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
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Avg. Experience2-4 years

IT Analyst Salaries

Average Base Pay

$67,372 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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$47K
Median: $67K
$97K
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IT Analyst Career Path

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Tata Consultancy ServicesTata Consultancy Services
IT Analyst
Jun. 1, 2019

“If you want to go abroad and then tcs is good to start the career.”

Financial Services Compensation SchemeFinancial Services Compensation Scheme
Senior IT Analyst
Nov. 20, 2021

“Great team ethic and some of the best managers I've worked with in my career so far.”

Tata Consultancy Services (North America)Tata Consultancy Services (North America)
IT Analyst
May 29, 2021

“Well if you are joining here as a new associate after couple of jumps you will get a good salary.”

Tata Consultancy ServicesTata Consultancy Services
IT Analyst
Mar. 25, 2021

“Nothing as such from TCS end but based on project work life balance can get hampered.”

ChenMedChenMed
IT Analyst
Jun. 5, 2019

“We have a great team in IT doing amazing things and this is the best IT department I've ever worked for.”

Tata Consultancy ServicesTata Consultancy Services
IT Analyst
Nov. 13, 2020

“good for career and learning [rocess and good job security”

Tata Consultancy ServicesTata Consultancy Services
IT Analyst
Jun. 14, 2021

“Salary hikes and perks and development projects”

TeradataTeradata
IT Analyst
Jun. 17, 2019

“Its good firm where I am enjoying work and there is no limitation to work with my skill in my way”

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