Job outlook for PMP certification holders

The Project Management Professional (PMP) is a registered mark of the Project Management Institute, Inc.

Introduction

Having a certification or two under your belt can help you along in your career. For those looking to take some commanding first steps in information security, project management certifications including the Project Management Professional, or PMP®️, is no exception. In fact, PMP is considered the flagship of project management certifications. Consider this — the Project Management Institute (PMI®️)   has recently compiled a report anticipating the number of project management jobs to increase by 6.2 million new jobs from 2010 to 2020. If you want to get into this burgeoning subfield that spans many different industries and jobs, PMP is the certification to get.

This article will detail the job outlook for PMP certification holders. You will learn essential information including what salary you can expect, what skills will be required and how this coveted project management certification can help you as an information security professional. If you are looking to bolster your project management marketability with a focus on information security, this article will be your go-to.

What is the PMP certification?

The PMP certification is a global project management certification hosted by the Project Management Institute and is considered the gold standard of project management certifications. One expert recently stated that the PMP is the “clear front runner for the most desired project management certification.”

Before we begin, It is important to note that this article is not written by PMI and the author has not been paid or compensated by PMI in any way.

Who should pursue a PMP certification?

Simply put, anyone who wants to sharpen their project management skills and be able to demonstrate it to employers should have this certification in their crosshairs. But let’s look (Read more...)

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