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Networking Average Salaries in South Africa 2019

How much money does a person working in Networking make in South Africa?

28,318 ZAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working in Networking in South Africa typically earns around 28,318 ZAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits.
Salaries differ drasticly between different Networking 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
Computer Networks Architect31,803 ZAR
Network Administrator28,800 ZAR
Network Analyst30,521 ZAR
Network Engineer29,278 ZAR
Network Engineering Manager35,253 ZAR
Network Security Systems Manager37,838 ZAR
Network Specialist32,339 ZAR
Network Technician25,556 ZAR
Wireless Consultant32,728 ZAR

Networking Jobs Salary Distribution in South Africa

Median and salary distribution monthly South Africa Networking

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

The Networking salaries in South Africa range between 23,169 ZAR per month (minimum salary) to 34,369 ZAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 27,751 ZAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Networking are earning less than 27,751 ZAR while the other half are earning more than 27,751 ZAR. 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 Networking are earning less than 22,914 ZAR while 75% of them are earning more than 22,914 ZAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Networking are earning less than 29,817 ZAR while 25% are earning more than 29,817 ZAR.

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

Networking Salary Forecast and Trend in South Africa

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

Salary trends and forecast monthly South Africa Networking
Average Salary 2016    =  
26,068 ZAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
27,032 ZAR
Average Salary 2018    +2%  
27,546 ZAR
Average Salary 2019    +3%  
28,318 ZAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Networking salaries in South Africa 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.

Networking Hourly Average Wage in South Africa

163 ZAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in South Africa for Networking is 163 ZAR. This means that the average person in South Africa earns approximatly 163 ZAR 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.

Networking VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Networking and Information Technology monthly South AfricaWe compared South Africa 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
Bloemfontein27,503 ZAR
Cape Town32,951 ZAR
Durban31,484 ZAR
Johannesburg30,315 ZAR
Port Elizabeth28,599 ZAR
Pretoria29,744 ZAR
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