Job Outlook for Network+ Cert Holders - Security Boulevard

Job Outlook for Network+ Cert Holders

Anyone that wants to take on a new certification challenge is bound to wonder at some point, either before or during their studying process, what kind of work they will be able to get once fully certified. After all, nobody likes to think that they’re wasting their time.

The good news for Network+ certification-seekers is that there are plenty of options available. The Network+ has been around for a long time and received ANSI accreditation back in 2008, making it a valuable certification for entry-level IT practitioners. IT jobs are in good shape as far as the job market is concerned, and networking-related roles are in high demand.

How technical each role is will depend on the employer’s requirements, but one thing is for sure: starting out with a Network+ will certainly help you to progress with your IT career. The interconnected nature of modern-day enterprise environments means that demand is on the rise for capable IT professionals with an understanding of how these complex systems and communication models work.

In this article, we will look into the current job outlook for Network+ certification holders and how this cert can add value to your employability as a networking professional.

What Kind of Jobs Can I Get With the Network+ Certification?

The CompTIA Network+ is a fantastic certification because it covers such a wide array of general networking topics. These include general troubleshooting, infrastructure design and implementation, policy and compliance support and more. This means that the chances of intersection between roles is quite high in the job market when one looks at the available positions that would make use of a certified Network+ candidate.

Jobs that a Network+-certified candidate can expect to land are varied, because networking is a generic term in information technology that interacts with almost all systems (Read more...)

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