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19 top paying Internet-of-Things jobs

The Internet of Things remains one of the most dominant trends in technology. Accordingly, The Internet of Things Institute has released its findings on the impact that IoT is having on pay rates this year.

According to the Institute, IoT-related jobs are earning the following:

Chief information officer
2017 salary range = $175,000 to $279,000

2016 salary range = $172,000 to $268,000
Difference = 3.1 percent

Chief technology officer
2017 salary range = $149,000 to $240,000
2016 salary range = $147,500 to $229,000
Difference = 3.3 percent

Chief security officer/chief information security officer
2017 salary range = $145,250 to $236,750
2016 salary range = $140,250 to $222,500
Difference = 5.3 percent

Big data engineer
2017 salary range = $135,000 to $196,000
2016 salary range = $129,500 to $183,500
Difference = 5.8 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: ETL = 6 percent; Hadoop = 7 percent; Microsoft SQL Server database = 8 percent; Oracle database = 6 percent.

Data architect
2017 salary range = $131,250 to $184,000
2016 salary range = $127,250 to $175,500
Difference = 4.1 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: ETL = 6 percent; Hadoop = 7 percent; Microsoft SQL Server database = 8 percent; Oracle database = 6 percent.

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Green LED lights and rows of fibre optic cables are seen feeding into a computer server inside a comms room at an office in London, U.K., on Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2014. Vodafone Group Plc will ask telecommunications regulator Ofcom to guarantee that U.K. wireless carriers, which rely on BT's fiber network to transmit voice and data traffic across the country, are treated fairly when BT sets prices and connects their broadcasting towers. Photographer: Simon Dawson/Bloomberg

Network architect
2017 salary range = $125,000 to $183,000
2016 salary range = $120,000 to $175,000
Difference = 4.4 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: CISSP = 6 percent; Check Point firewall administration = 6 percent; Cisco network administration = 7 percent; UNIX administration = 7 percent.

Applications architect
2017 salary range = $124,500 to $128,750
2016 salary range = $121,250 to $171,750
Difference = 3.5 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: AJAX development = 5 percent; business object = 5 percent; ASP development = 4 percent; C# development = 7 percent; C++ development = 4 percent; Hyperian = 5 percent; DCOM/COM/Active X development = 4 percent; Hadoop = 7 percent; Java development = 8 percent; Java EE/J2EE development = 8 percent; .NET development = 7 percent; AHP development = 7 percent; LAMP = 7 percent; SAP development = 5 percent; SharePoint = 8 percent; Web services development = 7 percent.

Mobile applications developer
2017 salary range = $118,750 to $182,250
2016 salary range = $115,250 to $175,750
Difference = 3.4 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: AJAX development = 5 percent; business object = 5 percent; ASP development = 4 percent; C# development = 7 percent; C++ development = 4 percent; Hyperian = 5 percent; DCOM/COM/Active X development = 4 percent; Hadoop = 7 percent; Java development = 8 percent; Java EE/J2EE development = 8 percent; .NET development = 7 percent; AHP development = 7 percent; LAMP = 7 percent; SAP development = 5 percent; SharePoint = 8 percent; Web services development = 7 percent.

Data security analyst
2017 salary range = $118,250 to $169,000
2016 salary range = $113,500 to $160,000
Difference = 5 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: CISSP = 6 percent; Check Point firewall administration = 6 percent; Cisco network administration = 7 percent; UNIX administration = 7 percent.

Business intelligence analyst
2017 salary range = $118,000 to $171,750
2016 salary range = $113,750 to $164,000
Difference = 4.3 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: ETL = 6 percent; Hadoop = 7 percent; Microsoft SQL Server database = 8 percent; Oracle database = 6 percent.

Data scientist
2017 salary range = $116,000 to $163,500
2016 salary range = $109,000 to $153,750
Difference = 6.4 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: ETL = 6 percent; Hadoop = 7 percent; Microsoft SQL Server database = 8 percent; Oracle database = 6 percent.

Network security engineer
2017 salary range = $115,500 to $162,500
2016 salary range = $110,250 to $152,750
Difference = 5.7 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: CISSP = 6 percent; Check Point firewall administration = 6 percent; Cisco network administration = 7 percent; UNIX administration = 7 percent.

Lead application developer
2017 salary range = $115,000 to $167,000
2016 salary range = $110,750 to $160,750
Difference = 3,9 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: AJAX development = 5 percent; business object = 5 percent; ASP development = 4 percent; C# development = 7 percent; C++ development = 4 percent; Hyperian = 5 percent; DCOM/COM/Active X development = 4 percent; Hadoop = 7 percent; Java development = 8 percent; Java EE/J2EE development = 8 percent; .NET development = 7 percent; AHP development = 7 percent; LAMP = 7 percent; SAP development = 5 percent; SharePoint = 8 percent; Web services development = 7 percent.

Wireless network engineer
2017 salary range = $123,250 to $158,000
2016 salary range = $108,750 to $150,750
Difference = 4.5 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: CISSP = 6 percent; Check Point firewall administration = 6 percent; Cisco network administration = 7 percent; UNIX administration = 7 percent.

Software engineer
2017 salary range = $108,250 to $164,500
2016 salary range = $103,000 to $156,250
Difference = 5.2 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: AJAX development = 5 percent; business object = 5 percent; ASP development = 4 percent; C# development = 7 percent; C++ development = 4 percent; Hyperian = 5 percent; DCOM/COM/Active X development = 4 percent; Hadoop = 7 percent; Java development = 8 percent; Java EE/J2EE development = 8 percent; .NET development = 7 percent; AHP development = 7 percent; LAMP = 7 percent; SAP development = 5 percent; SharePoint = 8 percent; Web services development = 7 percent.

Database administrator
2017 salary range = $98,500 to $148,500
2016 salary range = $95,750 to $142,750
Difference = 3.6 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: ETL = 6 percent; Hadoop = 7 percent; Microsoft SQL Server database = 8 percent; Oracle database = 6 percent.

Project manager
2017 salary range = $97,250 to $151,750
2016 salary range = $95,250 to $146,500
Difference = 3 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: AJAX development = 5 percent; business object = 5 percent; ASP development = 4 percent; C# development = 7 percent; C++ development = 4 percent; Hyperian = 5 percent; DCOM/COM/Active X development = 4 percent; Hadoop = 7 percent; Java development = 8 percent; Java EE/J2EE development = 8 percent; .NET development = 7 percent; AHP development = 7 percent; LAMP = 7 percent; SAP development = 5 percent; SharePoint = 8 percent; Web services development = 7 percent.

Software developer
2017 salary range = $93,000 to $155,000
2016 salary range = $91,000 to $145,250
Difference = 5.7 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: AJAX development = 5 percent; business object = 5 percent; ASP development = 4 percent; C# development = 7 percent; C++ development = 4 percent; Hyperian = 5 percent; DCOM/COM/Active X development = 4 percent; Hadoop = 7 percent; Java development = 8 percent; Java EE/J2EE development = 8 percent; .NET development = 7 percent; AHP development = 7 percent; LAMP = 7 percent; SAP development = 5 percent; SharePoint = 8 percent; Web services development = 7 percent.

Business systems analyst
2017 salary range = $86,250 to $127,000
2016 salary range = $84,000 to $122,000
Difference = 3.5 percent
Add these percentages to IoT salaries for the following skills: AJAX development = 5 percent; business object = 5 percent; ASP development = 4 percent; C# development = 7 percent; C++ development = 4 percent; Hyperian = 5 percent; DCOM/COM/Active X development = 4 percent; Hadoop = 7 percent; Java development = 8 percent; Java EE/J2EE development = 8 percent; .NET development = 7 percent; AHP development = 7 percent; LAMP = 7 percent; SAP development = 5 percent; SharePoint = 8 percent; Web services development = 7 percent.

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