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Information Technology Average Salaries in Kenya 2019

How much money does a person working in Information Technology make in Kenya?

143,330 KES per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Information Technology in Kenya typically earns around 143,330 KES per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Information Technology jobs. If you are interested in the salary of a particular job, see below for salaries for specific job titles.

Salaries for specific jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
2nd Line Systems Engineer144,574 KES
ABAP Developer133,031 KES
Advertising Account Planner134,543 KES
Android Developer128,214 KES
Angular Developer127,710 KES
Application Consultant160,684 KES
Applications System Specialist123,188 KES
Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Specialist165,736 KES
Artificial Intelligence Developer153,878 KES
AS400 Programmer140,546 KES
Assistant Information Technology Manager184,521 KES
Assistant Service Delivery Manager182,180 KES
Avaloq Developer124,731 KES
BizTalk Developer 136,856 KES
Blockchain Associate148,898 KES
Blockchain Developer140,597 KES
Build and Release Engineer127,950 KES
Business Intelligence Analyst151,304 KES
Business Intelligence Developer160,964 KES
Business Objects Developer139,009 KES
Business Process Consultant161,120 KES
Business Systems Analyst133,332 KES
C# Developer142,024 KES
C++ Developer140,705 KES
Capacity Planning Manager196,772 KES
Change Administrator123,060 KES
Chief Information Security Officer207,152 KES
Client Delivery Manager189,797 KES
CMS Developer126,376 KES
Computer Animator124,606 KES
Computer Hardware Engineer126,376 KES
Computer Networks Architect146,897 KES
Computer Operator98,226 KES
Computer Technician114,308 KES
Copy Editor123,174 KES
CRM Application Administrator131,717 KES
Cross Platform Security Manager172,925 KES
Curam Developer125,637 KES
Data Analyst139,009 KES
Data Architect150,164 KES
Data Center Technician134,657 KES
Data Entry Supervisor114,823 KES
Data Manager166,877 KES
Data Modeling Analyst153,416 KES
Data Quality Analyst143,570 KES
Data Security Analyst153,062 KES
Data Security Manager184,520 KES
Data Warehousing Manager158,240 KES
Data Warehousing Specialist134,618 KES
Database Administration Manager158,157 KES
Database Administrator148,639 KES
Database Analyst155,993 KES
Database Developer153,871 KES
Database Report Writer143,873 KES
Delivery Manager154,932 KES
Developer / Programmer127,725 KES
Development Manager172,414 KES
Director of Application Development179,713 KES
Director of Technology224,657 KES
Disaster Recovery Analyst140,508 KES
Documentation Specialist130,276 KES
E-Commerce Manager171,876 KES
E-Commerce Marketing Analyst166,445 KES
E-Commerce Marketing Manager183,290 KES
E-Commerce Sales Manager192,889 KES
E-Commerce Strategy Manager206,487 KES
Enterprise Architecture Manager189,790 KES
Enterprise Infrastructure Architect165,084 KES
Enterprise Infrastructure Manager219,220 KES
ERP / CRM Technical Consultant147,191 KES
ERP Analyst161,056 KES
ERP Project Manager207,715 KES
Ethical Hacker138,601 KES
Financial Systems Manager199,063 KES
Flash Developer123,648 KES
Front End Developer124,151 KES
Full Stack Developer150,050 KES
Functional Analyst145,836 KES
Game Developer135,619 KES
GIS Analyst133,163 KES
GIS Developer131,246 KES
Global BI Analyst161,370 KES
Graphical User Interface ( GUI ) Programmer126,925 KES
Graphics Programmer133,884 KES
Graphics Web Designer118,808 KES
Hardware Design Engineer147,515 KES
Hardware Engineering Manager206,847 KES
Hardware Technician119,263 KES
Head of Development206,896 KES
Help Desk Analyst133,496 KES
Help Desk Manager142,202 KES
Help Desk Support100,146 KES
Helpdesk Manager168,313 KES
Imaging Programmer128,343 KES
Informatics Optimization Specialist151,483 KES
Information Assurance Analyst156,751 KES
Information Program Director189,492 KES
Information Security Administrator149,186 KES
Information Security Analyst148,726 KES
Information Security Engineer139,655 KES
Information Security Manager194,432 KES
Information Security Specialist147,038 KES
Information Services Consultant156,224 KES
Information Technology Administrator118,302 KES
Information Technology Asset Manager176,599 KES
Information Technology Consultant158,873 KES
Information Technology Coordinator114,787 KES
Information Technology Director232,839 KES
Information Technology Infrastructure Engineer131,564 KES
Information Technology Manager215,287 KES
Information Technology Operations Manager216,376 KES
Information Technology Product Manager207,914 KES
Information Technology Project Administrator118,370 KES
Information Technology Project Coordinator155,019 KES
Information Technology Project Leader176,046 KES
Information Technology Project Manager185,780 KES
Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager181,831 KES
Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)160,895 KES
Information Technology Quality Specialist152,677 KES
Information Technology Support96,850 KES
Information Technology Team Leader177,753 KES
Information Technology Trainer151,445 KES
Information Technology Training Analyst156,871 KES
Interface Design Manager179,567 KES
Interface Designer122,003 KES
IOS Developer142,882 KES
Java Developer137,385 KES
Javascript Developer133,826 KES
Lead Developer145,533 KES
Linux Administrator146,321 KES
Lotus Domino Administrator148,565 KES
Lotus Notes Developer143,661 KES
Mail Server Administrator134,677 KES
Major Incident Manager164,910 KES
Managed Service Specialist144,307 KES
Microsystems Engineer146,350 KES
Mobile Developer137,211 KES
Multimedia Developer131,178 KES
Multimedia Services Manager166,574 KES
Network Administration Team Lead174,666 KES
Network Administrator125,379 KES
Network Analyst134,247 KES
Network and Infrastructure Manager215,378 KES
Network Engineer130,092 KES
Network Engineering Manager158,225 KES
Network Security Systems Manager171,517 KES
Network Specialist148,034 KES
Network Technician118,126 KES
Nodejs Developer146,543 KES
NT Systems Administrator134,224 KES
Numerical Control Programmer117,262 KES
Online Banking Manager228,058 KES
Online Banking Specialist183,631 KES
OPS Manager170,367 KES
Oracle Database Administrator142,605 KES
Oracle Developer152,405 KES
Perl Developer128,688 KES
PHP Developer134,013 KES
Python Developer139,054 KES
Records Manager128,101 KES
Remedy Developer115,795 KES
Reporting Analyst141,266 KES
Ruby Developer123,188 KES
Salesforce Administrator144,294 KES
Salesforce Developer120,202 KES
SAP Consultant157,391 KES
SAS Programmer129,052 KES
Scrum Master117,347 KES
SEO Associate117,019 KES
SEO Manager174,369 KES
Service Delivery Manager193,079 KES
Service Level Manager191,752 KES
Service Support Lead151,199 KES
SharePoint Administrator146,117 KES
Sharepoint Consultant147,352 KES
Sharepoint Developer142,979 KES
Shift Leader160,964 KES
SOA Analyst159,640 KES
SOC Engineer140,368 KES
Software Analyst139,250 KES
Software Architect149,042 KES
Software Development Manager160,195 KES
Software Engineer152,624 KES
Software QA Engineer133,736 KES
Software Sales138,469 KES
Software Specialist135,172 KES
Software Support Engineer118,660 KES
Software Test Engineer127,583 KES
Solutions Architect174,077 KES
Storage Engineer126,357 KES
Supervisor127,858 KES
Support Analyst128,392 KES
Support Specialist142,352 KES
System Administrator135,683 KES
Systems Analyst136,004 KES
Systems Architect141,243 KES
Systems Consultant154,293 KES
Systems Engineer125,106 KES
Systems Integrator138,098 KES
Technical Analyst124,028 KES
Technical Consultant156,023 KES
Technical Manager150,046 KES
Technical Project Manager192,620 KES
Technical Sales135,720 KES
Technical Trainer144,597 KES
Technical Writer127,738 KES
Technology Business Analyst146,693 KES
Technology Director179,199 KES
Technology Specialist152,877 KES
Teradata Developer122,476 KES
Test Analyst144,957 KES
Tester121,696 KES
Testing Manager164,321 KES
TIBCO Developer123,310 KES
UNIX Administrator152,824 KES
Usability Engineer147,099 KES
User Experience Consultant168,181 KES
User Experience Design Expert147,344 KES
User Experience Designer130,533 KES
User Experience Researcher161,905 KES
User Interface Designer137,703 KES
VB Developer108,121 KES
VB.NET Developer125,777 KES
Video Game Designer130,249 KES
Visual Information Specialist129,027 KES
Web Applications Manager179,667 KES
Web Content Specialist162,943 KES
Web Designer122,802 KES
Web Developer126,039 KES
Web Editor118,232 KES
Web Project Manager172,601 KES
Web Promotions Specialist141,986 KES
Web Security Administrator149,237 KES
Web Security Manager185,264 KES
Web Support Analyst110,334 KES
Web Writer119,721 KES
Webmaster126,869 KES
Windows System Administrator138,601 KES
Wireless Consultant157,391 KES
Writer and Documentor130,147 KES

Information Technology Jobs Salary Distribution in Kenya

Median and salary distribution monthly Kenya Information Technology

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Information Technology salaries in Kenya range between 20,934 KES per month (minimum salary) to 227,628 KES per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 140,463 KES per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 140,463 KES while the other half are earning more than 140,463 KES. The median represents the middle salary value. Generally speaking, you would want to be on the right side of the graph with the group earning more than the median salary.

Closely related to the median are two values: the 25th and the 75th percentiles. Reading from the salary distribution diagram, 25% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 72,629 KES while 75% of them are earning more than 72,629 KES. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Information Technology are earning less than 176,683 KES while 25% are earning more than 176,683 KES.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary? What should you be looking at?

Both are indicators. If your salary is higher than both of the average and the median then you are doing very well. If your salary is lower than both, then many people are earning more than you and there is plently of room for improvement. If your wage is in between the average and median, then things can be a bit confusing. We have written a guide to explain all the different senarios. How to compare your salary

Information Technology Salary Forecast and Trend in Kenya

How do Information Technology salaries change over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly Kenya Information Technology
Average Salary 2016    =  
131,944 KES
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
136,826 KES
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
139,426 KES
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
143,330 KES
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Information Technology salaries in Kenya are rising in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 3% higher than those of 2018. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2020 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Information Technology Hourly Average Wage in Kenya

827 KES per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Kenya for Information Technology is 827 KES. This means that the average person in Kenya earns approximatly 827 KES for every worked hour.


Hourly Wage = Annual Salary ÷ ( 52 x 5 x 8 )

The hourly wage is the salary paid in one working hour. Usually jobs are classified into two categories: salaried jobs and hourly jobs. Salaried jobs pay a fix amount regardless of the hours worked. Hourly jobs pay per worked hour. To convert salary into hourly wage the above formula is used (assuming 5 working days in a week and 8 working hours per day which is the standard for most jobs). The hourly wage calculation may differ slightly depending on the worked hours per week and annual vacation allowance. The figures mentioned above are good approximation and they are considered to the be the standard.

Information Technology VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Information Technology and Information Technology monthly KenyaWe compared Kenya salaries for Information Technology and All Jobs and we found that Information Technology salaries are 3% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Kisumu138,981 KES
Mombasa156,212 KES
Nairobi170,788 KES
177926 - 130
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