Basically, these kind of certs depend on which type of OS u r using….. excluding HW part
As u r working in HW field, if the cost matter, it is better to do <a href=”http://certification.comptia.org/getCertified/certifications/a.aspx”>CompTia’s A+</a> (hardware). If u want to do network related then go for Network+ & Server+ certifications offer a general knowledge of network engineering and administration, respectively. This course helps to prepare for cutting-edge technology that will lead to an entry-level position. Of-course Cisco certifications are the best in networking area and prepare u for a career in network engineering. Certified <a href=”http://www.cisco.com/”>Cisco</a> Network Associate (CCNA) is the first place that should start and if this is the area u want to go into. Above that, the CCNP (Network Professional) and CCIE (Internetworking Expert) are advanced classes that can lead to very high-paying positions. But these r costly than other courses.
If u opt for Server administration (win related) then try for <a href=”http://www.microsoft.com/learning/en/us/certification/mcse.aspx”>MCSE</a>. OR if u r using Linux OS then surely go for <a href=”http://www.novell.com/training/certinfo/cle/”>Novell Certs</a> or <a href=”http://www.redhat.com/certification/rhce/”>Red Hat</a>
Now there r lots of way to build ur career, next depends on U!