CompTIA has updated it’s A+ certification for IT support professionals to align with the modern, distributed workforce and emphasize the skills that IT departments need to support hybrid and remote workers. According to the Downers Grove, Ill.-based nonprofit organization for the IT industry, the new version of CompTIA A+ (220-1101 and 220-1102) is now available globally. […]
The best places for tech jobs are surprisingly not in Silicon Valley anymore. Between 2015 and 2020, nearly half of the country’s tech job creation was located in San Francisco, San Jose, New York, Seattle, Los Angeles, Boston, Washington, D.C., and Austin. Today, tech job seekers are attracted to areas with lower costs of living. […]
There’s still strong demand for tech talent even as employers eased back on hiring in February, according to analysis of the latest labor market data by CompTIA, the Downers Grove ILL., non-profit association for the information technology industry and workforce. Technology companies added 5,300 new workers in February for the 15th consecutive month of employment growth […]
As data becomes increasingly important for enterprises, CompTIA has announced the creation of new certifications and learning resources for data professionals. CompTIA, which already offers industry-recognized certifications such as Network+, Security+, Cloud+ and a host of other IT certifications, will launch Data+ this quarter. The organization calls the new certification an “early-career data analytics certification” […]
Technology-related employment and hiring opportunities continue to expand, according to an analysis by CompTIA, the Downer’s Grove, ILL.-based nonprofit association for the IT industry and workforce. Technology industry companies added 11,000 workers in December, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, which shows the 13th consecutive month of tech employment growth at […]
IT professionals with a year or more of on-the- job experience working with Linux servers are invited to serve as beta testers for a new version of the CompTIA Linux+ certification exam, CompTIA, the nonprofit association for the IT industry and workforce. CompTIA Linux+ certification is intended for early career IT professionals who support Linux systems in […]
According to a new CompTIA report, IT professionals see broader opportunities within their organizations as the pandemic gave them career stability as they addressed immediate concerns and helped their organizations adapt to changing workplace trends. The report, “IT Industry Outlook 2022,” finds that IT professionals have an overwhelmingly positive outlook for their job prospects, with […]
CompTIA’s 2021 State of Cybersecurity report calls for a new Zero Trust mindset in wake of cloud-computing.
CompTIA has updated its vendor-neutral networking certification program Network+ by adding new areas of emphasis, including IP addressing, connecting networks, wireless standards, network availability and network security. According to the IT trade association, these updates are designed to validate an IT pro’s fluency in modern networking and security technologies and build a foundation for early […]
CompTIA tech sector employment shows continued growth in 10 of the last 12 months and10,500 jobs added in June.