Certification pays professionals who earned an IT certification during the last five years an average of $5,242 more than their counterparts.*
Source: 2010 IT Skills and Salary Report
After obtaining my CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ certifications, I was set up with excellent employment opportunities.
— Samuel Davis
U.S. Army veteran
New Horizons - Orlando student
Step 2: Certify.
Certification is the key to obtaining a job in the IT industry and serves as the second step on the
Troops to Tech Careers pathway. Earning a certification not only proves you have the right skills
to be a successful IT professional, but it also serves as a differentiator between you and other
candidates when applying for a job.