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IT specialist managers

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


Median Salary

New workers start around £30,504. Normal pay is £51,052 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £81,098.

Daily 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.

Skills employers are asking for

  • Active Learning
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Monitoring
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Listening
  • Learning Strategies
  • Writing
  • Mathematics
  • Speaking
  • Science

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