IT certifications have lost their value as a major career booster. According to IT employment and consulting firm Foote Partners (www.footepartners.com) in its quarterly IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index, the premium that employers pay for those certified in certain skills versus those without the certifications narrowed nearly universally over the last quarter, and the pay premium for all IT certifications dropped by 4.8 percent within the last twelve months ending in October 2011. Channel Insider takes a look at some of the winners and losers in IT certifications by category. Check out whether your certification is holding its value.
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