Cisco network engineer is a senior network talent who is determined to become a network engineer in IT field and has been certified by Cisco network engineer. Cisco network engineers rely on Cisco Systems, the world’s ace network equipment provider. They can timely get technical support from Cisco Systems, participate in the technical exchange meeting of Cisco Systems, and participate in the product launch of Cisco. They can learn the latest network technology and the latest network products in a very timely manner, which is more conducive to Cisco network engineers In the industry’s competitiveness, to maintain the prosperity of Cisco network engineers standing in the ranks of industry leaders, it is highly recognized by the industry, and known as the first class of the 21st century high salary career. Cisco network engineers are generally divided into the following three levels in the industry:
CCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate
Cisco Certified Network Associate is the most elementary certification in the whole Cisco certification system, and it is also a necessary condition to obtain CCNP certification, CCDP certification and CCSP certification. CCIP certification, CCIE certification is not mandatory, and many Cisco professional certification also requires candidates first to get CCNA certification.
CCNA certification belongs to the Entry Certification of Cisco After-Sales Engineer certification system. Passing the CCNA exam can prove that you have mastered the basic knowledge of network, and can preliminarily install, configure and operate Cisco routers, switches, and simple LAN and WAN.
CCNA certification means that the certified personnel have the basic technology and relevant knowledge of networking for Small Office / Home Office SOHO market. CCNA certified professionals can install, configure and run LAN, WAN and dial-up access services in 100 or less nodes of a small network. The protocols they can use include but are not limited to IP, IGRP, OSPF, EIGRP, IPX, Serial, Apple, Talk, Frame, Relay, IP RIP, VLAN RIP, Ethernet, Access Lists.
CCNP: Cisco Certified Network Professional
CCNP is an Intermediate Certification in Cisco’s career certification program, which is between CCNA and CCIE. CCNP has the ability to use complex protocols and technologies to install, configure and operate the network, and has the ability to diagnose and debug. With the understanding of knowledge, the personnel who pass the CCNP examination are real network experts. The network talents with CCNP technical ability are regarded as the elites of the network, and they are vied for employment by major companies. According to IDC, the annual salary of network engineers with CCNP Certification in North America is $60,000 – $80,000. To obtain CCNP certification, the prerequisite is: must first pass the CCNA certification. CCNP has been changed many times since its establishment in 1998.
CCIE: Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert
CCIE exam is an expert certification examination launched by Cisco in 1993. It is recognized as the most authoritative certification in IT industry and the highest level certification in the field of global network interconnection. This certification provides engineers with the expertise they need to navigate Cisco devices in today’s rapidly changing network environment. It is the most advanced technology capability certification of Cisco. located at the top of the Cisco Pyramid Certification System. It is also one of the most authoritative and respected certificates recognized by the IT industry. It is rated as the No.1 in the world’s top ten of IT certifications and has the reputation of the ultimate certification in the IT industry.