I am working as a SharePoint admin and have 6 years of exp.I would like to go for certification.

Please suggest 70-339 certification belongs to SharePoint admin?


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First, 70-339 Managing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 is not a certificate, it's a part (exam) of MCSE: SharePoint Solutions Expert certificate.

Second, 70-339 Managing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016 exam is broken into 7 main area

  1. Design SharePoint infrastructure (15–20%)
  2. Plan authentication and security (15–20%)
  3. Plan workload optimization (15–20%)
  4. Plan productivity solutions (15–20%)
  5. Manage search capabilities (10–15%)
  6. Plan and configure cloud services (5–10%)
  7. Monitor and optimize a SharePoint environment (10–15%)

All the above areas concentrate on SharePoint Administrator and Architect role

Check the detail of each area at Managing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016

Third, MCSE: SharePoint Solutions is for IT Pros who are responsible for the configuration, administration, deployment, and management of the SharePoint Server 2016, so it's so suitable for you as SharePoint Administrator

Finally, To be MCSE: SharePoint Solutions Expert certified you will walk through 3 steps:

  1. Managing Office 365 Identities and Requirements.
  2. Enabling Office 365 Services.
    • After successfully completing steps 1 and 2, you'll earn a Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA): Office 365 certification.
  3. Managing Microsoft SharePoint Server 2016.

The preparation options for MCSE SharePoint 2016 are the below official courses

Read more at MCSE: SharePoint Solutions Expert

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