Two recently released reports seem to tell opposite stories about the importance of IT certifications. First, a Foote Partners report found that pay for non-certified skills rose 0.4 percent in the fourth quarter, while pay for certified skills dropped 0.9 percent. But a CompTIA survey found that 64 percent of IT hiring managers “rate IT certifications as having extremely high or high value in validating skills and expertise.”
By Tim Spagnola
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