SecsintheCity sees growth in higher paying roles

Published on: 10 May 2019

April 2019 saw annual increases in the number of jobs posted to SecsintheCity offering higher earning potential.

While the number of jobs in the £40,000 - £49,999 bracket grew by a modest 3% year-on-year, vacancies offering £50,000 - £59,999 per year saw notable annual growth of 17%.

With year-on-year growth of 16% and 10% respectively, the number of opportunities within the £60,000 - £69,999 and £70,000 - £99,999 brackets also grew significantly.

Data from KPMG and REC’s UK Report on Jobs confirms that average starting salaries of permanent roles continues to rise across all English regions due to a scarcity in qualified candidates, while findings from the Office for National Statistics indicate that annual growth of employee earnings remain strong across the private and public sectors, growing by 3.6 and 2.8% respectively in the three months to January.

What does this mean for you? Well, if you are currently planning your next move and have the experience required to take on a higher paying role, the odds may currently be in your favour.

Additionally, the SecsintheCity Salary Insight Report recently revealed that PAs, EAs and Office Support Professionals who discovered their role through SecsintheCity earn, on average, 23% higher than those who found work elsewhere.

We’ve selected some of the most exciting vacancies currently listed on SecsintheCity within the higher salary brackets, so you can get a taste of the opportunities available to you.


EA | International software business | Paris

With a salary in the £40,000 - £49,999 bracket, this exciting role will see an EA fluent in both French and English provide support to senior individuals in the business. This Executive Assistant role comes packed with excellent benefits and a generous bonus.

Private PA | Ultra-high net worth individual | Mayfair, London

Offering a salary range of £50,000 - £55,000 per annum, this Private PA role involves organising high profile events, private jet and yacht management, liaising with art galleries and much more. To be considered for this unique role you will need to have at least 5 years of experience as a Private PA.

PA | Saudi Aramco | Saudi Arabia

Are you thinking about relocating to a warmer climate? This PA role with Saudi Aramco offers you the chance to support one of the largest companies in the world by revenue. In exchange for a salary up to the higher end of the £60,000 - £69,999 bracket and relocation assistance, you will be responsible for complex diary management, travel organisation and highly confidential administrative tasks.

Private Chef | Ultra-high net worth family | Belgravia, London and Surrey

For this vacancy, an ultra-high net worth family with a family home in Belgravia and large country estate in Surrey seek a warm, personable and top-level Private Chef with discretion and respect. IN exchange for £60,000 - £80,000 per annum, the successful applicant will cook tasty and healthy meals of various cuisines and craft a la carte dinner menus for parties and events.