A good plumber is always in demand, whatever the economic forecast ....As the unemployment figures rise to two million and with some industries facing the prospect of part time working only to survive, the newly redundant or those taking the opportunity to consider a career change will need to quickly find alternative employment or revenue source.Now that the recent flood of Eastern European skilled and semi-skilled labour has dramatically receded, the need for well-trained, homegrown plumbers is greater than it has been for many years.A recent survey of the most recession-proof job sectors in the UK placed plumbing at the very top of the most 'in demand' trade skills with currently over 30,000 unfilled plumbing vacancies in the UK. Plumbing is well paid and average earnings can start at ?