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The Oracle certification scheme has been around for many years now, but is it just a means for Oracle to sell more of their training courses or is there any benefit? Well, let's see. Oracle's 2012 salary survey found that over 80% of Oracle Certified individuals reported a promotion, salary/benefits increase or other career improvements as a result of becoming certified and Oracle’s own survey of graduates of their Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) program reported that:- over 90% said their job prospects had improved due to having Oracle certification 82% said their earning power had increased 89% said they gained more confidence in their Oracle expertise after becoming certified This seems to be confirmed by independent studies:- the Oracle Certified Professional (OCP) DBA certification was ranked in the Top Ten most Valuable Credentials by in 2002 Certification magazine found that Oracle Certified Professionals had the highest average salary and along with Compaq Certified Professionals headed the list for receiving the biggest increase in salary as a result of obtaining certification the “Robert Half Technology 2010 Salary Guide” found that having certification can increase starting salary by up to 10 percent There is also evidence that it benefits companies to use certified staff. Research by International Data Corporation ("Benefits and Productivity Gains Realized Through IT Certification," International Data Corporation) found that: certified professionals handled 40% more support calls per person, per day, than uncertified staff companies that advocated certification reported 49% less downtime than those that did not the costs of certification were repaid in fewer than nine months by the savings from increased effectiveness in the majority of companies surveyed In summary, gaining Oracle Certification can be a real career boost as most Oracle Certified Professionals have found that their investment in training and certification is quickly repaid by gains in salary, job opportunities, or expanded roles. How can we help? By offering high-quality Oracle training on site or off site. Follow this link for details of our scheduled, classroom-based Oracle training or ask us about custom Oracle training course or on- site Oracle training. ------------------------------------------------------- Need highly skilled, highly trained, highly motivated resources for your Oracle projects? With our help you can develop your systems better, faster and smarter than ever before. Ask us how we can help you, or call 0845 0031320 to talk to one of our consultants with no obligation . Oracle tips and tricks Subscribe to our newsletter, jam-packed full of tips and tricks to help you slash costs, sky-rocket productivity and make your systems better, faster and smarter. Smartsoft Computing Ltd, Bristol, England Tel: 0845 003 1320 Any questions? Contact Us View our privacy policy This site uses to gather statistical information about our visitors. This data is aggregated to show industry trends (such as browser share). However, this data shall be the average of many thousands of visits and is in no way linked to individuals. View woopra privacy policy.  Oracle and Java are registered trademarks of Oracle and/or its affiliates. Other names may be trademarks of their respective owners. © Copyright Smartsoft Computing Ltd 2014. All rights reserved