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Top Ten Tech Credentials: Arizona Edition

Considering adding an IT certification to your resume? The credential you choose will often depend on your background, work experience and career goals.

But geography can also play a factor. Employers prioritize different credentials in different locations. To help you choose the right certification, we analyzed the past 12 months of job postings data in Arizona.

These were the top IT certifications in Arizona job postings:

 IT Infrastructure Library  (ITIL) Certification, Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Certified A+ Technician, SANS GIAC Certification, Certified Information Security Manager (CISM), Project Management Certification, CompTIA Security+ and Certified Scrum Trainer

Digging a little deeper, we found that the top certifications even varied by county, reflecting different major employers and workforce needs in different locations:

Map of Arizona showing top tech credentials by county

(Counties without certifications listed had too few IT job postings to determine the top certification).

  • CISSP is the top-requested certification in Pima and Pinal Counties
  • ITIL is the top certification in Maricopa and Coconino Counties
  • Yavapai and Mohave counties favor CompTIA A+ 
  • CompTIA Security+ is the top certification in Cochise County
  • CCNA is the most-requested certification in Yuma County

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