Information Computing Technology (ICT) managers are mostly involved in planning, organising, directing, controlling and coordinating the development, maintenance and use of information technology and computers and telecommunication systems within public and private organisations.

Where ICT managers are employed

ICT managers work in a wide range of sectors and industries such as professional, scientific and technical services, information media and telecommunications and financial and insurance services.


Full-time ICT managers in South Australia generally earn more than $1,600 per week.

Graph of pay scales for ICT Managers

Job prospects

In 2011 there were 1,430 people employed full-time as ICT managers in South Australia compared with 1,131 in 2006.

How to become one

To become an ICT Manager you usually have to complete a vocational education and training (VET) qualification in information technology, programming or software development. As subjects and prerequisites can vary between institutions, you should contact your chosen institution for further information.

See courses related to this occupation.

Ask your career adviser about starting this training at school.

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