In the world of Cloud Computing, it’s no secret that AWS dominates. And in the world of AWS certifications, my suspicion is that the Solutions Architect associate level probably attracts most of the community’s attention.
But the Internet does not run on solutions alone. AWS, having created the SysOps certifications, is obviously of the opinion that we also need SysOps administrators. However, since there is so much overlap between the two certifications, what might not be immediately self-evident is the precise difference between them.
The average salary for those holding the AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate certification is $111,966. This certification validates technical expertise in deployment, management and operations on AWS. Candidates seeking this certification should understand concepts such as:
The average salary for those holding the AWS Certified Developer – Associate certificate is $116,456. To achieve this increasingly popular certification, candidates should have: