The average salary for a Network Security Engineer in India is Rs 457,684.
MEDIAN Rs 457,684
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Job Description for Network Security Engineer
A network security engineer is an essential part of any large (and many mid-sized) business' overall technology team. A network security engineer is involved in the provisioning, deployment, configuration, and administration of many different pieces of network- and security-related hardware and software. These include firewalls, routers, switches, various network monitoring tools, and VPNs (virtual private networks). These engineers also regularly perform network-based security risk assessments,…Read more
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 HCL Technologies Ltd., Wipro Technologies Ltd. and Tata Consultancy Services Limited. Reported salaries are highest at HCL Technologies Ltd. where the average pay is Rs 543,783. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Wipro Technologies Ltd., earning around Rs 534,478. Orient Technologies pays the lowest at around Rs 335,000. Tata Consultancy Services Limited also pays on the lower end of the scale, paying Rs 464,147.
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Popular Skills for Network Security Engineer
Network Security Management
IT Security & Infrastructure
Network Management / Administration
Skills in 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 Network Management / Administration, Cisco Networking and Network Security Management.
Pay by Experience Level for Network Security Engineer
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 Rs 296,609 based on 29 salaries. An early career Network Security Engineer with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 419,124 based on 240 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Engineer with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 691,836 based on 90 salaries. An experienced Network Security Engineer with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of Rs 1,120,000 based on 13 salaries.
Pay Difference by Location
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Employees with Network Security Engineer in their job title in Ahmedabad, Gujarat earn an average of 12.3% more than the national average. These job titles also find higher than average salaries in Bangalore, Karnataka (8.6% more) and Chennai, Tamil Nadu (7.3% more). The lowest salaries can be found in Mumbai, Maharashtra (22.5% less) and New Delhi, Delhi (5.1% less).
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