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Deepen your knowledge and expand your potential with certifications designed for different areas of expertise. From observability to security, users to administrators, there’s a path for you.

Certification Skills Related Products
Splunk Core Certified User
  • Perform searches
  • Use fields and lookups
  • Create alerts, basic reports and dashboards
Splunk Enterprise
Splunk Cloud
Splunk Core Certified Power User
  • Understand SPL commands
  • Create knowledge objects, workflow actions, data models
  • Use field aliases, calculated fields, macros
  • Normalize data
Splunk Enterprise
Splunk Cloud
Splunk Core Certified Advanced Power User
  • Author complex searches and reports
  • Implement advanced knowledge object use cases
  • Understand best practices for building dashboards
Splunk Enterprise
Splunk Cloud
Splunk Cloud Certified Admin
  • Monitor Splunk Cloud on a daily basis
  • Configure data inputs and forwarders, manage user accounts and learn to isolate problems
Splunk Cloud
Splunk Enterprise Certified Admin
  • Manage Splunk Enterprise on a daily basis
  • Gain expertise in license management, indexers and search heads, configuration, monitoring and data ingest
Splunk Enterprise
Splunk Enterprise Certified Architect
  • Understand best practices for planning, data collection and sizing deployments
  • Manage and troubleshoot a distributed deployment with indexer and search head clustering
Splunk Enterprise
Splunk Core Certified Consultant
  • Understand how to deploy and implement large Splunk installations
  • Gain expert knowledge of multi-tier Splunk architectures, clustering and scalability
Splunk Enterprise
Splunk Enterprise Security Certified Admin
  • Manage Splunk Enterprise Security environment
  • Understand event processing deployment requirements, technology add-ons, risk analysis settings, threat and protocol intelligence and customizations
Splunk Enterprise Security
Splunk IT Service Intelligence Certified Admin
  • Install and configure Splunk IT Service Intelligence (ITSI)
  • Gain insight into architecture, deployment planning, design and implementation and developing glass tables and deep dives
Splunk ITSI
Splunk SOAR Certified Automation Developer
  • Install, configure and use SOAR servers
  • Plan, design, create and debug basic playbooks
  • Understand complex SOAR solution development and integration including custom coding and REST API
Splunk SOAR
Splunk O11y Cloud Certified Metrics User
  • Monitor and visualize metrics using Splunk Observability Cloud
  • Deploy and configure the OpenTelemetry Collector to send in metrics
  • Set up alerts to monitor development environments in real time
Splunk Observability Cloud
Splunk Infrastructure Monitoring
Splunk Certified Cybersecurity Defense Analyst
  • Detect, analyze and combat cyber threats
  • Use tools for continual monitoring as a security analyst
  • Mitigate risk while managing vulnerabilities and threats using common types of cyber defense systems
Splunk Enterprise
Splunk Enterprise Security


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