Average Security Engineer Salary in Ireland

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The average salary for a Security Engineer in Ireland is €44,287.
MEDIAN €44,287
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€26k - €69k
€225 - €19k
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€26k - €71k

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Job Description for Security Engineer

Security Engineer Tasks
  • Configure and set up firewalls and intrusion detection systems.
  • Respond to network intrusions and be familiar with performing forensic investigation.
  • Test new or upgraded hardware and software and implement new technologies.
  • Create test plans which will allow for a proper evaluation of security issues for new hardware and software.
  • Identify security solutions and implement a multi-layered defense to protect the networks.

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Popular Skills for Security Engineer

Skills in Security Intrusion Detection and IT Security & Infrastructure are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Testing and Auditing and Cyber Security.

Pay by Experience Level for Security Engineer

An entry-level Security Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of €42,475 based on 9 salaries. An early career Security Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €38,660 based on 16 salaries. A mid-career Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €48,718 based on 13 salaries. An experienced Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of €60,000 based on 13 salaries.

Pay Difference by Location

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Employees with Security Engineer in their job title in Dublin, Dublin earn an average of 1.2% more than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Limerick, Limerick (32.3% less) and Cork, Cork (14.2% less).

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