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CompTIA, maker of A+, Net+, Linux+, Security+ (etc) says:

http://certification.comptia.org/getCertified/which_certification.aspx

LPI is a general good linux certification program with multiple levels:

http://lpi.org/linux-certifications

RedHat Linux certification is very common in/for big companies: RHCSA

http://www.redhat.com/training/certifications/

Networking administration / engineering typically starts with Cisco CCNA:

http://www.cisco.com/web/learning/le3/learning_career_certifications_and_learning_paths_home.html

Security technology training and certification from SANS (expensive, work paid for them), GSEC is a good start

http://www.giac.org/

security analysis and hacking certification (some respect, still new): CEH is valuable

http://www.eccouncil.org/

security professional / managers commonly have CISSP (expensive, requires experience and recommendation)

https://www.isc2.org/credentials/default.aspx

For infosec, keep an eye on DoD 8570 certification requirements for security positions. Here's SANS's page about them:

http://www.giac.org/certifications/dodd-8570