Big Data professionals are in definite demand. Big Data professionals with industry recognized certifications, are in big time demand! A sure-fire way to increase your career profile is to add a certification to your portfolio. However, not all certifications are alike. Below are the leading certifications for Big Data success.
CAP – Certified Analytics Professional
Firstly, the CAP (Certified Analytics Professional) is administered by INFORMS. INFORMS is a well-established professional society comprised of operations research and related disciplins. Currently the CAP is one of the most highly sought-after certifications by recruiters looking for Big Data professionals.
MSCE Data Management and Analytics
Secondly, Microsoft offers Data Management and Analytics certification. This track is just one in several that is offered as part of their MSCE (Microsoft Solutions Certified Expert) program. This is the one to focus on if you’re in a Big Data career. Additionally, MSCE certifies: Business Applications, Core Infrastructure, Mobility and Productivity.
Thirdly, as of March, 2020 Cloudera certifications are back! Without a doubt, one of the most popular and recognized certifications is the CCP – Cloudera Certified Professional. Basically, all Cloudera certifications will boost your Big Data skills set.
SAS – Certified Data Scientist
Fourthly, the SAS academy offers three professional-level credentials to boost your Big Data career. SAS has a solid customer base in banking, pharmaceutical, academia as well as government industries.
MongoDB Certified Developer
Lastly, but not least is the MongoDB certification. MongoDB is a widely-used open-sourced NOSQL database program. Used for organizing and accessing all kinds of Big Data, the MongoDB certification will set you apart from other DBA’s and Developers.
In conclusion, these five certifications without question, will increase your hiring desirability to employers. Additionally, certified professionals can expect between $10,000 to $25,000 increase in salary over non-certified Big Data professionals.