A person working as an Information Technology Manager in South Africa typically earns around 47,100 ZAR per month. Salaries range from 20,700 ZAR (lowest) to 71,100 ZAR (highest).
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Information Technology Manager salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detailed breakdown based on many different criteria.
Information Technology Manager salaries in South Africa range between 20,700 ZAR per month (minimum salary) to 71,100 ZAR per month (maximum salary).
The median salary is 47,500 ZAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Information Technology Manager are earning less than 47,500 ZAR while the other half are earning more than 47,500 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 as Information Technology Manager are earning less than 30,700 ZAR while 75% of them are earning more than 30,700 ZAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Information Technology Manager are earning less than 60,500 ZAR while 25% are earning more than 60,500 ZAR.
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
Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Information Technology Manager salaries by experience level. An Information Technology Manager with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 25,000 ZAR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 32,800 ZAR per month, 31% more than someone with less than two year's experience. Moving forward, an experience level between five and ten years lands a salary of 38,800 ZAR per month, 18% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Information Technology Manager(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 49,400 ZAR per month, 27% more than a person with five to ten years of experience. If the experience level is between fifteen and twenty years, then the expected wage is 55,500 ZAR per month, 12% more than a person with ten to fifteen years of experience. Lastly, employees with more than twenty years of professional experience get a salary of 66,300 ZAR per month, 20% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.
|0 - 2 Years|
|2 - 5 Years||+31%|
|5 - 10 Years||+18%|
|10 - 15 Years||+27%|
|15 - 20 Years||+12%|
We all know that higher education equals a bigger salary, but how much more money can a degree add into your income? We broke down Information Technology Manager salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Highschool, the average salary of an Information Technology Manager is 25,000 ZAR per month. While someone with a Certificate or Diploma gets a salary of 33,600 ZAR per month, 34% more than someone with Highschool. A Bachelor's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 43,400 ZAR per month, 29% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. Professionals who hold a Master's Degree are rewarded with an average salary of 54,700 ZAR per month, 26% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree. Ph.d holders are compensated with wage equivelant to 67,300 ZAR per month, 23% more than someone with Master's Degree.
|Certificate or Diploma||+34%|
|Average Salary 2016|
|Average Salary 2017||+4%|
|Average Salary 2018||+3%|
|Average Salary 2019||+2%|
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.
|Job Title||Average Salary|
|Assistant Information Technology Manager||37,300 ZAR||-21%|
|Assistant Service Delivery Manager||37,200 ZAR||-21%|
|Capacity Planning Manager||42,600 ZAR||-9%|
|Client Delivery Manager||39,800 ZAR||-15%|
|Delivery Manager||32,500 ZAR||-31%|
|Development Manager||36,600 ZAR||-22%|
|Director of Technology||47,700 ZAR||+1%|
|Enterprise Architecture Manager||39,900 ZAR||-15%|
|Enterprise Infrastructure Manager||45,600 ZAR||-3%|
|ERP Project Manager||42,800 ZAR||-9%|
|Financial Systems Manager||44,900 ZAR||-5%|
|Hardware Engineering Manager||46,200 ZAR||-2%|
|Head of Development||43,900 ZAR||-7%|
|Helpdesk Manager||36,800 ZAR||-22%|
|Information Technology Asset Manager||37,500 ZAR||-20%|
|Information Technology Director||48,400 ZAR||+3%|
|Information Technology Manager||47,100 ZAR||+0%|
|Information Technology Operations Manager||45,000 ZAR||-4%|
|Information Technology Product Manager||42,400 ZAR||-10%|
|Information Technology Project Coordinator||33,200 ZAR||-29%|
|Information Technology Project Leader||37,400 ZAR||-21%|
|Information Technology Project Manager||39,000 ZAR||-17%|
|Information Technology Quality Assurance Manager||37,800 ZAR||-20%|
|Information Technology Quality Assurance Team Lead (QA)||34,800 ZAR||-26%|
|Information Technology Team Leader||38,900 ZAR||-17%|
|Interface Design Manager||39,700 ZAR||-16%|
|Major Incident Manager||36,400 ZAR||-23%|
|Multimedia Services Manager||36,100 ZAR||-23%|
|Network Administration Team Lead||36,300 ZAR||-23%|
|Network and Infrastructure Manager||44,300 ZAR||-6%|
|Service Delivery Manager||41,800 ZAR||-11%|
|Service Level Manager||40,300 ZAR||-14%|
|Service Support Lead||31,400 ZAR||-33%|
|SOC Engineer||29,800 ZAR||-37%|
|Technical Manager||34,200 ZAR||-27%|
|Technical Project Manager||41,300 ZAR||-12%|
|Technology Director||40,400 ZAR||-14%|
|Cape Town||51,300 ZAR|
|Port Elizabeth||43,800 ZAR|