Job Profile: Network Security Analyst
Posted on Friday, July 22, 2022 by Faye Copp — No comments
Pathway: Network Security Pathway
There is a huge market for network security professionals, from Network Analyst - right up to experts and managers in the field. There are thousands of network security jobs currently listed now - and with the right experience and qualifications you can pave the path towards a promising career.
Network Security tends to be more technical than the wider field of Cyber Security; however the 2 disciplines are becoming ever closer and can now be considered interchangeable.
WHAT DOES A NETWORK SECURITY ANALYST DO?
A network security analyst is responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of computer and information security systems.
HOW MUCH DOES A NETWORK SECURITY ANALYST MAKE IN THE UK?
The average salary expectations are: £35,000 - £60,000.
IS NETWORK SECURITY THE RIGHT CAREER PATH FOR ME?
A career in network security is constantly evolving and those with problem-solving skills and an analytical mindset and those with general security experience gained in the military will do well in this career path.
Soft skills required
Hard skills required
If you want to climb the Network Security career ladder, the most common route of progression is:
Network Security Analyst
Network Security Manager
Network Security Expert
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