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Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry continues to be the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. Filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

London – Public administration & defence

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Metropolitan Police 160
2 Civil Service 20
2 HM Treasury 20
4 Home Office 15
4 Ministry of Justice 15
4 National Probation Service 15
7 Department for Education 10
7 Ealing Council 10
7 Financial Conduct Authority 10
7 House of Commons 10
7 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 10
7 National Audit Office 10
7 Surrey County Council 10
14 Barnet Council 5
14 British Army 5
14 British Transport Police 5
14 Department for Communities and Local Government 5
14 Department for International Development 5
14 Department for Transport 5
14 Department for Work & Pensions 5
14 Department of Health 5
14 Enfield Council 5
14 Foreign & Commonwealth Office 5
14 Haringey Council 5
14 Harrow Council 5
14 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) 5
14 London Borough of Barking and Dagenham 5
14 London Borough of Brent 5
14 London Borough of Bromley Council 5
14 London Borough of Croydon 5
14 London Borough of Hounslow 5
14 London Borough of Lambeth 5
14 London Borough of Lewisham 5
14 London Borough of Newham Council 5
14 London Borough of Sutton Council 5
14 National Crime Agency 5
14 National Offender Management Office 5
14 ofgem 5
14 Royal Borough of Greenwich Coucil 5
14 Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea 5
14 Serious Fraud Office 5
14 UK Parliament 5
43 Brent Council Fewer than 5
43 City of London Corporation Fewer than 5
43 Croydon Council Fewer than 5
43 Department of Energy and Climate Change Fewer than 5
43 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
43 Financial Ombudsman Service Fewer than 5
43 Hackney Council Fewer than 5
43 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
43 HM Prison Service Fewer than 5
43 Kent County Council Fewer than 5
43 Lewisham Council Fewer than 5
43 London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham Fewer than 5
43 London Borough of Havering Fewer than 5
43 London Borough of Tower Hamlets Council Fewer than 5
43 London Borough of Waltham Forest Fewer than 5
43 Southwark Council Fewer than 5
43 Westminster City Council Fewer than 5

These tables are compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2013–14) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Read more about the methodology of this study.