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Premier Group Salary Guide 2010. Verkom, Premier, la creme & Brunel Salary Guide 2010

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    • CONTENTS. CEO’s LETTER 2 OFFICE SUPPORT, SALES & MARKETING, TECHNICAL – BRUNEL 39 MULITI-LINGUAL, HR & LEGAL FINANCE – PREMIER 3 KEY SURVEY FINDINGS 40 – LA CRÈME 25 KEY SURVEY FINDINGS 4 SALARY TABLES 42 KEY SURVEY FINDINGS 26 SALARY TABLES 6 LIFE SCIENCES 42 SALARY TABLES 28 COMMERCE & INDUSTRY 6 ENGINEERING 45 TEMPORARY 28 FINANCIAL SERVICES 11 SUPPLY CHAIN & OPERATIONS 46 PERMANENT 29 FUND ADMINSTRATION 14 ENERGY & CONSTRUCTION 47 MULTI-LINGUAL 31 INSURANCE, MORTGAGE & ACTUARIAL 16 SHARED SERVICES 18 METHODOLOGY 48 INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY – VERKOM 32 TAX & PRACTICE 20 CONTACT US 50 KEY SURVEY FINDINGS 33 TEMPS & INTERIM MANAGEMENT 21 SALARY TABLES 35 PERMANENT 35 LEGAL – PREMIER 23 CONTRACT 37 SALARY TABLES 24 LEGAL 24 1
    • CEO’s LETTER. The survey results reveal some interesting facts. Over the course of 2009, most businesses have understandably taken a ‘cost savings’ approach to their remuneration strategy. However, as we move into the latter half of 2010, our research suggests there will be upward movement in salaries for 22% of businesses. As hiring activity improves in more and more companies employers are starting to consider the issue of talent retention in a recovering market. More candidates are now seeking Welcome to Premier Group’s employment than in recent years and while this mid-year 2010 Salary Guide. has had a downward effect on some salaries candidates with specific “in demand” skills and Since our 2009 Salary Guide the Irish experience still command very attractive employment market has clearly undergone remuneration levels. The ability to offer significant changes and continues to experience competitive salaries will help companies to very challenging economic conditions. attract and retain key talent within the market. In the midst of such uncertainty we have No single guide could hope to address all the commissioned an “up to the minute” salary related questions one may have, so for more guide which we feel will be of significant benefit specific salary or hiring information, please feel to both employers and job seekers alike. free to contact us directly. In April 2010 Premier Group conducted a Finally, on behalf of myself and everyone at telephone survey of over 400 senior operational Premier Group I would like to thank you for and HR managers across the Finance, Office your continuing support and we look forward Support, Technical and IT functions to gain an to working with you in the future. insight into salary trends within their companies. We hope you find this salary guide informative The results of this survey have been combined and we welcome any feedback you may have. with data collated by specialist consultants across our office network . The guide comments Brian Murphy on how salaries have been impacted by the CEO | Ireland economic downturn and reflects on likely trends T: +353 21 2300403 over the next 12 months. E: bmurphy@premiergroup.ie 2
    • PREMIER. FINANCE 3
    • PREMIER. FINANCE In a recent telephone survey conducted by “It seems that pressure and Generally the market continues to be Premier, senior level operational and HR uncertainty on salaries is at an end challenged as Ireland lags behind the managers within the Accounting and with the minority now forecasting international recovery, however we are Finance services sector were asked if they decreases in salary. seeing signs of confidence and improved expected basic salary levels within their trading conditions and we are quietly business to increase / decrease or stay the Premier has seen improved market upbeat on the market for the remainder same over the next 12 months and if there conditions with steady growth over the of 2010.” was an increase / decrease by what %? past three quarters in the demand for qualified, experienced financial The majority (62.8%) expect salary levels professionals. Interestingly the to stay the same over the next 12 months. greatest growth is in the temporary / contract market. We expect demand in 29.8% of employers expect an increase in the permanent market to increase salaries in 2010 of up to 10%. during Q3 2010 as market conditions continue to improve. The minority (7.4%) of employers expect decreases of up to 15%. Reflecting that the current market is not salary driven, a major challenge “Overall the survey results are positive. facing companies in trying to attract General sentiment is that salaries will candidates is to demonstrate strong remain unchanged during 2010 with as future growth plans as we exit these many as 30% of those surveyed expecting recession times. an increase”. Explains Bryan Hyland, Regional Director, Premier Group. 4 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • PREMIER. FINANCE Q Do you expect basic salary levels within your business to increase, decrease or stay the same over the next 12 months and if there is an increase/decrease, by what %? 5 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. COMMERCE & INDUSTRY (Small Companies <100 employees) Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Finance job volumes have risen steadily Financial Director 70 85 70 85 55 64 since Q4 2009 with multi-national Financial Controller 60 70 55 70 46 61 organisations providing the bulk of positions. Finance Manager 55 65 53 65 50 62 Management Accountant 45 55 45 52 36 45 Indigenous businesses are still finding Financial Accountant 40 50 40 48 30 38 the market more challenging due to lack of liquidity in Ireland causing headcount Systems / Project Accountant 45 55 42 52 36 45 expansion to be curbed. Assistant Management Accountant 35 45 30 35 35 38 Assistant Financial Accountant 32 38 30 34 26 28 This uncertainty means the SME market remains the most challenged as trading Assistant Financial Controller 45 50 45 55 32 41 conditions remain tight and confidence in Newly Qualified Accountant 36 45 33 42 26 33 making hiring decisions remains low. Tax Accountant 50 55 42 46 38 41 Trainee Accountant (P/Q 2+yrs exp) 25 30 24 28 20 26 Trainee Accountant (1-2yrs exp) 22 25 20 24 18 23 Credit Controller 24 28 24 30 23 26 Payroll Clerk 24 28 24 28 22 26 Accounts Supervisor 30 35 28 33 26 32 Accounts Payable Clerk 22 25 22 25 18 23 Accounts Receivable Clerk 22 25 22 25 18 23 Accounts Assistant 25 28 24 27 19 25 Book Keeper 28 33 24 32 22 28 Graduate / Trainee Accountant 22 25 20 22 18 22 6 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. COMMERCE & INDUSTRY (Medium Companies 100 – 500 employees) Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Indicators show that there is growth in Financial Director 80 130 75 120 67 85 demand for products manufactured in Financial Controller 75 95 70 90 51 70 Ireland. The knock on effect of this positive growth is that support services, Finance Manager 60 80 55 68 46 60 including finance support will increase Management Accountant 50 65 48 58 43 55 over 2010. Financial Accountant 50 60 45 54 45 50 However, it takes time for this growth to Systems / Project Accountant 50 65 53 62 45 60 manifest itself in hiring strategies and Treasury Accountants 45 55 44 53 45 55 with an obvious lack of confidence, progress, while improving, will remain Business / Financial Analyst 50 55 45 55 40 55 sluggish. Internal Auditor 48 58 45 58 35 45 Assistant Management Accountant 32 38 32 38 32 38 Interestingly, the current emphasis is on contract and temporary positions – a Assistant Financial Accountant 30 40 30 35 18 25 trend likely to continue throughout 2010 Assistant Financial Controller 50 65 50 65 40 50 driving the moderate growth expected Tax Accountant 50 60 50 58 42 48 over the year. 7 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. COMMERCE & INDUSTRY (Medium companies 100 – 500 employees cont’d) Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Cost Accountant 45 55 38 50 36 50 Newly Qualified Accountant 38 45 38 45 34 40 Trainee Accountant (P/Q 2+yrs exp) 25 30 24 28 21 26 Trainee Accountant (1-2yrs exp) 22 25 20 25 20 24 Credit Controller 25 30 24 30 24 30 Payroll Clerk 26 30 23 30 23 30 Accounts Supervisor 30 35 28 34 28 32 Accounts Payable Clerk 25 30 24 30 25 30 Accounts Receivable Clerk 25 28 24 28 25 28 Accounts Assistant 25 30 24 30 24 30 Book Keeper 28 35 24 30 25 30 Graduate / Trainee Accountant 22 25 20 24 22 25 8 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. COMMERCE & INDUSTRY (Large Companies 500+ employees) Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Large multi-national businesses have Financial Director 105 150 105 140 67 120 proved the most resilient during the last 24 months. Globally trading is difficult but the Financial Controller 80 110 80 110 70 90 lack of exposure to a particularly weak Finance Manager 65 75 65 72 55 70 domestic economy has meant they have Management Accountant 60 70 55 65 45 60 avoided the worst effects of the recession. With some world economies looking Financial Accountant 50 60 50 60 45 55 brighter we are already seeing demand Systems / Project Accountant 55 65 55 65 50 60 from this sector. Treasury Accountants 50 60 48 58 45 55 Qualified candidates with previous Business Financial Analyst 55 65 50 60 50 60 industry experience are set to benefit most Internal Auditor 50 60 48 63 33 51 from this upturn. Assistant Management Accountant 34 42 30 43 30 34 Assistant Financial Accountant 30 40 28 38 26 32 Assistant Financial Controller 55 65 65 80 39 46 Cost Accountant 55 60 48 58 46 55 9 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. COMMERCE & INDUSTRY (Large Companies 500+ employees cont’d) Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Newly Qualified Accountant 40 50 38 48 36 45 Trainee Accountant (P/Q 2+yrs exp) 28 32 28 32 24 29 Trainee Accountant (1-2yrs exp) 25 28 25 28 23 24 Credit Control Manager 45 55 45 55 32 45 Credit Controller (1 – 3 yrs experience) 27 32 24 30 28 30 Payroll Manager 42 55 42 55 36 45 Payroll Clerk 26 33 23 33 24 32 Accounts Supervisor 35 40 30 34 30 36 Accounts Payable Clerk 25 30 23 28 25 28 Accounts Receivable Clerk 25 30 23 28 25 28 Accounts Assistant 25 32 23 29 25 30 Graduate / Trainee Accountant 22 26 20 24 22 23 10 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. FINANCIAL SERVICES Financial Control & F/S Accounting Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Finance Directors 100 160 90 120 80 110 The Financial Services sector in Ireland Financial Controller 75 120 70 90 60 80 faced severe challenges in 2009. Product Controller 60 75 n/a n/a n/a n/a Internal Audit Manager 60 80 50 65 39 n/a The Accountancy and Finance market saw a slight improvement in appetite to hire Internal Auditor 40 60 40 50 28 n/a during the second half of last year. Treasury or Systems Accountant 45 60 40 60 36 n/a Demand started to increase from October Junior Treasury Accountant 35 45 25 35 18 27 2009 and has continued, picking up the Regulatory Accountant 55 70 45 60 45 50 pace particularly from February 2010. Senior Financial Analyst 55 65 50 60 45 50 Financial Analyst (1-3 yrs exp) 45 55 40 50 35 45 As always ACA candidates from the Big 4 Senior Financial / Group Accountant 65 75 50 65 45 55 are desired by this sector. With the Irish Financial / Mgt Accountant (3yrs exp) 55 65 60 60 37 46 banks focusing on internal controls and Financial / Management Accountant 40 55 40 50 31 39 regulations - Internal Audit, Compliance PQ Assistant Accountant (2-3yrs exp) 28 35 26 35 21 22 and Regulatory Accountants are much PQ Accounts Assistant (2-3yrs exp) 25 35 27 35 19 23 sought after. PQ Accounts Assistant (1-2yrs exp) 23 35 25 30 20 28 Accounting Technician 23 30 24 26 20 24 Graduate 19 25 22 25 18 22 Treasury & Capital Markets Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Institutional Sales 80 200 n/a n/a n/a n/a Treasury Admin 25 45 25 40 23 32 Equity / Bond Settlements Admin 24 44 n/a n/a n/a n/a Middle Office Specialist 28 45 40 35 n/a n/a Payments / Verifications Officer 24 40 40 40 21 31 11 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. FINANCIAL SERVICES (cont’d) Stock Broking Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Institutional Sales 80 200 n/a n/a n/a n/a Retail banking continues to face tough Private Client Adviser 80 120 80 110 80 100 business conditions. Hiring in this Corporate Finance Executive 55 150 50 90 45 100 sector has been mainly focused on the need for Credit and Compliance Equity Analyst 45 100 n/a n/a n/a n/a professionals. Trader 45 100 n/a n/a n/a n/a Research Analyst 38 60 n/a n/a n/a n/a Towards the end of 2009 corporate banking started to see increased Retail Banking Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions activity. This is expected to continue Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € throughout 2010 as international institutions leverage off opportunities Branch Manager 45 75 45 75 35 55 created by weaker positioning of domestic banks. Retail Banking Manager – Assistant 30 45 30 42 22 32 Underwriter 30 50 25 40 30 32 Lending professionals with expertise Financial Planning Consultant 35 60 35 50 30 30 in corporate / debt recovery and restructuring have seen their skills in Savings & Investments Office 35 40 30 45 n/a n/a increased demand due to the Customer Service Officer 20 30 20 28 16 24 conditions surrounding the commercial property crisis. Private Banking Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Businesses with exposure to the construction and property markets Wealth Manager 50 80 50 80 45 65 are continuing to reduce headcount. Private Banking Manager 45 85 45 80 36 68 Private Banking Officer 30 45 35 45 26 41 Financial Portfolio Administrator 25 40 23 30 28 27 12 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. FINANCIAL SERVICES (cont’d) Business Banking Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Many employers in 2009 within the Lending Manager 65 100 60 90 60 85 Banking sector were unable to commit to permanent hires and therefore opted for Lending Officer 30 45 30 45 35 60 temporary and contract staff to fulfil an Relationship Manager 50 85 40 70 40 60 ongoing demand for certain skilled Business Banking Manager 45 75 47 80 45 60 personnel. Business Support Officer 25 40 25 31 30 35 2010 salaries remain static compared to 2009. However, some employers report Corporate Banking Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions an expectation of marginal increases of Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € between 3 – 5%. Banking Manager 50 110 45 75 41 73 To remain competitive most large employers are focused on managing Banking Officer 40 70 40 65 n/a n/a human capital cost tightly. Credit Analyst 35 60 30 45 n/a n/a Loans Administrator 26 50 25 35 n/a n/a 13 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. FUND ADMINISTRATION Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € 2010 has already seen an increase Fund Admin Manager 55 80 50 70 40 50 in the volume of recruitment within the Funds industry, although it is not likely Fund Admin Supervisor 40 50 35 45 30 40 to reach levels seen before 2008. Fund Administrator 25 45 25 35 25 30 Hedge Fund Accountant 35 55 33 53 30 40 The increase in recruitment may be as a result of some organisations Mutual Fund Accountant 28 48 30 44 28 35 cutting numbers too deeply and Account Manager 45 60 43 58 40 50 others now successfully winning business. Group Manager 45 65 54 68 45 56 Changes to the Finance Bill in Compliance Manager 55 75 50 70 45 70 February 2010 provided certainty on Compliance Administrator 30 45 27 33 25 30 tax treatment of foreign funds managed from Ireland which is Custody Manager 50 65 38 60 38 41 viewed positively by the industry. Custody Administrator 28 38 23 33 21 26 Trustee Manager 50 65 38 55 38 43 The bulk of hiring will be at the mid- senior level with the majority of roles Trustee Officer 35 38 23 33 28 36 to date being within Hedge Fund Accounting, Anti-Money Laundering and Compliance. 14 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. FUND ADMINISTRATION (cont’d) Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € The Funds industry has also seen Shareholder Services Manager 45 70 43 64 41 56 increased recruitment in the Shareholder Services area but Shareholder Services Administrator (2-5 yrs) 30 42 28 40 27 31 reduced demand for Client Services Shareholder Services Administrators (0-2yrs) 25 30 24 30 22 28 and Relationship Management Client Service Manager 45 75 38 60 36 52 professionals. Client Service Officer 28 40 23 33 28 31 As the industry seeks to drive Research Analyst 32 60 n/a n/a n/a n/a efficiencies and deliver change, the sector has seen an increased Fund / Portfolio Manager 45 85 39 60 35 38 appetite for experts in Business Business Development Manager 45 85 40 60 45 55 Analysis, Business Change and Risk Manager 60 90 40 60 n/a n/a Project Management. Risk Officer 32 55 25 35 n/a n/a Business Analyst 38 60 40 55 n/a n/a Project Manager 38 90 60 80 n/a n/a 15 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. INSURANCE, MORTGAGE AND ACTUARIAL General Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € The Irish insurance market has borne Operations Manager 60 90 55 75 45 70 the brunt of some significant changes Underwriting Manager 50 90 45 70 42 63 in the last year. Many firms had a freeze on hiring and lack of Personal Lines Manager 40 50 40 50 28 38 opportunities restricted candidate Personal Lines Team Leader 35 45 30 45 26 36 movement. As a consequence, salary Personal Lines Underwriter 20 35 25 35 18 31 expectations dropped and job security Personal Lines Administrator 20 30 20 28 20 26 became a higher priority. Commercial Account Executive 35 65 35 55 25 41 Commercial Underwriter 25 60 25 55 25 43 In Q4 2009, the insurance market Commercial Account Handler 20 40 25 45 20 27 started to show slow signs of recovery Claims Manager 40 70 35 55 32 55 which has continued into 2010. Claims Handler 20 45 20 30 20 35 More optimism from employers has Loss Adjuster 25 70 30 45 23 55 encouraged candidates to start looking 20 25 18 24 Insurance Clerk 18 24 at the jobs market again, however there is still a marked shortage of new job opportunities in certain areas. Actuarial Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Brokers, Loss Adjusters and General Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Insurers are predicting an end to hiring freezes in Q2 2010. Actuaries, Trainee Actuary (Graduate) 30 40 25 35 25 40 Loss Adjusters and Claims Part Qual (5 exams remaining) 50 60 40 55 44 60 professionals are likely to be in high Near Qual (2 exams remaining) 60 75 55 70 50 65 demand in addition to experienced 70 80 70 80 65 75 Newly Qual Actuary Compliance and Risk Control experts. 90 120 90 110 77 100 Newly Qual Actuary (3 yrs post Qual) Actuarial Manager 120 150 100 120 90 118 150 200 140 180 125 150 Chief Actuary 16 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. INSURANCE, MORTGAGE AND ACTUARIAL (cont’d) Mortgage Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Sales Manager 45 75 40 65 37 53 The mortgage market has been severely Head of Risk 75 110 n/a n/a n/a n/a affected by the downturn. Mortgage broking Underwriting Manager 45 75 40 65 29 53 in particular suffered a significant level of Broker Consultant 40 65 35 60 25 41 redundancies as a result of the continued strain on liquidity in the retail lending space. Mortgage Manager 40 65 40 60 40 55 Mortgage Consultant 25 45 25 50 23 41 There has been limited new job activity in Mortgage Underwriter 30 45 25 40 21 33 the market with most movement being Mortgage Administrator 22 32 20 30 20 27 redeployment of staff. Newly created roles Life Insurance Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions are expected to be in Credit Risk Modeling Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € and Arrears Management. Operations Manager 55 100 50 75 37 64 With the deadline of October 2012 fast Pensions Manager 40 75 40 70 27 53 approaching, the insurance industry Pension Consultant 40 75 40 65 31 40 continues its preparations for Solvency II Broker Consultant 40 70 35 55 25 41 implementation. Though the final details Sales Manager 50 90 50 70 36 59 have yet to be agreed, firms are busy Sales / Consultancy 30 65 25 60 25 39 assessing the requirements, implementing Pensions Administrator 24 50 20 35 20 28 changes and examining their business Life Administrator 22 40 20 30 20 28 models in light of the new regime. Claims Officer 24 40 20 30 20 25 Underwriting Manager 50 80 n/a n/a 34 48 With an increase in general awareness of Underwriter 25 60 22 35 20 30 clients' Solvency II obligations, there has been a corresponding recognition of the need to recruit suitably qualified and Reinsurance Dublin Dublin Captive Dublin Dublin experienced people who will assist with the Low € High € Low € High € implementation of these new compliance Reinsurance Underwriter 50 80 Captive Executive / Underwriter 30 45 requirements. Reinsurance Claims 30 50 Captive Underwriting Manager 50 80 17 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. SHARED SERVICES Shared Services Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € The Shared Service sector is still a Director SCC 100 150 100 140 85 120 steady and growing market in the Irish economy employing over 30,000 people. General Ledger Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Shared Services continues to be centralised departments in one location Manager 90 120 80 100 80 100 that can include a range of functions including Finance Accounting, Customer Team Leader 65 85 65 75 46 66 Service, Technical Support & Order Specialist 50 60 50 60 45 55 Management. Analyst 40 50 40 50 40 50 Ireland remains a favoured shared Fixed Assets Analyst 35 45 30 40 30 40 services location for multi-national organisations due to our excellent pool of skilled and educated professionals. Accounts Payable Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Since January 2010 we are again starting to see an increase in the demand for Manager 55 75 55 75 41 52 mainly qualified Financial & IT staff for Team Leader 42 52 40 50 33 47 this sector. Analyst / Specialist / Assistant TL 27 38 28 32 24 33 These companies & centres continue to Associate 23 30 23 26 21 27 offer excellent training, affiliations with Process Support 23 29 22 25 19 25 professional bodies and international experience. 18 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. SHARED SERVICES (cont’d) Accounts Receivable Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Manager 55 75 55 75 50 60 Team Leader 40 50 40 45 35 45 Analyst / Specialist / Assistant TL 30 38 28 32 26 33 Associate 27 30 23 26 21 27 Inter company Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Team Leader 42 52 40 50 42 52 Analyst / Specialist / Assistant TL 28 38 28 32 24 48 Associate 24 30 23 26 21 27 Tax Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Manager 50 60 55 70 50 60 Specialist 38 45 40 55 43 45 19 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. TAX & PRACTICE General Practice Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Audit Director 75 90 65 85 53 71 Audit Manager 55 65 50 60 35 48 Audit Assistant Manager 50 55 45 50 35 40 Audit Senior 38 42 30 40 27 29 Audit Semi Senior 25 35 20 25 30 30 Despite a significant reduction in Audit Junior 21 24 18 20 18 20 recruitment volumes in 2009, there Audit Trainee 21 24 16 20 16 19 was some demand for permanent and Tax Director 75 95 70 90 41 57 contract Tax Advisers within the Tax Manager 55 65 40 55 43 51 industry in 2009 and this is likely to Tax Senior 38 42 30 40 22 27 grow further in 2010. Tax Trainee 21 24 15 18 15 18 Audit and Advisory Practice was Big 4 Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions significantly impacted by the financial Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € crisis, but saw an increase in demand Tax Director 95 120 80 100 48 67 for experienced audit practitioners within the top firms towards the end Corporate Finance Manager 55 65 60 75 42 56 of 2009. Tax Manager 55 65 60 75 46 56 Tax Supervisor 45 52 40 50 33 43 There has been a slow rise in tax and Tax Senior 45 50 35 45 23 33 practice roles in Q1 2010 with some Tax Trainee 23 26 20 24 15 21 practices unable to add headcount Audit Director 95 120 90 110 65 80 until cash flow issues are resolved. Audit Manager 60 75 60 70 55 65 Audit Assistant Manager 50 55 50 55 45 50 The overall outlook for 2010 remains Audit Senior 45 50 40 48 42 47 positive and it is anticipated that the Tax and Practice recruitment Corporate Recover / Insolvency Dublin Dublin Cork Cork market will pick up over the course Low € High € Low € High € of the year. Corporate Recovery Director 95 120 90 110 Corporate Recovery Director 55 65 60 70 Corporate Recovery Senior 40 48 40 50 20 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • FINANCE. TEMPS & INTERIM MANAGEMENT Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Region Region Low P/H High P/H Low P/H High P/H Low P/H High P/H Since the start of 2010 demand for Interim Manager / Financial Director 50 55 45 50 39 45 temporary Finance professionals has Financial Controller 33 38 30 35 32 38 increased across multiple sectors helped by an improving economic Financial Accountant 25 28 22 27 24 25 outlook resulting in an increase in Financial Accountant (FS) 23 28 20 25 21 25 employer confidence. Regulatory Accountant 28 30 26 30 22 29 Systems Accountant 28 33 26 30 23 33 The rise in demand has been driven by project work, maternity cover and VAT Accountant 23 28 20 25 22 26 employers favouring temporary Project Accountant 26 28 24 28 25 27 contracts to fill gaps where they Cost Accountant 28 30 26 28 26 28 cannot commit to permanent hiring. Management Accountant 26 32 25 30 25 29 Professionals currently in demand are Internal Auditor 26 30 25 30 26 27 qualified Accountants, Credit Newly Qualified Accountant 21 23 19 23 19 22 Controllers, Accounts Receivable, Part Qualified Accountant 16 18 14 18 13 16 Systems Accountants, Treasury Financial Analyst 21 28 19 25 18 24 Accountants, Project Managers and Financial Services operational staff. Financial Reporting Accountant (FS) 23 31 20 25 18 22 Financial Reporting Analyst (FS) 23 28 20 25 17 23 Inter company Analyst 15 17 13 15 14 16 Anti Money Laundering / Compliance 14 18 12 16 12 15 Assistant Accountant 16 20 14 19 15 19 Credit Analyst 18 32 16 20 16 24 Credit Controller 14 17 12 15 12 15 21 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555 *Figures supplied are hourly candidate rates
    • FINANCE. TEMPS & INTERIM MANAGEMENT (cont’d) Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Region Region Low P/H High P/H Low P/H High P/H Low P/H High P/H Accounts Assistant 16 16 14 16 14 15 Accounts Clerk 12 14 10 14 10 11 Bank Reconciliations Clerk 11 12 10 12 10 10 Book – keeper 16 19 14 16 13 18 Collections 14 17 12 16 12 17 Loans Administrator 13 18 11 15 12 17 Payroll Senior 17 19 15 18 13 15 Payroll Junior 12 14 10 12 10 12 Fund Accountant 15 24 13 20 13 21 Fund Administrator 14 21 12 18 13 21 Treasury Analyst 18 26 16 22 17 24 Settlements Administrator 14 18 12 16 13 17 Shareholder Services Administrator 14 18 12 16 13 17 Accounts Payable Assistant 12 16 10 15 11 13 Accounts Receivable Assistant 12 16 10 15 11 13 Billings Administrator 12 13 n/a n/a 11 12 22 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555 *Figures supplied are hourly candidate rates
    • PREMIER. LEGAL 23
    • LEGAL. PRIVATE PRACTICE & IN HOUSE In House Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € The Legal recruitment market has Head of Legal (In House) 80 140 70 90 65 85 shown some improvement in 2010 Senior Transactional Lawyer 65 95 55 80 50 75 with the majority of roles in Financial Services. Legal Advisor (3-5 years) 50 73 45 65 40 60 Legal Advisor (1-3 years) 40 58 35 50 30 50 Opportunities have arisen as a result of legal and regulatory changes within Newly Qualified Solicitor 35 53 30 45 30 45 Financial Services creating some Legal Executive 25 40 25 35 25 35 demand for Legal professionals. While there has been some growth in Private Practice Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions demand within the Financial Services Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € sector, opportunities in Industry and Practice have been limited. Solicitor (6-8 yrs) 75 95 70 85 70 80 Overall there has been downward Solicitor (3-5 yrs) 60 75 55 70 55 65 pressure on salaries as candidate 35 55 35 55 Solicitor (1-3 yrs) 40 60 supply remains high. Newly Qualified Solicitor 35 53 30 50 30 50 Company Secretary (2-4 years) 40 70 38 65 35 65 Company Secretary (1-2 years) 30 45 30 40 30 40 Legal Executive 25 45 25 40 25 25 Company Secretary Trainee 25 30 25 30 25 25 24 Visit premier.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • LA CRÈME. OFFICE SUPPORT SALES & MARKETING MULTI-LINGUAL HR & LEGAL 25
    • LA CRÈME. OFFICE SUPPORT, SALES & MARKETING, MULTI-LINGUAL, HR & LEGAL In a recent telephone survey operating across a broad industry Candidates, particularly those who conducted by La Crème, senior level base.” explains Ann O’Mahony, are immediately available, have operational and HR managers with Regional Director, La Crème Dublin. become flexible in their salary staff in the Office Support, Sales & expectation with job stability and long Marketing, Multi-lingual, HR and Legal “There is a more marked increase in term career opportunities featuring functions were asked if they expected the demand for temporary / contract more strongly in their decision to basic salary levels to increase / staff over the permanent option, move than in previous years. decrease or stay the same over the demonstrating that there is still next 12 months and if there was an trepidation in the market and the We do not foresee any substantial increase / decrease by what %? ‘wait and see’ approach is still salary increases this year in the prevalent. sector however we believe that the The majority (72.8%) of employers Office Support job market is positive surveyed expect salary levels to Employers are aware of the increased compared with six to nine months ago remain unchanged over the next 12 volume of candidates in the market and our optimism continues to remain months. and are requesting longer short lists high for 2010.” of interviewees with the decision to 18.4% of employers expect salaries to hire and the hiring process becoming increase by 15% in the next 12 more protracted. months and a minority (8.8%) of employers expect a 1– 10 % Despite the increase in choice, reduction in basic salaries. businesses still need to move quickly with a job offer once they have “The first quarter experienced a small identified a high calibre candidate. upswing in client enquiries for Office Support and Sales & Marketing from both existing and new clients 26 Visit lacreme.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 500
    • LA CRÈME. OFFICE SUPPORT, SALES & MARKETING, MULTI-LINGUAL, HR & LEGAL Q Do you expect basic salary levels within your business to increase, decrease or stay the same over the next 12 months and if there is an increase/decrease, by what %? 27 Visit lacreme.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 500
    • OFFICE SUPPORT, SALES & MARKETING, MULTI-LINGUAL, HR & LEGAL. TEMPORARY Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Region Region Low P/H High P/H Low P/H High P/H Low P/H High P/H The demand for temporary Office Legal Secretary 13 16 12 15 12 15 Support staff continued its Q4 2009 growth into Q1 2010. This increased Personal Assistant 14 16 12 15 12 15 demand appears to be driven by Secretary (3+ yrs exp.) 13 15 11 14 11 14 tentative moves on the part of Secretary (1-3 yrs exp.) 11 13 10 13 10 13 companies to re-staff their depleted work forces with a temporary resource Receptionist (3+ yrs exp.) 12 13 11 13 11 13 in the short term allowing them the Receptionist (0-2 yrs exp.) 10 12 10 12 10 12 flexibility of either making a role Secretary / Receptionist (1-2 yrs exp.) 11 12 11 13 11 13 permanent or not depending on market conditions. Administrator 11 15 10 14 10 14 Data Entry Clerk 10 11 10 11 10 11 The pool of temporary workers is Customer Service Administrator (3+ yrs exp.) 12 13 11 13 11 13 larger than in previous years with a consequent drop in hourly rates Customer Service Administrator (1-3 yrs exp.) 11 12 10 12 10 12 in most sectors of Office Support. Switchboard Operator 11 13 10 12 10 12 Niche skill sets and specialist industry Customer Service Representative 10 13 10 13 10 13 experience are in demand for fixed term contract roles albeit at slightly Office Junior 9 10 9 10 9 10 lower rates than before. *Figures supplied are hourly candidate rates 28 Visit lacreme.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 500
    • OFFICE SUPPORT, SALES & MARKETING, MULTI-LINGUAL, HR & LEGAL. PERMANENT Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € After a major decline in hiring for Executive PA 38 55 28 38 28 38 permanent Office Support staff in Senior PA 35 45 25 35 25 35 2009 there has been a small increase in activity in this sector of the Office Manager 35 55 28 38 28 38 recruitment market in Q1 2010. Secretary 3yrs + experience 30 38 23 26 23 26 This would tie in with the growth of Secretary 1-3yrs experience 25 30 21 25 21 25 temporary employment in the final Secretary 6mths – 1 yr 20 24 20 22 20 22 quarter of 2009 – a trend which Receptionist 3yrs + experience 26 30 22 26 22 26 traditionally is used as a leading business cycle indicator. Receptionist 1-2yrs experience 22 26 20 23 20 23 Receptionist 0-1yr experience 20 24 19 22 19 22 The recruitment cycle is significantly Admin 20 32 20 30 20 30 longer than in the past as companies apply exacting standards in getting Sales Admin 21 30 22 28 22 28 the right fit of candidate for new roles. HR Admin 22 30 22 30 22 30 Salaries for new hires have dropped Data Entry 18 25 20 23 20 23 reflecting pay cuts taken by similar staff in 2009. Customer Service Rep 3yrs + exp 25 32 22 28 22 28 Purchasing / Shipping Clerk 22 32 25 30 25 30 Document Controller 21 32 25 30 25 30 Clerical Assistant 19 26 22 26 22 26 Customer Service w / languages 21 34 20 26 20 26 29 Visit lacreme.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 500
    • OFFICE SUPPORT, SALES & MARKETING, MULTI-LINGUAL, HR & LEGAL. PERMANENT (Cont’d) Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € The sales and marketing sector also HR Officer 28 35 25 35 25 35 showed tentative signs of growth with HR Generalist 35 45 demand for experienced and talented business developers and sales people HR Manager 45 70 across all sectors. Marketing Assistant 23 27 23 30 23 30 The office support legal market is Marketing Executive 28 45 28 40 28 40 experiencing a very small upswing as Marketing Manager 45 85 40 75 40 75 legal companies have restructured Telesales Rep 20 26 20 30 20 30 their businesses out of conveyancing and into insolvency, insurance, Field Sales Executive 25 40 28 40 28 40 defence and commercial litigation. Account Manager 30 50 28 40 28 40 We would expect this trend to Key Account Manager 50 60 35 55 35 55 continue in 2010. Sales Manager 45 65 40 60 40 60 Human Resources took a particularly Legal Secretary (5+ years experience) 32 40 n/a n/a n/a n/a bad hit as many companies attempted Legal Secretary (3 – 5 years exp) 28 32 n/a n/a n/a n/a re-align their costs to the business environment of 2009. Demand still Legal Secretary (1 – 3 years exp) 22 28 n/a n/a n/a n/a remains relatively slow in the Legal Executive 26 40 n/a n/a n/a n/a permanent arena with some demand Legal Administrator 20 26 n/a n/a n/a n/a for more specialist HR experience specifically Change Management Junior Legal Executive 20 26 n/a n/a n/a n/a and Industrial Relations. Company Secretary (Trainee) 24 30 n/a n/a n/a n/a Company Secretary 3 – 5 PQE 55 80 n/a n/a n/a n/a Company Secretary 1 – 3 PQE 35 55 n/a n/a n/a n/a Junior Legal Secretary 18 24 n/a n/a n/a n/a 30 Visit lacreme.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 500
    • OFFICE SUPPORT, SALES & MARKETING, MULTI-LINGUAL, HR & LEGAL. MULTI-LINGUAL Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Towards the end of 2009 and Q1 Customer Services 0-2 years 22 24 18 22 22 24 2010 the increased presence and the Customer Services 2-4 years 24 26 22 26 22 26 continued growth of companies already in Ireland with a global market Customer Services 4yrs + 26 30 24 30 24 30 share has ensured that demand for Customer Services Team Leader 30 35 30 35 28 35 multi-lingual professionals remains extremely high. Customer Services Manager 35 45 35 45 35 45 Internal Sales with a language 30 34 26 32 22 25 Candidates with language skills Account Management with a language 30 37 28 35 26 30 continue to be in short supply with the demand for those who also speak Order Management with a language 25 35 25 35 24 28 English definitely outstripping supply. Administrator with a language 22 28 22 28 22 24 31 Visit lacreme.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 500
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    • VERKOM. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY In a recent telephone survey “The IT sector in 2010 has continued We can conclude that companies are conducted by Verkom senior level to grow steadily following a positive slowly returning to a more stable level operational and HR managers within end to 2009. The number of of business activity. As a result this is the IT sector were asked if they vacancies in January 2010 is four influencing the overall sentiment expected basic salary levels within times that of January 2009.” explains within the Irish jobs market.” their business to increase, decrease, Gráinne Bagnall, Manager, Verkom or stay the same over the next 12, Dublin. months and if there was an increase / decrease by what %? The Financial Services sector plays a key role in the Irish economy and The majority (74.8%) of employers particularly in the IT contract market, foresee salaries remaining the same but has remained stagnant for the last over the next 12 months. 12-18 months from a recruitment perspective. 17.5% are expecting an increase of up to 10% while 7.7% predict a We are now experiencing a change decrease of up to 10%. and companies have started to hire but on a much smaller scale. 33 Visit verkom.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 501
    • VERKOM. INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY Q Do you expect basic salary levels within your business to increase, decrease or stay the same over the next 12 months and if there is an increase/decrease, by what %? 34 Visit verkom.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 501
    • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. PERMANENT Senior Appointments 0 – 2 years €K 3 – 5 years €K 5+ years €K CTO n/a n/a 121 + Software Development Manager 65 – 80 80 – 90 90 + IT Project Manager 50 – 60 61 – 80 80 + Within the IT sector across all vertical Senior Technical Manager 45 – 55 56 – 66 66 + markets there has been an increase IT Change Manager in the flow of job opportunities, 45 – 55 56 – 66 66 + Infrastructure / Support Manager although the recruitment process has 40 – 55 56 – 70 71 + remained relatively slow. IT Auditor 35 – 45 46 – 60 61 + Emerging technologies such as Cloud Development and Design Computing is driving demand for 0 – 2 years €K 3 – 5 years €K 5+ years €K Application-Based Technology professionals. Java / J2EE 25 – 35 35 – 50 50 + VB/C#/VB.NET/ASP.NET 25 – 35 35 – 50 50 + Experienced Developers and C/C++ Technical Project Managers are still in 28 – 38 39 – 55 56 + Oracle / SQL high demand in all markets, however 30 – 38 39 – 55 55 + hiring managers are very focused on Data warehousing / Business intelligence 30 – 40 41 – 60 61 + professionals with specific Mainframe qualifications. 30 – 40 36 – 50 51 + ERP/CRM 0 – 2 years €K 3 – 5 years €K 5+ years €K There has been little change in IT salaries over the past 1-2 years with some businesses dropping them SAP Functional Consultant 35 – 45 46 – 65 66 + slightly but overall basic pay has SAP ABAP Programmer 33 – 43 44 – 60 61 + remained static in this sector. Oracle Financials Business Analyst 35 – 45 46 – 65 66 + Oracle Financials Technical Consultant 33 – 43 44 – 60 61 + ERP (Other) Consultant 30 – 40 41 – 55 56 + Navision Consultant 35 – 45 46 – 65 66 + CRM Consultant 35 – 45 46 – 60 61 + 35 Visit verkom.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 501
    • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. PERMANENT (Cont’d) QA / Testing / Localisation / 0 – 2 years €K 3 – 5 years €K 5+ years €K Technical Writing Localisation 25 – 27 29 – 36 38+ Technical Writer 28 – 32 34 – 38 39+ QA Engineer 28 – 35 36 – 45 46 + Test / QA Team Leader 35 – 40 41 – 50 53 + Test / QA Manager 45 – 40 45 – 60 61 + PC Support & Desktop Management 0 – 2 years €k 3 – 5 years €K 5+ years €K Helpdesk / Desktop Support 23 – 29 30 – 35 35 + System Administrator 28 – 35 36 – 50 51 + UNIX Administrator 30 – 40 40 – 60 61 + Network Specialist 30 – 40 40 – 60 61 + Security Specialist 30 – 40 40 – 60 60 + VMware Specialist 30 – 40 41 – 60 61 + DBA 27 – 35 38 – 55 56 + 36 Visit verkom.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 501
    • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. CONTRACT Senior Appointments Low €Day Mid €Day High €Day CTO 500 – 600 500 – 700 700 – 900 There has been no significant change in contract rates overall year-on-year. Software Development Manager 400 – 500 500 – 600 600 – 800 Project Manager 300 – 400 400 – 600 600 – 800 IT Developers’ daily rates have shown 300 – 400 400 – 500 500 – 600 Infrastructure / Support Manager signs of increase as demand is high, and skills availability for languages Business Analyst 200 – 300 300 – 400 400 – 500 such as Java, .NET and C++ remain Systems Analyst 200 – 300 300 – 400 400 – 500 in short supply. IT Auditor 250 – 400 400 – 500 500 – 700 ERP / CRM Low €Day Mid €Day High €Day SAP Functional Consultant 300 – 400 400 – 500 500 – 600 SAP ABAP Programmer 300 – 400 400 – 500 500 – 600 Oracle Financials Business Analyst 300 – 400 400 – 500 500 – 600 Oracle Financials Technical Consultant 300 – 400 400 – 500 500 – 600 ERP (other) Consultant 300 – 400 400 – 500 500 – 600 Navision Consultant 300 – 400 400 – 500 500 – 600 CRM Consultant 300 – 400 400 – 500 500 – 600 37 Visit verkom.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 501
    • INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY. CONTRACT (Cont’d) QA / Testing / Localisation / Low €Day Mid €Day High €Day Technical Writing Localisation 100 – 150 150 – 200 200 – 300 Technical Writer 200 – 250 250 – 350 350 – 450 QA Engineer 150 – 200 200 – 300 400 – 500 Test / QA Team Leader 200 – 300 300 – 400 400 – 500 Test / QA Manager 300 – 400 400 – 500 500 – 600 PC Support & Desktop Management Low €Day Mid €Day High €Day Helpdesk / Desktop Support 130 – 170 170 – 250 250 – 300 System Administrator 200 – 300 300 – 400 400 – 500 UNIX Administrator 250 – 350 350 – 500 500 – 600 Network Specialist 200 – 250 250 – 400 400 – 600 Security Specialist 250 – 350 350 – 500 500 – 700 VMware Specialist 250 – 350 300 – 450 450 – 600 DBA 250 – 350 300 – 500 500 – 600 38 Visit verkom.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 501
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    • BRUNEL. TECHNICAL A recent survey conducted by Brunel “Salaries in the Irish market are position are less likely to move jobs to asked business leaders and HR primarily forecast to remain a lower basic salary. Businesses that Managers employing significant unchanged over the next 12 months.” can demonstrate company growth, numbers of Technical professionals; explains Trefor Murphy, Associate new opportunities and career “Do you expect basic salary levels Director, Brunel Ireland. development are now seen as the ‘go within your business to increase, to’ companies for the best talent in decrease or stay the same over the “We now see a slight improvement in Ireland in a market which has suffered next 12 months and if there was an overall market conditions so many from extreme uncertainty over the increase / decrease by what %?”. businesses are now in a position to past year.” attract talent without significant salary The majority (69%) of employers rises. within the Technical sector expect salaries within their business to One of the biggest challenges remain the same over the next 12 currently facing employers in the months. technical market is attracting candidates who are highly qualified or 24.2% foresee an increase of up to have specialist experience which is 10%. not widely available. Businesses must work smarter to attract the most The remaining minority (6.8%) are talented professionals, in some cases expecting a decrease of up to 10%. increasing remuneration may be the best option as candidates who are already in a secure permanent 40 Visit brunel.ie or call +353 1 432 1510
    • BRUNEL. TECHNICAL Q Do you expect basic salary levels within your business to increase, decrease or stay the same over the next 12 months and if there is an increase/decrease, by what %? 41 Visit brunel.ie or call +353 (0)1 4321 555
    • TECHNICAL. LIFE SCIENCES Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Recruitment activity fluctuated Calibrations Co-ordinator 32 52 31 50 30 49 throughout 2009, however from Q1 Clinical Trials Associate 45 65 43 63 42 61 2010 there has been a gradual Compliance Officer 44 61 42 59 41 58 increase in demand in all areas of Life Sciences, particularly in Quality, Compliance Manager 72 84 69 81 68 79 Compliance and Regulatory Affairs Documentation Controller 30 45 29 43 28 42 roles. Environmental Chemist 32 45 31 43 30 42 There have been fewer graduate roles Environmental Specialist 42 61 40 59 40 58 available so far in 2010 with Safety Officer 40 57 38 55 38 54 companies showing a preference for EHS Officer 41 61 39 59 39 58 hiring mid to senior level candidates. There has also been some significant EHS Manager 68 82 65 79 64 77 movement across senior Food Chemist 29 41 28 39 27 39 appointments and executive level Formulations Scientist 33 48 32 46 31 45 vacancies. Lab Supervisor 42 61 40 59 40 58 There has been significant growth in Microbiologist 33 55 32 53 31 52 areas of new expertise including reimbursement & pricing and patient Materials Scientist 31 59 30 57 29 56 care positions due to new EU and NPD Technologist 29 44 28 42 27 41 Government legislation and regulatory NPD Manager 50 65 48 63 47 61 bodies. Organic Chemist 32 48 31 46 30 45 42 Visit brunel.ie or call +353 1 432 1510
    • TECHNICAL. LIFE SCIENCES (Cont’d) Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Pharmacist 59 82 57 79 56 77 Process Development Chemist 34 55 33 53 32 52 QA Auditor 37 49 36 47 35 46 QA Manager 70 88 67 85 66 83 QA Specialist 37 59 36 57 35 56 QC Analyst – Biochem / Chemistry 30 44 29 42 28 41 QC Analyst – Micro/Biotech 30 44 29 42 28 41 QC Manager 51 78 49 75 48 74 QP Qualified Person 62 82 60 79 58 77 Quality Supervisor 51 65 49 63 48 61 Quality Systems Specialist 36 52 35 50 34 49 Quality Technician 27 36 26 35 25 34 R&D Analytical Chemist 31 49 30 47 29 46 Regulatory Affairs Officer 35 45 34 43 33 42 Regulatory Affairs Specialist 45 65 43 63 42 61 Regulatory Affairs Manager 70 90 67 87 66 85 Scientific Affairs / Medical Liaison Officer 45 60 43 58 42 57 43 Visit brunel.ie or call +353 1 432 1510
    • TECHNICAL. LIFE SCIENCES (Cont’d) Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Scientific Affairs / Medical Liaison Manager 60 75 58 72 57 71 Validation Specialist 41 59 39 57 39 56 Validation Manager 65 74 63 71 61 70 Molecular Diagnostics Specialist 42 62 40 60 40 58 Sales Executive (Medical / Pharma) 42 65 36 60 32 58 Product Manager 42 62 40 60 40 58 Brand Manager 45 65 43 63 42 61 Head of Function (Marketing) 95 115 91 111 90 108 Director of Sales / Marketing 90 110 87 106 85 104 Quality Control Director 95 118 91 113 90 111 Quality Assurance Director 101 121 97 116 95 114 Compliance Manager 75 91 72 88 71 86 Regulatory Affairs Director 88 105 85 101 83 99 Quality Director (head of function) 115 145 111 139 108 137 Clinical Trials Director 92 105 88 101 87 99 EHS Director 90 110 87 106 85 104 R&D Director 92 115 88 111 87 108 44 Visit brunel.ie or call +353 1 432 1510
    • TECHNICAL. ENGINEERING Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Manufacturing Engineering – level 1 32 37 31 36 30 35 Manufacturing Engineering – level 2 27 44 26 42 25 41 Generally, demand is still relatively flat Manufacturing Engineering – level 3 44 58 42 56 41 55 across all key areas of Engineering particularly across Manufacturing, Chemical Engineer 35 65 34 63 33 61 Mechanical and Chemical. However, Electrical Engineer 33 62 32 60 31 58 there has been some consistent Engineering Manager (>100 staff) 75 92 72 88 71 87 growth in Quality Engineering positions. Engineering Manager (<100 staff) 85 105 82 101 80 99 Industrial Engineering Manager 72 92 69 88 68 87 Salaries overall remain relatively flat Mechanical Engineer 33 60 32 58 31 57 but with some increases and general growth in the areas of Six Sigma, Industrial Engineer 33 62 32 60 31 58 Lean Engineering, Product Quality Engineer – Level 1 32 37 31 36 30 35 Development and R&D. Quality Engineer – Level 2 27 44 26 42 25 41 2010 has started on a positive note, Quality Engineer – Level 3 44 58 42 56 41 55 with an increased level of confidence. Validation Engineer 38 67 37 64 36 63 Professionals are starting to pursue new opportunities for reasons other Polymer Engineer 35 61 34 59 33 58 than fearing redundancy, which is Process Development Engineer 42 68 40 65 40 64 creating some fluidity in the R&D Engineer 41 68 39 65 39 64 engineering market. Lean Six Sigma Engineer 42 68 40 65 40 64 Product Development Engineer 42 68 40 65 40 64 Environmental Engineer 42 59 40 57 40 56 Mechanical Design Engineer 32 60 31 58 30 57 Tooling Engineer 35 55 34 53 33 52 Controls / Automation Engineer 35 68 34 65 33 64 45 Visit brunel.ie or call +353 1 432 1510
    • TECHNICAL. SUPPLY CHAIN & OPERATIONS Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Demand for key supply chain Production Team Leader 33 42 32 40 31 40 personnel within all Manufacturing Production Supervisor 39 62 38 60 37 58 sectors has grown in Q1 2010 for the first time since early 2008. High Technical Production Manager 42 65 40 63 40 61 calibre professionals are proving to be Production Manager 60 75 58 72 57 71 key hires for businesses who are Operations Manager (>100 staff) 70 85 67 82 66 80 naturally looking to reduce costs to keep their business competitive. Operations Manager (<100 staff) 85 105 82 101 80 99 Professionals with more than five Buyer 34 52 33 50 32 49 years experience in planning and Supply Chain Analyst 38 55 37 53 36 52 procurement have been back in demand since Q4 2009. This has Freight Forward Specialist 50 70 48 67 47 66 increased into 2010 and is likely to Shipping Clerk 25 35 24 34 24 33 continue over the course of the year. Planner 34 52 33 50 32 49 Traditional factors such as location, Buyer and Planner 39 60 38 58 37 57 career progression and package are Senior Buyer / Planner 55 71 53 68 52 67 returning as key motivators for professionals considering moving Master Scheduler 55 71 53 68 52 67 jobs. This has brought some Materials Manager 65 85 63 82 61 80 buoyancy back into the supply chain Purchasing Manager 65 92 63 88 55 87 jobs market. Warehouse Manager 55 75 42 72 52 71 Supply Chain Manager 85 110 82 106 75 104 46 Visit brunel.ie or call +353 1 432 1510
    • TECHNICAL. ENERGY & CONSTRUCTION Dublin Dublin Cork Cork Regions Regions Low € High € Low € High € Low € High € Within the energy and construction Quantity Surveyor 30 60 29 58 28 57 sector, demand has increased for Site Engineer 28 45 27 43 26 42 professionals in Alternative Energy. However the supply of construction Site Manager 42 55 40 53 40 52 personnel outweighs the number of Civil Engineer 28 44 27 42 26 41 alternative opportunities in energy Structural Engineer 31 51 30 49 29 48 and companies in this space have a significant “pick of the crop”. Architect 42 60 40 58 40 57 Project Manager 60 75 58 72 57 71 There has been an increase in the Programme Manager 68 81 65 78 64 76 need for specialist Construction professionals in Q1 2010 compared Construction Director 78 91 75 88 74 86 to 2009 although salaries are down Renewable Energy Engineer 42 65 40 63 40 61 15-20% compared to last year. Project Manager – Engineer 70 85 67 82 66 80 The Construction market in Ireland Technical Sales - Energy 35 55 34 53 33 52 is operating as a shadow of its former self, with positions in Architecture, PQS, Main Contracting, Mechanical & Electrical Contracting remaining at all time lows. Most movement so far in 2010 has been to the UK and Middle East to support a stronger than expected growth in the Construction Market in these regions 47 Visit brunel.ie or call +353 1 432 1510
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    • SALARY SURVEY 2010. METHODOLOGY Premier Group conducted a telephone Salary rates listed cover basic survey of 417 senior-level operational salaries only and do not include and HR managers across the Finance, bonus payments or benefits, unless Office Support, Technical and IT specifically stated otherwise. This is sectors in Ireland between 9th and 19th due to the variety of ways in which April. The aggregated results of this companies manage employee research are used in this edition of the reward. Premier Group Salary Guide 2010. Please note, the information The salary information provided in presented in this document this survey has been compiled by should be used as a general specialist consultants across all guide only. Where number of years’ of Premier Group’s divisions. Our experience is mentioned, it is only consultants are in continual contact to give an approximate framework with both employers and candidates in which to gauge what a typical across all industry sectors. Salary data candidate is likely to earn with the from placements made between level of experience shown. Premier January – April 2010, as well as the Group does not base decisions on specialist knowledge of Premier the suitability of candidates for roles Group’s consultants, have been taken on the number of years’ experience into account during the compilation of he/she may have acquired but on this report. the person’s full range of skills and abilities. For more specific salary or hiring information, please visit www.premiergroup.ie or contact your Premier Group consultant direct. 49
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