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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.

East of England – Public administration & defence

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Essex County Council 40
2 Suffolk County Council 20
3 Hertfordshire County Council 15
4 Cambridgeshire County Council 10
4 Essex Police 10
4 Norfolk County Council 10
7 Bedford Borough Council 5
7 Central Bedfordshire Council 5
7 Luton Borough Council 5
7 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 5
7 National Probation Service 5
7 Southend-on-Sea Borough Council 5
7 Thurrock Council 5
14 British Army Fewer than 5
14 East Sussex County Council Fewer than 5
14 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
14 House of Commons Fewer than 5
14 Metropolitan Police Fewer than 5
14 National Crime Agency Fewer than 5
14 Sodexo Fewer than 5
14 West Sussex County 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.