What salary does an ISSAP holder earn?

The Information Systems Security Architecture Professional (ISSAP, formerly CISSP-ISSAP) certification validates expertise developing, designing and analyzing security solutions. It also demonstrates excellence at giving risk-based guidance to senior management in pursuit of organizational goals.

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 ISSAP holders are reported below:

Average ISSAP Salaries

Region Average ISSAP Salary (U.S. $)
Globally $118,973
Asia-Pacific $81,936
Europe $129,671
Middle East and Africa $48,329
North America $146,169

Learn more about ISSAP 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 ISSAP. 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.