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Top Graduate Employers

Our latest look at graduate recruiters shows that financial services are once again the top UK employers of graduates. Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

South East – Public administration & defence

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 British Army 115
2 Kent County Council 35
3 Thames Valley Police 20
3 West Sussex County Council 20
5 Hampshire County Council 15
5 Medway Council 15
5 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 15
5 Royal Navy 15
5 Surrey County Council 15
10 Buckinghamshire County Council 10
10 East Sussex County Council 10
10 Kent Police 10
10 Oxfordshire County Council 10
10 Southampton City Council 10
15 Bracknell Forest Council 5
15 Environment Agency 5
15 Hampshire Constabulary 5
15 Isle of Wight Council 5
15 Milton Keynes Council 5
15 Portsmouth City Council 5
15 Reading Borough Council 5
15 Royal Air Force (RAF) 5
15 Surrey Police 5
15 Sussex Police 5
15 West Berkshire Council 5
26 AWE Fewer than 5
26 Civil Service Fewer than 5
26 Defence Science & Technology Laboratory (DSTL) Fewer than 5
26 Home Office Fewer than 5
26 National Probation Service Fewer than 5
26 Office For National Statistics (ONS) Fewer than 5
26 Serco Fewer than 5
26 Slough Borough Council Fewer than 5
26 Wokingham Borough Council Fewer than 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2012–13) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.