What salary does a CCSP holder earn?

The Certified Cloud Security Professional (CCSP) certification validates the advanced technical skills and knowledge to design, manage and secure data, applications and infrastructure in the cloud using best practices, policies and procedures established by our certified members and cybersecurity experts around the globe.

The CCSP certification is one of the top cybersecurity certifications that professionals can earn, with recent recognition in the 10 Cybersecurity certifications to boost your career in 2024 list from TechTarget. 

The certification is not only recognized for its value in the industry, but those that hold the certification report strong salaries in their field. Based on data collected in the latest ISC2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study, average salaries of CCSP holders are reported below:

Average CCSP Salaries

Region Average CCSP Salary (U.S. $)
Globally $114,211
Asia-Pacific $83,017
Europe $111,665
Middle East and Africa $51,959
North America $148,009

Learn more about CCSP to see if you are ready to prove that you have the skills to earn this premium certification and command a competitive salary.

*There are many variables that may contribute to an individual’s salary attainment, including country, region, industry, years of experience, level within an organization, individual performance, an employer’s hiring and compensation practices and more. The information shared should not be considered a guaranteed or estimated salary for all candidates earning the CCSP. Survey, response panels and research methodology vary across all the sources cited above. Average salaries based on ISC2 Cybersecurity Workforce Study data are provided when there are a minimum of 50 valid responses, which are not available for all regions for all certifications.