Certification: Discover the value

Pearson VUE
2017 Value of Certification Survey

The results are in! Gain insight into the value of certification from over 29,000 IT professionals from around the globe.


Technology is

transforming the landscape of every business in every industry. As organizations become more reliant on complex and specialized technology, the demand for professionals with advanced skills and the latest knowledge grows exponentially.

The most effective, proven way for IT professionals to demonstrate these skills is through certification. But don’t take our word for it…



would recommend certification to a colleague.


received positive impact on their professional image after certification.


experienced their first benefit within 3 months of certification.


received a salary increase after certifying.


"2017 Pearson VUE Value of Certification Survey"


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The real value of IT certification...

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arrow downEarning the certification

  • Demonstrates your proficiency in the profession
  • Validates your qualifications
  • Prepares you to adapt to professional challenges
  • Hones your skills through continuing professional education requirements
  • Provides a personal sense of accomplishment

arrow downHaving the certification

  • Distinguishes you from your peers
  • Gives you professional credibility
  • Earns you recognition within the workplace
  • Establishes you as a leader who demonstrates the highest standards of conduct

arrow downMaintaining the certification

  • Offers you increased earning potential
  • Strengthens your marketability
  • Provides you greater job mobility
  • Continuously revalidates your knowledge and expertise
  • Demonstrates you have the discipline and dedication to your profession
  • Grants you the fulfillment of ongoing successes