Finding a Job

From city dwellers to coastal dreamers and everyone in-between, the Isle of Man is a place for individuals that imagine a life which allows for better work-life balance but still has strong career opportunities and progression.

With its diverse economy featuring a range of industries, there are plenty of employment opportunities across a range of levels and skills.

Skills and Occupations in Demand

The Isle of Man currently has skills shortages in the following areas, which means you could be completely exempt from work permits, while applications in other areas may mean you could be fast tracked by the Work Permit Office:

At the beginning of 2018, the Isle of Man Government made applying for a work permit even easier with a new online portal and a register of exempt persons. Find out more about the changes here.

Searching for a Job

There are a number of places to start your job search on the Isle of Man. You can search via job list sites as well as looking directly via the company of choice.

There are also a number of employment agencies which can offer advice on job applications as well as the latest vacancies.

Living in the Isle of Man quick stats

Before moving to the Isle of Man, it's helpful to understand some basic statistics:

  • Total population: 83,000+
  • Currency: Great British Pounds (GBP) and Manx Sterling
  • Capital: Douglas
  • Parishes: 17
  • Number of expats per year: 1,000+
  • Official languages: English and Manx
  • Weather: The Island benefits from a temperate climate, with warm summers and mild winters. Due to the proximity of the Gulf Stream, the Island doesn't suffer from extreme swings in temperature
  • Average salary: £32,880.00 per annum

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