Actuaries have recently been added to the UK Shortage Occupation List. It is highly unlikely that there will be any major change in level of salaries as a result. It will still be extremely difficult to sponsor a work permit for someone – this only overcomes the first hurdle.
However there are two great PR advantages;
- The Government acknowledges that actuaries are valuable!
- HR departments will acknowledge there is a shortage and therefore put up the salaries they are willing to pay.