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Network Security Systems Manager Average Salary in South Africa 2019

How much money does a Network Security Systems Manager make in South Africa?

37,838 ZAR per month
Average Monthly Salary
A person working as a Network Security Systems Manager in South Africa typically earns around 37,838 ZAR per month.
This is the average monthly salary including housing, transport, and other benefits. Network Security Systems Manager salaries may differ drasticlty based on experience, skills, gender, or location. Below you will find detialed breakdown based on many different criteria.

Network Security Systems Manager Salary Distribution in South Africa

Median and salary distribution monthly South Africa Network Security Systems Manager

Abount These Figures: Salary Range, Median and Percentiles

Network Security Systems Manager salaries in South Africa range between 16,649 ZAR per month (minimum salary) to 57,135 ZAR per month (maximum salary).

The median salary is 38,216 ZAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working as Network Security Systems Manager are earning less than 38,216 ZAR while the other half are earning more than 38,216 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 Network Security Systems Manager are earning less than 24,689 ZAR while 75% of them are earning more than 24,689 ZAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working as Network Security Systems Manager are earning less than 48,629 ZAR while 25% are earning more than 48,629 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

Network Security Systems Manager Salary Comparison by Years of Experience

0 - 2 Years    =  
20,090 ZAR
2 - 5 Years    +31%  
26,366 ZAR
5 - 10 Years    +18%  
31,224 ZAR
10 - 15 Years    +27%  
39,726 ZAR
15 - 20 Years    +12%  
44,584 ZAR
20+ Years    +20%  
53,289 ZAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

Experience level is the most important factor in determining your salary. Naturally the more years of experience the higher your wage. We broke down Network Security Systems Manager salaries by experience level. A Network Security Systems Manager with less than two years of experience makes approximatly 20,090 ZAR per month. While someone with experience level between two and five years is expected to earn 26,366 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 31,224 ZAR per month, 18% more than a person with two to five years of experience. Additionally, Network Security Systems Manager(s) whose expertise span anywhere between ten and fifteen years get a salary equivalent to 39,726 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 44,584 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 53,289 ZAR per month, 20% more than people with fifteen to twenty years of experience.


Salary comparison by years of experience monthly South Africa Network Security Systems Manager

Network Security Systems Manager Salary Comparison By Education

Certificate or Diploma    =  
26,973 ZAR
Bachelor's Degree    +29%  
34,868 ZAR
Master's Degree    +26%  
43,977 ZAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value

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 Network Security Systems Manager salaries by education level in order to make a comparison. When the education level is Certificate or Diploma, the average salary of a Network Security Systems Manager is 26,973 ZAR per month. While someone with a Bachelor's Degree gets a salary of 34,868 ZAR per month, 29% more than someone with Certificate or Diploma. A Master's Degree gets its holder an average salary of 43,977 ZAR per month, 26% more than someone with Bachelor's Degree.


Salary comparison by education level monthly South Africa Network Security Systems Manager


Network Security Systems Manager Salary Comparison By Gender

Female    =  
34,811 ZAR
Male    +16%  
40,297 ZAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Though gender should not have an effect on pay, in reality it does. So who gets paid more: men or women? Male Network Security Systems Manager employees in South Africa earn 16% more than their female counterparts.

Salary comparison by gender monthly South Africa Network Security Systems Manager

Public / Government vs Private Sector Salary Comparison

Private Sector    =  
32,919 ZAR
Public Sector    +28%  
42,189 ZAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Where can you get paid more, working for a private company or for the goverment? Public sector Network Security Systems Manager employees in South Africa earn 28% more than their private sector counterparts.

Public vs private sector salaries monthly South Africa Network Security Systems Manager

Network Security Systems Manager Salary Trend and Forecast in South Africa

How are Network Security Systems Manager salaries changing over time? Listed below is a chart that shows the average salary in recent years.

Salary trends and forecast monthly South Africa Network Security Systems Manager
Average Salary 2016    =  
34,832 ZAR
Average Salary 2017    +4%  
36,121 ZAR
Average Salary 2018    +3%  
37,132 ZAR
Average Salary 2019    +2%  
37,838 ZAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Network Security Systems Manager salaries in South Africa are on the rise in the year 2019 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2019 are 2% 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.

Network Security Systems Manager Average Hourly Wage in South Africa

218 ZAR per hour
Average Hourly Wage

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in South Africa for Network Security Systems Manager is 218 ZAR. This means that the average Network Security Systems Manager in South Africa earns approximatly 218 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.

Network Security Systems Manager VS Other Jobs

Salary Comparison Between Network Security Systems Manager and Information Technology monthly South AfricaWe compared South Africa salaries for Network Security Systems Manager, Information Technology, and All Jobs and we found that Network Security Systems Manager salaries are 24% more than those of Information Technology. We also found out that Information Technology salaries are 3% less than those of All Jobs.

Salary comparison with similar jobs

Job TitleAverage Salary
Computer Networks Architect31,803 ZAR-16%
Network Administrator28,800 ZAR-24%
Network Analyst30,521 ZAR-19%
Network Engineer29,278 ZAR-23%
Network Engineering Manager35,253 ZAR-7%
Network Security Systems Manager37,838 ZAR=
Network Specialist32,339 ZAR-15%
Network Technician25,556 ZAR-32%
Wireless Consultant32,728 ZAR-14%

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bloemfontein31,407 ZAR
Cape Town39,038 ZAR
Durban37,149 ZAR
Johannesburg35,625 ZAR
Port Elizabeth33,199 ZAR
Pretoria34,812 ZAR
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