What sectors, vacancies and apprenticeships are there in Hertfordshire?

Select your district or borough council area from the drop-down below to find out which industries are most and least concentrated in your area.

Employment sectors - what industries employ people in Herts?

66.8% of these jobs are full-time and 33.2% are part-time

Business Register and Employment Survey 2015 (from NOMIS May 2017)


What apprenticeships are there in Hertfordshire?


In 2016 Hertsjobs16to19 (YC Hertfordshire's vacancy service) advertised 3071 apprenticeship vacancies - nearly 60 a week.

.YC Hertfordshire - Hertsjobs16to19 Analysis

The majority of opportunities are in Administration, Business and Office work. These types of vacancies are available in most industrial sectors and can lead to other careers within that sector.


What jobs did Hertfordshire school leavers choose in 2016?

585 year 11 and 979 year 13 school leavers chose to enter full-time employment.  These are the occupational groups they chose:-

YC Hertfordshire, Hertfordshire Activity Survey 2016

  • The most popular occupational group with year 11 leavers  was Building and Construction and with year 13s was Retail Sales and Customer Service
  • The % of young people choosing an apprenticeship is up

I'd like to work in... leaflets

To find out more about the world of work in your local district or Borough, click on your area below, and take a look at the I'd Like to Work In leaflet.

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