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Single-Serving Certifications: Even Further Morsels of Discrete Data from the CertMag Salary Survey

Certification Magazine hands off some data leftovers from its annual Salary Survey. We pop them in the microwave.

Certification Magazine hands off some data leftovers from its annual Salary Survey. We pop them in the microwave.There were more than 900 certifications included in the most recent Salary Survey conducted by our friends at Certification Magazine. And more than 4,000 individuals from 99 different countries participated in the survey. Put all of those numbers together and you get an impressively large amount of data.

 

Lots of that data gets reported, both in Certification Magazine itself and online at CertMag.com. Even with somewhere around 75 additional Salary Survey articles appearing at the website in the course of each year, however, there's still a mountain of data that doesn't really get used for anything at all.

 

That's why today we have a fat serving of Salary Survey leftovers for you. These are odds and ends that ordinarily would get swept into the digital dustbin and be winked out of existence by the DELETE key. Sometimes it's interesting, of course, to look around at the (data) dump and see what ended up there.

 

Today we have a dozen rejects, 12 certifications each held by exactly one — and only one — individual who responded to the survey. We've also tossed in a few facts about the one survey respondent who holds each of these lonely credentials.

 

We hope you enjoy these oddments. As happened last year, we will present a series of these samplers throughout spring, summer, and early fall.

 

NOTE: This is our third time serving up some 2021 Salary Survey leftovers. If you missed the second batch, click here to have a taste.

 

1) CCNP Data Center — This one is held by a man who lives in Idaho (in the United States). He is between the ages of 45 and 54 and has an annual salary of between $97,500 and $99,999. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a bachelor's degree.

 

2) CCNP Service Provider — This one is held by a man who lives in the United Kingdom. He is between the ages of 45 and 54 and has an annual salary of between $120,000 and $124,999, or between £86,100 and £89,690. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a bachelor's degree.

 

3) CCIE Data Center — This one is held by a man who lives in Sweden. He is between the ages of 45 and 54 and has an annual salary of between $60,000 and $62,499, or between kr500,750 and kr521,609. The highest level of formal education he has completed is an associate's degree.

 

4) Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) Cloud — This one is held by a man who lives in the Netherlands. He is between the ages of 45 and 54 and has an annual salary of between $47,500 and $49,999, or between €39,170 and €41,230. The highest level of formal education he has completed is post-high school technical training.

 

5) Cisco Certified Business Architecture Specialist — This one is held by a man who lives in Iowa (in the United States). He is between the ages of 55 and 64 and has an annual salary of between $145,000 and $149,999. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a bachelor's degree.

 

6) Cisco Certified Specialist - Network Programmability — This one is held by a woman who lives in California (in the United States). She is between the ages of 45 and 54 and has an annual salary of between $45,000 and $47,499. The highest level of formal education she has completed is a bachelor's degree.

 

7) Citrix SD-WAN Certified — This one is held by a man who lives in Pennsylvania (in the United States). He is between the ages of 25 and 34 and has an annual salary of between $160,000 and $164,499. The highest level of formal education he has completed is post-high school technical training.

 

8) CIW E-Commerce Specialist — This one is held by a woman who lives in New Jersey. She is between the ages of 55 and 64 and has an annual salary of between $105,000 and $109,999. The highest level of formal education she has completed is a master's degree.

 

9) CTP Convergence Technologies Professional — This one is held by a man who lives in Canada. He is between the ages of 65 and 74 and has an annual salary of between $110,000 and $114,999, or between C$135,510 and c$141,670. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a bachelor's degree.

 

10) Dell Certified Specialist - Avamar — This one is held by a man who lives in Puerto Rico (in the United States). He is between the ages of 45 and 54 and has an annual salary of between $110,00 and $114,999. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a bachelor's degree.

 

11) Dell Certified Expert - Avamar — This one is held by a man who lives in India. He is between the ages of 25 and 34 and has an annual salary of between $27,500 and $29,999, or between ₹2,043,530 and ₹2,229,231. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a bachelor's degree.

 

12) Dell Certified Specialist - Elastic Cloud Storage — This one is held by a man who lives in Tahiland. He is between the ages of 45 and 54 and has an annual salary of less than $20,000 or less than ฿627,000. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a bachelor's degree.