Average Information Technology (IT) Manager Salary in South Africa

R498,392
Avg. SalaryShow Hourly Rate
R36,525
Bonus
R100,000
Commission
R27,500
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The average salary for an Information Technology (IT) Manager in South Africa is R498,392.
10%
R202k
MEDIAN
R498k
90%
R936k
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Salary
R202k - R936k
Bonus
R10k - R127k
Profit Sharing
R2k - R233k
Commission
R0 - R100k
Total Pay
R195k - R998k

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Job Description for Information Technology (IT) Manager

Information Technology (IT) Manager Tasks
  • Manage resources and processes required to design, plan, and support all information products and services.
  • Research and evaluate new technologies to be used as enhancements or upgrades to existing server, network, and other IT infrastructure equipment.
  • Prepare, maintain and keep updated IT procedures and documentation related to our processes and platforms operations.
  • Supervise, hire, and train IT Department employees.

Popular Employer Salaries for Information Technology (IT) Manager

The top respondents for the job title Information Technology (IT) Manager are from the companies Nedbank, EOH and Old Mutual South Africa. Reported salaries are highest at Old Mutual South Africa where the average pay is R707,497. Nedbank pays the lowest at around R525,000.

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Popular Skills for Information Technology (IT) Manager

Skills in Project Management, People Management and Operations Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Microsoft Office and Network Management / Administration.

Pay by Experience Level for Information Technology (IT) Manager

An entry-level Information Technology (IT) Manager with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R250,000 based on 11 salaries. An early career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R356,432 based on 202 salaries. A mid-career Information Technology (IT) Manager with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R447,075 based on 260 salaries. An experienced Information Technology (IT) Manager with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R568,534 based on 455 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R683,135.

Years of Experience

This data is based on 1,115 survey responses.
Entry Level
1.0%
Early Career
18.1%
Mid Career
23.3%
Experienced
40.8%
Late Career
16.8%