Having command over written and spoken English is not that is sufficient to be on a surer ground when it comes to employment in Berlin or in Germany as a whole, you need to be a multilingual to ensure bigger prospects of getting a decent job. If you know a couple of other languages in addition to English and German that would be a plus point for you.
There are Italian speaking jobs available in Berlin but again you need to have command over English and German as well. Without fluency in German language, chances are remote that you will get a decent job. Most jobs will require language requisites coupled with German language as a pre-requisite.
Employment prospects for Italian speaking professionals
Customer service sector in Berlin offers many employment opportunities for foreigners including Italian speaking professionals. Job seekers can apply as customer service agents, customer service advisors etc. The candidates seeking jobs in customer sector are required to have complete know how of German language together with strong command on Italian language.
The marketing sector in Berlin recruits Italian speakers, but for that English, German and Italian language fluency is strongly recommended. You have to have strong communication skills for that as this sector has a lot of competition, candidates are required to have competitive skills of customer care, achieving customer satisfaction by maintaining high standards while dealing with customers, risk management and technical support. Furthermore unless and until you are a multilingual you can not secure a job there.
Berlin job market also recruits foreign call center agents; this requires those candidates who have strong command over Italian and English language. It requires skills of competitive customer care service, complaint handling, and processing product/service information through various means of communication e.g telephone, fax or e-mail.
Italian candidates can apply as IT supporters as well in which the employees are expected to handle technical queries of clients online or via telephone. The employees are required to diagnose and solve various technical hardware and software issues of clients effectively.
Tax structure in Germany is progressive in nature; higher income groups are liable to pay higher taxes. Tax rate is from 0-45%, Individuals who are permanent residents of Germany are liable to pay tax from income earned within Germany and from overseas as well. A person who is employed in Germany but is a foreign resident is liable to pay tax on income earned in Germany only.
Cost of living
Cost of living is relatively less costly in Berlin as compared to the rest of Germany. Average Rental cost in Berlin varies around 350-450; you can easily get a one bedroom apartment in around 450. According to the statistics, Berlin is 36% cheaper than London and 35% cheaper than New York, US. Household necessities are relatively cheap in Berlin when we make a comparison of Berlin with the rest of Europe.