7.3 Million

10 year Job Growth


Avg. Starting Salary1

Issuing Authority

Issuing Authority Computing Technology Industry Association (CompTIA)

With more than 2,000 members, 3,000 academic and training partners and tens of thousands of registered users spanning the entire information communications and technology (ICT) industry, CompTIA has become a leading voice for the technology ecosystem.

CompTIA CySA+ Certification Detail

The CompTIA CySA+ is the only intermediate high-stakes cybersecurity analyst certification with performance-based questions covering security analytics, intrusion detection and response. A Cybersecurity Analyst provides an analytics-based approach within the IT security industry, which is increasingly important for most organizations as attackers have learned to evade traditionally signature-based solutions, such as firewalls. Earn your CySA+ certification, issued by CompTIA, through MedCerts program.

MedCerts Programs for CompTIA CySA+ Certification 1 matches

CompTIA CySA+ Certification Skills Gained

  • Perform data analysis and interpret the results to identify vulnerabilities, threats and risks to an organization
  • Configure and use threat-detection tools
  • Secure and protect applications and systems within an organization

CompTIA CySA+ Career PathwaysAttainable Jobs

highest Paying

Cybersecurity Specialist

A Cybersecurity Specialist works on monitoring, controlling, and maintaining systems that protect the security of large databases, including databases with customer information and patient files. They may work on examination of client computer systems, identification of weak points in security, development and implementation of new systems, and monitoring and response to security issues.

$66,000 - $97,000
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highest Paying

Security/Defense Intelligence Analyst

A Security or Defense Intelligence Analyst gathers and analyzes information needed to anticipate and prevent organized criminal activities that may threaten national security.

$62,000 - $95,000
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highest Paying

Systems Analyst

A Systems Analyst helps businesses and organizations to plan and build computer systems. Analysts review the information processing needs of the organization, plans and sets up computer networks and software, and tests systems for accuracy, efficiency and ease of use.

$68,000 - $98,000
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1All available job and salary information is from Burning Glass Labor Insights and is updated annually to reflect industry changes.