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
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.
$29,680-$74,961 per PayScale.com
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New CCENT Cert Track:
100-101 Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices Part 1 (ICND1)
Existing Track Valid Through September 30