IT Skills Exams
TestOut Pro Product Line
TestOut IT Skills certifications are designed for people who are pursuing a career in the information systems and technology (IST) field. Although IST typically has four major areas of specialization, the IT Skills product line measures job skills required for entry- to mid-level information technology (IT) positions.

Database Management

Information Technology

Application Development

Business Systems Management
Target Job Roles
TestOut IT Skills exams measure your ability to work as an IT professional. Typical IT positions can be grouped into three categories: IT support, IT network and systems, and IT security. Below are example job roles commonly associated with these categories.
IT Support
$25,000 – $50,000
  • Help Desk Support Technician
  • Computer Technician
  • Technical Support Specialist
IT Network & Systems
$35,000 – $60,000
  • Network Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • Systems Administrator
IT Security
$40,000 – $65,000
  • Security Administrator
  • Security Specialist
IT Core & Specialized Competency
TestOut IT Skills exams are divided into TestOut IT core competency exams and IT specialized competency exams.
IT Core Competency Exams
TestOut IT core competency exams measure fundamental skills required for all IT professionals. TestOut IT core competency exams include:
IT Specialized Competency Exams
TestOut IT specialized competency exams measure a candidate's ability to use specific information technologies to perform real-world IT tasks. Having deeper knowledge and understanding of how to use more advanced IT technologies, such as CISCO devices, or Windows Servers, greatly improves an individual’s ability to obtain entry-level IT positions or advance their career. Currently there are six TestOut IT specialized competency exams: