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 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 81 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +1
Permanent jobs citing Law 20 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 1.48% 0.71% 0.26%
As % of the General category 2.74% 1.53% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 3
Average salary £26,575 £18,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.63% -48.57%
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
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
731 653 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 54.07% 46.54% 50.48%
Number of salaries quoted 406 445 368
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -7.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,400
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 February 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 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 15 (30.00%) SQL
2 15 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 13 (26.00%) Firewall
4 12 (24.00%) Windows
4 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
5 11 (22.00%) E-Commerce
5 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET
5 11 (22.00%) .NET
5 11 (22.00%) C#
5 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
5 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
5 11 (22.00%) MVC
5 11 (22.00%) Cryptography
5 11 (22.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (22.00%) Systems Analysis
5 11 (22.00%) Ajax
5 11 (22.00%) NHibernate
5 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
5 11 (22.00%) jQuery
5 11 (22.00%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (22.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 11 (22.00%) SIEM
6 10 (20.00%) ITIL
7 9 (18.00%) SAN
7 9 (18.00%) VMware

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 6 (12.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) WorkSite
2 4 (8.00%) Lync
2 4 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (8.00%) IIS
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (16.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (26.00%) Firewall
2 11 (22.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 9 (18.00%) SAN
4 5 (10.00%) DNS
4 5 (10.00%) NAS
5 4 (8.00%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (8.00%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (6.00%) QlikView
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 18 (36.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (36.00%) Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Security Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Operations Analyst
2 11 (22.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 9 (18.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) .NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) C# Developer
3 9 (18.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 9 (18.00%) Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Change Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Lead Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Incident Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Lead C# Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Lead .NET Developer
5 5 (10.00%) Wintel Consultant
5 5 (10.00%) Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Business Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Business Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (22.00%) Ajax
1 11 (22.00%) NHibernate
1 11 (22.00%) .NET Framework
1 11 (22.00%) .NET
1 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET
1 11 (22.00%) jQuery
1 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 11 (22.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 2 (4.00%) CSS
2 2 (4.00%) WCF
2 2 (4.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Cryptography
2 6 (12.00%) Blackberry
3 5 (10.00%) Clustering
3 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.00%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (24.00%) Windows
2 9 (18.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 5 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (8.00%) Windows Phone
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (22.00%) E-Commerce
1 11 (22.00%) MVC
1 11 (22.00%) Software Engineering
1 11 (22.00%) Systems Analysis
1 11 (22.00%) SIEM
2 10 (20.00%) ITIL
3 8 (16.00%) Information Security
4 5 (10.00%) Document Management
5 4 (8.00%) Project Management
5 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.00%) Data Management
7 2 (4.00%) Business Development
7 2 (4.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (4.00%) Time Management
7 2 (4.00%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.00%) B2B
7 2 (4.00%) Workflow
7 2 (4.00%) Practice Management
7 2 (4.00%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 15 (30.00%) SQL
1 15 (30.00%) T-SQL
2 11 (22.00%) C#
2 11 (22.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (10.00%) MCITP
2 5 (10.00%) MCSE
3 2 (4.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 11 (22.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.00%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.00%) Forefront TMG
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (18.00%) VMware
3 4 (8.00%) Cisco
4 2 (4.00%) Citrix
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