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IT, Computing and Telecommunications is an occupational area that is rapidly expanding as at the same time more and more of our traditional industries decline. From telecoms to webmaster, an IT career beckons....
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The Professions - IT and Telecommunications

From telecoms to becoming a webmaster, from working on the internet to developing computer solutions, an IT career beckons those interested in this area of work.
Our mission as BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT, is to enable the information society. We promote wider social and economic progress through the advancement of information technology science and practice.
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IAB UK was founded in 1997, several months before the Google domain name was registered. The first IAB / PwC adspend figures released in 1998 showed online advertising to be worth £8.1 million in 1997. By 2000 this figure had risen to £153.1m. By 2004 this was £825.2million.
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The National Computing Centre (NCC) is an independent membership organisation for IT professionals and is the single largest and most diverse corporate membership body in the UK IT sector. It was founded on 10 June 1966 by the Labour UK Government as an autonomous not-for-profit organisation, in order to encourage the growth of..
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Socitm is the membership association for all ICT professionals working in local authorities and the public and third sectors, and suppliers to those sectors. Socitm provides a widely respected forum for the promotion, use and development of ICT best practice.
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Set up in 2001, the UKWDA brings together more than 10,000 British web industry professionals under one supportive umbrella organisation. We enable web designers and developers from all backgrounds to collaborate, share best practice, access industry-recognised training, and find the very best work...
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We started in 2005 with one goal in mind: to help women build successful and satisfying careers in the IT industry. We host and co-host regular networking events for female IT professionals to meet and discuss the issues facing the industry. Our strategic aim is to increase the number of women working and achieving in the UK's technology...
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With the rapid growth of cyber threats in today's internet-dependent world, it has never been more important to ensure that the best people are available to defend business and society from those that would seek to undermine our way of life and future prosperity.
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The Institution is Britain's leading professional organisation for people who work in the development, installation and testing of business systems and computer software. People join us principally for the prestige and privilege of associating with some of the leading professionals in this sector of the industry.
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The UK IT Association (UKITA) was established as the private sector organisation responsible for the development of a credible and thriving IT industry across the United Kingdom. Tracing its roots back to 1999, the name: United Kingdom IT Association (UKITA) was formally adopted in 2006.
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