If you’re in IT, odds are you work in one of these five functional areas: IT security, help desk, system operations, systems engineering or network engineering. We’ve spilled the beans on the average salaries of these positions so you can size up your checks against the norm. Within each area we also are showing what the management hierarchy is making on average. Check these numbers out!
|Business Application Development||$99,130|
|Enterprise Infrastructure Management||$98,075|
|Data Warehousing / Business Intelligence||$96,499|
|Business Systems Analysis||$84,734|
This table shows salaries in different functions, but up the managerial chain.
|Director – Client and LAN Systems||$94,919|
|Manager – Operation Services (NT/UNIX/Linux)||$87,668|
|Sr. Systems Administrator – Transaction Monitors||$84,703|
|Systems Administrator – Transaction Monitors||$66,698|
|VP or Director, Information Security||$134,085|
|IT Risk and Compliance Manager||$106,593|
|Business Application Development|
|VP or Director, Corporate Applications||$138,116|
|Manager, Business Applications Development||$108,111|
|Senior Business Applications Developer||$95,725|
|Business Applications Developer||$77,122|
|VP or Director Project/Program Management||$123,813|
|Manager or Sr. Manager Project/Program Management||$102,780|
What Does This Mean
Well, if you see that another area with a bit bigger of a salary, training or certification for that job is a must. One of the most common promotions are a cross-departmental jump, and today just might be the day you start working on yours!
Source:2015 Salary Guide.