The cost of the Microsoft Azure administrator certification exam in the United States is $165.
One of the major benefits of Microsoft certification includes a salary hike. According to Pearson VUE Value of Certification white paper, about 23% of Microsoft certified technologists reported receiving up to a 20% salary increase.
According to Burning Glass, which collects millions of job postings from across the U.S., the top 3 occupations by the number of job posting requiring Microsoft Azure include Software Developer / Engineer (33,960), Computer Systems Engineer / Architect (10,711), and Network Engineer / Architect (8,731). 
IT Training Market
Size and Competitors
According to IMARC, the market size of the global IT training market was US$ 68.4 billion in 2019.
As more and more companies are adopting the latest technologies, the global IT training market has become necessary for organizations to carry out their operations efficiently.
A white paper published by IDC reported that 38% of IT positions will be cloud-related by 2021. The paper also reported 35% of IT professionals having the opinion of being more influential during cloud deployments than counterparts during deployments of other technologies.
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