A recognized Linux Certification provides a tangible way to
show prowess in the operating system. Many job postings already
favor applicants with "Linux Certified" in their resumes.
Certification is a great tool for self motivation to learn
Linux in good depth. Certification test provides a clear-cut
goal to brush up on broad aspects of this popular operating
system. As a user of Linux you may not be involved with some
aspects of the system, but preparing for a certification would
provide a clear path to having a broader expertise.
Service and support providers can use the number of certified
personnel in their ranks as a marketing tool to show their prowess.