What does an IT Recruiter do?

IT recruiters are responsible for handling all aspects of the recruitment process for professionals in the information technology field. They develop creative and innovative strategies to reach talent, deploy outreach campaigns, engage with talent, and perform screenings and background checks. They work with employers to refine job descriptions to better reflect the ideal candidate profile. They recommend effective recruitment tools and strategies. They play an active role in the negotiations phase and assist with making a final offer.

IT recruiters typically have a bachelor’s degree in human resources, business, or a related field. They have a background in recruiting, personnel, or human resources. They must be knowledgeable about recruitment tactics, and well-versed in applicable laws and regulations. These roles require excellent communication skills and negotiating abilities.

EducationBachelor's Degree
Work/Life Balance
3.9 ★
Salary Range--
Career Opportunity
4.0 ★
Avg. Experience2-4 years

IT Recruiter Salaries

Average Base Pay

£28,341 /yr
Same as national average
Not including cash compensation
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Median: £28K
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IT Recruiter Career Path

Learn how to become an IT Recruiter, what skills and education you need to succeed, and what level of pay to expect at each step on your career path.

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IT Recruiter Insights

Read what IT Recruiter professionals have to say about their job experiences and view top companies for this career.
IT Recruiter
7 Sep 2020

“Not really any major cons but they do micromanage quite a bit and the health benefits are terrible.”

US IT Recruiter
15 Oct 2019

“I started my career with Enshire and it provide me with a great work culture.”

People Grown Technologies
IT Recruiter
9 Dec 2019

“For freshers to learn and build their career this company is the best company to start the career.”

IT Recruiter
20 Aug 2021

“N vice President also seen her multiple times but don't take any action against her.”

Newforce Global ServicesNewforce Global Services
IT Recruiter
18 Feb 2021

“Opportunities to work from the head branch UK to those who are doing really good work.”

Silverlink TechnologiesSilverlink Technologies
UK/EU IT Recruiter
26 Jan 2020

“Every Saturday they will make you work......so you have no work life balance here.”

Conquer HireConquer Hire
Senior IT Recruiter
12 Oct 2021

“Ravi sir is so friendly and near seen this type of manager in my career”

IT Recruiter
14 Nov 2021

“well and good to work for career growth”

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Frequently asked questions about the role and responsibilities of an it recruiter

When working as an it recruiter, the most common skills you will need to perform your job and for career success are Exceptional Communication, Urgency, Time Management, Strong WORK Ethic and Excellent Communication.

The most similar professions to it recruiter are:
  • Recruitment Consultant
  • Corporate Recruiter
  • Recruiter
  • Technical Recruiter

The most common qualifications to become an it recruiter is a minimum of a Bachelor's Degree and an average of 0 - 1 of experience not including years spent in education and/or training.