What does a Network Engineer do?

Network engineers are responsible for the implementation, planning, and coordination of security systems and software that protects the technological infrastructure found at a company or an organization. They build and maintain the daily operations of computer networks at their work sites and monitor and administer computer networks and related computing environments, including systems software, application software or hardware, and any and all relevant configurations.

Network engineers are also responsible for running disaster recovery operations and data backups if needed, and they help solve systems and software problems for users by troubleshooting to determine what the issues are. They can also determine an organization's software and hardware needs and install systems accordingly. They maintain a system of network and computer systems and run upgrades and maintenance, which includes the on-boarding of new users and granting of new permissions when necessary. Network engineers need a bachelor’s degree in computer science or related fields and between 5-10 years of experience in the network administration field.

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Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
5%
2 - 4
36%
5 - 7
24%
8+
35%

Common Skill Sets

Routing Protocols
IPSEC VPN
Configuration
Operating Systems
CCNP
OSPF
DMVPN
TCP/IP

Network Engineer Seniority Levels

L2
Network Engineer
₹ 4,50,000/yr
L3
L4
Lead Network Engineer
₹ 13,70,872/yr
Network Administrator
18% made the transition
Systems Administrator
56% made the transition
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Network Engineer Salaries

Average Base Pay

₹ 4,50,000 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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₹200K
Median: ₹450K
₹1,000K
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