Avg. Base Salary (USD)
The average salary for a Network Security Analyst is $57,804
What is the Pay by Experience Level for Network Security Analysts?
An early career Network Security Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of $64,390 based on 147 salaries. A mid-career Network Security Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of $81,265 based on 62 salaries. An …Read more
What Do Network Security Analysts Do?
A network security analyst ensures their company’s information systems and computer networks are secure. This includes protecting the company against hackers and cyber attacks, as well as monitoring network traffic and server logs for activity that seems unusual. Additionally, these analysts are responsible for finding vulnerabilities in the computer networks and creating recommendations for how to minimize these vulnerabilities. The network security analyst investigates security breaches, …Read more
- Monitor Intrusion Detection Systems for potential, successful and unsuccessful intrusion attempts.
- Communicate intrusions and compromises to agencies.
- Identify unsuccessful and successful intrusion attempts by reviewing and analyzing security events logs and event summary information.
- Ensure the integrity and protection of networks; audit network security system to identify and protect areas of vulnerability.