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Average Network Security Engineer Salary in India

₹502,714
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
₹48,990
Bonus
₹10,000
Profit Sharing
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The average salary for a Network Security Engineer in India is ₹502,714.
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₹232k
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₹503k
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₹1m
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₹232k - ₹1m
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₹5k - ₹197k
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₹305 - ₹98k
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What Do Network Security Engineers Do?

Network Security Engineer Tasks
  • Maintain firewall, virtual private network, web, and email security programs, protocols, and security.
  • Maintain physical and code environment to protect servers, switches, and entire information technology (IT) system while balancing overall load.
  • Monitor and log security concerns and incidents, and generate reports and track performance.

Popular Employer Salaries for Network Security Engineer

The top respondents for the job title Network Security Engineer are from the companies Accenture, NTT Data Corporation and Wipro Technologies Ltd.. Reported salaries are highest at HCL Technologies Ltd. where the average pay is ₹574,565. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Accenture and NTT Data Corporation, earning around ₹573,913 and ₹551,209, respectively. Orient Technologies pays the lowest at around ₹335,000. Tata Consultancy Services Limited and Wipro Technologies Ltd. also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying ₹457,108 and ₹524,952, respectively.

Career Paths

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What Are Popular Skills for Network Security Engineers?

Skills in Network Security Management, Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration and IT Security & Infrastructure are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Security Intrusion Detection and Cisco Networking.

What is the Pay by Experience Level for Network Security Engineers?

An entry-level Network Security Engineer with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of ₹300,000 based on 18 salaries. An early career Network Security Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹450,951 based on 207 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹700,989 based on 97 salaries. An experienced Network Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of ₹940,462 based on 19 salaries.
Employees with Network Security Engineer in their job title in Bangalore, Karnataka earn an average of 17.7% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Noida, Uttar Pradesh (12.2% more) and Pune, Maharashtra (9.4% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mumbai, Maharashtra (22.3% less), New Delhi, Delhi (10.5% less) and Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh (5.5% less).

Years of Experience

This data is based on 341 survey responses.
Entry Level
5.3%
Early Career
60.7%
Mid Career
28.4%
Experienced
5.6%