Information Media and Telecommunications

Work creatively to share information and ideas

Overview

The information media and telecommunications industry is responsible for a wide range of activities.

In media, the industry is responsible for print publications such as newspapers and books, online media and publishing, film production and distribution, sound and music recording, and the management and storage of information.

In telecommunications, the industry is responsible for the design, construction, installation and servicing of telecommunications equipment, systems and facilities.

Jobs in this industry are located in TV and radio broadcasters, news companies, libraries, film studios, graphic design companies, advertising companies, publisher houses and telecommunication companies.

Industry Considerations
  • Post-school qualifications are often required.
  • Nearly half of workers have a university degree, and a third have a VET qualification.
  • Jobs are predominantly concentrated in capital cities, particularly Sydney and Melbourne.

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Telecommunications Network Engineer
Telecommunications Network Engineer

Telecommunication Network Engineers plan, design, and monitor complex telecommunications networks and associated broadcasting…

Estimated pay
$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Software Tester
Software Tester

Software Testers specify, develop and write test plans and test scripts, produce test cases, carry out regression testing, and…

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$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Database & Systems Administrators & ICT Security
Database & Systems Administrators & ICT Security

Database and Systems Administrators, and ICT Security Specialists plan, develop, maintain, manage and administer organisations…

Estimated pay
$1,932/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Database Administrator
Database Administrator

Database Administrators plan, develop, configure, maintain and support an organisation's database management system in…

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$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

ICT Support Technician
ICT Support Technician

ICT Support Technicians provide support for the deployment and maintenance of computer infrastructure and web technology and…

Estimated pay
$1,498/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

ICT Security Specialist
ICT Security Specialist

ICT Security Specialists establish, manage and administer organisation's ICT security policies and procedures to ensure…

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$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

ICT Customer Support Officer
ICT Customer Support Officer

ICT Customer Support Officers provide support, education and guidance in the deployment and maintenance of computer…

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$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Systems Administrator
Systems Administrator

System Administrators plan, develop, install, troubleshoot, maintain and support operating systems and associated server…

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$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Conservator
Conservator

Conservators plan and organise the conservation of materials and objects in libraries, archives, museums, art galleries and…

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$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Apprenticeship pathway may be available

Web Administrator
Web Administrator

Web Administrators design, build and maintain websites, and provide web technology solutions and services.

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$0/week
Future demand
Very strong

Computer Network Professional
Computer Network Professional

Computer Network Professionals research, analyse and recommend strategies for network architecture and development, implement…

Estimated pay
$2,021/week
Future demand
Very strong

Advertising and Marketing Professional
Advertising and Marketing Professional

Persuade and influence consumers to purchase the products or services of an organisation.

Estimated pay
$1,737/week
Future demand
Very strong