The security administrator is responsible for generating and executing security measures over an organization's information networks and systems. Your job centers around installing and sustaining security systems and evaluating current systems to pinpoint parts requiring enhancements. Additionally, you have to perform maintenance checks and developments consistently to improve functioning and services. You need to oversee the overall system for any questionable operation or illegal access. Furthermore, you must always discuss with workers, administrators, and managers about the optimum security practices. You would also need to give technical suggestions as well as teach workers to understand and utilize security procedures.
As a security administrator, you must have either an associate or a bachelor's degree in cybersecurity or connected areas. Also, you need to demonstrate excellent interaction, interpersonal, teaching, and problem-solving skills. You should be able to think outside of the box and analyze optimally. A security administrator earns an annual average salary of $76,039 or $36.55 an hour.