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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 84 84 72
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing Legal 14 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.36% 1.00% 0.72%
As % of the General category 3.74% 2.80% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 14 7 4
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £56,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £36,000 £50,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £56,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
374 393 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.31% 35.60% 34.98%
Number of salaries quoted 273 312 252
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £67,500
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -9 4 £60,000 +20.00%
Legal
South East

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (35.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) VB
4 6 (30.00%) .NET
5 5 (25.00%) SQL
5 5 (25.00%) OO
5 5 (25.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) Windows
5 5 (25.00%) OOD
5 5 (25.00%) Publishing
5 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 5 (25.00%) HTML
5 5 (25.00%) Spring
5 5 (25.00%) Maven
5 5 (25.00%) MVC
5 5 (25.00%) VB6
5 5 (25.00%) Dojo
5 5 (25.00%) JSON
5 5 (25.00%) REST
5 5 (25.00%) Spring Integration
6 4 (20.00%) ETL
6 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) MS Office
7 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (15.00%) T-SQL

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 1 (5.00%) Apache
1 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (20.00%) MS Office
3 1 (5.00%) MS Project
3 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
2 2 (10.00%) Network Security
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
2 2 (10.00%) LAN
2 2 (10.00%) WAN
2 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
2 2 (10.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 1 (5.00%) LDAP
3 1 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Intranet
3 1 (5.00%) Internet
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) DTS
4 1 (5.00%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 13 (65.00%) Finance
2 5 (25.00%) Publishing
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
4 1 (5.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Database Developer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) DBA
5 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Test Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Administrator
5 1 (5.00%) Project Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
5 1 (5.00%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 5 (25.00%) CSS
2 5 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 5 (25.00%) HTML
2 5 (25.00%) Spring
2 5 (25.00%) Dojo
2 5 (25.00%) JSON
2 5 (25.00%) REST
2 5 (25.00%) Spring Integration
3 1 (5.00%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) AIX
4 1 (5.00%) Solaris
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) OO
1 5 (25.00%) OOD
1 5 (25.00%) MVC
2 4 (20.00%) ETL
2 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
4 2 (10.00%) PRINCE
4 2 (10.00%) ITIL
4 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (5.00%) DevOps
5 1 (5.00%) CRM
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Matrix Management
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (30.00%) VB
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) VB6
4 3 (15.00%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Python
5 1 (5.00%) VBScript
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) Perl
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) CCSE
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNA
2 1 (5.00%) APMP
2 1 (5.00%) CCSA
2 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) JNCIA
2 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) NFS
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) OpenView
1 1 (5.00%) Control-M
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (5.00%) Puppet
1 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Juniper
2 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (15.00%) F5
3 2 (10.00%) Websense
3 2 (10.00%) Clearswift
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) JBoss
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
4 1 (5.00%) IBM
4 1 (5.00%) Sun
4 1 (5.00%) Veritas
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 1 (5.00%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (5.00%) VMware
4 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.00%) Capita