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

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 78 92 33
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -59
Permanent jobs citing Legal 13 8 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.31% 0.69% 5.76%
As % of the General category 3.56% 2.22% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 53
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -1.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £54,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
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
365 361 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 36.83% 31.12% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 327 311 461
Average salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,700 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,624 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.57% +0.29%

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 27 May 2015.

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 27 May 2015. 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 - 2 £46,250 -
Tonbridge - 2 £47,500 -
Westerham - 1 £42,500 -
Chatham - 1 £65,000 -
Dover - 1 - -
Legal
South East

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 9 (47.37%) SQL
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
3 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
3 5 (26.32%) MS Office
3 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
3 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (21.05%) C#
4 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) IIS
4 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (15.79%) VMware
5 3 (15.79%) Fixed Income
5 3 (15.79%) Information Security
5 3 (15.79%) Hummingbird
5 3 (15.79%) Document Management
5 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
5 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 3 (15.79%) WAN
5 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
5 3 (15.79%) MCSE
5 3 (15.79%) .NET
5 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.79%) Firewall
5 3 (15.79%) Law
5 3 (15.79%) CCNA
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 4 (21.05%) IIS
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
2 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (21.05%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (15.79%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Visualfiles
1 1 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (15.79%) Internet
2 3 (15.79%) Firewall
2 3 (15.79%) LAN
2 3 (15.79%) WAN
2 3 (15.79%) Ethernet
3 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 2 (10.53%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 1 (5.26%) SMTP
4 1 (5.26%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.26%) RDBMS
3 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (5.26%) LoadRunner
1 1 (5.26%) Selenium
General
1 7 (36.84%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Law
3 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.26%) Marketing
3 1 (5.26%) Back Office
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 3 (15.79%) Trainer
2 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) C# Developer
2 3 (15.79%) IT Trainer
2 3 (15.79%) Legal IT Trainer
3 2 (10.53%) Junior Developer
3 2 (10.53%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Test Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Programmer
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) QA Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Junior C# Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Junior .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) .NET
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET
2 1 (5.26%) jQuery
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (5.26%) HTML5
2 1 (5.26%) Razor View Engine
2 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
2 1 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
2 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
2 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (5.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.79%) Fixed Income
3 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.26%) DTV
4 1 (5.26%) E-Learning
4 1 (5.26%) IVR
4 1 (5.26%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Solaris
2 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Service Delivery
1 3 (15.79%) Document Management
1 3 (15.79%) Information Security
1 3 (15.79%) Coaching
2 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
2 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection
2 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
2 2 (10.53%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE
3 1 (5.26%) Configuration Management
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
3 1 (5.26%) CRM
3 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.26%) Data Security
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Automated Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
3 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
3 1 (5.26%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (47.37%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) C#
3 2 (10.53%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.26%) Korn
4 1 (5.26%) Bash Shell
4 1 (5.26%) Java
4 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (15.79%) MCSE
1 3 (15.79%) CCNA
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.26%) CISSP
3 1 (5.26%) CISM
3 1 (5.26%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) QA
1 1 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.79%) Citrix
2 3 (15.79%) Hummingbird
2 3 (15.79%) VMware
3 2 (10.53%) F5
3 2 (10.53%) CheckPoint
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco
3 2 (10.53%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper
4 1 (5.26%) Sun
4 1 (5.26%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (5.26%) Websense