2012 ICT salaries in SA revealed

CareerJunction released a new report showing their 2012 salaries for the IT and telecoms sectors in South Africa

By - February 8, 2012
Jobs and money

CareerJunction has released industry-related salary figures for 2012 based on the ICT sector in South Africa in a press statement today.

“The 2012 salary review was done for the top 10 industry sectors and performed by South African labour market indicator, the CareerJunction Index (CJI),” the company said.

Data was collected from the CareerJunction website, currently serving over 800 subscribing advertisers who advertise over 25,000 job advertisements monthly.

According to the latest CareerJunction salary figures, business analysts have the highest starting salaries – while IT managers take home the most money.

The following table shows the average salaries in the local IT industry.

IT Salaries

IT Salaries

Regional Salary Differences

According to CareerJunction, Gauteng-based companies pay the best, followed by the Western Cape, KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Cape.

The salary scale below demonstrates the regional percentage difference in salary offerings within the IT sector. Percentages can be used to calculate location-specific salaries across various occupations

Regional IT salary differences

Regional IT salary differences

Telecoms salaries

When it came to telecoms salaries, network planners and GSM engineers raked in the most cash.

Telecoms Salaries

Telecoms Salaries

Unsurprisingly, Gauteng-based telecoms professionals earned the most, followed by Western Cape and Durban employees.

The salary scale below demonstrates the regional percentage difference in salary offerings within the Telecommunication sector.

Regional Telecoms salary differences

Regional Telecoms salary differences

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