The average salary for a Network Security Engineer with IT Security & Infrastructure skills in San Francisco, California is $124,829.
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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.
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Popular Skills for Network Security Engineer
Security Intrusion Detection
Network Security Management
Security Policies and Procedures
Skills in Network Security Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Switches & Firewall Installation and Administration, Security Policies and Procedures, Cisco Networking and Security Intrusion Detection.
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Employees with .NET Software Developer / Programmer in these locations earn less than the national average. The lowest salaries can be found in Tampa, Florida (41.9% less), Raleigh, North Carolina (35.5% less) and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (33.0% less).
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