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The Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT) is an entry-level Cisco certification. Credential holders possess the skills required to support small enterprise networks including installation, operation, and network security.

• Prerequisite Certification: None
• Recommended Years of Experience/Knowledge: 2 years


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Typical Job Titles for Certification Holders
Data Network Engineer • Information Technology Specialist • Network Engineer • Network Specialist • Support Technician • System Administrator • System Analyst

Typical Job Tasks
CCENT professionals perform basic functions in networking, wide area network (WAN) technologies, security and wireless, routing and switching, installing, operating and configuring simple networks.

Salary Range
$29,680-$74,961 per PayScale.com

Next Logical Certification
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)


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100-101 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)

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Existing Track Valid Through September 30

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