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1IT Certification Values on the Rebound

What’s your IT Certification Worth?Foote Partners ITSCPI examines the individual pay premiums given to the recipients of more than 200 different IT certifications, as compared to an average base salary determined by Foote analysts. Data shows that only one of eight categories of certifications saw any gains in 2009. But over the last three months, only one category lost value.

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General and TrainingChange Over Last Three Months: 0 percentChange Over Last Year: -20 percent

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pps Development/Programming LanguagesChange Over Last Three Months: 0 percentChange Over Last Year: -5.6 percent

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DatabaseChange Over Last Three Months: 0.8 percentChange Over Last Year: -4.6 percent

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Web DevelopmentChange Over Last Three Months: 0 percentChange Over Last Year: -7.5 percent

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Networking and CommunicationsChange Over Last Three Months: 0.3 percentChange Over Last Year: -3.7 percent

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Systems Administration and Engineering/Network OSChange Over Last Three Months: 0.5 percentChange Over Last Year: -3.3 percent

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IT Security Change Over Last Three Months: 0.6 percentChange Over Last Year: 1.6 percent

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Architecture/Project Management/ProcessChange Over Last Three Months: -3.4 percentChange Over Last Year: -7.8 percent