Average Systems Analyst Salary in South Africa

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The average salary for a Systems Analyst in South Africa is R416,125.
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R242k - R712k
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R2k - R142k
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R249k - R743k

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Job Description for Systems Analyst

Systems Analyst Tasks
  • Conduct application testing and provide database management support.
  • Create and maintain documentation as necessary for operational and security audits.
  • Establish new users, manage access levels and reset passwords.
  • Analyze and route issues into the proper ticketing systems and update and close tickets in a timely manner.
  • Devise or modify procedures to solve problems considering computer equipment capacity and limitations.

Popular Employer Salaries for Systems Analyst

The top respondents for the job title Systems Analyst are from the companies FNB, Woolworths and First National Bank. Reported salaries are highest at First National Bank where the average pay is R572,500. Other companies that offer high salaries for this role include Absa and FNB, earning around R492,243 and R479,291, respectively. Woolworths pays the lowest at around R244,500. Capitec Bank and Absa Capital also pay on the lower end of the scale, paying R385,000 and R425,000, respectively.

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Popular Skills for Systems Analyst

Skills in Technical Analysis, Business Analysis and Project Management are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include System Administration and SQL.

Pay by Experience Level for Systems Analyst

An entry-level Systems Analyst with less than 1 year experience can expect to earn an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R294,480 based on 22 salaries. An early career Systems Analyst with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R385,168 based on 217 salaries. A mid-career Systems Analyst with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R485,826 based on 127 salaries. An experienced Systems Analyst with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R647,373 based on 62 salaries. In their late career (20 years and higher), employees earn an average total compensation of R696,343.

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