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Information Technology

Pay

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IT MANAGEMENT AND PROFESSIONAL JOBS

  • IT managers and professionals may earn around £24,000 a year, as a starting salary.
  • With experience, IT managers and professionals may earn around £30,000. Salaries for very senior jobs may be over £50,000.
  • For areas in which there is a shortage of qualified professionals, such as forensics, salaries can be up to £60,000 for senior posts.

IT TECHNICIAN JOBS

  • IT technicians may earn from £16,000 to £20,000 a year, as a starting salary.
  • With experience, they may earn up to £25,000.
  • Salaries for very senior jobs may be £35,000 or more.

IT ADMINISTRATION JOBS 

  • IT administrators may earn around £18,000 as a starting salary.
  • With experience they may earn around £30,000 up to £34,000.
  • Salaries for very senior administration jobs may be up to £60,000.

IT ENGINEERING JOBS

  • Engineers may earn around £18,000 a year as a starting salary, or £15,000 if at technician level.
  • With experience they may earn from £25,000 up to £40,000 a year.
  • Salaries for very senior engineer posts may be more than £50,000.

These salaries are for guidance only - for information on possible salary levels for specific IT jobs (forensic computer analyst, data entry clerk, IT support technician, etc), see the Next Step website