[Scottish] Systems support role for ticketing software company in Edinburgh

Gordon JC Pearce MM3YEQ gordonjcp at gjcp.net
Mon Jan 26 16:56:12 UTC 2009

On Mon, 2009-01-26 at 16:44 +0000, William Anderson wrote:
> William Anderson wrote:
> > Will Tatam wrote:
> >> [snip]
> >>
> >> The salary ranges from £20k to £25k depending on experience.
> > 
> > Urgh.
> Sorry, I'll clarify, since I've just been unjustifiably attacked on IRC
> for making this comment.
> In my own personal opinion, I don't believe 20-25k is a "decent" salary
> for a sysadmin role with an aggressive policy of extra hours and on call
> duties.  If the job perhaps offers bonuses and/or overtime for such
> duties, that would probably make it more attractive in my eye, and
> perhaps such benefits have been omitted by accident.
> Please note that I'm expressing my own opinions, and I know of at least
> one person on IRC who thought it looked just peachy.

I would just like to point out that even if I was looking for another
job in computing, there is *no way on earth* I would accept a job for
£25k with unpaid overtime.  Not a hope in hell.


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