Top 15 Highest Paying IT Certifications 2019

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Top 15 Highest Paying IT Certifications 2019

Certification can make a difference in your career. Global Knowledge published the 15 most wanted IT certifications. Hopefully, this list will help you find ways to improve your career.

  1. Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC)

Potential Annual Salary: $131,298

Intended for: IT professionals with experience with IT and enterprise risk management.

Requirements: You need at least three years of work experience in at least two of these areas: 1. Risk Identification, 2. Risk Assessment, 3. Risk Recognition and Mitigation, and 4. Risk and Control Monitoring and Reporting.

  1. Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)

Potential Annual Salary: $128,156

Intended for: IT professionals managing, developing and overseeing information security.

Requirements: You need five years experience in information security (IS).

  1. AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

Potential Annual Salary: $125,091

Intended for: IT professionals with experience designing distributed systems on AWS cloud platform.

Requirements: Amazon recommends six months or more of hands-on AWS experience.

  1. Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

Potential Annual Salary: $121,729

Intended for: IT professionals in cybersecurity.

Requirements: You need five years experience in information security.

  1. Project Management Professional (PMP®)

Potential Annual Salary: $119,349

Intended for: IT professionals involved in project management.

Requirements: You will need 7,500 hours of project management experience without a bachelor’s degree or 4,500 hours of project management experience with a bachelor’s degree or higher. You will also need 35 hours of PMP related training from certified authorities.

  1. Certified Information Systems Auditor (CISA)

Potential Annual Salary: $115,471

Intended for: IT professionals who audit and manage information and business systems.

Requirements: You will need five years of experience in information system auditing, control or security to take the exam.

  1. Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization (CCP-V)

Potential Annual Salary: $105,086

Intended for: IT professionals involved in XenDesktop 7 solutions.

Requirements: You need to have Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization (CCA-V) certification.

  1. ITIL® v3 Foundation

Potential Annual Salary: $103,408

Intended for: IT professionals in IT service management.

Requirements: There are no prerequisites to taking the exam.

  1. VMware Certified Professional 5 – Data Center Virtualization (VCP5-DCV)

Potential Annual Salary: $102,962

Intended for: IT professionals involved in virtualization and VMWare technology.

Requirements: You have to either take coursework or pass lower level certification programs.

  1. Citrix Certified Associate – Networking (CCA-N)

Potential Annual Salary: $102,598

Intended for: IT professionals dealing with Citrix’s NetScaler Gateway for desktops, applications, and data access points.

Requirements: No prerequisites.

  1. Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) – Cloud Platform and Infrastructure

Potential Annual Salary: $101,150

Intended for: IT professionals running data centers with cloud technologies.

Requirements: You will have to pass the Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) exam related to on-premise or cloud certifications to qualify for this exam.

  1. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) – Windows Server 2008

Potential Annual Salary: $99,558

Intended for: IT professionals involved with Windows Server 2008 and Active Directory.

Requirements: You will need hands-on knowledge or you can get the MTA certification.

  1. Citrix Certified Associate – Virtualization (CCA-V)

Potential Annual Salary: $99,411

Intended for: IT professionals involved in XenDesktop 7 solutions.

Requirements: No prerequisites.

  1. Cisco Certified Networking Professional (CCNP) Routing & Switching

Potential Annual Salary: $96,826

Intended for: IT professionals involved in routing and switching of Local Area Network (LAN) and Wide Area Network (WAN).

Requirements: You need to have the associate level CCNA Routing and Switching certification to sit for this exam.

  1. Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) – Windows Server 2012

Potential Annual Salary: $93,718

Intended for: IT professionals involved with Windows Server 2012.

Requirements: You will need hands-on knowledge or you can get the MTA certification.

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