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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.

South East – Public administration & defence

Rank Employer Graduate-level posts
1 British Army 85
2 Kent County Council 40
3 West Sussex County Council 20
4 Hampshire County Council 15
4 Kent Police 15
4 Southampton City Council 15
4 Surrey County Council 15
4 Thames Valley Police 15
9 East Sussex County Council 10
9 Hampshire Constabulary 10
9 Ministry of Defence (MOD) 10
9 Portsmouth City Council 10
13 Bracknell Forest Council 5
13 Buckinghamshire County Council 5
13 Isle of Wight Council 5
13 Medway Council 5
13 Oxfordshire County Council 5
13 Reading Borough Council 5
13 Royal Navy 5
13 Slough Borough Council 5
13 Surrey Police 5
13 West Berkshire Council 5
23 British Transport Police Fewer than 5
23 Environment Agency Fewer than 5
23 Foreign & Commonwealth Office Fewer than 5
23 Her Majesty's Government Fewer than 5
23 HM Prison Service Fewer than 5
23 HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Fewer than 5
23 Milton Keynes Council Fewer than 5
23 Ministry of Justice Fewer than 5
23 National Offender Management Office Fewer than 5
23 Natural England Fewer than 5
23 Office For National Statistics (ONS) Fewer than 5
23 Public Health England Fewer than 5
23 Royal Air Force (RAF) Fewer than 5
23 Valuation Office Agency Fewer than 5
23 Wokingham Borough Council 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.