Power BI Jobs are Exploding
Microsoft Power BI and its Certification are highly in demand
The top certifications for a data analytics role are:
Power BI Data Analyst Associate
Azure Data Fundamentals
Azure Enterprise Data Analyst Associate
Power BI Data Analyst Associate Certification
Power Bi the Microsoft Business Intelligence service has exploded in popularity. Recently, I wrote this article on why this has happened.
Have a look at the explosive growth on Google Trends.
Basically, Microsoft are taking massive market share in the business productivity space, and this is feeding into their Analytics offerings.
This popularity is also reflected in the job market.
USA: Power BI jobs – 29,630
Australia: Power BI jobs – 3,039
UK Power: BI Jobs - 4,383
This certification covers:
Using Power BI to collect, analyze, and visualize data.
Create interactive dashboards and reports.
Covers data modeling, data analysis, and data visualization.
Requires passing the exam PL-300.
Azure Data Fundamentals Certification
I never thought I’d write this, but Azure is catching up to AWS in market share. Have a read of this article breaking down how they are doing it.
Azure is so well integrated into the full suite of Microsoft services that it really is a pre-requisite to boost your career.
Is a good starting point for studying Azure data services.
Covers the basics of Azure data storage, analytics, and machine learning.
Requires passing the exam DP-900.
Azure Enterprise Data Analyst Associate Certification
This is the next level Azure Cert, it covers:
Use Azure to collect, store, analyze, and visualize data.
Learn to use Azure to build scalable and secure data solutions.
Requires passing the exam DP-500.
Power BI course information