What salary does a ISSMP earn?

The Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP, formerly CISSP-ISSMP) certification validates excellence at establishing, presenting and governing information security programs. It also demonstrates deep management and leadership skills across critical security functions like incident response and recovery. 

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 ISSMP holders are reported below: 

Average ISSMP Salaries

Region Average ISSMP Salary (U.S. $)
Globally $106,946
Asia-Pacific $81,933
Europe $144,173
Middle East and Africa $54,108
North America $146,352

Learn more about ISSMP 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 ISSMP. 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.