• A new report by job portal CareerJunction found that executive management, bookkeeping, and network administration are the jobs which have seen the biggest growth in demand in SA recently.
  • The jobs platform said executive management can expect to earn salaries up to R160,000 a month, network administers up to R44,000, and bookkeepers up to R21,000. 
  • Architecture, engineering, information technology, business, sales, and finance are the sectors with the biggest opportunity for employment, according to the report. 
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Executive management, bookkeeping, and network administration have seen the biggest spike in demand from South African employers, a new report by jobs platform CareerJunction has found. 

CareerJunctions’ latest South African labour market demand and supply report, compiled from listings on its platform, found that in January job search activity grew by 12%, and hiring activity by 6%. 

The report said executive managers can expect the earn salaries ranging between R93,613 and R161,370 a month in Gauteng, R92,042 to R120,914 a month in the Western Cape, and R83,452 to R96,667 a month in KwaZulu-Natal. 

Network administers can expect monthly earnings between R35,571 and R44,384 in Gauteng, R28,928 to R37,128 in the Western Cape, and between R22,792 and R30,543 in KwaZulu-Natal, CareerJunction said. 

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Meanwhile bookkeepers can expect an average salary of R17,753 to R21,545 per month in Gauteng, R18,722 to R22,395 per month in the Western Cape and R17,188 to R22,656 per month in KwaZulu-Natal.

CareerJunction said the South Africa sectors with the biggest opportunity for employment right now are architecture, engineering, information technology, business, sales, and finance. 

Software development, middle or department management, and sales consulting are some of the most requested skills from employers, it said.