Vision Logo 2
Good luck to everyone receiving their GCSE results!
Whatever the result, there's a course for you this September
Career spotlight

IT specialist managers

Average National Salaries (2017)

Age 20

£20,280 pile of coins

Age 35

£49,920 pile of coins

Age 50

£60,320 pile of coins
Average salary in the East Midlands: £39,520

What does this career do?

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

Typical tasks

  • plans, coordinates and manages the organisation’s IT provision or a specialist area of IT activity
  • 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.

Current entry requirements

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.

Percentage in work

  • Employed

  • Unemployed

Male
(2018)
Female
(2018)

Due to insufficient sample sizes, some data was excised.

Predicted employment status in 2022

  • Part-time

  • Self Employed

  • Full-time

Predicted employment levels in the East Midlands

Career related courses available at West Notts

About the statistics

Data is powered by LMI for All and is sourced from labour market statistics from the Office for National Statistics (ONS), the Institute for Employment Research, the Department for Works and Pensions, and the UK Commission for Employment and Skills.

Next steps

To ask us a question about this career or find out about our courses or apprenticeship opportunities please use the below form or give us a call.

Call our enquiries line free on

0808 100 3626

For more information on careers please visit our

Information, advice and guidance website

Why choose West Notts?

The word 100% written in a circle

100% A Level pass rate in 2018

An icon of a reward rosette in a circle

Best A Level provider in Mansfield and Ashfield for student progress*

An icon of a tick and checkbox in a circle

One of the top colleges in the UK for student satisfaction**

An icon of a bus in a circle

An extensive bus service across Mansfield and the surrounding area

An icon of a building in a circle

£50m investment in our facilities since 2008

*Value added is a measure of a student’s progress against their starting point
**Learner Exit Survey 2017/18
Policies and statements | Freedom of Information | Accessibility Statement | Modern Slavery Statement | Privacy Notices
© West Nottinghamshire College