I want to work in...IT and Technical Support

This list of links and resources has been carefully compiled by our Careers Consultants and Careers Information Team to provide you with the key knowledge you need if you are considering a career in this line of work.   All the links are reviewed regularly to ensure the source is reliable and the information is accurate and relevant.

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Sector overview

An overview of the IT industry from Prospects

Typical job profiles

Database administrator

Information systems manager

IT Consultant

IT Technical support officer

IT trainer

SEO specialist

Technical author

Web content manager


Useful online resources

Courses in technical communication ISTC

Job description: technical author from Creativepool

Scottish Technology Industry annual report


Job sites and specialist recruiters

Bubble jobs



Professional bodies

Institute of Scientific and Technical Communicators (ISTC)


To find out more about what it's like to work in this career, use the LinkedIn alumni tool to make contact with Strathclyde alumni working in this area.