An Infrastructure Technician delivers technical support to external and internal customers. They will plan and perform the design, installation and connectivity of computer systems and network infrastructure to ensure the steady operation of the organisations IT resources. A technicians role will also include assisting and adjusting all new and current network hardware, software and communications technology. If you like fixing computers, problem-solving and understanding technical problems then this job role could be for you.
Individual employers will set their own entry requirements but this is likely to include five GCSE's grades 9-4 including English, Maths and a Science or Technology subject.
Entry could be gained through an apprenticeship
Career path and progression
You may be able to work your way up within the company that you are working for and could progress to roles such as senior developer, programmer, systems analyst and project manager or you could choose to freelance and have your own IT business.
- Clear communication skills
- Good problem solving abilities
- A good understanding of different coding languages
- Ability to work well under pressure
- Attention to detail
- Good time management skills
- The ability to meet tight deadlines
£20,000 to £25,000