ANZSCO 135199 ICT Manager NEC

ANZSCO 135199 ICT Manager NEC

ICT Manager NEC Job Details

The role of an ICT Director (NEC) ANZSCO 135199 involves strategizing, arranging, supervising, directing, and harmonizing the procurement, development, governance, and utilization of computer and telecommunications systems within organizations.

Skill Requirement

Skill Level: Level 1 or Equivalent

Skills Assessment AuthorityACS (Australian Computer Society)

Alternative Titles: 

1. Systems Tester

2. Test Analyst (ICT)

Occupation list information

Occupation on the skill listOccupation not on the skill list
Combined Skilled Occupations List (STSOL MLTSSL)Labor Market Testing Required for 457 List (LMTL)
Short-Term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL)Medium Long Term Strategic Skills List (MLTSSL)
Labor Market Testing Required for 457 List (LMTL) 

Visa Provision

Individuals seeking positions as ICT Managers (NEC) have the option to apply for either a Skilled Nominated 190 visa or a Skilled Regional Nominated 489 visa, both of which fall under the Short-term Skilled Occupation List (STSOL). However, if you aim to qualify for a General Skilled Migration visa in this field, securing a state nomination before your journey to Australia becomes necessary.

It’s important to note that despite this occupation being listed on the STSOL, there might be limited demand for professionals in this field across different regions. In such cases, if the occupation is not mandated by a specific state or territory in Australia and is not included in the online assessment, you may want to explore the option of obtaining an employer-sponsored visa in Australia.

Unit Group: 1351 ICT Managers

Occupations in this Category

1. 135111 Chief Information Officer

2. 135112 ICT Project Manager

3. 135199 ICT Managers (NEC)

Skill Requirement

For the majority of roles within this category, a bachelor’s degree or higher level of education is frequently a prerequisite. Vendor certifications or a minimum of five years of pertinent experience cannot serve as a replacement for a formal qualification. In some specific scenarios, alongside formal education, relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may also be mandatory (as per ANZSCO Skill Level 1).

What do NEC ICT Managers do?

You can preserve the integrity of the information system by designing security procedures, methods, and strategies. Its responsibility is to oversee and maintain the entire functionality of the information systems.


  1. Analyzing information needs and figuring out how to meet them
  2. Creating and putting into effect ICT (information and communication technologies) strategies, plans, and policies
  3. Coordinating the purchase, usage, and training of ICT users and tools
  4. Setting goals for system development, maintenance, and activities and managing ICT operations
  5. Maintaining ICT equipment dependability

English Requirement

  1. IELTS score of minimum 6  (L, R, W), 7 in speaking and 7 overall;
  2. OET score with a minimum grade of B in all sections;
  3. TOEFL iBT with a minimum score (L:12, R:13, W:21, S:23, and overall L93);
  4. PTE Academic with a minimum score of 50 (L, R, W), 65 in speaking, and 65 overall


  • There are Australian Graduate exceptions in some states and territories.
  • In some states and territories, Priority Skilled Lists can be used to meet a certain requirement.
  • The United Kingdom, Canada, New Zealand, the United States, and Ireland will not be allowed to take the IELTS or OET.

If mandatory licensing or registration is necessary, you must either meet the licensing or registration requirements or have a minimum IELTS or comparable level, whichever is higher.

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