15 Top-Paying IT Certifications for 2020

by Tech Mainstream Staff


February 13, 2020


15 Top-Paying IT Certifications for 2020


(Tech MainstreamThe Top-Paying IT Certifications for 2020 are based on the Global Knowledge 2020 IT Skills and Salary Survey, a report that will be released in the spring. The survey results are based on the average certification holder: "Current certifications they own, which other certification they’re likely to have, their age and most likely job role." Other pertinent certification holder characteristics include their relevant skills, job role, tenure and hard work.

Top-paying IT certifications:

Google Certified Professional Cloud Architect — $175,761

AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate — $149,446

CISM – Certified Information Security Manager — $148,622

CRISC – Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control — $146,480

PMP® – Project Management Professional — $143,493

CISSP – Certified Information Systems Security Professional — $141,452

CISA – Certified Information Systems Auditor — $132,278

AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner — $131,465

VCP6-DCV: VMware Certified Professional 6 – Data Center Virtualization — $130,226

ITIL® Foundation — $129,402

Microsoft Certified: Azure Fundamentals — $126,653

Microsoft Certified: Azure Administrator Associate — $125,993

CCA-N: Citrix Certified Associate – Networking — $125,264

CCNP Routing and Switching — $119,178

CCP-V: Citrix Certified Professional – Virtualization — $117,069

 

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