What salary does an ISSEP holder earn?

The Information Systems Security Engineering Professional (ISSEP, formerly CISSP-ISSEP) certification validates the ability to incorporate security into projects, applications, business processes and all information systems. This security engineering certification recognizes the ability to apply engineering principles and processes to develop secure systems. 

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 ISSEP holders are reported below:

Average ISSEP Salaries

Region Average ISSEP Salary (U.S. $)
Globally $109,035
Asia-Pacific $74,507
Europe $147,550
Middle East and Africa $55,957
North America $159,030

Learn more about ISSEP 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 ISSEP. 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.