Menu
What can NZ tech professionals expect from their pay package in 2015?

What can NZ tech professionals expect from their pay package in 2015?

ICT companies across New Zealand are working harder than ever to attract and retain high quality tech talent, with new tech professionals widely tipped to expect more from their pay package this year.

ICT companies across New Zealand are working harder than ever to attract and retain high quality tech talent, with new tech professionals widely tipped to expect more from their pay package this year.

But according to industry experts Absolute IT, they’re not only relying on higher salaries, but are creating pay packages that include additional benefits such as extra annual leave, health care plans and flexible working hours.

Releasing its six-monthly Remuneration Report , after surveying over 35,000 anonymous submissions, Absolute IT reports “notable improvements” when looking back and comparing figures from the last 6-12months.

“A key take-out is the significant number of non-financial benefits IT job seekers are now receiving as part of their salary packages,” says Grant Burley, Director, Absolute IT.

Up 18%, Burley reports that 66% of IT professionals in New Zealand are receiving some form of additional benefit as part of their remuneration package, compared with this time last year.

There has also been a 3% increase in the national base median salary, up to $82,500.

“Our latest Tech Remuneration Report shows that NZ tech companies have been listening to what tech professionals want and are offering some of the best pay packages on record,” Burley adds.

What makes the best IT job package?

With New Zealand tech companies struggling to compete internationally with base salary, most IT jobs now provide a total package.

Burley believes it's becoming increasingly important to provide staff with not only a secure job, but a healthy work/life balance, with a significant rise in professionals across all industries liberating themselves from the traditional fixed work hours, which can be credited to the digital age revolutionising the way we work.

“Employers are finding other ways to entice talent; mainly through additional benefits such as mobile phone allowances, health care plans, car parking, company paid training and flexible work hours,” Burley adds.


Follow Us

Join the newsletter!

Or

Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. View our privacy policy before signing up.

Error: Please check your email address.

Tags Absolute IT

Featured

Slideshows

Malwarebytes shoots the breeze with channel, prospects

Malwarebytes shoots the breeze with channel, prospects

A Kumeu, Auckland, winery was the venue for a Malwarebytes event for partner and prospect MSPs - with some straight shooting on the side. The half-day getaway, which featured an archery competition, lunch and wine-tasting aimed at bringing Malwarebytes' local New Zealand and top and prospective MSP partners together to celebrate recent local successes, and discuss the current state of malware in New Zealand. This was also a unique opportunity for local MSPs to learn about how they can get the most out of Malwarebytes' MSP program and offering, as more Kiwi businesses are targeted by malware.

Malwarebytes shoots the breeze with channel, prospects
EDGE 2019: Channel forges new partnerships during evening networking

EDGE 2019: Channel forges new partnerships during evening networking

Partners, vendors and distributors reconnected during a number of social gatherings during EDGE 2019. The first evening saw the channel congregate for a welcome party at the Hamilton Island yacht club, while the main poolside proved to be the perfect stop for a barbecue on the final night.

EDGE 2019: Channel forges new partnerships during evening networking
Show Comments