Ever thought about getting certified in IT? There are several benefits to getting an IT certification including higher salary, job satisfaction and job security. Did you know that 77 percent of people feel that an IT certification has increased their salary? For example, once certified in A+ an IT Manager can earn an average salary of nearly $120,000 per year. And it doesn’t stop there. A Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification could land you a job as a Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) who makes an average of $175,000 per year. The list goes on: Network Engineer, Information Security Analyst, Security Manager, Project Manager, Systems Administrator, etc. But the benefits go deeper than your pockets. Thirty-three percent of people say they feel secure in their position after receiving their IT certification and 60 percent of people report they love working in IT. On top of that there’s even something for the top dogs to be excited about; more than half of managers report more effective staff following IT certification. Consider joining the IT community by getting trained in one of the top seven areas of IT certification: Project Management, CISSP, CEH, CCNA, Security+, A+ and Network+. Check out this infographic to see how it all lays out.