Getting certification in which of the following areas will give you the best career opportunities?
Well?.... Which one did you choose?... When you work in the IT industry you are bombarded with career paths and job opportunities. Choosing which certification boosts your career is a tough call
. We did our research; analysing the state of the current IT job market, confirmed by findings in news-articles and analysing requests for information from a number of active websites and discussion forums - but focussed on the United States of America for our demographics - we found the following results: The Number ONE certification that currently gets you the most job opportunities is..... DATA SECURITY
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Facts on Data Security[/caption]The results are as follows: #1: Data Security
Number of jobs in the US: 113,560Wage bandwidth: 50k - 120k+Most jobs are full time in New York (NY)Companies looking for Data Security people: PWC, Deloitte, Thomson Reuters, UnitedHealth Group #2: Web Application Security
Number of jobs in the US: 33,419Wage bandwidth: 50k - 140k+Most jobs are full time in New York (NY)Companies looking for Web Application Security people: Amazon Web Services, General Dynamics - IT, Booz Allen Hamilton #3: Wireless Security
Number of jobs in the US: 12,622Wage bandwidth: 30k - 120k+Most jobs are full time in New York (NY)Companies looking for Wireless Security people: AT&T, CACI International Inc., Cisco Systems Inc., Prime Communications. #4: ISO/IEC 27002
Number of jobs in the US: 20Wage bandwidth: 90k - 150k+Most jobs are full time in Boston, MACompanies looking for Wireless Security people: Harvard University, GM, Nuance Communications, Cable One.