IT specialist manager

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

Tasks

  • Reports on IT activities to senior management.
  • Plans and monitors work and maintenance schedules to ensure agreed service levels are achieved.
  • Supervises the technical team and coordinates training.
  • Takes responsibility for managing the development of a specialist aspect of IT provision such as user support, network operations, service delivery or quality control.
  • Liaises with users, senior staff and internal/external clients to clarify IT requirements and development needs.
  • Plans, coordinates and manages the organisation.

Typical Education Level

Honours, Bachelor's degree

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

£45,510

Average annual earnings

The current average wage for it specialist manager is £45,510

6,693 positions

Current Employment

The number of jobs in the career for the current year is 6,693. Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons, and do not distinguish between full- and part-time jobs.

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Job Postings

Over the past year, jobs have been posted for it specialist manager roles.

How well does it pay?

Normal pay for this occupation is £45,510 per year. That is about £3,793 per month or £23.34 per hour. New workers generally start on £26,478, while highly experienced workers can earn as much as £71,864

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, 6,693 people are employed in the region.

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