Cloud computing is changing the way businesses manage data. When business move to cloud it is just like outsourcing.  The cloud is a global network of servers around the world acting as amassive hard drive. Businesses are investing in cloud and also benefitting from it. All the huge companies are making big bets on cloud computing. According to Report Linkert the market of global cloud computing market is expected to become USD 657,755.20 million by2025 at a compound annual growth (CAGR) of 14.17%.

You would have heard about two biggest names in the market - Amazon Web services (AWS) and Microsoft Azure. IBM, Google and Alibaba are also big players when it comes to providing cloud services. It is not just big tech moving to cloud but smaller companies are buying in too as a way to grow their businesses.

Benefits of being AWS certified?

Amazon Web Services or AWS is a popular cloud computing platform which offers more than 175 different services across several domains. Among the many cloud services providers available in the market right now AWS is more commonly used compared to it's competitors.But what makes AWS so special and why must you get certified by them?

According to Canalys reports, AWS owns the market share of 33% in the cloud computing market making it is the market leader.AWS had dominated the cloud service market share.AWS accounts for roughly 12% of Amazon quarterly sales and generates half of the companies operating income which is around 56%According to Forbes AWS certified solution architect associate is the number one certification program. It is the highest paying Certification with median salary of $139.

AWS is the most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. Organizations of every type and size use AWS to lower costs, become more agile and innovate faster. It provides on demand delivery of technology services via internet. These services can be brilliant and run virtually any type of application without upfront costs and ongoing commitments. 

Market scope and Job Opportunities

90% of the companies are on the cloud, 60% of workloads run on the cloud and 30% of IT budgets are allocated to the cloud generating hundreds and billions of dollars in revenue and those numbers are only expected to increase in the coming years. With clouds computing pervading almost in every business vertical the need for qualified and certified professional is ever growing. This is a great time for people to get themselves certified and grab the right job."If someone asks me what cloud computing is, I try not to get bogged down with definitions. I tell them that, simply put, cloud computing is a better way to run your business"- Mark Benioff, Founder, CEO and Chairman of Salesforce

Here are some of them job roles which you can look out with an AWS certification·     

AWS Cloud Architect·     

SysOps Administrator·     

Cloud Developer 

System Integrator     

Cloud DevOps Engineer     

Solutions Architect

Network Specialist

Big Data Specialist