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Systems Analyst

Translate business requirements into systems solutions, working within an organisation’s IT department.

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What can I earn as a Systems Analyst?

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The most common annual salary in AUS for a Systems Analyst is between $100k and $120k
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How to become a Systems Analyst


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Although many Systems Analysts are self-taught or have learned their programming skills on the job, most organisations will require you to have some formal qualification.

  1. Complete a Diploma of Systems Analysis and Design (ICT50815) or a Bachelor degree in IT, computer science or business administration.
  2. Gain experience working with computer systems.

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Bachelor of Computer Science

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Bachelor of Information Technology

This degree gives you a grounding in a range of information technology areas and may allow you to specialise in an area of interest.

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How do Systems Analysts rate their role?

Latest reviews from 10 Systems Analysts surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
4.3
Job satisfaction
4.5
Career progression opportunities
4.2
Job security
4.2
Pay / Salary
4.4
Variety of work
4.1

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Nov 2018
ITS Business Analyst - Sales and Marketing is equally challenging and satisfying.
Reviewer's Qualification
Bachelor of Science (Information Technology)
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
Large (200+ employees)
Specialisation
ITS
The good things
Allows you to be involved in both back-end, i.e., ITS, and in customer facing, i.e. Sales and Marketing, aspects of the organisation. You are exposed to trade promo management, sales force automation,...
The challenges
Since you are dealing with various departments, primarily Sales and Marketing, you need to be on your toes all the time. You need to resolve issue as quickly as possible and this means working night t...
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Nov 2018
Infrastructure is what everything is built on.
Reviewer's Qualification
Advanced Diploma of Computer Systems Engineering
Experience
5 – 9 years
Organisation size
I'm self-employed
Specialisation
Information Technology
The good things
Always something new or different. Never dull and always ever changing
The challenges
Constant changes, movong with the needs of the business/businesses, changes in technology. Need to stay on top of trends and emerging technologies being the biggest challenge as well as how to adapt ...
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