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Top IT Certifications in the Phoenix Metro Area

IT certifications show potential employers you have the knowledge and skills to get the job done. Certifications can make you stand out in the hiring process, and they may be required for employment, particularly in government IT jobs.

We crunched the numbers to see which IT certifications were most in-demand in the Phoenix Metro* area.

What Phoenix employers are looking for

In the past year, these were the top ten IT certifications in Phoenix-area job postings

  1. IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
  2. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
  3. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)
  4. Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  5. Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)
  6. Certified A+ Technician
  7. SANS/GIAC Certification
  8. Certified ScrumMaster (CSM)
  9. CompTIA Network+
  10. CompTIA Security+

Data Source: Burning Glass Labor Insight, last 12 months of Phoenix Metro area job postings, March 2021
* In addition to Phoenix, other cities including Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale, Tempe, Glendale, Gilbert are included in Phoenix Metro data. 
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