Server+ Certification

server plus certification trainingCompTIA Server+ certification validates professional server administration skills.

Server+ Certification validates the skills to build, maintain, support and troubleshoot server hardware and software. The Server+ exam covers server skills from 6 key IT domains: System Hardware, Software, Storage, IT Environment, Disaster Recovery, and Troubleshooting.

CompTIA Server+ certification is designed for network administrators, systems engineers, help desk technicians, hardware technicians and any IT professional who requires a thorough knowledge of server technology, disaster recovery and troubleshooting.

Although not a prerequisite for the Server+ Certificate, field technicians and instructors alike recommend Server+ candidates earn the CompTIA A+ certification before taking the Server+ exam, as the A+ curriculum introduces many of the concepts you will expand upon in the Server+ certification exam. The Server+ certificate is a requirement in certain advanced certification tracks from Microsoft, Cisco and Novell, and is supported by many of the top organizations hiring IT professionals today.

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Skills Measured by Server+ Certification

Key skill areas covered in CompTIA's Server+ exam include the following. Server+ certified technicians:

  • can deploy and upgrade system hardware and storage devices.
  • can install, configure, and update Network Operating Systems.
  • are skilled in disaster recovery procedures, backups, and restorations.
  • understand server virtualization concepts, features, and considerations.
  • can write, utilize and maintain server documentation, diagrams and procedures.
  • comprehend different server types, such as File Server, Web Server & DNS Server.
  • can troubleshoot server problems using the appropriate tools and methods.
  • can determine and setup the appropriate area to house physical servers.

Download the current Server+ exam objectives for a complete curriculum.


CompTIA Server+ Certification Exams

  • CompTIA Server+ Certification Exam (Exam # SK0-004)
pdf icon CompTIA Server+ Certification Exam Objectives | SK0-004


Server+ Exam Format: Computer based, Multiple choice questions
Test Duration: 90 minutes
Exam Length: 100 questions
Exam Cost: $294 USD
Passing Score: 750 out of 900


CompTIA Server+ Certification Prerequisites

  • Required: No required prerequisites for Server+ certification
  • Recommended: CompTIA A+ Certification plus 18 - 24 months of IT experience or equivalent knowledge

Server+ Training & Degrees

Browse the top-rated undergrad & graduate degree programs, professional certificates, and self-paced online training courses matching the CompTIA Server+ Certification and related career tracks.

Admissions advisors can provide more info about server+ programs and curriculum, admissions & start dates, online learning, career opportunities, tuition costs, and personalized financial aid & scholarship options.

Bachelor of Science in Cybersecurity

  • Includes Certification Preparation for:
    • CompTIA A+, Network+ & Security+
    • TestOut Network Pro, Security Pro & Pro PC
  • Gain the Skills and Credentials to Pursue Jobs in Cyber Security and Network Management
  • Information Security Tools and Techniques
  • Design, Build & Manage Secure IT Networks
  • Cyber Security Policy and Risk Management
  • IT Service and Process Management
 

Associate of Arts in IT: Network Administration

  • Includes Certification Preparation for:
    • Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • Prepare for Entry-Level Roles in Network Administration and Technical Support
  • Manage Microsoft PCs and Servers in Cloud (Azure) and Virtual (Hyper-V) Environments
  • Cisco Network Design and Administration
  • Network Security and Digital Forensics
  • Intro to Web Development & Programming
 

Bachelor of Science in Network Technology: Cisco

  • Includes Certification Preparation for:
    • CompTIA A+, Network+, Security+, Project+ & Linux+
    • Cisco CCNA Routing and Switching
  • Design & Manage Cisco Wired / Wireless Networks
  • Network Security Threats & Countermeasures
  • Install and Support Telecommunications Systems
  • IT Project and Process Management Training
  • Explore Hot IT Topics inc. RFID Architectures, Enterprise Mobility & Cloud Computing
 

Master's in Technology Management

  • Prepare for Leadership Roles in Business and Information Technology
  • Business Intelligence and Data Analytics
  • Cyber Security Threats & Countermeasures
  • Cloud Computing and Virtual Data Centers
  • Globalization and the Modern IT Workforce
  • Computer Systems Analysis Tools & Techniques
  • Wield Emerging Technologies and IT Personnel to Achieve Business Goals
  • No GRE or GMAT Required for Admission
 
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Server+ Certification Salary

Average salary for Server+ certified profs and other CompTIA certification holders:

  • CompTIA A+: $59,000
  • CompTIA Server+: $63,000
  • CompTIA Network+: $63,000
  • CompTIA Project+: $67,000
  • CompTIA Linux+: $70,000
  • CompTIA Security+: $72,000
  • CompTIA CTT+: $74,000
  • CompTIA Cloud+: $74,000
  • CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP): $84,000

Source: Payscale.com


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