If you are an experienced IT Manager seeking a new challenge or an IT professional looking for the next level then you need to write a really good covering letter to go with your CV when applying for an IT Manager role.
Employers will be looking for a generalist and wide range of skills as an IT Manager as well as excellent communication skills and a good technical knowledge. You will be able to be a good manager and manage a department or team and be responsible for their workload and that of the needs of the business.
Starting salaries for IT Managers are around from £24,000 to £29,000 a year. Experienced managers can earn between £31,500 and £40,000 a year and senior IT managers can earn over £45,000 a year. The salary figures may be different depending on the company you work for and the location.
If you have found a role for which you want to apply for, please see the below covering letter which you can use as an example.
IT Manager Cover Letter
Application for the role of IT Manager
I would like to apply for the role of IT Manager which I have seen advertised in (what publication, when and any job reference).
I have been working in the IT industry for many years and to date have been supervising a team of three staff in their roles and duties in the company. I began my career in a support capacity and worked upwards and I am now keen to keep progressing my career into management.
I am a technical whizz when it comes to IT keeping up to date with all the latest technology, new systems and software. I have had some programming experience also (in what languages if true) and I enjoy doing a mixed role. I can manage projects and to date have been involved in (what kind of projects).
Please find enclosed my up to date CV, should you have any questions regarding my skills and experience, please do not hesitate to contact me.
Thank you for taking the time to read my letter and CV, I look forward to hearing from you in due course.
Good luck and let us know if you want any further help with writing your application letter. Don’t forget to amend this example before sending it to the employers.