We need you to share your Microsoft IT skills

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Microsoft invites you to participate in the 2021 IT Skills and Salary Survey led by Global Knowledge. This year’s survey includes questions around the changes and challenges we’ve all faced these past eight months. The Microsoft community have been strong supporters of the annual IT Skills and Salary Survey by Global Knowledge for over seven years. If you’ve taken any Microsoft training or earned a Microsoft fundamentals, role-based, or specialty certification, we want you to represent Microsoft.


Here are some key themes from the Global Knowledge 2020 IT Skills and Salary Report, which will be available in early November, 2020.  

  • Microsoft is the top tech focus area for their organization this year. Microsoft Certified Azure Solutions Architect Expert certification is the seventh most popular certification being pursued this year.
  • Cloud and IT security skills are the most in-demand, as IT decision-makers continue to struggle to hire in these areas.
  • A majority of certified IT professionals experience two main certification benefits: better job performance and higher salaries.

All contributions are confidential and will offer insight into industry salaries, in-demand certifications, skill gaps, and the existing career landscape. Survey results help generate an annual report used by industry insiders, hiring managers, and IT professionals. Please help us contribute and take the 15-25 minute survey by 11:59 ET on Monday, November 30, 2020. Don’t forget to invite your IT colleagues and communities to take it as well!

At the end of the survey, participants who request an advanced copy of the 2021 report before it’s published will be automatically entered to win one of 10 $100 e-gift cards from Global Knowledge.  Take the IT Skills and Salary Survey now.  

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