The 20 Most-Requested Certifications by Employers in 2020November 2, 2020 By: Jane Kellogg Murray Jane Kellogg Murray is a senior editor for Indeed's Career Guide with experience writing and editing for dozens of lifestyle magazines across the U.S. Based in Vermont, she enjoys helping others find suitable work opportunities through Indeed.
There’s no shortage of certifications you can earn to advance your qualifications in a particular trade or skill. In 2020—as millions of jobless Americans are looking for work—having the right certification can be the edge that sets you apart from other candidates. In this article, we list the top 20 certifications included by employers in their Indeed job postings this year, including common requirements and job opportunities for each. In-demand certifications in 2020While many of the most in-demand certifications are healthcare-oriented, you'll also find in-demand tech, warehouse and hospitality credentials. Here are the certifications most frequently included in new job postings over the past year: