What you get paid is important: A Glassdoor survey shows two thirds (62 percent) of people say that salary and compensation package is one of the top considerations when deciding whether or not to accept a job offer. While money might not necessarily buy happiness, salary is clearly a major factor in where people choose to work. If you’ve ever wondered which jobs offer good salaries and are in demand right now, Glassdoor is here to help with a list of 10 UK Jobs Where You Can Earn More Than £65,000.
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Job Description: Often responsible for the running and maintenance of hardware and/ or overseeing IT infrastructure and systems.
Median Base Salary: £78,063
Companies Hiring: Bupa, DAS UK Group, ITECCO Limited, AYS, Crest Nicholson & more.
2. SAP Manager
Job Description: SAP is enterprise software to manage business operations and customer relations. Depending on area of expertise, managers are required to provide training, manage service relationships with key business areas or consult within a core finance or procurement function.
Median Base Salary: £85,187
Companies Hiring: Medela, Experis, Grant Thornton UK LLP, InterQuest Group, Yell & more
Job Description: Provide strategic advice and expertise, develop innovative and creative solutions to business problems, and undertake customer/ client analysis and market research.
Median Base Salary: £65,927
Companies Hiring: London Borough of Camden, Cambridge Consultants, Bulb, Eden Scott, Open Table & more.
Job Description: Help shape and drive IT strategy. Generate technical specifications and oversee the procurement, delivery and transition of technical solutions.
Median Base Salary: £80,557
Companies Hiring: Her Majesty’s Revenue & Customs, Bupa, DataStax, AppDynamics, Essex County Council & more.
Job Description: The Program Director is responsible for multiple aspects of the process including the management and sign off of customer requirements and delivery deadlines, the effective communication with key customer stakeholders and internal management, the project management of internal and external project resources and managing the project budget.
Median Base Salary: £93,235
Companies Hiring: AKQA, Ciena, VChain Technology, Gentler, First Data, Kantar HQ, Wipro Limited & more.
Job Description: Create brand and communications campaigns, understanding creative design, advertising outputs, branding and brand guidelines. Creative teams are often required to produce promotions, newsletters, visuals, social media assets, landing pages and visuals.
Median Base Salary: £78,408
Companies Hiring:BBC Studios, Hill+Knowlton Strategies, Nucco Brain, Splendid Communications, AKQA, Prophet & more.
Job Description: Managing a portfolio of investments involves interpreting business advisory and client data to advise on setting portfolio parameters including investment guidelines where appropriate. This job includes generating client specific investment reports, including quarterly finance/investment committee reports. Managing a portfolio of property involves managing the operational and financial performance of property, which may or may not include commercial deals (acquisitions, disposals, lease negotiations) and construction activities (construction, refurbishment, demolition).
Median Base Salary: £75,102
Companies Hiring: Balyasny Asset Manager, Lane Clark & Peacock, ChannelAdvisor, Haines Watts, Valspar, JP Morgan Chase, SEI Investments & more.
Job Description: A Solutions Architect will work on many varied programmes using a variety of technologies with a multitude of other disciplines. A solution architect must be able to take complex business problems and be able to translate them into IT deliverables that can be understood by technical and non-technical staff, suppliers and customers.
Median Base Salary: £66,753
Companies Hiring: Vitality UK, Golden Charter, TUI Group, Unit4, Dimensions Data, NATS, Digital Republic Recruitment, Acquit & more.
Job Description: Developing and implementing financial disciplines and controls with significant input into the strategic direction of the business, the Finance Directorworks to assess and prepare models for new projects as well as playing a leading role in evaluating opportunities and risks for the business.
Median Base Salary: £102,999
Companies Hiring: London Borough of Camden, Unit4, Gocompare, Pure Scooters, Bupa, buzz move, Marks Sattin, Focus Resourcing & more.
10. Head of Sales
Job Description: Tthe Global Head of Sales is responsible for creating and implementing a sales strategy that enhances the brand of our special business, leveraging the power of digital to connect, inspire and nurture the bond we have with clients to drive greater profitability and high performance.
Median Base Salary: £69,567
Companies Hiring: Acorn Insurance, DueDil, Brook Street, Oxford University Press, Travel Counsellors, LexisNexis, Demise & more.
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While the jobs listed here offer well above average salaries, a handsome salary doesn’t always equate to job satisfaction, as recent Glassdoor Economics Research suggests.
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