The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Law over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 94 105 80
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Permanent jobs citing Law 8 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.58% 0.61% 0.74%
As % of the General category 1.09% 1.40% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 6
Average salary £44,000 £18,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+144.44% -43.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Law
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Edinburgh region.

General Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
737 715 592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 53.76% 43.81% 55.02%
Number of salaries quoted 411 447 299
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,250 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Law across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

Law
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Law across the Edinburgh region.

Law Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Law also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Law.

1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 10 (45.45%) Firewall
2 10 (45.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 10 (45.45%) Systems Analysis
2 10 (45.45%) SIEM
3 7 (31.82%) Windows
3 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
4 5 (22.73%) DNS
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (22.73%) MCSE
4 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (22.73%) SAN
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (22.73%) VMware
4 5 (22.73%) Clustering
4 5 (22.73%) MCITP
4 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (22.73%) NAS
5 4 (18.18%) Information Security
6 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
6 3 (13.64%) Intranet
6 3 (13.64%) Document Management
6 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
6 3 (13.64%) Information Governance
7 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (9.09%) WorkSite
7 2 (9.09%) Windows 7

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh region citing Law also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Law. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (9.09%) WorkSite
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 10 (45.45%) Firewall
1 10 (45.45%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (22.73%) NAS
2 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 5 (22.73%) SAN
3 3 (13.64%) Intranet
General
1 16 (72.73%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) Security Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) Operations Analyst
1 10 (45.45%) Security Operations Analyst
2 5 (22.73%) Consultant
2 5 (22.73%) Wintel Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Data Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Support Assistant
4 2 (9.09%) Data Governance Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Information Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support Assistant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Assistant
4 2 (9.09%) IT Support
4 2 (9.09%) Information Governance Manager
4 2 (9.09%) Governance Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Data Protection Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Incident Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Compliance Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Clustering
2 2 (9.09%) Data Protection Act
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Systems Analysis
1 10 (45.45%) SIEM
2 4 (18.18%) Information Security
3 3 (13.64%) Document Management
3 3 (13.64%) Information Governance
3 3 (13.64%) Data Protection
3 3 (13.64%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (4.55%) ITIL
4 1 (4.55%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) MCSE
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (22.73%) MCITP
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 5 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
1 5 (22.73%) VMware
2 2 (9.09%) Citrix