As Citrix technologies continue to evolve with the landscape of IT trends and market demands, so have Citrix certification paths. Citrix certifications are valuable assets for those in the technology field, as evidenced by Global Knowledge’s list of 15 top-paying certifications.
To advance in the IT industry, having the right certification is key. While getting certified requires dedication, training and fees, it certainly is a career move with proven ROI.
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Top-Paying Citrix Certifications:
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Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE)
Coming in at number seven on the top-paying certifications list is Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE). The CCEE certification is a legacy certification that proves expertise in XenApp 6, XenDesktop 5, and XenServer 6 and average (mean) salary is reported at $104,240.
CCEEs can update to Citrix Certified Professional – Apps and Desktops (CCP-AD). Other new certifications in the virtualization track include Citrix Certified Associate – Apps and Desktops (CCA-AD) and Citrix Certified Expert – Apps and Desktops (CCE-AD).
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) for Citrix NetScaler
Number eight on the list is Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) for Citrix NetScaler with an average salary of $103,904. Those with this certification implement, manage, and optimize NetScaler networking performance and optimization, and support app and desktop solutions.
Current CCA for NetScaler 9 certificate can update to Citrix Certified Associate for Networking (CCA-N) or level up to the new Citrix Certified Professional – Networking (CCP-N). Professionals holding a CCA for NetScaler 10 certification will be granted the CCP-N certification automatically.
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) for Citrix XenServer
Eleventh on the list is Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) for Citrix XenServer with an average salary of $97,578. The CCA for XenServer certification is a legacy certification. Certification update information will be available soon. Those with a CCA for Citrix XenServer have the ability to install, configure, administer, maintain, and troubleshoot a XenServer deployment, including Provisioning Services.
Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) for Citrix XenDesktop
Also on the highest paying list of certifications is Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) for Citrix XenDesktop with an average salary of $95,094. CCAs for XenDesktop have the ability to install, administer, and troubleshoot a XenDesktop deployment, including Provisioning Services and the Desktop Delivery Controller as well as XenServer and XenApp.
Those with a current certification can upgrade to the new Citrix Certified Associate – Apps and Desktops (CCA-AD) or level up to Citrix Certified Professional – Apps and Desktops (CCP-AD).
Generally, Citrix is one of the highest paid job since it is a cloud-based app so no matter of certification, once you are well enough with technical stuff you can land a job, once you landed if there is a role demands a certification to showcase in front of client you can sit for certification and get it in a day or so. Nowadays employer looking for a multi skill like Citrix, VMware, Windows as a one person, finally multi-skilled person will be paid higher than the one who has only single stream.