What jobs are in Essex?

Most industries are limited to the south of the county, with the majority of the land elsewhere being given over to agriculture. Agricultural engineers, agronomists, agricultural technicians can find plenty of opportunities in the county. Harlow is a centre for electronics, science and pharmaceutical companies such as Teva Pharmaceuticals

Chelmsford has always been an important location for electronics companies, such as the Marconi Company. The town is also the location for a number of insurance and financial service organisations. This provides opportunities for bankers, insurance advisors, analysts, and accountants. Brentwood is home to the Ford Motor Company’s British headquarters, providing careers for managers, directors, and even mechanics and engineers. There are no shortage of jobs in Essex, no matter the sector. Skilled and unskilled labourers can find opportunities in every town in the county. 

Job trends in Essex

Other businesses in the county are dominated by mechanical engineering, including but not limited to metalworking and glassmaking. Southend-on-Sea is home to the Adventure Island theme park, providing careers for operators, hospitality staff and retail assistants. Higher education is also a large part of the county, providing jobs for administrative staff and lecturers

What is it like working in Essex?

Due to its close proximity to London, many people commute to the city every day instead of working in Essex. However, Colchester is Britain’s oldest recorded town and for a time was the Roman capital of Britain. Remnants of the historical imprints of the romans remain around Essex. With options of seaside, forest and city, Essex is a destination location for commuters and families. A semi-detached house in Essex is usually around £360,000.

What jobs are in Essex?
What jobs are in Essex? >

What jobs are in Essex?

Most industries are limited to the south of the county, with the majority of the land elsewhere being given over to agriculture. Agricultural engineers, agronomists, agricultural technicians can find plenty of opportunities in the county. Harlow is a centre for electronics, science and pharmaceutical companies such as Teva Pharmaceuticals

Chelmsford has always been an important location for electronics companies, such as the Marconi Company. The town is also the location for a number of insurance and financial service organisations. This provides opportunities for bankers, insurance advisors, analysts, and accountants. Brentwood is home to the Ford Motor Company’s British headquarters, providing careers for managers, directors, and even mechanics and engineers. There are no shortage of jobs in Essex, no matter the sector. Skilled and unskilled labourers can find opportunities in every town in the county. 

Job trends in Essex

Other businesses in the county are dominated by mechanical engineering, including but not limited to metalworking and glassmaking. Southend-on-Sea is home to the Adventure Island theme park, providing careers for operators, hospitality staff and retail assistants. Higher education is also a large part of the county, providing jobs for administrative staff and lecturers

What is it like working in Essex?

Due to its close proximity to London, many people commute to the city every day instead of working in Essex. However, Colchester is Britain’s oldest recorded town and for a time was the Roman capital of Britain. Remnants of the historical imprints of the romans remain around Essex. With options of seaside, forest and city, Essex is a destination location for commuters and families. A semi-detached house in Essex is usually around £360,000.

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