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Single-Serving Certifications: Yet 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 fifth time serving up some 2021 Salary Survey leftovers. If you missed the fourth batch, click here to have a taste.

 

1) Extreme Networks Sales Specialist — This one is held by a man who lives in Australia. He is between the ages of 35 and 44 and has an annual salary of between $92,500 and $94,999, or between A$123,103 and A$126,429. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a master's degree.

 

2) FITSP-Auditor — This one is held by a man who lives in Florida (in the United States). He is between the ages of 55 and 64 and has an annual salary of between $110,000 and $114,999. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a high school diploma.

 

3) GPYC - GIAC Python Coder — This one is held by a man who lives in Virginia (in the United States). He is between the ages of 45 and 54 and has an annual salary of between $150,000 and $154,999. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a master's degree.

 

4) GSSP-JAVA - GIAC Secure Software Programmer - Java — This one is held by a man who lives in Ohio (in the United States). He is between the ages of 35 and 54 and has an annual salary of more than $200,000. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a bachelor's degree.

 

5) Google Certified Professional: Cloud Developer — This one is held by a man who lives in Singapore. He is between the ages of 35 and 44 and has an annual salary of between $62,000 and $64,999, or between S$84,075 and S$87,436. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a bachelor's degree.

 

6) GRC Group Certified in Governance, Risk and Compliance (CGRC) — This one is held by a man who lives in Colorado (in the United States). He is between the ages of 65 and 74 and has an annual salary of between $105,000 and $109,999. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a bachelor's degree.

 

7) HDI Desktop Advanced Support Technician — This one is held by a man who lives in Virginia (in the United States). He is between the ages of 55 and 64 and has an annual salary of between $55,000 and $57,499. The highest level of formal education he has completed is post-high school technical training.

 

8) HDI Support Center Director — This one is held by a man who lives in Virginia (in the United States). He is between the ages of 55 and 64 and has an annual salary of more than $200,000. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a master's degree.

 

9) HDI Support Center Manager — This one is held by a woman who lives in Canada. She is between the ages of 25 and 34 and has an annual salary of between $70,000 and $72,499, or between C$86,725 and C$89,821. The highest level of formal education she has completed is a master's degree.

 

10) HIMSS Certified Professional in Healthcare Information and Management Systems — This one is held by a man who lives in Ohio (in the United States). He is between the ages of 55 and 64 and has an annual salary of between $125,000 to $129,999. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a master's degree.

 

11) Hitachi Vantara Implementation and Integration Expert — 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 $35,000 and $37,499, or between ₹2,598,837 and ₹2,784,394. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a bachelor's degree.

 

12) HPE ASE - Data Center Network Integrator — This one is held by a man who lives in South Korea. He is between the ages of 45 and 54 and has an annual salary of between $67,500 and $69,999 or between ₩76,392,450 and ₩79,220,668. The highest level of formal education he has completed is a bachelor's degree.