East London

The average Enfield salary is £31,995, with a high demand in Teaching, Trade and Construction areas. Enfield Town Centre has recently completed a major redevelopment project, adding many new shops and a new road layout, creating jobs within the retail and construction industries. The average salary for a construction labourer is £15,000 - £29,000, with typical hours being 42 – 44 a week.  

The average Waltham Forest salary is £32,919, with the top employers being the National Health Service, Waltham Forest Council and Stonegate Pub Company. It is one of the largest employers in the area with many administration vacancies. The average salary for administrator is £14,000 - £30,000, with typical working hours being 38 – 40 a week. To become an admin assistant, you could do a college course, which would teach you some of the skills and knowledge you need in this job. Relevant subjects include a Level 2 or 3 Diploma in Business and Administration. 

Newham is home to the Fashion District, a new hub for London’s fashion industry, which will have sites in Newham at East Bank in Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, plus Hackney Wick and Poplar. The new hub aims to bring 15,000 jobs, improve skills and training, and provide new affordable workspaces. It will build on a long history in fashion manufacturing in East London to ensure that the area is the centre for fashion education, design, business and technology. It will also bring 5,500 students from London College of Fashion together in one campus at East Bank from 2022. The average salary in Newham is £32,377. The top employers hiring in Newham are Newham Health Collaborative LTD, National Health Service and Maid2clean Limited. Routes into health include work experience, apprenticeships and university degrees.  

Redbridge has many job opportunities within the health care sector. The top employers hiring are National Health Service, Care UK Health and Social Care and London Borough of Redbridge.  

Plans to redevelop the former Ford assembly site at Beam Park in Barking & Dagenham  include 3,000 new homes, along with transport, schools and community facilities. The development will deliver thousands of new homes and jobs, which could play a crucial role in London’s economy in the decades to come. 

Havering is a thriving commercial business district. The top employers include National Health Service, Havering London Borough Council and Barking and Dagenham College.