Top 10 IT companies In Nigeria And Their Salary Structures

Working in an IT company can be both fun and tedious at the same time, especially when you are well skilled with the necessary soft skills needed to carry out your job functions. These top 10 IT companies listed on this article are not easy to come by so therefore you need to be well informed and up to date with the the speed of light pace of the IT world.

Most IT companies pay considerably well, it is advisable to have both hardware and software skills though you can learn any you want to but it is usually advisable you have an average knowledgeable background of the hardware and be proficient in the use of the software for integration purposes.

The interesting part of working in these top 10 IT companies in Nigeria is the fact that you can work from home and still receive your mouth watery salary online other sectors where the job demands your physical presence. The truth is most of them have their offices abroad with country managers here in Nigeria.

Getting a Job with a top IT company in Nigeria can be quite a herculean task especially job hunting with a mere B.SC degree in any IT related courses. To get a Job in a top IT company in Nigeria, you must do research in the related fired to find out the exact soft skills needed in order not to waste your time on courses that would add no value to your field or career, and for you to do that is to open a LinkedIn account, search for top people in top IT companies in Nigeria and follow them, check out their profile and see the certifications they acquired as a means of securing the job, follow suit and start off, remember the longest journey begins with a first step!

Without wasting much of your time, see the list of the top 10 IT companies in Nigeria and their salary structures

Top 10 IT Companies in Nigeria And Their Salary Structures

Oracle Nigeria

The Oracle Corporation is an American global computer technology corporation, headquartered in Redwood City, California. The company primarily specializes in developing and marketing database software and technology, cloud engineered systems and enterprise software products—particularly its own brands of database management systems. Oracle was the second-largest software maker by revenue, after Microsoft in 2011.

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Oracle Nigeria accepts interns and their interns receive as much as 150,000 Naira while for new intakes, your salary structure depends on the skills and bargaining power, the truth is that you need to get well informed about their salary structure so you don’t over or under value your worth. Oracle Nigeria pay as much as 800,000 naira monthly and this is aside other benefits like health and insurance, travelling expenses and other incentives for achieving certain targets.

Microsoft Nigeria

This is unarguably the biggest IT company in Nigeria and the world at large. Owned by the Famous Bill Gates, talking about strength and size, Microsoft has all it takes.  In August 2016, they acquired LinkedIn for a whopping $26.2Billion, this alone speaks of their strength and might.

They pay handsomely well too. Their just like most top IT companies in Nigeria, there is no salary scale for certain level but there are benchmarks to for every level. Microsoft pays new intakes as much as 1million naira, make sure you bargain properly. Though other top staff there receive as much as 3million per month as their monthly basic salary

Microsoft Nigeria is located at Mezzanine Floor; Mulliner Towers; Alfred Rewane Road; Ikoyi; Lagos, Nigeria. Phone : +234 (1) 4621100; Fax : +234 (1) 4621158.


Ericsson is one of the top 10 IT companies in Nigeria with Headquarter in Sweden. It is a Multinational company, whose task cuts across various continents of the world.  Ericsson Nigeria provides a range of services, some of which include software, telecommunication, mobile, fixed broadband, operations, business support, video systems, cable TV and a host of other services. Their clients are major Telecom operators in Nigeria. Ericson Nigeria is located at Carrington Crescent, Victoria Island Lagos. Ericsson pays well too, graduate trainee receives as much as 400,000 Naira and above.

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I am particularly proud of this IT company, why? Simply because it is an indigenously groomed company with focus. The company was incorporated in 2002 with its main function to integrate payment and transaction processing between two or more financial institutions companies, provide advisory services, technology integration, transaction processing and payment infrastructure to banks, government, and corporate bodies.

Interswitch head office address is at Oke Awo close, Victoria, island, Opposite Eko Hotel and Suites, Lagos. As for Interswitch salary structure, it is fairly okay, they pay up to 130,000 as a graduate trainee, as a confirmed staff, you are entiltled to profit sharing (PS) and other allowances. Not a bad start for a Nigerian graduate!

IBM Nigeria

The brand name is one of the oldest names both in hardware and software building. International Business Machines, commonly referred to as IBM, is an American-based multinational company that manufactures and promotes computer software, middleware, and hardware. In addition, they offer other services such as cloud computing, hosting and consulting services. IBM Nigeria head office is located at Karimu Ikotun Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. IBM pay as much as 500,000 Naira per month. Its a dream come true for folks in IT markets.

MainOne Cable

“MainOne” also known as “Main One Cable” or “Main One” is a leading provider of innovative telecom services and network solutions for businesses in West Africa.

Since its launch in 2010, MainOne has developed a reputation for highly reliable services to become the preferred provider of wholesale Internet services to major telecom operators, ISPs, government agencies, large enterprises, and educational institutions in West Africa.

MainOne’s world class submarine cable system running down the coast of West Africa, state of the art IP NGN network, growing regional and metro terrestrial fiber optic networks, and data center facilities enable broadband services for businesses needing online connectivity solutions in West Africa.

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Google Nigeria

The name Google sends a frenzy to the minds of bloggers most especially knowing how important the giant incorporation is to their success or failure.

Google is currently the leading and most reliable search engine giant in the world. The American based, Multinational search engine giant has operations that cut across several countries of the world. Some of their services include cloud computing, online advertising, online search, and software. Google Nigeria is located at Alfred Rewane Road, Ikoyi, Lagos, Google pays as much as 500,000 monthly for new intakes.

HP Inc. Nigeria Limited

Makers of HP Laptops, Cameras, Desktops and other top devices. Their office in Nigeria functions more as the sales and distribution arm of HP. They are located at HP Inc. Nigeria Limited. Muliner Towers, 5th Floor. 39 Alfred Rewane Road. Ikoyi – Lagos. Their salary for graduate trainee is between 135,000 to 150,000 Naira monthly.


Dataflex is one of the ooremost indigenous ICT companies in Nigeria, with over 20 years of operation. Dataflex previously started as suppliers of computer and other related technology products to clients within and outside Lagos state. Currently, they have upped their game by providing enterprise services to Large and medium ranged companies. They have a vast array of global partners some of which include: Microsoft, Oracle, Symantec, IBM, Dell, Fujitsu, EMC and many more. Dataflex’s head office address is at Murin Okunola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos Nigeria.

Facebook Nigeria

They are not a pure IT company but are in high need of IT personnel which is why it is regarded as an IT Company. Facebook pays as much as 250,000 Naira though they have very few staff as it is new in Nigeria.

Here we have it, top 10 IT companies in Nigeria and their salary structures. Hope this was helpful? If you have any question or questions, holla at me at the comment section for immediate response.

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