SALARY CENTER

Using the Nspire Recruitment Salary Centre below, you can view current salary rates for ICT recruitment across major regions.

SALARY FORECAST

Job TitleMinMax
Development, Design & Architecture
Analyst Programmer – Mainframe (1-2 years)$63,000$75,000
Analyst Programmer – Mainframe (3+ years)$79,000$100,000
Analyst Programmer – Client Server Technologies (1-2 years)$68,000$95,000
Analyst Programmer – Client Server Technologies (3+ years)$95,000$121,000
Analyst Programmer – Web Technologies (1-2 years)$63,000$89,000
Analyst Programmer – Web Technologies (3+ years)$89,000$121,000
Lead Analyst Programmer (3-5 years)$84,000$105,000
Lead Analyst Programmer (5-7+ years)$105,000$131,000
Systems Analyst (2-3 years)$79,000$95,000
Systems Analyst (4+ years)$89,000$116,000
Technical Writer (1-2 years)$69,000$79,000
Technical Writer (3+ years)$79,000$95,000
Enterprise Architect (1-2 years)$126,000$147,000
Enterprise Architect (3+ years)$147,000$210,000
Architect – Applications, Solutions, Systems, Data (4-5 years)$126,000$147,000
Architect – Applications, Solutions, Systems, Data (5-7+ years)$147,000$189,000
Application Development Manager (3-5 years)$116,000$137,000
Application Development Manager (5-7+ years)$137,000$189,000
Testing
Test Analyst (2-4 years)$63,000$84,000
Test Analyst (4+ years)$84,000$100,000
Test Team Leader (2-3 years)$79,000$100,000
Test Team Leader (3+ years)$100,000$121,000
Test Manager (2-3 years)$100,000$131,000
Test Manager (3+ years)$131,000$147,000
QA Manager (2-3 years)$116,000$137,000
QA Manager (4+ years)$137,000$158,000
Database Management
Database Administrator (2-3 years)$74,000$95,000
Database Administrator (3-4+ years)$95,000$121,000
Data Analyst (2-3 years)$79,000$95,000
Data Analyst (4+ years)$95,000$116,000
Database Designer (2-3 years)$84,000$105,000
Database Designer (3+ years)$105,000$137,000
Data Warehousing/Modelling Specialist (2-3 years)$100,000$121,000
Data Warehousing/Modelling Specialist (3-4+ years)$121,000$147,000
Data Architect (2-3 years)$116,000$137,000
Data Architect (4+ years)$137,000$168,000
Infrastructure / Network
Network Support – 1st/2nd Level (2-3 years)$58,000$68,000
Network Support – 1st/2nd Level (3+ years)$68,000$84,000
Network Engineer (2-3years)$74,000$95,000
Network Engineer (4+ years)$95,000$116,000
Network Architect (2-4 years)$116,000$137,000
Network Architect (5+ years)$137,000$168,000
Communications Engineer – Voice & Data (2-3 years)$79,000$116,000
Communications Engineer – Voice & Data (4-5+ years)$116,000$147,000
Security Analyst/Consultant (2-3 years)$84,000$116,000
Security Analyst/Consultant (4-5+ years)$116,000$158,000
Network Team Leader (2-3 years)$89,000$110,000
Network Team Leader (4+ years)$110,000$131,000
Network/Infrastructure Manager (1-3 years)$116,000$137,000
Network/Infrastructure Manager (4-5+ years)$137,000$168,000
Pre-sales/Post-sales (2-3 years)$105,000$137,000
Pre-sales/Post-sales (4-5+ years)$137,000$189,000
Project & General Management
Project Co-ordinator (2-3 years)$74,000$89,000
Project Co-ordinator (3-5+ years)$89,000$110,000
Project Manager (2-3 years)$95,000$131,000
Project Manager (3-5+ years)$131,000$158,000
Programme Manager (3-5 years)$131,000$158,000
Business Analyst (2-3 years)$79,000$95,000
Business Analyst (4-5+ years)$95,000$116,000
Senior Business Analyst (2-3 years)$95,000$116,000
Senior Business Analyst (3-5+ years)$116,000$137,000
Release/Process Consultants (2-3years)$79,000$105,000
Release/Process Consultants (3-5+ years)$105,000$126,000
Change Manager (2-3years)$100,000$121,000
Change Manager (3-5+ years)$121,000$147,000
Client Relationship Managers (2-3 years)$126,000$158,000
Client Relationship Managers (4-5+ years)$158,000$210,000
IT Manager (2-3 years)$126,000$147,000
IT Manager (4-5+ years)$147,000$210,000
IT Director/CIO (2-3 years)$158,000$210,000
IT Director/CIO (5-7+ years) †$210,000$420,000
Support / Administration
1st Level Helpdesk Analyst (2-3 years)$47,000$63,000
1st Level Helpdesk Analyst (3+ years)$63,000$74,000
2nd Level Desktop Support Analyst (2-3 years)$53,000$68,000
2nd Level Desktop Support Analyst (3-5+ years)$63,000$84,000
3rd Level Support Analyst (2-3 years)$79,000$100,000
Systems Administrator (2-3 years)$68,000$95,000
Systems Administrator (3-5+ years)$95,000$116,000
Network Administrator (2-3 years)$68,000$95,000
Network Administrator (3-5+ years)$95,000$121,000
Unix Administrator (2-3 years)$79,000$100,000
Unix Administrator (3-5+ years)$100,000$126,000
Helpdesk Team Leader (2-3 years)$74,000$89,000
Helpdesk Team Leader (3-5+ years)$89,000$110,000
Helpdesk Manager (2-3 years)$105,000$126,000
Helpdesk Manager (3-5+ years)$105,000$126,000

Please note:

 

  1. These figures represent total remuneration (ie cash, statutory superannuation component and benefits), excluding bonus/incentive schemes.
  2. † Salaries at this level can differ widely depending on the candidate’s background, skills and the extent of the role.
  3. The Nspire Recruitment Wage Estimates is a value added service that we offer to our clients and candidates. The information is gathered with reasonable care, but figures contained within this data and our analysis should not be taken as final and is to be used as a guide only.
Job TitleMinMax
Development, Design & Architecture
Analyst Programmer – Mainframe (1-2 years)$63,000$75,000
Analyst Programmer – Mainframe (3+ years)$79,000$100,000
Analyst Programmer – Client Server Technologies (1-2 years)$68,000$95,000
Analyst Programmer – Client Server Technologies (3+ years)$95,000$121,000
Analyst Programmer – Web Technologies (1-2 years)$63,000$89,000
Analyst Programmer – Web Technologies (3+ years)$89,000$121,000
Lead Analyst Programmer (3-5 years)$84,000$105,000
Lead Analyst Programmer (5-7+ years)$105,000$131,000
Systems Analyst (2-3 years)$79,000$95,000
Systems Analyst (4+ years)$89,000$116,000
Technical Writer (1-2 years)$69,000$79,000
Technical Writer (3+ years)$79,000$95,000
Enterprise Architect (1-2 years)$126,000$147,000
Enterprise Architect (3+ years)$147,000$210,000
Architect – Applications, Solutions, Systems, Data (4-5 years)$126,000$147,000
Architect – Applications, Solutions, Systems, Data (5-7+ years)$147,000$189,000
Application Development Manager (3-5 years)$116,000$137,000
Application Development Manager (5-7+ years)$137,000$189,000
Testing
Test Analyst (2-4 years)$63,000$84,000
Test Analyst (4+ years)$84,000$100,000
Test Team Leader (2-3 years)$79,000$100,000
Test Team Leader (3+ years)$100,000$121,000
Test Manager (2-3 years)$100,000$131,000
Test Manager (3+ years)$131,000$147,000
QA Manager (2-3 years)$116,000$137,000
QA Manager (4+ years)$137,000$158,000
Database Management
Database Administrator (2-3 years)$74,000$95,000
Database Administrator (3-4+ years)$95,000$121,000
Data Analyst (2-3 years)$79,000$95,000
Data Analyst (4+ years)$95,000$116,000
Database Designer (2-3 years)$84,000$105,000
Database Designer (3+ years)$105,000$137,000
Data Warehousing/Modelling Specialist (2-3 years)$100,000$121,000
Data Warehousing/Modelling Specialist (3-4+ years)$121,000$147,000
Data Architect (2-3 years)$116,000$137,000
Data Architect (4+ years)$137,000$168,000
Infrastructure / Network
Network Support – 1st/2nd Level (2-3 years)$58,000$68,000
Network Support – 1st/2nd Level (3+ years)$68,000$84,000
Network Engineer (2-3years)$74,000$95,000
Network Engineer (4+ years)$95,000$116,000
Network Architect (2-4 years)$116,000$137,000
Network Architect (5+ years)$137,000$168,000
Communications Engineer – Voice & Data (2-3 years)$79,000$116,000
Communications Engineer – Voice & Data (4-5+ years)$116,000$147,000
Security Analyst/Consultant (2-3 years)$84,000$116,000
Security Analyst/Consultant (4-5+ years)$116,000$158,000
Network Team Leader (2-3 years)$89,000$110,000
Network Team Leader (4+ years)$110,000$131,000
Network/Infrastructure Manager (1-3 years)$116,000$137,000
Network/Infrastructure Manager (4-5+ years)$137,000$168,000
Pre-sales/Post-sales (2-3 years)$105,000$137,000
Pre-sales/Post-sales (4-5+ years)$137,000$189,000
Project & General Management
Project Co-ordinator (2-3 years)$74,000$89,000
Project Co-ordinator (3-5+ years)$89,000$110,000
Project Manager (2-3 years)$95,000$131,000
Project Manager (3-5+ years)$131,000$158,000
Programme Manager (3-5 years)$131,000$158,000
Business Analyst (2-3 years)$79,000$95,000
Business Analyst (4-5+ years)$95,000$116,000
Senior Business Analyst (2-3 years)$95,000$116,000
Senior Business Analyst (3-5+ years)$116,000$137,000
Release/Process Consultants (2-3years)$79,000$105,000
Release/Process Consultants (3-5+ years)$105,000$126,000
Change Manager (2-3years)$100,000$121,000
Change Manager (3-5+ years)$121,000$147,000
Client Relationship Managers (2-3 years)$126,000$158,000
Client Relationship Managers (4-5+ years)$158,000$210,000
IT Manager (2-3 years)$126,000$147,000
IT Manager (4-5+ years)$147,000$210,000
IT Director/CIO (2-3 years)$158,000$210,000
IT Director/CIO (5-7+ years) †$210,000$420,000
Support / Administration
1st Level Helpdesk Analyst (2-3 years)$47,000$63,000
1st Level Helpdesk Analyst (3+ years)$63,000$74,000
2nd Level Desktop Support Analyst (2-3 years)$53,000$68,000
2nd Level Desktop Support Analyst (3-5+ years)$63,000$84,000
3rd Level Support Analyst (2-3 years)$79,000$100,000
Systems Administrator (2-3 years)$68,000$95,000
Systems Administrator (3-5+ years)$95,000$116,000
Network Administrator (2-3 years)$68,000$95,000
Network Administrator (3-5+ years)$95,000$121,000
Unix Administrator (2-3 years)$79,000$100,000
Unix Administrator (3-5+ years)$100,000$126,000
Helpdesk Team Leader (2-3 years)$74,000$89,000
Helpdesk Team Leader (3-5+ years)$89,000$110,000
Helpdesk Manager (2-3 years)$105,000$126,000
Helpdesk Manager (3-5+ years)$105,000$126,000

Please note:

 

  1. These figures represent total remuneration (ie cash, statutory superannuation component and benefits), excluding bonus/incentive schemes.
  2. † Salaries at this level can differ widely depending on the candidate’s background, skills and the extent of the role.
  3. The Nspire Recruitment Wage Estimates is a value added service that we offer to our clients and candidates. The information is gathered with reasonable care, but figures contained within this data and our analysis should not be taken as final and is to be used as a guide only.
Job TitleMinMax
Development, Design & Architecture
Analyst Programmer – Mainframe (1-2 years)$63,000$75,000
Analyst Programmer – Mainframe (3+ years)$79,000$100,000
Analyst Programmer – Client Server Technologies (1-2 years)$68,000$95,000
Analyst Programmer – Client Server Technologies (3+ years)$95,000$121,000
Analyst Programmer – Web Technologies (1-2 years)$63,000$89,000
Analyst Programmer – Web Technologies (3+ years)$89,000$121,000
Lead Analyst Programmer (3-5 years)$84,000$105,000
Lead Analyst Programmer (5-7+ years)$105,000$131,000
Systems Analyst (2-3 years)$79,000$95,000
Systems Analyst (4+ years)$89,000$116,000
Technical Writer (1-2 years)$69,000$79,000
Technical Writer (3+ years)$79,000$95,000
Enterprise Architect (1-2 years)$126,000$147,000
Enterprise Architect (3+ years)$147,000$210,000
Architect – Applications, Solutions, Systems, Data (4-5 years)$126,000$147,000
Architect – Applications, Solutions, Systems, Data (5-7+ years)$147,000$189,000
Application Development Manager (3-5 years)$116,000$137,000
Application Development Manager (5-7+ years)$137,000$189,000
Testing
Test Analyst (2-4 years)$63,000$84,000
Test Analyst (4+ years)$84,000$100,000
Test Team Leader (2-3 years)$79,000$100,000
Test Team Leader (3+ years)$100,000$121,000
Test Manager (2-3 years)$100,000$131,000
Test Manager (3+ years)$131,000$147,000
QA Manager (2-3 years)$116,000$137,000
QA Manager (4+ years)$137,000$158,000
Database Management
Database Administrator (2-3 years)$74,000$95,000
Database Administrator (3-4+ years)$95,000$121,000
Data Analyst (2-3 years)$79,000$95,000
Data Analyst (4+ years)$95,000$116,000
Database Designer (2-3 years)$84,000$105,000
Database Designer (3+ years)$105,000$137,000
Data Warehousing/Modelling Specialist (2-3 years)$100,000$121,000
Data Warehousing/Modelling Specialist (3-4+ years)$121,000$147,000
Data Architect (2-3 years)$116,000$137,000
Data Architect (4+ years)$137,000$168,000
Infrastructure / Network
Network Support – 1st/2nd Level (2-3 years)$58,000$68,000
Network Support – 1st/2nd Level (3+ years)$68,000$84,000
Network Engineer (2-3years)$74,000$95,000
Network Engineer (4+ years)$95,000$116,000
Network Architect (2-4 years)$116,000$137,000
Network Architect (5+ years)$137,000$168,000
Communications Engineer – Voice & Data (2-3 years)$79,000$116,000
Communications Engineer – Voice & Data (4-5+ years)$116,000$147,000
Security Analyst/Consultant (2-3 years)$84,000$116,000
Security Analyst/Consultant (4-5+ years)$116,000$158,000
Network Team Leader (2-3 years)$89,000$110,000
Network Team Leader (4+ years)$110,000$131,000
Network/Infrastructure Manager (1-3 years)$116,000$137,000
Network/Infrastructure Manager (4-5+ years)$137,000$168,000
Pre-sales/Post-sales (2-3 years)$105,000$137,000
Pre-sales/Post-sales (4-5+ years)$137,000$189,000
Project & General Management
Project Co-ordinator (2-3 years)$74,000$89,000
Project Co-ordinator (3-5+ years)$89,000$110,000
Project Manager (2-3 years)$95,000$131,000
Project Manager (3-5+ years)$131,000$158,000
Programme Manager (3-5 years)$131,000$158,000
Business Analyst (2-3 years)$79,000$95,000
Business Analyst (4-5+ years)$95,000$116,000
Senior Business Analyst (2-3 years)$95,000$116,000
Senior Business Analyst (3-5+ years)$116,000$137,000
Release/Process Consultants (2-3years)$79,000$105,000
Release/Process Consultants (3-5+ years)$105,000$126,000
Change Manager (2-3years)$100,000$121,000
Change Manager (3-5+ years)$121,000$147,000
Client Relationship Managers (2-3 years)$126,000$158,000
Client Relationship Managers (4-5+ years)$158,000$210,000
IT Manager (2-3 years)$126,000$147,000
IT Manager (4-5+ years)$147,000$210,000
IT Director/CIO (2-3 years)$158,000$210,000
IT Director/CIO (5-7+ years) †$210,000$420,000
Support / Administration
1st Level Helpdesk Analyst (2-3 years)$47,000$63,000
1st Level Helpdesk Analyst (3+ years)$63,000$74,000
2nd Level Desktop Support Analyst (2-3 years)$53,000$68,000
2nd Level Desktop Support Analyst (3-5+ years)$63,000$84,000
3rd Level Support Analyst (2-3 years)$79,000$100,000
Systems Administrator (2-3 years)$68,000$95,000
Systems Administrator (3-5+ years)$95,000$116,000
Network Administrator (2-3 years)$68,000$95,000
Network Administrator (3-5+ years)$95,000$121,000
Unix Administrator (2-3 years)$79,000$100,000
Unix Administrator (3-5+ years)$100,000$126,000
Helpdesk Team Leader (2-3 years)$74,000$89,000
Helpdesk Team Leader (3-5+ years)$89,000$110,000
Helpdesk Manager (2-3 years)$105,000$126,000
Helpdesk Manager (3-5+ years)$105,000$126,000

Please note:

 

  1. These figures represent total remuneration (ie cash, statutory superannuation component and benefits), excluding bonus/incentive schemes.
  2. † Salaries at this level can differ widely depending on the candidate’s background, skills and the extent of the role.
  3. The Nspire Recruitment Wage Estimates is a value added service that we offer to our clients and candidates. The information is gathered with reasonable care, but figures contained within this data and our analysis should not be taken as final and is to be used as a guide only.