Computers, information networks and communication channels are rapidly changing and evolving in the modern world. This is a growth industry, as more of the planet goes on-line we rely on technology more and more to improve the quality of our lives.
For anyone interested in digital technology, this is a great time to start a career in this sector.
IT engineers install, maintain and repair the physical components of computer systems and equipment and the networks they operate across.
IT operations technicians are responsible for the day-to-day running of networks including the preparation of back-up systems, and for performing regular checks to ensure smooth running.
IT project managers manage, co-ordinate and technically supervise specific IT projects and programmes of a discrete duration and/or budget.
Design, develop, test, implement and maintain software systems for a business or even design and develop specialist software e.g. for computer games.
Telecommunications engineers install, maintain and repair public and private telephone systems and maintain, test and repair telecommunications cables.
Design, develop and maintain websites to meet a client’s specified requirements. This creative and technical career is in a fast-paced industry, that allows you to work anywhere in the world.
Directors plan, organise and co-ordinate the work and resources necessary to provide and operate information technology and telecommunications services within an organisation.
Technicians are responsible for providing technical support, advice and guidance for users of IT systems and applications, either directly or by telephone, e-mail or other network interaction.