18 Hot IT Certifications for 2014

For years premium pay for IT certifications has been on the decline, but top pay for IT certifications has increased for two consecutive quarters and is up 1.5 percent; the largest quarterly increase since 2006. Read along as we look at the IT certifications predicted to grow in early 2014.
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18 Hot IT Certifications for 2014

Foote Partners just released the November update to their quarterly 2013 IT Skills Demand and Pay Trends Report in which they analyze pay and demand for 641 certified and non-certified IT skills that are tracked and reported in the firm's IT Skills and Certifications Pay Index. David Foote, co-founder and chief analyst of Foote Partners, indicates that 2,522 US and Canadian employers and 154,000 IT professionals were surveyed for this research.

There are some surprising changes to the market over the last two quarters. The certified skills that seem to be flourishing the most fall into the architecture, engineer, security and database categories.

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