If you're interested in exploring certifications in the IT Profession, you'll find that certified professional demand can vary quite widely by geographic area. Payscale maintains a nice system that can filter certified IT Professional pay ranges by certification and geo based on real survey responses from employed IT Pros. This may be helpful in selecting an appropriate certification path that will be better aligned to demand in your area.
If you're interested in pursuing Microsoft certification, you may also want to check out the FREE study guides that help prepare candidates for Microsoft certification, including the new MCSE: Private Cloud certification, available online here:
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