big dataBig data has officially become big business—look no further than the cloud, cognitive and big data offerings from IBM to see how much and how quickly those arenas have grown. And they’re continuing to grow at breakneck speed.

With that growth comes more complexity, more segmentation and more avenues for professionals looking to dive into the world of big data.That makes it more complicated for IT professionals to know where to build expertise and get certified. A new skills and pay trends report from Foote Partners makes it a little easier, though, by listing the 18 best-paying certifications. Source

  1. Simplilearn Data Science Certification Training – R Programming
  2. Cloudera Certified Professional for Data Scientist
  3. Cloudera Certified Developer for Apache Hadoop
  4. Cloudera Certified Administrator for Apache Hadoop
  5. Oracle Administrator Certified Master— for DBA (OCM)
  6. HP Vertica Big Data Solutions Administrator
  7. SAS Certified Predictive Modeler – for SAS Enterprise Miner 7
  8. Teradata 12 Certified Master
  9. Certified Analytics Professional (CAP)
  10. HP Vertica Solutions
  11. Mongo DB Certified DBA
  12. Cloudera Certified Specialist in Apache HBase
  13. IBM Certified Advanced Database Administrator
  14. Mongo DB Certified Developer
  15. SAS Certified Advanced Programmer
  16. Teradata 12 Certified Enterprise Architect
  17. IBM Certified Database Administrator
  18. Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert: Data Platform
  19. EMC Data Science Associate

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