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.
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South East – Public administration & defence
|2||Kent County Council||40|
|3||Hampshire County Council||25|
|3||Thames Valley Police||25|
|5||West Sussex County Council||20|
|6||Ministry of Defence (MOD)||15|
|6||Surrey County Council||15|
|9||Buckinghamshire County Council||10|
|9||East Sussex County Council||10|
|9||National Probation Service||10|
|9||Portsmouth City Council||10|
|15||Bracknell Forest Council||5|
|15||British Transport Police||5|
|15||Isle of Wight Council||5|
|15||Office For National Statistics (ONS)||5|
|15||Oxford City Council||5|
|15||Oxfordshire County Council||5|
|15||Reading Borough Council||5|
|15||Royal Air Force (RAF)||5|
|15||Slough Borough Council||5|
|15||Southampton City Council||5|
|15||Wokingham Borough Council||5|
|28||Civil Service||Fewer than 5|
|28||Environment Agency||Fewer than 5|
|28||Foreign & Commonwealth Office||Fewer than 5|
|28||Highways Agency||Fewer than 5|
|28||HM Prison Service||Fewer than 5|
|28||Home Office||Fewer than 5|
|28||Milton Keynes Council||Fewer than 5|
|28||National Offender Management Office||Fewer than 5|
|28||Priory Group||Fewer than 5|
|28||Surrey Police||Fewer than 5|
|28||Unspecified||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.