Accelerated IT training and certifications are a great investment in your future, driving improvement in IT skills across your business and faster career progression. To get you started in 2017, here is our list of the top 10 most in-demand courses.
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Described by The Financial Times as the "largest human capital shortage in the world", the cyber security skills gap is still yet to close.
(ISC)2's CISSP is the top certification in IT security and is aimed at those in IT management and CISO roles, covering the elite skills in both technical and managerial aspects of security.
Certified ethical hackers simulate a real life cyber-attack on a business's network to find weaknesses in security that could be maliciously exploited. This prevents the cyber-attacks that make headline news, meaning the demand for CEH in 2017 is set to soar.
Cisco's CCNA (Routing and Switching) is the best certification to prove and develop your networking skills, teaching you all the fundamental and versatile networking skills out there, great to get your IT career moving in 2017.
The growing cloud market needs more IT professionals to adopt vital skills like security, and the CCSP will give you comprehensive cloud security knowledge and skills. As the cloud continues to develop in 2017, the CCSP will become increasingly relevant.
1,000s of companies worldwide have implemented TOGAF skills to improve their enterprise architecture - to boost productivity, run things faster, cheaper and with reduced risk. Also, a TOGAF certification is now a requirement for many IT roles.
PRINCE2 is a globally recognised project management framework, applicable to every project and is particularly useful in IT. Learn the highly transferable skills in PRINCE2, and you'll be able to complete many more successful projects at a higher rate. It is the high transferability of these skills which is why it should be on your radar for 2017.
Get the core skills you need to deploy, develop and manage Microsoft MCSA: Windows Server 2016 in your business. You'll be able to take advantage of this cloud-optimised operating system. Plus, you'll develop key skills in networking, storage, migrating servers and workloads, virtual desktop infrastructure and more.
This certification will take you right through from installing Windows 10 to using all of Windows 10's advanced capabilities such as configuring device security, cloud integration, sign-in and identity and managing devices.
With over 1.5 billion people using Microsoft Windows technology, it's no surprise this certification fits in our Top 10 certs for 2017.
The MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure is one of Microsoft's newest certifications and validates your expertise in cloud technology, identity management, virtualisation, storage and networking. Choose from a Windows Server or Azure route and reap the benefits of cloud technology like increased flexibility, simpler disaster recovery, better security and automatic software updates.
Developed and maintained by leading experts, CompTIA's Security+ certification is a benchmark for best practices in IT security. This cert covers the fundamental skills essential to network security and risk management. As organisations adapt to cloud computing and with massive amounts of data now stored on networks, its important you're able to provide infrastructure, application, information and operational security.
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