Thanks for your recent e-mail. You sound like you'd be most interested in some of the more important and significant vendor-neutral security certs. If you take a look at my overview of the security certification landscape, you'll be able to put what I'm about to tell you into some kind of useful context.
|Certification||Importance||Experience Req'd||Time to complete||Salvalue|
|CISSP||Highest||3 years work exp||6-12 months||$$$$|
|SANS-GIAC||High||2-3 years work exp||4-8 months||$$$|
|ICSA||Medium-high||2 years work exp||3-6 months||$$|
|SCCP||Medium||1 year work exp||3-6 months||$$|
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