What does an IT Analyst do?

As an IT Analyst you will work with management to determine IT objectives to improve business outcomes. You will design and implement information systems that will optimize organizational efficiencies. You will keep the company up to speed on best practices with IT standards and guidelines while troubleshooting systems.

An ideal candidate will have an associate degree in computer science or engineering or related field with A+ and Linux+ certifications. You will be experienced in troubleshooting systems and be skilled in database programming and software installation. You will be proficient with MAC and OS and be familiar with a wide range of software and hardware. You must be able to lift 30 pounds.

  • Install and configure hardware and software components
  • Upgrade systems to enable compatible software
  • Install and upgrade antivirus software
  • Test and evaluate new technology
  • Perform tests on new hardware and software
  • Troubleshoot hardware and software issues
  • Analyze IT requirements and provide objective advice on the use of IT
  • Set up new user accounts and profiles and handle password issues
  • Bachelor's degree in computer science or engineering or related field, preferred
  • A+ and Linux+ Certification, preferred
  • 0-2 years of experience in a similar role
  • Experience troubleshooting systems
  • Skilled in database programming and software installation
  • Proficient with MAC and OS
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Familiar with a range of software and hardware
  • Able to lift up to 30 pounds

Average Years of Experience

0 - 1
17%
2 - 4
58%
5 - 7
12%
8+
13%

Common Skill Sets

Fluent IN Spanish
IAT Level II
Operating Systems
DOD 8570
PDF
Microsoft SQL Server
Collaboration
Windows Server 2008

IT Analyst Seniority Levels

It Consultant
15% made the transition
Information Technology Specialist
19% made the transition
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IT Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

$76,365 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$51K
Median: $76K
$113K
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