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Systems Analyst
  Specialised occupation Specialised occupation

Evaluates processes and methods used in existing ICT systems, proposes modifications, additional system components or new systems to meet user needs as expressed in specifications and other documentation.


Tasks Include:


  • working with users to formulate and document business requirements
  • identifying, investigating, and analysing business processes, procedures and work practices
  • identifying and evaluating inefficiencies and recommending optimal business practices, and system functionality and behaviour
  • using project management methodologies, principles and techniques to develop project plans and to cost, resource and manage projects
  • taking responsibility for deploying functional solutions, such as creating, adopting and implementing system test plans, which ensure acceptable quality and integrity of the system
  • creating user and training documentation, and conducting formal training classes
  • developing functional specifications for use by system developers
  • using data and process modelling techniques to create clear system specifications for the design and development of system software
Job prospects for ICT Business and Systems Analysts in Victoria

Occupations in the ICT Business and Systems Analysts group include ICT Business Analyst and Systems Analyst.

Employment prospects
There are currently 8,300 ICT Business and Systems Analysts in Victoria. Over the next five years, the size of this relatively large occupation is expected to grow. Employment prospects for the next five years are strong.

Average weekly wage
$2,131.80

Hourly earnings
$55.70

For more information about this occupation at a national level visit the Job Outlook website. External link

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