CompTIA Server+ certified candidates can work in any environment because it is the only vendor-neutral certification covering the major server platforms. It is the only industry certification that covers the latest server technologies including virtualization, security and network-attached storage.
CompTIA Server+ certification validates the skills necessary to be a server administrator. Successful candidates will have mastered the following concepts:
Understand, configure and support server components
Manage and maintain servers, including OS configuration, access control and virtualization
Support storage devices technologies, including capacity and growth planning
Apply physical and network data security techniques
Configure systems for network connectivity, including physical and logical elements
Understand disaster recovery and implement backup techniques
Diagnose and resolve system hardware, software, connectivity, storage and security issues
Server Support Technician
|Launch Date||July 31, 2015|
|Exam Description||Server+ covers server architecture, administration, storage, security, networking, troubleshooting as well as disaster recovery.|
|Number of Questions||Maximum of 100 questions|
|Type of Questions||Multiple choice|
|Length of Test||90 Minutes|
|Passing Score||750 (on a scale of 100-900)|
Individuals with 18 to 24 months of IT experience
|Languages||English, Simplified Chinese, Japanese
|Testing Provider||Pearson VUE
|Price||$329 USD (See all pricing)|
12% job growth is expected for Network & Computer Systems Administrators, 2012 – 2022, according to the latest BLS website information.
Average salary for a Server+ certified IT professionals is about $82,000.*
82% of employers recognize that certified employees are valuable to their organizations.**
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|Exam Focus||Focuses on multiple vendor products and implementations, based on industry standards||Focuses on Microsoft Windows Server products and implementations||Focuses on Cisco networking and Cisco Unified Computing System (UCS)|
|Pre-requisites||Recommended CompTIA A+ and at least 18 months of IT experience||At least one year of experience implementing and administering Windows Server||One to three years hands-on IT experience|
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The CompTIA Server+ certification is considered good for life and does not need to be renewed.
For certifications that are part of the CompTIA Continuing Education program and that can be renewed, please go to our Continuing Education page.