Certification Benefits

The Symantec Certification Program is a valuable investment for the IT manager and employer. Those certified demonstrate the highest levels of technical competency, productivity and gain industry recognition.

Get Serious! Get Certified!

Symantec Certification was ranked #1 as the top product vendor cyber security certification in the Certification Magazine IT Security Salary Survey (November 2015). This means that on average, Symantec Certified Security Professionals are paid more than any other security vendor certified professionals.   

As a result of training and experience required to become Symantec Certified:

Benefits for Customers   

  • Customers report:
    • 51%-100% improvement in their ability to identify and resolve issues quickly
    • 51%-100% improvement in their ability to use more functionality of Symantec products
    •     76-100% likely to recommend purchase of Symantec products and/or services
  • Distinction from peers
  • Increased technical credibility and market recognition
  • Increased potential for career advancement
  • Affiliation with a global community of industry IT professionals
  • Employer and customer recognition

Benefits for Partners

  • Partner managers report:
    • 51%-100% improvement in their team’s ability to sell more Symantec Products/Solutions
    • 51%-100% improvement in their team’s overall performance
    • 51%-100% improvement in their team’s ability to design and manage their IT environment

Benefits for Executives

  • Employee managers report:
    • 51%-100% improvement in their team’s ability to design and manage their IT environment
    • 51%-100% improvement in their team’s overall performance
    • 51%-100% improvement in their team’s ability to reduce operating costs
  • Identify qualified technology experts quickly and easily
  • Make hiring decisions with certainty
  • Reduce system downtime
  • Lower operating costs
  • Increase internal customer satisfaction

Benefits for Technical Support

Tech Support Professionals demonstrate:

  • 51-100% improvement in reduced time to resolve support calls
  • 51-100% improvement in ability to resolve more complex calls

Benefits for Sales Engineers

  • Presales Engineers demonstrate:
    • 51-100% improvement in closing new business deals
    • 51-100% improvement in closing larger business deals

Benefits for Consultants

  • Services Consultants demonstrate 51-100% improvement in overall quality and effectiveness of implementations.
  • 76% of candidates and recruiters verified that Symantec Certification was discussed as part of the hiring process. Customers ask about Symantec Certification when looking for a consultant and upon submitting proposals and bids for work.