CompTIA Certifications

CompTIA Server+



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.

Exam Domains

Exam Domains NEW Server+ SK0-005

SK0-005 Domains
% of Exam
Server Hardware Installation and Management
Server Administration
Security and Disaster Recovery

What’s New

CompTIA Server+ continues to validate skills needed to manage physical and virtualized servers, while reflecting the increasing industry adoption of cloud-based solutions. The major changes from the prior version include:

  • Automation, scripting and virtualization to optimize server management
  • On-premise and hybrid server environments to accommodate both enterprise and small business needs
  • Performance-based questions that assess a candidate’s hands-on technical ability
  • Server administration and troubleshooting servers, both on-premise and remotely
  • Cloud computing as it applies to server administration and maintenance The new Server+ SK0-005 objectives streamline outdated content, while ensuring a continued emphasis on the technical implementation of the job role.

Popular Job Roles

  • Systems Administrator
  • Data Center Technician
  • Server Administrator
  • Network Administrator
  • Field Service Technician or Engineer
  • IT Technician
  • Data Center Engineer

Organizations that Recommend or Teach Server+

  • Microsoft
  • Wells Fargo
  • General Mills
  • U.S. Navy

Exam Details

Exam Codes SK0-005
Launch Date May 18, 2021
Exam Description Server+ covers server hardware installation and management, server administration, security and disaster recovery and troubleshooting.
Number of Questions 90 questions
Type of Questions Multiple choice and performance-based
Length of Test 90 Minutes
Passing Score 750 (on a scale of 100-900)
Recommended Experience A+ certified or equivalent knowledge.
24 months of hands-on experience working in a server environment.
Languages English, Japanese
Retirement TBD