We spoke to 3 leading Recruitment Agencies across the UAE and bring you the results below for the Top Salaries and Careers in the UAE for 2014. All Salaries stated below are Tax Free.
The banking sector in Dubai has seen a marked increase in 2014 with one of the biggest banks in Dubai, Dubai Islamic bank posting a 60% increase in net income year on year. High earning roles will typically be found in Banks with heavy investment in Oil and Gas and Property/Construction.
With the exponential growth of all of the major carriers in the UAE in 2014 (Emirates, Etihad and FlyDubai) aviation has seen an upward trend in recruitment in 2013-2014. Emirates alone exceeded Annual Revenues of AED 80 Million and hired nearly 5000 employees in 2013-2014 with investment happening across its range of sub-products.
Accountancy jobs are one of the most sought after in the UAE as Dubai and Abu Dhabi’s continued growth in FMCG, Construction and Healthcare continues unabated in 2014. These markets are particularly fierce in hiring accountancy professionals from across the world with soft-skills . Blue-Chip companies across the UAE are continuing to reduce costs and require Arab-Speaking qualified skilled professionals. ACCA, ACA, and related qualifications are sought after together with at least 7 years experience.