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CompTIA Server+

About the
course

SK0-004 & SK0-005
Intermediate
90 Minutes to complete the exam
Maximum of 90 questions, Multiple choice and performance-based
750 (on a scale of 100-900)
CompTIA Network+ and two years of experience in IT administration with a security focus

CompTIA Server+ ensures pros have the skills to work in data centers or cloud environments.

CompTIA Server+ is a global certification that validates the hands-on skills of IT professionals who install, manage and troubleshoot servers in data centers as well as on-premise and hybrid environments.

CompTIA Server+ is the only certification that can ensure that IT professionals at the administrator level are able to do the job in any environment because it is the only certification not restricted to a single platform. The exam covers essential hardware and software technologies of on-premise and hybrid server environments including high availability, cloud computing and scripting. The new exam includes performance-based questions that require the candidate to demonstrate multi-step knowledge to securely deploy, administer and troubleshoot servers.

CompTIA Server+ now features flexible training options including self-paced learning, live online training, custom training and labs to advance the career development of IT professionals in server administration.

The new CompTIA Server+ SK0-005 is now available. CompTIA Server+ SK0-004 (English language version) will retire January 7, 2022.
Why is CompTIA Server+ different?

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 organisations.**

What you'll learn at a glance

Why use Security+?

  • Focusing on more threats, attacks, and vulnerabilities on the Internet from newer custom devices that must be mitigated, such as IoT and embedded devices, newer DDoS attacks, and social engineering attacks based on current events.
  • Covering organizational security assessment and incident response procedures, such as basic threat detection, risk mitigation techniques, security controls, and basic digital forensics.
  • Includes coverage of enterprise environments and reliance on the cloud, which is growing quickly as organisations transition to hybrid networks.
  • Expanded to support organizational risk management and compliance to regulations, such as PCI-DSS, SOX, HIPAA, GDPR, FISMA, NIST, and CCPA.
  • Expanded to focus on administering identity, access management, PKI, basic cryptography, wireless, and end-to-end security.
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Average salary for CompTIA Security+ Professionals

£42,820.00+

The average server+ salary in the United Kingdom is £42,820 per year or £21.96 per hour. Entry level positions start at £32,460 per year while most experienced workers make up to £60,000 per year.

Job Roles

  • Systems Administrator
  • Server Administrator
  • Field Service Technician or Engineer
  • Data Center Engineer
  • Data Center Technician
  • Network Administrator
  • IT Technician
  • IT Auditors
Frequently asked questions

You’ve got questions & we’ve got answers

You will earn the CompTIA Security+ certification by passing one exam that consists of both multiple-choice and performance-based questions Read on for some common-sense advice that can increase your chance to succeed in your exam and achieve CompTIA Security+ certification status.

In its very basic nature, the CompTIA Security+ exam is not that much different from any other written test that you may have taken to-date. The exam uses various question types to verify your knowledge in specific areas of information security, including the following:

  • Securing applications, networks and devices
  • Threat analysis and response
  • Risk management

Being well-prepared remains your best bet to score a positive exam outcome, namely passing the test and being awarded the CompTIA Security+ certification.

CompTIA Security+ is the industry standard for validating baseline skills needed to perform core security functions and pursue an IT security career. CompTIA Security+ is compliant with ISO 17024 standards and approved by the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) to meet directive 8140/8570.01-M requirements.

The new CompTIA Security+ certification covers the junior IT auditor/penetration tester job role, in addition to the following positions:

  • Systems administrator
  • Network administrator
  • Security administrator

Companies like Northrop Grumman, Brotherhood Mutual, The Joint Commission, Nationwide, Agile Defense, and Modern Technology Solutions, Inc. (MTSI) all look for CompTIA Security+ certification in hiring.

Prove Your Knowledge - Certification validates your skills and is proof that you have mastered the knowledge covered in training.

Earn the Industry Standard - CompTIA Security+ is the industry standard for establishing a career in security and is the preferred qualifying credential for early career cybersecurity professionals.

Get Your Foot in the Door - Certification makes a great first impression. According to an IDC report, 96 percent of HR managers use IT certifications as screening or hiring criteria during recruitment.* Learn more about all the places you career can go with CompTIA certifications.

Make an Impact - New research shows that IT professionals with CompTIA A+ or CompTIA Security+ perform at a higher level than those who are not certified.

Progress Along a Career Roadmap -

Prove Your Knowledge -

You may take a CompTIA Certification Exam either online or in-person. Online testing offers you the ease and convenience to test for your certification from any quiet, distraction-free and secure location at anytime. CompTIA In-person Testing provides you with testing options at any of the thousands of Pearson VUE test centers located around the world like Robust IT.

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