The Journey to Cisco Certification Success by INE, a client of SPD, outline the three tiers of certification that Cisco offers. It highlights Cisco certification training such as CCIE, CCNP and CCNA. It is an easy to read and concise infographic that summarize the prestige and income potential that IT Professionals can attain with either an Entry/Associate level certification, Professional certification or the Expert certification.
- Expert Certifications such as CCIE (Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert) can take 6 to 18 months with average salary ranges up to $120,000.
- Professional Certifications such as CCNP (Cisco Certified Network Professional) will require 6 to 12 months of your time, but will reward you with an average salary of $98,000 to $107,000.
- Entry & Associate Certifications such as CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) typically takes 3 to 6 months of training and has an average salary range of $71,000 to $97,000.
The folks over at INE’s graphic department did a great job of creating the infographic with the help of our team members. We like the fact that it’s simple and straightforward in stating the certification levels, the average incomes of each certification, the job demand and the necessary time investment.