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Top Graduate Employers

The financial services industry is, for the third consecutive year, the main recruiter of university graduates into professional employment. You can filter the table below by region, industry and occupation.

East of England – Public administration & defence

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 Essex County Council 35
2 Suffolk County Council 30
3 Hertfordshire County Council 20
4 Norfolk County Council 15
5 Cambridgeshire County Council 10
6 Central Bedfordshire Council 5
6 Environment Agency 5
6 Luton Borough Council 5
6 National Probation Service 5
6 Norfolk Constabulary 5
6 Thurrock Council 5
12 Bedford Borough Council Fewer than 5
12 British Army Fewer than 5
12 Essex Police Fewer than 5
12 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Fewer than 5
12 London Borough of Enfield Fewer than 5
12 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
12 National Offender Management Office Fewer than 5
12 Thames Valley Police Fewer than 5
12 UK Parliament Fewer than 5

This table is compiled using data taken from the annual Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education (DLHE) survey (2014–15) conducted by the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA). Numbers are rounded to the nearest five in line with Higher Education Statistics Agency confidentiality requirements. Read more about how we compile these tables.