Information Systems for Business

If you've studied IT Management or Computer Systems and are wondering about your career options and how to to get that all important first job, have a look at the following information for tips and pointers. If you'd like to talk anything through, come in to see a careers advisor who'll be pleased to help you.

What career options are there with my degree?

To give you some ideas, here are just a few roles linked to your degree:

  • IT sales professional
  • Information systems manager
  • Database administrator
  • IT consultant
  • Project manager
  • Business analyst

Job titles and roles within IT don't tend to be standardised across different organisations, and new job titles and roles appear all the time.  Many roles now include a range of skills, rather than focusing on one IT specialism; you are expected to be flexible, to multi-task and to demonstrate more general employability skills, not just technical skills.  Have a look at the Prospects IT occupational profiles for more ideas.

What do Wolverhampton IT graduates do?

This is what some recent graduates were doing six months after finishing their course.

  • Systems support analyst
  • IT consultant
  • Trainee manager
  • Software developer
  • Computer programmer
  • IT support
  • Business analyst
  • ICT technician
  • Learning net facilitator

Who employs Wolverhampton IT graduates?

You could either work for a specialist IT company, or an organisation outside of the IT sector in an in-house IT department. The biggest employers outside of the IT industry itself are: financial services, public administration, education, health and manufacturing. Have a look at the Prospects IT Industry Insights for more information.

Where can I find jobs and work experience?

Download our guide Job Hunting IT for full information or for quick reference here are some IT specific job hunt websites to get you started.

Further information

Professional bodies

Industry magazines

Other useful websites