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Networking Average Salaries in Cape Town 2020

How much money does a person working in Networking make in Cape Town?

Average Monthly Salary
33,000 ZAR
( 395,000 ZAR yearly)


A person working in Networking in Cape Town typically earns around 33,000 ZAR per month. Salaries range from 27,000 ZAR (lowest) to 40,000 ZAR (highest).

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 Architect34,800 ZAR
Network Administrator29,100 ZAR
Network Analyst32,600 ZAR
Network Engineer29,900 ZAR
Network Engineering Manager38,000 ZAR
Network Security Systems Manager39,000 ZAR
Network Specialist35,200 ZAR
Network Technician26,600 ZAR
Wireless Consultant36,500 ZAR

Networking Jobs Salary Distribution in Cape Town

Median and salary distribution monthly Cape Town Networking

The median, the maximum, the minimum, and the range

  • Salary Range

    The Networking salaries in Cape Town range between 27,000 ZAR per month (minimum salary) to 40,000 ZAR per month (maximum salary).

  • Median Salary

    The median salary is 33,300 ZAR per month, which means that half (50%) of people working in Networking are earning less than 33,300 ZAR while the other half are earning more than 33,300 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.

  • Percentiles

    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 27,100 ZAR while 75% of them are earning more than 27,100 ZAR. Also from the diagram, 75% of people working in Networking are earning less than 37,400 ZAR while 25% are earning more than 37,400 ZAR.

What is the difference between the median and the average salary?

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 Cape Town

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 Cape Town Networking
Average Salary 2016
29,300 ZAR
Average Salary 2017+4%
30,300 ZAR
Average Salary 2018+3%
31,200 ZAR
Average Salary 2019+2%
31,800 ZAR
Percentage increase and decrease are relative to the previous value
Networking salaries in Cape Town are rising in the year 2020 based on recent submitted salaries and reports. As displayed in the chart, salaries in 2020 are 4% higher than those of 2019. The trend suggests a slow yet continous increase in pay in 2021 and future years. These numbers differ slightly from industry to another.

Networking Hourly Average Wage in Cape Town

190 ZAR per hour

The average hourly wage (pay per hour) in Cape Town for Networking is 190 ZAR. This means that the average person in Cape Town earns approximatly 190 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 Cape TownWe compared Cape Town salaries for Networking, Information Technology, and All Jobs and we found that Networking salaries are 7% less than those of Information Technology. We also found out that Information Technology salaries are 3% less than those of All Jobs.

Cape Town VS South Africa

Salary Comparison Between Cape Town and South Africa monthly NetworkingWe compared Networking salaries in Cape Town and South Africa and we found that Cape Town salaries are 16% more than those of South Africa.

Salary Comparison By City

CityAverage Salary
Bloemfontein27,500 ZAR
Cape Town33,000 ZAR
Durban31,500 ZAR
Johannesburg30,300 ZAR
Port Elizabeth28,600 ZAR
Pretoria29,700 ZAR
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