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A Day in the Life

IT project management is part project management, part technology operations and part general management. IT project managers plan, organize, and integrate cross-functional information technology projects that are significant in scope and impact.

They coordinate the work of other IT professionals and administrative staff to produce a new piece or system of software. The core elements of the job are about organizing people and time resources, and seeing the project through from inception to completion. Project managers have ultimate responsibility for meeting the business’s or client’s needs.

 

Also Known As...

IT Project Management can have different titles at different organizations. Here are the top job titles associated with this career:

  • Project Managers
  • Solutions Architects
  • IT Quality Assurance Analysts
  • Software Engineers


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By the Numbers

According to EMSI, job demand for IT Project Managers will grow 14% by 2030. Between July 2019 and June 2020, there were 874,961 unique jobs posted for IT Project Managers. The average number of monthly hires was 13,512 with an median salary of $90,272.

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How to Get There

  • Foundation: Project Management Foundations
  • Intermediate: Project Management Fundamentals
  • Advanced: Project Management Professional

The Foundational track lays the groundwork for a career as a Project Manager, providing the core skills and knowledge required to work and advance in this field.

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