Business systems analysts study and assess the overall business and information needs of an organisation so they can develop strategies to resolve business and related technology problems.

Where business systems analysts are employed

Business systems analysts work in a range of industries and professions including professional, scientific and technical services, financial and insurance services, and public administration and safety.


Full-time business systems analysts in South Australia generally earn more than $1,600 per week.

Graph of pay scales for business systems analysts

Job prospects

In 2011 there were 818 people employed full-time as business systems analysts in South Australia compared with 677 in 2006.    

How to become one

To become a business systems analyst you usually have to complete a degree in information technology, information systems or business systems. To get into these courses you usually need to gain your South Australian Certificate of Education (SACE). 

For information on course admission requirements and how to apply to the universities and TAFE in South Australia, visit the South Australian Tertiary Admissions Centre (SATAC).

Check South Australian Universities at The University of Adelaide, Flinders University and University of South Australia.

For information about Australian universities visit Quality Indicators for Learning and Teaching (QILT).

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