The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 91 88 62
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -26
Permanent jobs citing Legal 19 15 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.65% 1.25% 2.37%
As % of the General category 4.81% 3.56% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 16 12 18
Average salary £45,000 £31,250 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.00% -13.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,375 £26,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £34,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
Legal
South East

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

General Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
395 421 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 34.23% 35.00% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 341 374 204
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

Legal
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Legal Salary Trend in Kent

Legal
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Legal across the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Legal Salary Histogram in Kent

Legal
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Kent region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +11 7 £45,000 +28.57%
Dartford - 1 £34,750 -
Legal
South East

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Legal 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 Legal.

1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 12 (29.27%) SQL
4 11 (26.83%) MS Office
5 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
5 9 (21.95%) Project Management
5 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
6 8 (19.51%) ETL
6 8 (19.51%) Information Security
7 7 (17.07%) Oracle
7 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
7 7 (17.07%) Windows
7 7 (17.07%) Cisco
7 7 (17.07%) Juniper
7 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
7 7 (17.07%) Firewall
7 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
7 7 (17.07%) F5
8 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
8 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (14.63%) Advertising
8 6 (14.63%) Publishing
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (14.63%) Information Architecture
8 6 (14.63%) New Media
8 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (14.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (14.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 6 (14.63%) Mentoring

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Kent region citing Legal 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 Legal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.88%) CMS
2 2 (4.88%) WorkSite
3 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.44%) IIS
3 1 (2.44%) JBoss
Applications
1 11 (26.83%) MS Office
2 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (17.07%) Firewall
2 6 (14.63%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 6 (14.63%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 5 (12.20%) Network Security
4 4 (9.76%) LAN
4 4 (9.76%) WAN
5 3 (7.32%) VoIP
5 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
5 3 (7.32%) DNS
5 3 (7.32%) SAN
5 3 (7.32%) IP Telephony
5 3 (7.32%) LDAP
6 2 (4.88%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (4.88%) Internet
6 2 (4.88%) VPN
7 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.44%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (2.44%) VLAN
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (14.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (7.32%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
1 4 (9.76%) Selenium
2 3 (7.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (31.71%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Advertising
2 6 (14.63%) Publishing
3 5 (12.20%) Banking
3 5 (12.20%) Marketing
3 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (21.95%) Analyst
2 6 (14.63%) Project Manager
2 6 (14.63%) Developer
2 6 (14.63%) Digital Project Manager
3 4 (9.76%) Team Leader
3 4 (9.76%) Network Team Leader
3 4 (9.76%) Test Analyst
3 4 (9.76%) Consultant
3 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
4 3 (7.32%) Change Analyst
4 3 (7.32%) Telephony Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) MI Analyst
5 2 (4.88%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Database Developer
5 2 (4.88%) ETL Developer
5 2 (4.88%) IT Manager
5 2 (4.88%) UNIX Systems Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Security Consultant
5 2 (4.88%) Administrator
5 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) HTML
2 4 (9.76%) Web Services
2 4 (9.76%) XML
3 2 (4.88%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) YAML
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) Razor View Engine
4 1 (2.44%) Backbone.js
4 1 (2.44%) KnockoutJS
4 1 (2.44%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (2.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (21.95%) Management Information System
2 6 (14.63%) New Media
2 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.88%) Clustering
3 2 (4.88%) HACMP
4 1 (2.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows 7
3 4 (9.76%) UNIX
3 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (7.32%) AIX
4 3 (7.32%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (31.71%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (21.95%) Project Management
3 8 (19.51%) ETL
3 8 (19.51%) Information Security
4 7 (17.07%) Data Analysis
5 6 (14.63%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (14.63%) Information Architecture
5 6 (14.63%) Mentoring
6 5 (12.20%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.20%) PRINCE
6 5 (12.20%) ITIL
6 5 (12.20%) PRINCE2
7 4 (9.76%) System Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Software Testing
7 4 (9.76%) Incident Management
7 4 (9.76%) Test Automation
7 4 (9.76%) Automation Testing
8 3 (7.32%) DevOps
8 3 (7.32%) Line Management
8 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 12 (29.27%) SQL
2 6 (14.63%) T-SQL
3 5 (12.20%) Java
4 3 (7.32%) VB
4 3 (7.32%) Perl
5 2 (4.88%) Shell Script
5 2 (4.88%) VBA
6 1 (2.44%) Python
6 1 (2.44%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.44%) C
6 1 (2.44%) C++
6 1 (2.44%) Ruby
6 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (7.32%) CCNA
1 3 (7.32%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.88%) CCSE
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
3 1 (2.44%) JNCIS
3 1 (2.44%) MCSE
3 1 (2.44%) CCNP
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.44%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) NFS
1 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 2 (4.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.44%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) OpenView
1 3 (7.32%) Control-M
1 3 (7.32%) NetBackup
1 3 (7.32%) Puppet
1 3 (7.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.44%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (36.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.07%) Oracle
2 7 (17.07%) Cisco
2 7 (17.07%) Juniper
2 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
2 7 (17.07%) F5
3 5 (12.20%) Websense
4 3 (7.32%) Avaya
4 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 3 (7.32%) Veritas
4 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.32%) IBM
4 3 (7.32%) Sun
4 3 (7.32%) HP
4 3 (7.32%) Dell
5 2 (4.88%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.44%) Clearswift
6 1 (2.44%) McAfee
6 1 (2.44%) Citrix