Skills shortage “plagues” oil and gas firms

A shortage of skilled workers continues to “plague” the oil and gas sector according to new figures showing two thirds of employers want to take on more staff. The Oil & Gas Global Salary Guide found 68.1% of employers plan to increase headcount in 2014. Around 24,000 people responded to the research and out of […]

Oil and gas workers willing to work anywhere

Oil and gas workers are willing to move anywhere for the right pay and career opportunities. That’s according to a recruitment firm, whose research showed two thirds (66%) of oil and gas professionals said they would be prepared to work anywhere, including emerging markets, for the right salary and opportunities. A fifth of oil and […]

Sustainability salaries continue to rise

Economic woes may be widespread in the UK and the Eurozone but one sector at least is still faring well – pay in sustainability and corporate responsibility (CR) roles has actually risen in the last three years. A survey by recruiters Acre Resources found the average salary in the UK rose to £56,360, an increase […]

Energy pays- sector enjoys high salaries

Energy professionals in the UK enjoy well paid salaries that are significantly higher than the national average. According to a recent survey by recruitment specialists Hays Energy 74% of those surveyed earn in excess of £41,000. The survey also revealed that in the last 12 months 69% of people have had a salary increase and […]