Because of the new environment – Cloud, Microsoft introduces changes in certifications.
MCSA, MCSE, MCSD – including Private Cloud and SQL Server 2012 are back.
MCSA: certification aimed at beginner IT specialists, indispensable to gain successive titles.
MCSE and MCSD: certifications for professionals who would like to deploy the Cloud environment.
MCSM- certification aimed to the most experienced specialists, who have the MCSE title.