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* 1. Do you currently work in the United States?

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* 2. Do you currently hold any Microsoft technical certifications or do you plan to attain any in the next 18 months? (Please select all that apply.)

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* 3. Which of the following Microsoft certifications do you currently hold/are you planning to attain within the next 18 months? ("Plan to attain" means you are actively studying for an exam or have completed at least one exam toward that certification. Some certifications are not applicable or N/A.) (Please select all that apply.)

  Currently hold Plan to attain in next 18 months
MCP, NT 4.0
MCP, Windows 2000
MCP, Windows 2003 Server
MCP, Developer
MCP, Other
MCP+Internet
MCP+Site Building
MCSA, Windows 2000
MCSA, Windows 2003
MCSA: Messaging, Windows 2000
MCSA: Messaging, Windows 2003
MCSA: Security, Windows 2000
MCSA: Security, Windows 2003
MCSE, NT 4.0
MCSE, Windows 2000
MCSE, Windows 2003
MCSE: Messaging, Windows 2000
MCSE: Messaging, Windows 2003
MCSE: Security, Windows 2000
MCSE: Security, Windows 2003
MCSE+Internet
MCAD, VS .NET
MCSD, VS 6.0
MCSD, VS .NET
MCDBA, SQL Server 7
MCDBA, SQL Server 2000
MCT
MCDST
MCTS: .NET 3.5 WPF
MCTS: .NET 3.5 WCF
MCTS: .NET WWF
MCTS: Windows 2008 AD Config.
MCTS: Win 2008 Network Infra. Config.
MCTS: Win 2008 App. Infra. Config
MCTS: .NET 2.0 Web
MCTS: .NET 2.0 Windows
MCTS: .NET 2.0 Distributed Apps
MCTS: SQL Server 2005
MCTS: SQL 2005 BI
MCTS: BizTalk 2006
MCTS: Ent. PM/MS Office Project Server 07
MCTS: Managing Projects/MOPS 07
MCTS: Office Live Comm. 2005
MCTS: Exchange 2007 Config.
MCTS: SharePoint
MCTS: Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 07, Config.
MCTS: MOSS 07, App. Dev.
MCTS: Windows Mobile 5.0, Apps
MCTS: Windows Mobile 5.0, Managing
MCTS: Windows Server 2003 Hosted
MCTS: SharePoint Services 3.0, App. Dev.
MCTS: SharePoint Services 3.0 Config.
MCTS: Vista/Office Desktops
MCTS: Vista Config.
MCTS: Windows 7 (any)
MCITP: Consumer Support Technician
MCITP: Enterprise Support Technician
MCITP: BI Developer
MCITP: Database Administrator
MCITP: Database Developer
MCITP: Server Administrator
MCITP: Enterprise Administrator
MCITP: Enterprise Messaging Administrator
MCITP: Ent. PM/MOPS 07
MCPD: Windows Developer
MCPD: Web Developer
MCPD: Enterprise App Developer
MCPD: Windows Developer 3.5
MCPD: ASP.NET Developer 3.5
MCPD: Enterprise App Developer 3.5
Microsoft Certified Master (any)
Microsoft Certified Architect

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* 6. Did your certification improve or enhance your ability to find or keep employment or lead to a job promotion in the last 12 months

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* 7. Do you believe your certification will improve or enhance your ability to find or keep employment or lead to a job promotion in the next 12 months?

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* 9. Why did you pursue your most recent Microsoft certification? (Please select all that apply.)

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* 10. Which of the following non-Microsoft technical certifications do you CURRENTLY HOLD or are you in the PROCESS OF ATTAINING in the next 18 months? (Please select all that apply.)

  Currently hold Plan to attain within 18 months
Apple (any)
Avaya (any)
BEA (any)
Check Point CCSA
Check Point CCSE
Check Point (any other than above)
Cisco CCNA
Cisco CCNP
Cisco CCDA
Cisco CCDP
Cisco CCIP
Cisco CCSP
Cisco CCVP
Cisco CCIE
Cisco Specialization
Citrix CCA
Citrix CCEA
Citrix CCIA
CompTIA A+
CompTIA CTT+
CompTIA Linux+
CompTIA Network+
CompTIA Project+
CompTIA Security+
CompTIA Server+
CompTIA (any other certification)
Certified Wireless Network Professional (any)
Dell (any)
EC-Council (any)
EMC (any)
Enterasys (any)
Help Desk Institute (any )
Hewlett Packard ASE
Hewlett Packard Master ASE
Hewlett Packard (any other than above)
IBM-Lotus (any)
IBM (any other than Lotus)
ISACA CISM
ISACA CISA
(ISC)2 CISSP
(ISC)2 SSCP
(ISC)2 (any other than above)
Juniper (any)
Linux Professional Institute Level I
Linux Professional Institute Level II
MySQL (any)
Adobe (Macromedia, any)
Nortel Networks (any)
Novell CNA
Novell CNE
Novell Master CNE
Novell Linux (any)
Open Group (any)
Oracle OCA
Oracle OCP DBA
Oracle Master DBA
PMI Project Management Professional
Prosoft CIW (any)
Red Hat RHCE
Red Hat (any other than above)
SANS GIAC Certification (any)
SAS (any)
Storage Network Industry Association (any)
Sybase (any)
Symantec (any)
Sun SCJP
Sun (other Java)
Sun Solaris (any)
Sybase (any)

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