vs. certified skills. “The value of non-certified skills went up nearly 4% in the past year compared to 10% for certified skills, according to a survey of pay rates for about 200,000 jobs across 2,800 employers by Foote Partners, LLC in Vero Beach, Fla.”
Why is IT Certification value going up? According to David Foote co-founder and analyst, Foote Partners LLC “It means the certifications are getting a little more respect. Clearly, the market has a much different view of certified skills versus non-certified skills.”
Why should this topic be important to you? Here’s a couple of highlights:
- "IT certification pay has rebounded after slumping for years, as non-certified skills, such as expertise with operating systems and databases, continue to grow.”
- "The list of 378 certified skills in Foote's survey remains dominated by large vendors, including Cisco, Cloudera Inc., EMC, Oracle, Red Hat Inc. and VMware.”
What does an Oracle certification provide you with in regards to certified skills? Oracle is an industry leader. Whether your skills and experience lie in database or java the market demand is high. We have training and exams that you can build on.
- Our core certification program structure starts with the Oracle Certified Associate credential that shows you have fundamental skills and a strong foundation.
- The next step is Oracle Certified Professional that builds on this foundation to measure a deeper more specific possession of skill.
- Then we have the Oracle Certified Master certification which validates you demonstrate these skills and can do the required tasks.