What’s New in Cisco’s CCNA 2013 Certification Exam

Cisco has redesigned its CCNA certification to better align with next-gen IT job roles. This article looks at major updates to the new CCNA Routing & Switching credential, plus the key facts you should know to stay ahead of the curve.

Whats New CCNA Certification

The Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) is Cisco’s most popular certification, and one of the IT industry’s most marketable and prolific career credentials. CCNA certification demonstrates competence as a network professional, and proves that a certified pro can install, configure, operate and troubleshoot routed & switched networks.

As technology advances and networks become increasingly sophisticated, the job roles of network professionals evolve in turn. Cisco’s revamp of its flagship credential improves CCNA training and certification curricula by incorporating the skills IT professionals need to manage the networks of today -- and tomorrow.

Important changes re new CCNA Routing & Switching

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Best IT Certifications to Get a Job in 2012

A new report from Dice.com indicates the best IT certifications to help you get a job.

Top IT Certifications to Get a Job 2012

In its 2012 Salary Survey, IT job board Dice.com asked "Which IT certification has helped you earn a new position?" Over 18,000 employed IT professionals and technology executives responded - below are the top eight IT certifications that helped them stand out from the crowd and get hired. Also included are average salaries, experience level and noteworthy hiring trends for each credential.

Here are the top 8 IT certifications most likely to land you a new job in 2012:

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Daniel Greenspan

When reading IT salary surveys...

Hi Dave, Thanks for the comment. When researching certifications in any salary survey, including the Tech Republic/Global Knowled... Read More
Tuesday, 20 March 2012 02:31
Daniel Greenspan

RE: Uhhhhhhhhhhhhh. Yeeaah.

See earlier reply titled "When reading IT salary surveys.." for explanation of A+ salary figure. As someone who was involved in nu... Read More
Saturday, 29 September 2012 19:26
Daniel Greenspan

RE: Change Career

Hi IB, A+ comes before Network+. A+ certification introduces fundamental networking concepts, then Network+ cert builds on that b... Read More
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