CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst+ (CySA+)

CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst+ (CySA+) is a vendor-neutral certification that validates the skills and knowledge required to perform advanced cyber security analytics and investigations.  

Course overview

CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst+ (CySA+)

Ideal for IT professionals, this certification empowers you to identify, prevent, and respond to cyber security threats effectively. Through comprehensive training in behavioural analytics, data analysis, and threat mitigation, you'll become well-equipped to safeguard networks and businesses from potential dangers.  

With 80 guided learning hours, you'll gain valuable insights and hands-on experience to showcase your proficiency in detecting and mitigating vulnerabilities. Take the next step in your cyber security career and set yourself apart with the CompTIA CySA+ certification. 

What you'll learn

  • Topics
    Security operations
    Vulnerability management
    Incident response and management
    Reporting and communication
How you'll be assessed

Your assessment will take 165 minutes to complete and features 85 multiple-choice and performance-based questions.


Upon successfully passing the examination, you’ll receive your CompTIA CySA+ certification. This is a digital certificate.

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Course Guide

The key facts about your online training.


CompTIA Cyber Security Analyst+ (CySA+)

Study time

80 guided learning hours (Full-time: 1 - 2 months, Part-time: 3 - 4 months)


1 x 165 minute exam, 85 multiple choice and performance-based questions


Internet access and email


Either completed the CompTIA A+, CompTIA Network+ and CompTIA Security+ or strong experience in computers, networking and security 

Ideal for

Security analysts, cybersecurity specialists, security engineer, network administrators, threat intelligence analysts or IT managers



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What's included

When you enrol with Learning People, you get so much more than just a course.

  • What's included
    12 months access
    Interactive practice labs
    CV and LinkedIn support
    Monthly careers workshops
    BCS membership
    TOTUM student card
    Expert support and mentoring
    eBooks video lessons, practice labs and practice exams 

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Be in control of your learning journey. Enjoy flexible and self-paced training that fits around your schedule. Learn when and where it suits you.

Our training is regularly updated to align with the latest technologies and trends, so you can be confident that you're equipped with the most up-to-date knowledge and skills.

Learn from the best in the field. Interact with our industry experts, ask your questions, and seek advice. We have the knowledge you need to succeed.

Globally recognised certifications that hold real value in your chosen industry. We’ll create a unique pathway, so you’re equipped with the certifications you need for the job you want.

Why become a certified CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst?

Become a certified CompTIA Cybersecurity Analyst to advance your career in cyber security. This valuable credential is globally recognised and showcases your expertise to potential employers. It also serves as a stepping stone to further cyber security certifications like CompTIA PenTest+ and CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP+). Maximise your potential in the cybersecurity field with CompTIA CySA+ certification.

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Salary projection

Average Salary after completing


You can earn an average of £54,817.00 a year

Junior Cyber Security Technician
Average salary you can earn
Lead Cyber Security Architect

You can earn an average of £54,817.00 a year

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