IT Managers

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

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 28,718
£ 49,100
£ 81,004

Available jobs

In the past year there were 234,562 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • 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 an 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’s IT provision or a specialist area of IT activity.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Scrum (Software Development)

  • Agile Methodology

  • Project Management

  • Stakeholder Management

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Finance

  • Auditing

  • Product Management

  • New Product Development

  • Change Management

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Communication

  • Management

  • Leadership

  • Planning

  • Governance

  • Customer Service

  • Operations

  • Problem Solving

  • Innovation

  • Influencing Skills

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.