Getting a job with an MCSA Certification
The MCSA is the fastest-growing Microsoft certification; within the first five months of its launch over 22,000 people had earned the certification as this
program has become the required skill for professionals who are seeking a job for their career in the information technology industry.
Microsoft is a global leader in computer networking, so you can set your sights on a high flying career with long term prospects and the potential to
travel nationally and internationally.
In the IT industry, you will often hear qualifications referred to as 'Certifications':
â€¢	75% of managers believe that the certifications are important to team performance
â€¢	The added market value that a certification brings can be as high as 30 - 40%
â€¢	The Average salary uplift reported all certifications in the study were in the 5-11% range.
Job roles with MCSA
Today's networking challenges could be within an organisation's internal network, a network connecting regional offices or a wide area network
supporting international operations. The networking role is diverse and highly rewarding.
Job roles for people chasing this certification usually include: systems administrator, network administrator, information systems administrator, network
operations analyst, network technician, or technical support specialist.
To achieve a Windows 2003 MCSA, a candidate must pass four exams. There are 3 core exams and one elective exam.
Take your time to understand your learning's around salary potential, career prospects, plus your ambition. It's vital to know what this industry expects
from you, what kind of qualifications will be required and how to broaden your experience. Have a conversation with an experienced advisor that has a
background in the industry you are considering, and provide detailed descriptions of what you want to do in that role. Getting to the bottom of this all
well before beginning a training course will save you both time and money.
About the Author
Lisa Green - MCSA courses & Web