Microsoft Azure IoT Developer (AZ-220)

Certification Industry: Cloud

Certificate Name: Microsoft Azure IoT Developer (AZ-220)

Certificate Issuing Authority: Microsoft

Certification Price: 165 USD

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Certification Details:

Apart from designing cloud solutions, if a person knows to set up the physical devices using the Azure IoT platform then this exam is for them. One has to work with data engineers, stakeholders, to configure device networking. This article will walk you through the details of the exam.

Average Salary Range:
USA: $95,000 - $130.000 (Source)
India: 6,00,000 INR (Source

Who Should Apply?
Proficiency in IoT, C#, Node, C, Python along with Azure is required. Since one has to work with data engineers, knowledge of data science and machine learning is required but at a basic level. 

  1. Skill Enhancement - Designing an Azure IoT Developer (AZ-220) exam ensures that the test-taker is highly equipped with the data engineering skills on the Azure platform. The preparation for this certification ensures an enhancement of knowledge.
  2. Career Opportunities - Since this exam tests practical knowledge especially IN the field of electronics and coding combined. Hence, getting this certification improves the career opportunities of the professional.

Examination Topics
  1. Implement the IoT solution infrastructure (15-20%)
  2. Provision and manage devices (20-25%)
  3. Implement Edge (15-20%)
  4. Process and manage data (15-20%)
  5. Monitor, troubleshoot, and optimize IoT solutions (15-20%)
  6. Implement security (15-20%)

Exam Details:

Number of questions: 40-60 Multiple-Choice Questions
Passing Score: 700
Exam Time: 150 minutes
Exam Languages: English, Japanese, Korean, and Simplified Chinese
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Time Taken To Prepare For The Exam: It takes about 3 months in all to prepare for Microsoft Azure IoT Developer (AZ-220), with a significant experience of at least 2-3 years working as an IoT Developer