Computer and Information Systems Managers
SOC: 11-3021.00

Description:

Plan, direct, or coordinate activities in such fields as electronic data processing, information systems, systems analysis, and computer programming.


National Salary Information:

Hourly Statistics:

Annual Statistics:

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2015 wage data.


Alternate Titles:

  • Application Development Director
  • Business Analyst
  • Business Intelligence Systems Manager
  • Chief Information Officer
  • Chief Innovation Officer
  • Chief Technical Officer
  • Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
  • Computer Operations Manager
  • Computer Programming Manager
  • Computer Project Manager
  • Computer Security Manager
  • Computer Systems Director of Information
  • Computing Services Director
  • Data Center Manager
  • Data Operations Director
  • Data Processing Manager
  • Data Systems Manager
  • Data Warehouse Architect
  • Database Development and Administration Project Manager
  • Development Manager
  • Director of Application Development
  • Director of Data Operations
  • Director of Information Technology
  • Director of Network
  • Director of Technology
  • Enterprise Integration Manager
  • Enterprise Resource Planner
  • Financial Engineer
  • Head of Computer Operations/Technical Services
  • Head of Information Systems and Data Processing
  • Head of Systems Applications Programming
  • Health Informatics Specialist
  • Health Information Administrator
  • Health Information Technologist
  • Information Security Manager
  • Information Services Manager
  • Information Support Project Manager
  • Information Systems Administrator
  • Information Systems Director (IS Director)
  • Information Systems Manager (IS Manager)
  • Information Systems Planner
  • Information Systems Supervisor (IS Supervisor)
  • Information Technology Administrator (IT Administrator)
  • Information Technology Analyst (IT Analyst)
  • Information Technology Consultant (IT Consultant)
  • Information Technology Coordinator (IT Coordinator)
  • Information Technology Director (IT Director)
  • Information Technology Manager (IT Manager)
  • Information Technology Planning and Policy Analyst
  • Information Technology Specialist (IT Specialist)
  • Information Technology Systems Director (ITS Director)
  • Interactive Media Project Manager
  • Internet and E-Business Project Manager
  • Internet Technology Manager
  • IT Account Manager (Information Technology Account Manager)
  • IT Auditor (Information Technology Auditor)
  • IT Program Management Specialist (Information Technology Program Management Specialist)
  • Knowledge Manager
  • Management Information Systems Coordinator (MIS Coordinator)
  • MIS Director (Management Information Systems Director)
  • MIS Manager (Management Information Systems Manager)
  • MIS Specialist (Management Information Systems Specialist)
  • Network Manager
  • Network Services and Operations Project Manager
  • Network Software Manager
  • Network Support Manager
  • Networking Administrator
  • Planning or Project Management Information Technology Specialist
  • Programming and Software Development Project Manager
  • Programming Manager
  • Project or Systems Management Computer Consultant
  • Quality Assurance Manager (QA Manager)
  • Reporting Analyst
  • Software Project Manager
  • Supervisory Information Technology Specialist (Supervisory IT Specialist)
  • System Development Manager
  • Systems Administrator
  • Systems Development Manager
  • Systems Manager
  • Technical Director
  • Technical Services Manager
  • Technical Solutions Director
  • Technology Coordinator
  • Technology Director
  • Web Administrator
  • Web Content Manager
  • Website Project Manager


  • Job Zone Four: Considerable Preparation Needed

    Experience:

    A considerable amount of work-related skill, knowledge, or experience is needed for these occupations. For example, an accountant must complete four years of college and work for several years in accounting to be considered qualified.

    Education:

    Most of these occupations require a four-year bachelor's degree, but some do not.

    Job Training:

    Employees in these occupations usually need several years of work-related experience, on-the-job training, and/or vocational training.


    Required Skills:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Active Listening
  • Writing
  • Speaking
  • Mathematics
  • Science
  • Critical Thinking
  • Active Learning
  • Learning Strategies
  • Monitoring
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Coordination
  • Persuasion
  • Negotiation
  • Instructing
  • Service Orientation
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Operations Analysis
  • Technology Design
  • Equipment Selection
  • Programming
  • Operation Monitoring
  • Operation and Control
  • Equipment Maintenance
  • Troubleshooting
  • Repairing
  • Quality Control Analysis
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Systems Analysis
  • Systems Evaluation
  • Time Management
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Management of Material Resources
  • Management of Personnel Resources

  • Knowledge Used:

  • Administration and Management
  • Clerical
  • Economics and Accounting
  • Sales and Marketing
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Production and Processing
  • Computers and Electronics
  • Engineering and Technology
  • Design
  • Mechanical
  • Mathematics
  • Psychology
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Medicine and Dentistry
  • Education and Training
  • English Language
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Law and Government
  • Telecommunications
  • Communications and Media
  • Transportation


  • Tasks:

  • Manage backup, security and user help systems.
  • Consult with users, management, vendors, and technicians to assess computing needs and system requirements.
  • Direct daily operations of department, analyzing workflow, establishing priorities, developing standards and setting deadlines.
  • Assign and review the work of systems analysts, programmers, and other computer-related workers.
  • Stay abreast of advances in technology.
  • Develop computer information resources, providing for data security and control, strategic computing, and disaster recovery.
  • Review and approve all systems charts and programs prior to their implementation.
  • Evaluate the organization's technology use and needs and recommend improvements, such as hardware and software upgrades.
  • Control operational budget and expenditures.
  • Meet with department heads, managers, supervisors, vendors, and others, to solicit cooperation and resolve problems.
  • Develop and interpret organizational goals, policies, and procedures.
  • Recruit, hire, train and supervise staff, or participate in staffing decisions.
  • Review project plans to plan and coordinate project activity.
  • Evaluate data processing proposals to assess project feasibility and requirements.
  • Prepare and review operational reports or project progress reports.
  • Purchase necessary equipment.
  • Provide users with technical support for computer problems.

  • Tools & Technology:

  • Access servers
  • Computer servers
  • Computer tool kits
  • File servers
  • Industry standard architecture/peripheral component interconnect ISA/PCI cards
  • Inkjet printers
  • Internet Information Services IIS Servers
  • Laser facsimile machines
  • Laser printers
  • Mainframe computers
  • Mid-range computers
  • Minicomputers
  • Netware servers
  • Network analyzers
  • Network interface cards NIC
  • Network routers
  • Network switches
  • Personal computers
  • Photocopiers
  • Print servers
  • Punchdown tools
  • Robot automation tool
  • Screwdrivers
  • Storage servers
  • Teleconferencing equipment
  • Web servers
  • Workstations
  • ACT! software
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Distiller
  • Adobe Systems Adobe Flex
  • Advanced business application programming ABAP
  • AlphaFour software
  • Apache Cassandra
  • Apache Hadoop
  • Apache HTTP Server
  • Apache Pig
  • Apache Solr
  • Apache Tomcat
  • Apple Final Cut Pro
  • Apple iMovie
  • Apple iWork Keynote
  • Apple iWork Numbers
  • Apple iWork Pages
  • Apple Macintosh OS/X
  • Assembler
  • Billing software
  • Blackboard software
  • Borland Paradox
  • C
  • C#
  • C++
  • CA Erwin Data Modeler
  • Cisco Systems WAN Manager
  • Citrix software
  • Common business oriented language COBOL
  • Corel Office Suite
  • Customer information control system CICS
  • Dartware InterMapper
  • Drupal
  • Dynamic hypertext markup language DHTML
  • Eclipse software
  • Embarcadero Delphi
  • Enterprise JavaBeans
  • Extensible HyperText Markup Language XHTML
  • Extensible markup language XML
  • Firewall software
  • Ftp program software
  • Google Analytics
  • Help desk software
  • Hewlett Packard HP-UX
  • Human resource management software HRMS
  • Hyperion software
  • Hypertext markup language HTML
  • IBM Cognos Impromptu
  • IBM InfoSphere DataStage
  • IBM iSeries Access
  • IBM Power Systems software
  • IBM WebSphere
  • Infor ERP Baan
  • iPlanet Web Server software
  • JavaScript
  • K2 Business Process Automation
  • KornShell
  • LAMP Stack
  • LAN software
  • Langlais Computer Consultants CalMan
  • Linux
  • Linux-based email software
  • Mac HelpMate
  • McAfee software
  • Microsoft .NET Framework
  • Microsoft Access
  • Microsoft Active Server Pages ASP
  • Microsoft Business Contact Manager
  • Microsoft Dynamics AX
  • Microsoft Dynamics CRM
  • Microsoft Dynamics GP
  • Microsoft Dynamics NAV
  • Microsoft Dynamics software
  • Microsoft Entourage
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Exchange Server
  • Microsoft Front Page
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server MOSS
  • Microsoft Office software
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Microsoft Project
  • Microsoft SharePoint software
  • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services SSRS
  • Microsoft SQL Server software
  • Microsoft Visio
  • Microsoft Visual Basic
  • Microsoft Visual Basic Scripting Edition VBScript
  • Microsoft Visual FoxPro
  • Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Microsoft Windows Server
  • Microsoft Word
  • MicroStrategy software
  • Mobile wireless network infrastructure software
  • MongoDB
  • MySQL software
  • Nagios
  • Netscape Navigator
  • Node.js
  • NoSQL software
  • Novell network software
  • Objective C
  • Oracle Business Intelligence Enterprise Edition
  • Oracle DBMS
  • Oracle E-Business Suite
  • Oracle E-Business Suite Financials
  • Oracle Eloqua software
  • Oracle Hyperion software
  • Oracle Java
  • Oracle JD Edwards EnterpriseOne
  • Oracle PeopleSoft software
  • Oracle PL/SQL
  • Oracle Primavera Systems software
  • Oracle Siebel Server Sync
  • Oracle Solaris
  • Oracle WebLogic Server
  • Pegasus software
  • Performance Solutions Technology ManagePro
  • PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor
  • Pilgrim Software Pilgrim SmartSolve software
  • Plumtree software
  • PostgreSQL software
  • Practical extraction and reporting language Perl
  • Progress OpenEdge ABL
  • Progress OpenEdge Application Server
  • Progress OpenEdge Fathom Replication software
  • Progress Sonic ESB
  • Progress WebSpeed Workshop
  • Puppet
  • Python
  • Qlik Tech QlikView
  • QUALCOMM Eudora
  • R
  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux
  • Red Hat WildFly
  • Relational database management software
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Samba
  • SAP Business Objects software
  • SAP Crystal Reports
  • SAP software
  • SAS software
  • SolarWinds software
  • SOX COBIT
  • Splunk Enterprise
  • SPSS software
  • StataCorp Stata
  • Structured query language SQL
  • Sybase software
  • Symantec security software
  • Symantec Veritas File System
  • Symantec Veritas Volume Manager
  • Tableau software
  • Telnet programs software
  • Teradata Database
  • The MathWorks MATLAB
  • Tk software
  • Unified modeling language UML
  • UNIX
  • Veritas NetBackup
  • Virtual private networking VPN software
  • Zephyr EXTRA! Terminal Emulation


  • management


    industry stats

    SOC: 11-0000

    Total Employed: 6,936,990

    Average Annual Salary: $115,020