Certification Industry: Network and Security
Certificate Name: CompTIA Server+
Certificate Issuing Authority: CompTIA
Certification Price: 329 USD
A global survey along with a Job Task Analysis was done in Q3, 2014 to decide the server skills and knowledge used by IT organizations in the world. Through the results obtained, the CompTIA Server+ exam was designed to decide whether you are a perfect fit for building, maintaining, and securing servers or not. CompTIA Server+ covers server architecture, administration, storage, security, networking, troubleshooting as well as disaster recovery.
Average Salary Range of CompTIA Server+
USA : $64,000/year (Source )
India : 8,50,000 INR/year (Source)
Who Should Apply for CompTIA Server+?
This exam will test your knowledge and skills on system hardware, software, storage, IT environment, disaster recovery, troubleshooting, and building and maintaining servers, etc. So, if you want to become a network administrator, systems engineer, hardware technician, or a help desk technician then this exam is made for you! Also, you must have the CompTIA A+ certification along with 18 to 24 months of IT experience.
Benefits of CompTIA Server+
Increasing Demand: With millions of data being generated and stored in the servers, all the tech giants require systems engineers, administrators, and system virtualization engineers. Thus, your skills and knowledge will always be in demand and won’t die. There can be tons of companies hiring for these positions.
High Salary: Since the whole business depends on the successful functioning of the servers, the doors are always open for promotions from time to time because no company can afford to lose its server system engineers. This certification will always give you an edge while deciding for promotion.
Number of Questions: Maximum of 100 questions
Type of Questions: Multiple choice
Duration: 90 Minutes
Passing Score: 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended Experience: A+ Certification and Individuals with 18 to 24 months of IT experience
Since this exam requires the knowledge of servers and networking along with your practical experiences, usually it takes 3 months to prepare for this exam.
Register for the exam at here.