Network security administrators are responsible for installing, administering and troubleshooting an organization’s security solutions. The role requires a strong technical background, including working knowledge of network management protocols, networking architecture, authentication practices and security administration. Candidates integrate and implement network designs by evaluating business strategies and requirements, researching network security standards, and identifying integration issues. Excellent communication skills and experience with virtual network environments, datacenter and WAN networking technologies, and network security technologies from other providers is preferred. Employers typically seek a bachelor’s degree in a technical field, along with three to six years of relevant experience. Implementing network security policies and proceduresAdministering and maintaining firewallsManaging, monitoring and updating malware prevention systemsMonitoring security advisory groups to ensure all necessary network security updates, patches and preventive measures are in placePreventing and detecting intrusionPerforming intrusion detection analysis Submit your resume or request talent now and our expert recruiters will be with you shortly.Robert Half can assist you with your network security administrator recruitment needs.
Active Directory
Backup Technologies
Border Gateway Protocol (BGP)
Checkpoint
Cisco ASA
Cisco Routers
Cisco Technologies
Computer Hardware
Configuration Management
Design
Salary for Network Security Administrator in St. Paul, MN
112360 - 159530
25th percentile
112360
New to the role, with little or no experience; requires more than casual instruction or supervision to perform day-to-day duties
50th percentile
133825
Has the experience to consistently perform core responsibilities without direct supervision; very comfortable with processes and subject matter associated with the role
75th percentile
159530
Value to the organization goes far beyond the ability to perform normal job duties; has rare qualifications that enable consistent contribution in unique ways; ready for next career level when available
Projected salaries for related positions Position title 25th percentile 50th percentile 75th percentile Systems Security Manager 145485 177815 210410 Security Architect 142305 161650 180995 Data Security Analyst 127200 156350 180465 Network Security Engineer 121900 148400 173575 Systems Security Administrator 115540 139390 165360
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