An Entry-Level Security Engineer earns an average salary of Rs 395,226 per year.

Rs 168,972 - Rs 846,699
Rs 170K
Rs 380K
Rs 850K
MEDIAN: Rs 376,639
Rs 0Rs 923K
Salary Rs 168,972 - Rs 846,699
Bonus Rs 2,043 - Rs 89,396
Profit Sharing Rs 10.34 - Rs 293,614
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Rs 191,945 - Rs 923,198
  • Country: India
  • Currency: INR
  • Updated: 18 Jan 2018
  • Individuals Reporting: 171

Job Description for Security Engineer

Security engineers are responsible for developing effective computing solutions to increase the security of their company's systems and projects. They are in charge of creating new ways to solve existing production security issues and must possess an advanced understanding of intrusion detection and prevention protocols. One of their main responsibilities is to handle technical problems dealing with applications and production equipment. These individuals possess exceptional incident-response skills, and a high understanding of computer forensics. They assess current workflows to determine possible future issues. As a result, they work with other engineers and professionals to deploy new strategies to contain and mitigate production problems.


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.

Security Engineer Job Listings

Pay Difference by Location

National Average: Rs 398,412

Larger city markers indicate a job is popular in that location.

Security Engineer Advice

Q: What do you wish you knew about your job when you first started out?

Security Engineer in Bangalore:
"Be Ready To Accept New Technologies In Security."
My advise to a new Security Engineer would be to keep themselves updated in new security products coming into market, their effect in the IT market and to keep themselves updated in these technologies.

Key Stats for Security Engineer


7 %
93 %

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.
Less than 1 year
1-4 years
5-9 years

Skills That Affect Security Engineer Salaries

Security Testing and Auditing

National Average
Rs 398,000

Job Satisfaction

Highly satisfied
Rated 4 out of 5
based on 2 votes.


7 %
93 %

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits
Medical: 79%
dental benefits
Dental: 10%
vision benefits
Vision: 10%
no benefits
None: 21%