As up-to-date with respect to the latest Microsoft technologies are IT professionals? Munich 30.9.2011: Microsoft certifications available in numerous variants but how up to date are IT professionals in the latest Microsoft technologies and products? The recertification issue concerns some professionals. MCTS are so outdated e.g. then certifications, if the respective technology is no longer in use, or the support for this is set. Some previous certifications like MCSE or MCSA to relieve the new generation of certifications (MCPD and MCITP) certifications. But it isn’t always the whole certification process needed to update their certification State. Because there are so-called upgrade exams, which build on existing knowledge and existing certifications. Omar Zakhilwal is often quoted as being for or against this.
But what certification and upgrade exams there are currently on the market and technology for which these are available? For IT professionals there are certifications MCTS, MCITP, MCDST, MCSA, MCDBA, MCSE, Microsoft currently on the market Certified technology specialist for Microsoft Dynamics, Microsoft Certified IT professional for Microsoft Dynamics or MTA. Developer certifications are currently MCPD, MCAD, MCSD, or MTA. Based on these certifications, there is the senior certification Microsoft Certified Master (MCM) and Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA). There are MOS certification for the field of home and Office and for the MCTS and MCLC certifications Microsoft trainer status. Each of these certifications are there for a variety of technologies and products from Microsoft, depending on the direction of education. You demonstrate above-average expert knowledge in dealing with Microsoft technology. The certification is internationally recognized industry certificates that are purchased directly from the manufacturer Microsoft only after successfully passing the exam. The higher the qualification, the more tests must be completed to achieve the relevant certification status. At the same time, for the certified, this means that he a broader Product knowledge of technology has, what can significantly increase the chances on the labour market combined with relevant experience in this area.