IT specialist manager

IT specialist managers plan, organise, manage and coordinate the provision of specialist IT services and functions in an organisation.

Tasks

  • 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

Level 4-6

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

£42,237

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for it specialist manager is £42,237

6,023 positions

Current Employment

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.

60 jobs

Job Postings

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.

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