If you’re pursuing a career in information technology, obtaining one or more certifications is an excellent way to prove your expertise and make sure you stand out. Employers trust IT certifications as endorsements of your skills and knowledge by trustworthy organizations.

Cisco certifications commonly fall in the top ten certs that garner the highest salaries among IT pros. But sometimes the levels and types of Cisco certs can be complicated. Bunron Chen, from OpenSesame, has kindly outlined all of the certs, what each means, and what the road to achieving them looks like, in an informational chart you can download here.