IT Management Slideshow: The 10 Hottest IT Certifications

By Dennis McCafferty  |  Posted 02-13-2012
Print this article  


83,272 is the total number of available tech jobs on Dice.com as of Feb. 1, 2012.
Your next round of hiring should include IT professionals who know their way around project management, tech-support, network oversight and security. The longstanding proof of expertise in these and other areas, of course, remains certification programs. To find out which certifications are most in demand, check out this list from Dice.com. Hiring talent with the right credentials requires significant compensation upgrades. For example, a typical project manager will earn about $104,000 a year, according to Dice.com reports. But one bearing a Project Management Professional certification will command an average of $120,000 a year. As part of its regular, monthly report, Dice.com also reveals the number of open IT jobs on its site (full and part-time opportunities) as of Feb. 1, 2012, as well as which metro areas in the U.S. offer the hottest prospects for job seekers. Dice.com is a leading jobs hub for IT professionals. Here are highlights from the survey:
Dennis McCafferty is a freelance writer for Baseline Magazine.


Submit a Comment

Loading Comments...
eWeek eWeek

Have the latest technology news and resources emailed to you everyday.

By submitting your information, you agree that cioinsight.com may send you cioinsight offers via email, phone and text message, as well as email offers about other products and services that cioinsight believes may be of interest to you. cioinsight will process your information in accordance with the Quinstreet Privacy Policy.

Click for a full list of Newsletterssubmit