2021 Salary Guide: Tech & Transformation

January 01, 2021

Want to advance your career in Tech & Transformation?

Here’s what you definitely need to know:

Top Specialisations in Demand for 2021 in Hong Kong

This year, these tech & transformation specialisations are in demand:

  • Advanced analytics
  • Cloud technology
  • Enterprise architecture
  • Internet-of-Things (IOT)

Hong Kong Average Salary: Tech & Transformation

This is the average salary in Hong Kong for Tech & Transformation jobs:

Management

Job Title Average Annual Salary (HKD): 3 – 7 yrs’ exp Average Annual Salary (HKD): 8 – 14 yrs’ exp Average Annual Salary (HKD): 15+ yrs’ exp
Chief Information Officer (CIO) NA NA 1.5 – 2.5m
IT Director NA 1.0 – 1.2m 1.2 – 2.0m
Program Director NA NA 1.2 – 2.5m
IT Manager 450 – 550k 550 – 800k NA

Infrastructure

Job Title Average Annual Salary (HKD): 3 – 7 yrs’ exp Average Annual Salary (HKD): 8 – 14 yrs’ exp Average Annual Salary (HKD): 15+ yrs’ exp
Data Centre 240 – 300k NA NA
Network Pre-sale 360 – 550k NA NA
Help Desk 240 – 360k NA NA
IT Security Pre-sale 450 – 550k 700k – 1.2m NA
IT Security Technical Specialist 336 – 650k 650k – 1.2m 1.2 – 1.5m
System Administration 240 – 420k 550 – 800k NA
Network Admin 300 – 420k 600 – 800k NA
Telco Pre-sale 300 – 540k 650k – 1.2m NA
Service Delivery 360 – 540k 700k – 1.2m 1.0 – 1.2m
AWS/Microsoft Azure Expert 360 – 650k 650k – 1.2m 1.2 – 1.5m
Solution Architect 480 – 650k 800k – 1.2m 1.0 – 1.3m

Projects

Job Title Average Annual Salary (HKD): 3 – 7 yrs’ exp Average Annual Salary (HKD): 8 – 14 yrs’ exp Average Annual Salary (HKD): 15+ yrs’ exp
Business Analyst 300 – 450k 450 – 600k NA
Implementation Consultant 336 – 450k 550 – 900k 900k – 1.2m
Project Manager 300 – 540k 600k – 1.0m 1.0 – 1.2m

Software

Job Title Average Annual Salary (HKD): 3 – 7 yrs’ exp Average Annual Salary (HKD): 8 – 14 yrs’ exp Average Annual Salary (HKD): 15+ yrs’ exp
Developer 240 – 420k 500 – 800k 1.0 – 1.2m
Data Science 360 – 540k 550 – 800k 800k – 1.5m
DevOps 350 – 450k 500 – 800k NA
RPA 400 – 500k 500 – 850k NA

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Source: Robert Walters

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