135111 Chief Information Officer

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
135111
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Chief Information Officer
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
Yes
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
No
Regional Sponsored Migration Scheme: 
Yes
Caveat Reference: 
LMT Protected Occupation: 
No
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 

135111 CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

Alternative Title:
Chief Technology Officer

Plans, organises, directs, controls and coordinates the ICT strategies, plans and operations of an organisation to ensure the ICT infrastructure supports the organisation's overall operations and priorities.
Skill Level: 1

ANZSCO Skill Level: 
1

1351 ICT Managers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
1351
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
ICT Managers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 

1351 ICT MANAGERS

ICT MANAGERS plan, organise, direct, control and coordinate the acquisition, development, maintenance and use of computer and telecommunication systems within organisations.
Indicative Skill Level:
In Australia and New Zealand:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

Tasks Include:

analysing information needs and specifying technology to meet those needs
formulating and directing information and communication technology (ICT) strategies, policies and plans
directing the selection and installation of ICT resources and the provision of user training
directing ICT operations and setting priorities between system developments, maintenance and operations
overseeing the security of ICT systems

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
2 262.40
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
2 448.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
2 306.10