Top Ten Computer Technical Jobs That Pay Handsomely.

Top Ten Computer Technical jobs that pay handsomely.As per today’s evolving world, people have moved to the digital Era. Companies now offer jobs that require cognitive thinking, intellectual understanding and performance aimed towards achieving greater organizational goals.

It takes a well trained professional, equipped with high end technical skills to perform some of the tasks assigned by a particular company. 

Techinical  jobs requires one to use their technical skills, knowledge, experiences, and education to bring out viable solutions for business problems.

Technical  jobs may come in various forms and can be performed using different tools. One of the tools used to perform technical jobs is the computer.

These computer tasks are mostly related to computer codes, software applications, network systems and algorithms.

Here are the top ten computer technical jobs that pay well:

1. Computer Systems Analyst.

A computer systems analyst is the one responsible for analyzing ,troubleshooting, and evaluating computer network problems in an organisation. He or she solves the issues as per the error detained in between.

One who holds a bachelor’s degree in computer science has a  very high chances of securing the job as compared to a diploma holder because of the competition in the market. A computer system analyst earns a basic salary of 120,000 Kenya  shillings.

2.Information Technology Manager

An IT Manager is the one responsible for planning, directing and overseeing all the activities related to the company’s computer and information systems either hardware or software. One should have knowledge in information technology and be well equpied with computer skills.

He/She should be able to work under minimum supervision since it’s a job that requires creativity with no slagging. Estimated Monthly salary for this job is around Ksh 115,000.

3.Computer Reseach Scientist. 

One is responsible for creating and improving computer software and hardware. They better networking for faster speed and improves information sector to make the company well equiped and efficient in its performance.

They make wise decisions that qualify or meets standards required in the corporate sector. One has to posses a bachelor’s degree in computer science and related field to obtain the job. A computer research specialist earns a basic salary of Ksh 150,000 per month.

4.Computer Suppport Specialist.

He is responsible for analyzing ,troubleshooting and evaluating computer network problems in an organsation. He ensures smooth running of the company’s activities relating to computer networks.

They provide technical services to the company such as fixing crashed computers, updating software and operating systems to make sure they are up to date and efficient. Estimated monthly salary is Ksh 500,000.

5.Netwok Systems Administator

Every company requires a Network Systems administrator to run its networks efficiently. He or she is responsible for day to day network organisation like ensuring there is good flow of internet connection.

They also install local area network (LAN) and wide large area NETWORKS (WAN) and fix issues related to the same in case of an hitch. They earn a basic salary of Ksh 100, 000 per month. A bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology or Networking e. g Cisco or Huawei is required in order to apply for the job.

6.Data Scientist. 

This is the highest paying technical job. The work of a data Scientist is to analyse and interpret complex data to help an organisation make better and timely decisions. He/she earns an estimated monthly salary of Ksh 1.4 Million.

7.Software Developer.

Basically the work of a Software developer is that he/she optimizes the development process by making design choices and dictating technical standards such as coding, tools and platforms. They also identify a customer’s requirements.

They are involved in developing softwares such as computer programs, systems, computer and mobile applications among other softwares. These softwares can be useful to both the corporate sector and the general public.

A bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering is required for one to take up the job. A well equipped Software Engineer takes home a monthly salary of ksh 1.06 Million.

8.Information Security and Analysis Specialist. 

His/Her work is to plan and carry out security measures to protect an organisation’s computer networks and systems. Their monthly salary is ksh 172,000.

9.Web Designer and Developer. 

This is a programmer who specialises in the development of Wold Wide Web applications and websites using a client-server model. They perform roles such as designing company websites, upgrading existing websites and managing the websites.

They are basically the ones responsible for ensuring that the companys profile are visible on the internet and all its activities are recorded on the digital space for any potential client to view and make enquiries. They can also be involved in development of software for the companys use

He/she earns a basic salary of kshs 40,000 per month.

10.Sales Engineer. 

His work is to sell complex scientific and technological products or services to businesses. He/she must have the understanding of the scientific processes that make the products work.

On average, a sales engineer earns a monthly salary of ksh 151,000.

Note: Most of these roles fall under one category of an IT Manager, Systems Administrator or ICT Support. Anyone holding a diploma or bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or Software Engineering can perform these roles without any difficulties.

The roles are however divided into many categories to avoid piling too much workload on one individual. This ensures smooth and efficient running of a companies computer systems in general.