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Job roles in IT

Computer Technician:

A Computer Technician would deal with any problems a computer may  have, physical such as hardware problems, software such as problems within the Operating System.

Qualifications:

NCFE qualification ITQ (for basic skills)

City and Guilds certificate for IT practitioners Level 1 (for basic skills)

City and Guilds certificate for IT practitioners Level 2 (slightly more advanced skills)

City and Guilds certificate for IT practitioners Level 3 (advanced skills)

OCR diploma for IT practitioners (for advanced skills)

Earned yearly:

Depending on the company a level 1 support technician earns £15,000, A level 2 support technician would earn £20,000 and level 3 would earn £25,000.

Reference: <http://www.brokencomputers.co.uk/qualifications.php> [accessed 17/09/2012]

 

Web Designer:

A web designer will have to deal with customers, tweaking websites made or making a design template for the customer.

Qualifications:

Portfolio of designs made

Needs to know HTML(Hyper Text Mark up Language)

Also needs to know CSS(cascading style sheets)

Earned yearly:

£25,000 to £35,000 on average.

Reference:<http://www.ehow.com/about_5090769_qualifications-designer.html>[accessed 17/09/2012]

 

Network manager:

A network manager would need to manage the routers and servers designated to the company that employs them.

Qualifications:

City & Guilds Higher Professional Diploma for IT Practitioners

OCR Higher Level award for IT professionals

BTEC/HND in Computing and NVQs for IT professionals

Reference:http://www.cwjobs.co.uk/careers-advice/profiles/network-manager[accessed 17/09/2012]

 

Level designer:

A level designer is in charge of the designed levels for games that are currently being developed.

Qualifications:

Design

Engineering

Or

software development

Reference: <http://www.creativeskillset.org/games/careers/article_4736_1.asp>[accessed 17/09/2012]

 

Software developer:

Software developers make software for companys.

A software developer earns £20,000 – £40,000.

Qualifications:

Programming languages

Degree in computer programming

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Tonys Dream Job

My dream job is a web designer, A web designer averagely gets £25,000 to £35,000 annually. A web designer needs certain skills, these are: HTML, CSS, Photoshop, SQL, ASP / PHP, Macromedia Development Packages, Flash.

Note: not all of these qualifications are needed but preferred.

references: http://EzineArticles.com/569672 [accessed 24/09/12]