25 Top Paying IT Certifications

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If you are thinking about obtaining an IT certification, you might be interested in a recent survey conducted by Global Knowledge and Windows IT Pro in the fall of 2014. They looked at those certifications that helped the employee get the most salary possible. You can get the details of the survey by John Hales here, but the summary is:

  1. Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC) – $119,227
  2. Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) – $118,348
  3. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) – $110,603
  4. Project Management Professional (PMP®) – $109,405
  5. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA) – $106,181
  6. Certified ScrumMaster – $101,729
  7. Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA) – $99,701
  8. Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization (CCP-V) – $97,998
  9. Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching – $97,038
  10. Juniper Networks Certified Internet Associate – Junos (JNCIA-Junos)- $96,734
  11. Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) – $96,198
  12. ITIL v3 Foundation – $95,434
  13. Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH) – $95,155
  14. VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization (VCP-DCV) – $94,181
  15. Certified Novell Engineer (CNE) – $93,856
  16. Citrix Certified Advanced Administrator (CCAA) for XenApp 6 – $93,831
  17. Citrix Certified Enterprise Engineer (CCEE) – $93,662
  18. Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization (CCA-V) – $93,437
  19. Citrix Certified Administrator (CCA) for Citrix XenServer 6 – $92,695
  20. CCA for Citrix XenDesktop 6 – $92,411
  21. Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP): Enterprise Administrator – $92,252
  22. CCA for Citrix XenApp 6 – $91,069
  23. Red Hat Certified System Administrator (RHCSA) – $89,427
  24. Certified Novell Administrator (CNA) – $89,018
  25. Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator (MCSA) – $87,667
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