What is the highest paying Microsoft Azure Certification, and what is the demand for the AZ-104 and AZ-500?
According to ZipRecruiter, the average salary of Azure Solutions Architects is $152,142 in the United States. Azure Administrators can typically expect to earn between $80,000 and $116,500, depending on their location and experience level.
Microsoft Azure Certification demand is growing. Global Knowledge lists the Azure Administrator Associate as one of the 15 highest-paying certifications of 2020, reporting that those holding the credential earn an average salary of $125,993. The Azure Administrator Associate is also the most sought-after of all Microsoft credentials.
What salary can I expect with an AZ-500 certification?
The average Certified Microsoft Azure Security Engineer Associate or AZ-500 salary in the United States is $147,764, according to Indeed.
What salary can I expect with an AZ-104 certification?
There are many different jobs that you can hold with an AZ-104 certification, and the AZ-104 salary varies. An AZ-104 certified systems administrator earns an average salary of $64,000 according to PayScale, while a Network Administrator with the same certification will earn an average of $65,000 per year.
Does this course prepare for a certification?
Yes, you will be prepared to sit for and receive an exam voucher for the Microsoft: Azure Administrator (AZ-104) and the Microsoft: Azure Security Technologies (AZ-500) certification exams with your enrollment.
To sit for the Microsoft Azure Fundamentals exam, the following is recommended:
- Be familiar with the general technology concepts, including concepts of networking, storage, computing, application support, and application development.
- No, IT experience is required to sit for the exam.
To sit for the Microsoft Azure Security Technologies exam, the following experience is recommended:
- Have subject matter expertise implementing Azure security controls that protect identity, access, data, applications, and networks in cloud and hybrid environments as part of an end-to-end infrastructure.
- Have practical experience in the administration of Azure and hybrid environments.
- Have experience with infrastructures such as code, security operations processes, cloud capabilities, and Azure services.
When can I start this course?
You can register for the boot camp whenever you are ready. Our team will help you select the session that will best fit you.
Can I register for courses if I am an international student?
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How long does it take to complete this course?
The boot camp is 7 days in length. You will have 3 months from the completion of the boot camp to access all boot camp materials.
What kind of support will I receive?
The boot camp instructor will be available during the session to answer any questions. You will also have access to the Infosec Skills platform where you will be able to create support requests, as needed.
What happens when I complete the course?
Upon successful completion of your boot camp session, you will be awarded a certificate of completion from Infosec and the school or organization that you registered through.
Am I guaranteed a job?
ed2go courses will help you gain the skills and knowledge you need to take the next step in your career and stand out to potential employers. However, you should always research the job market in your area before enrolling.
Can I get financial assistance?
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