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IT technical support staff diagnose and solve software and hardware problems for computer users.

Salary: £16,000 to £35,000 average per year
Hours: 35 to 40 per week

1. Entry requirements

There are no set requirements, but you’ll need a good level of general education. You'll also need a working knowledge of computer software and hardware.

A college course in computing or IT support, and experience in customer service, will help.

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You'll need:

  • excellent customer service skills
  • the ability to explain technical issues to non-technical users
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  • the ability to prioritise and manage tasks
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3. What you'll do

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You may work in-house with an organisation’s staff, students or customers. You may also work in a call centre advising the public by phone, email or online chat.

In some roles, you’ll be responsible for telephony and audio-visual equipment as well as IT systems.

Your day-to-day tasks may include:

  • communicating with computer users to find and fix problems
  • tracking work in progress and recording issues and solutions
  • updating online knowledge banks
  • servicing and fixing equipment, including printers, projectors and networks
  • Steampunk Coin Gothic Waist OMAS Purse Shoulder Punk Leg Pack Vintage Bag Handbag setting up new equipment and upgrading existing systems
  • training people on new systems, face-to-face and online

4. Salary

Starter: £16,000 to £22,000

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Experienced: £22,000 to £24,000

Highly Experienced: £25,000 to £35,000

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These figures are a guide.

5. Working hours, patterns and environment

You'll usually work 35 to 40 hours a week. You may have to work shifts, including evenings and weekends.

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You may have to travel to different sites to help users. A driving licence may be required.

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Coin Pack Steampunk Punk OMAS Vintage Purse Gothic Waist Bag Shoulder Handbag Leg 6. Career path and progression

With experience, you could move into a supervisory or management role.

With training, you could move into network engineering, database administration, business or systems analysis, IT security, IT project management, training or technical sales.

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Last updated: 02 April 2018