PROGRAMMER* - normally having experience of both
technical analysis and programming functions and playing a role in the technical
aspects of delivering complete systems and having skills in one or more
ANALYST - normally combining both technical and commercial knowledge
to define the commercial requirements and objectives for a significant part
of a business system or application. Typically the person should have at
least 5 years post graduate experience or 3 years where they hold a degree
covering Systems Analysis.
SPECIALIST* - normally responsible for the design,
support and maintenance of corporate databases and usually entailing knowledge
and experience on the utilisation of database software within various hardware
MANAGER - normally someone with a senior role, typically a person with
at least 7 years of experience in this field, in an organisation and having
specific responsibility for planning, organising, co-oordinating and controlling
IT projects, and for the development, operation and support of IT applications,
systems and networks.
SPECIALIST - normally involved in high level design and installation
of communication networks including the provision of hardware and software
and the provision of advice on overall security of corporate networks and
associated operating and recovery procedures.
ENGINEER* - normally entailing in depth knowledge
of operating systems, application software and software development tools
and including responsibility for design and development of systems including
communications systems and networks.
Skills in the following technologies are currently in particularly short
supply in these occupations:
Active Server Pages/Active X
Visual Basic/Visual C++
All Customer Relationship
Management (CRM) and Computer Telephony Integration (CTI) packages (especially
Siebel, Clarify, and Oracle CRM).