There are several benefits to getting an IT certification including higher salary, job satisfaction and job security. Did you know that 77 percent of people feel that an IT certification has increased their salary? For example, once certified in A+ an IT Manager can earn an average salary of nearly $120,000 per year. And it doesn’t stop there. A Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) certification could land you a job as a Licensed Penetration Tester (LPT) who makes an average of $175,000 per year.