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IT User Support Technicians

IT user support technicians are responsible for providing technical support, advice and guidance for internal/external users of IT systems and applications, either directly or by telephone, e-mail or other network interaction.

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About this Career

£25,608

Average salary

New workers start around £16,127.52. Normal pay is £25,608 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £40,285.77.

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Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Reports on commonly occurring queries to detect underlying problems.
  • Maintains a log of work in progress, calls received, actions taken and problems detected.
  • Researches possible solutions in user guides, technical manuals and other documents.
  • Refers more complex or intractable problems to appropriate IT professionals.
  • Facilitates user access to systems.
  • Installs and upgrades hardware, cables, operating systems and/or appropriate software.
  • Advises users on how to resolve hardware and software problems.
  • Provides technical support to IT users.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

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Skills

Job postings

Reading Comprehension
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Active Listening
57
Critical Thinking
57
Speaking
55
Writing
49
Learning Strategies
49
Active Learning
48
Monitoring
42
Mathematics
39
Science
1

Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

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