The CompTIA Network+ Certification course builds on existing user-level knowledge and experience with personal computer operating systems and networks. It presents fundamental skills and concepts that participants will use on the job in any type of networking career. If participants are pursuing a CompTIA technical certification path, the CompTIA A+ certification is an excellent first step to take before preparing for the CompTIA Network+ certification. Career Path: Global Knowledge’s IT Skills and Salary Report estimates the average salary of a Network+ certified IT professional is at about $74,000. Companies that use CompTIA Network+ include Apple, Cisco, Dell, HP, Intel, and the U.S. Department of Defense. This certification can lead to jobs as a network field technician/engineer, network administrator, help desk technician, network support specialist, and network analyst.
CompTIA Network+ is a vendor-neutral networking certification that is trusted around the world. It validates the essential knowledge and skills needed to confidently design, configure, manage, and troubleshoot any wired and wireless devices. Recommended experience for this certification is CompTIA A+ Certification and 9 months of networking experience. No prerequisites required.
Certification Exam Details:
N10-006 and N10-007: Learn more about this certification exam.
As a certified Microsoft Instructor, I’ve focused my career on various security aspects of computer and network technology since the early ’80s. I’ve worked on a wide variety of IT training and high-level consulting projects for Fortune 500 companies worldwide. Through the course of my extensive career, I have taught a full line of Microsoft, CompTIA, Cisco, and other high level IT Security curricula.