Network+ Exam Objectives

Network+ certification is a vendor neutral IT certification. It is aimed at Network engineers and/or administrators that want to gain more credibility in order to achieve better employability and higher pay.

To become a Network+ Certified Network engineer you have to pass Network+ Exam N100-006 (or N10-005 if prior to September 1, 2015). The exam covers management, optimization, troubleshooting of enterprise and local Networks. The recommended prerequisite for this exam is 9 – 12 months experience in the field plus either being A+ certified or having equivalent knowledge.

So what’s on the exam? Two ways to find out: Download below Network+ exam objectives and practice with the CertBlaster for Network+.

Download: CompTIA Network+ N10-006 Exam Objectives

Download: CompTIA Network+ N10-005 Exam Objectives (not available in the US after Aug. 31, 2015)

Network+ Pay

The average annual salary for a Network+ certified technician is $74,644. However individuals with enough experience routinely reach, over some time, compensation in excess of $100,000. To find out more about this, see our IT Certification infographic.

The Sponsor: CompTIA

This certification is sponsored by the Computing Technology Industry Association – CompTIA. In excess of 420,000 individuals are Network+ certified making this track one of the most popular networking certifications.

Other exceptionally successful vendor neutral certification tracks by CompTIA are A+ and Security+.