IT specialist manager
- Plans, coordinates and manages the organisation.
- Liaises with users, senior staff and internal/external clients to clarify IT requirements and development needs.
- Takes responsibility for managing the development of a specialist aspect of IT provision such as user support, network operations, service delivery or quality control.
- Supervises the technical team and coordinates training.
- Plans and monitors work and maintenance schedules to ensure agreed service levels are achieved.
- Reports on IT activities to senior management.
Typical Education Level
Entrants usually possess a degree or equivalent qualification, although entry with other academic qualifications and/or significant relevant experience is possible. There is a variety of vocational, professional and postgraduate qualifications available.
Will retirement created job openings
In the UK, 11% in this profession are aged 55 or above.* They will likely retire in the next 10 years, creating a demand for new workers
*This is based on national data
Average annual earnings
The current average wage for it specialist manager is £42,237
The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 6,023. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.
Over the past year, 60 jobs have been posted for it specialist manager roles.
How well does it pay?
Normal pay for this occupation is £42,237 per year. That is about £3,520 per month or £21.66 per hour. New workers generally start on £23,946, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £66,807
Is it growing or declining?
This career has remained the same over the last 2 years, and is expected to remain the same over the next 4 years. Currently, 6,023 people are employed in the region.