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IT Salary Benchmark Wizard

Discussion in 'Employment & Jobs' started by UCHEEKYMONKEY, Mar 14, 2008.

  1. UCHEEKYMONKEY
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    UCHEEKYMONKEY R.I.P - gone but never forgotten. Gold Member

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    Do you know how much you should be getting while working in IT?

    Have you compared your salary to other IT professionals?

    Do you know what is the most common type of work experience in IT?

    Do you know the Percentage of tech professionals with at least 1 IT certification in United Kingdom is 40.17%

    Well I didn't know that:dry So I signed up to this website to check my wages with the rest of the IT industry:-

    After you have filled in some questions and they have verified your email account. You can check your salary and what the current trend is for IT certs and work experience is...:biggrin8)


    Salary benchmark resource for IT professionals
    activeTechPros IT salary benchmark wizard satisfies the need for timely and updated salary benchmark information. This resource lets members benchmark between countries, providing an international outlook rather than being country-centric. Most importantly, it meets the challenges in the dynamic and fast-moving world of salary negotiations and expectations.

    Click here to go to ActiveTechPro

    I thought it was interesting to see that anything below the 2 year work experience in IT is £19K and the average:- Average annual salary for PC Technician in United Kingdom = GBP 26,486.78, This report is based on 118 profiles matching your specified criteria.

    Yet thoses so called training provider predict an average salary of £35k per year?:dry
     
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  2. greenbrucelee
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    greenbrucelee Zettabyte Poster

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    Thats interesting, I wonder why these TPs can't be forced to tell the truth about salaries instead of talking bollocks and providing people with false expectations. :dry
     
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  3. zebulebu

    zebulebu Terabyte Poster

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    That one seems to be pretty crappy. There's nothin in there, for instance, that equates to my job title (Senior Systems Engineer). The closest is probably 'IT Analyst' but the figures quoted for that seem quite low compared to my salary. I think the IT Jobs Watch one is more accurate.
     
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  4. harpistic

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    They'd be out of a job if they were :biggrin:biggrin
     
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  5. UCHEEKYMONKEY
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    UCHEEKYMONKEY R.I.P - gone but never forgotten. Gold Member

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    thanks for the link Zeb:thumbleft
     
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  6. Theprof

    Theprof Petabyte Poster Forum Leader

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    Supposedly the average salary for my type of position in Canada is:

    This report is based on 53 profiles matching your specified criteria.
    Average annual salary for Desktop Support Specialist in Canada = CAD 51,416.70

    I wish!!
     
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