Following is a list of high paying careers in this field:
IT Manager: Bachelor or Masters Degree in IT or Specialized Diploma in relevant subject is the required qualification for this along with experience. Job responsibilities include deployment and support, general autonomy, regional or global supervision of IT infrastructure and many more. An IT manager with 10 years experience can draw a salary of 10-18 lakhs per annum.
Software development manager/Senior engineer: Required qualification is degree or diploma in software development and application. Roles and responsibilities include managing resources and workers associated with various software projects. With 10-12 years experience one can draw 7.5-10 lakhs per annum for this post.
Developer (Web/software application): Degree or diploma in web development or software development. Responsibilities include development of web applications, software applications using various technical platforms. average salary for a 4-8 years experienced professional is 5-8 lakhs per annum.
System administrator: Diploma or degree in system administration required. Roles include managing IT system infrastructure or supervising subordinates and providing training and support on regular basis. Salary ranges from 3-6 lakhs per annum.
IT security professional: Diploma or degree in relevant field along with hands on experience. Job responsibilities are Design, implementation, assessment, managing vital security tasks and many more. Managing antivirus, exposure assessment and security monitoring are other core responsibilities. Minimum salary of IT security professionals start from 5.5 lakhs per annum and it can go much higher depending on the skill sets of an employee.