2020 Salary Guide: Tech & Transformation


Want to advance your career in Tech & Transformation?

Here’s what you definitely need to know:

Top Roles in Demand for 2020 in Malaysia

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

  • Cybersecurity
  • Agile & Scrum
  • Big Data & AI


Malaysia Average Salary: Tech & Transformation

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



Job Title Average Annual Salary (MYR)
Chief Technology Officer 390 – 660k
IT Director 294 – 450k



Job Title Average Annual Salary (MYR)
Chief Digital Officer 360 – 720k
Digital Transformation Manager 204 – 300k
Product Manager 156 – 276k


Projects & Delivery

Job Title Average Annual Salary (MYR)
Program Manager 246 – 372k
Project Manager 216 – 360k
Change Manager 180 – 300k
Scrum Master 156 – 240k
Service Delivery Manager 144 – 300k
IT Business Analyst 90 – 168k



Job Title Average Annual Salary (MYR)
ERP Director 360 – 480k
ERP Manager 180 – 276k
ERP Consultant 100 – 216k


Business Intelligence & Data Analytics

Job Title Average Annual Salary (MYR)
Business Intelligence Consultant 96 – 180k
Data Analyst 90 – 156k
Data Engineer 108 – 180k
Data Scientist 174 – 276k


Software Development

Job Title Average Annual Salary (MYR)
Solution Architect 180 – 336k
Development Manager 156 – 312k
Software Developer 96 – 216k
Application Support 78 – 144k
UI/UX Designer 96 – 192k
Test Manager 156 – 198k
Quality Assurance Engineer 84 – 144k


IT Governance & Information/Cybersecurity

Job Title Average Annual Salary (MYR)
Chief Information Security Officer 360 – 540k
Business Information Security Officer 216 – 300k
Security Manager 144 – 228k
Security Governance 96 – 168k
Security Specialist 72 – 144k
Penetration Tester 72 – 156k
IT Audit Manager 102 – 204k
IT Risk Manager 120 – 240k


IT Infrastructure

Job Title Average Annual Salary (MYR)
Infrastructure Manager 120 – 246k
Service Desk Manager 96 – 180k
Systems Administrator 60 – 120k
Database Administrator 60 – 120k
Network Administrator 60 – 120k
Cloud Engineer 90 – 192k
Infrastructure Architect 180 – 336k


IT Sales

Job Title Average Annual Salary (MYR)
Sales Director 300 – 444k
Pre-Sales Manager 126 – 180k
Account Manager 96 – 180k
Product Manager 96 – 180k


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Source: Robert Walters

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