Job Profile: Network Security Manager
Posted on Friday, July 22, 2022 by Faye Copp — No comments
Pathway: Network Security Pathway
Network Security Manager is the next step in the network security pathway - but how do you get to that level?
WHAT DOES A NETWORK SECURITY MANAGER DO?
The responsibilities vary depending on the size of an organisation but in general, a Network Security Manager manages a team protecting a computer network by troubleshooting issues, monitoring and responding to potential threats, and provision of advice to users.
HOW MUCH DOES A NETWORK SECURITY MANAGER MAKE IN THE UK?
The average salary expectations are: £45,000 - £65,000
WHAT SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE DO I NEED TO BECOME A NETWORK SECURITY MANAGER?
Who should become a Network Security Manager? Those with interest or experience in IT networks or systems looking to move into the security field. Those without an IT background should start at NSE levels 1 - 3, while those with military or commercial IT & Comms experience should begin at Level 4 (or higher), aiming to get to Network Security Expert at Level 7.
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 Manager
Network Security Expert
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