The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Law over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 143 142 117
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -25
Permanent jobs citing Law 52 37 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 1.25% 0.99% 1.90%
As % of the General category 3.11% 2.78% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 48 34 66
Average salary £35,500 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.77% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £18,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,250 £43,550 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,125 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.72% -9.68%
Law
North West

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

General Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1672 1332 1299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 40.15% 35.63% 34.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1403 1087 1136
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,150 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Law
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Law Salary Trend in Manchester

Law
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Law across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014.

Law Salary Histogram in Manchester

Law
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 31 October 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
Bolton - 2 £27,500 -
Law
North West

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 49 (53.26%) Legal
2 34 (36.96%) Windows
3 32 (34.78%) Visualfiles
4 23 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (22.83%) HTML
5 21 (22.83%) .NET
5 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
7 18 (19.57%) XML
7 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
9 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
9 16 (17.39%) SQL
10 15 (16.30%) TCP/IP
11 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
11 14 (15.22%) C#
11 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 14 (15.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 13 (14.13%) MS Office
13 12 (13.04%) CheckPoint
13 12 (13.04%) Firewall
13 12 (13.04%) F5
13 12 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (11.96%) LexisNexis
14 11 (11.96%) Network Security
14 11 (11.96%) VB.NET
14 11 (11.96%) SharePoint
15 10 (10.87%) Juniper
15 10 (10.87%) Data Analysis
15 10 (10.87%) Splunk

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 11 (11.96%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.61%) IIS
3 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.17%) CMS
4 2 (2.17%) Lync
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.09%) WorkSite
5 1 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 17 (18.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (14.13%) MS Office
3 7 (7.61%) MS Visio
4 4 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (34.78%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.30%) TCP/IP
2 12 (13.04%) Firewall
3 11 (11.96%) Network Security
4 6 (6.52%) WAN
4 6 (6.52%) LAN
5 4 (4.35%) VPN
6 2 (2.17%) SSL
6 2 (2.17%) Internet
7 1 (1.09%) Extranet
7 1 (1.09%) VoIP
7 1 (1.09%) SAN
7 1 (1.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.17%) QlikView
5 2 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.09%) Informix
Development Applications
1 9 (9.78%) Eclipse
General
1 49 (53.26%) Legal
2 9 (9.78%) Finance
3 3 (3.26%) Marketing
3 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.17%) Retail
4 2 (2.17%) Billing
5 1 (1.09%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 37 (40.22%) Developer
2 30 (32.61%) Analyst
3 13 (14.13%) Case Management Developer
4 12 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (13.04%) Security Analyst
4 12 (13.04%) Senior Security Analyst
5 10 (10.87%) Security Advisor
6 6 (6.52%) Support Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Business Analyst
7 4 (4.35%) Architect
7 4 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (4.35%) Head of IT Security
7 4 (4.35%) Head of IT
7 4 (4.35%) Head of Security
7 4 (4.35%) Head of Information Security
8 3 (3.26%) IT Support
8 3 (3.26%) Chief Technology Officer
8 3 (3.26%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (3.26%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.83%) HTML
1 21 (22.83%) .NET
2 18 (19.57%) XML
3 7 (7.61%) XSLT
4 2 (2.17%) CSS
4 2 (2.17%) .NET Framework
4 2 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (1.09%) CSS3
5 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.09%) Spring MVC
5 1 (1.09%) jQuery
5 1 (1.09%) Web Services
5 1 (1.09%) XHTML
5 1 (1.09%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.09%) Spring
5 1 (1.09%) J2EE
5 1 (1.09%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
1 2 (2.17%) EqualLogic
1 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.09%) NHS
2 1 (1.09%) Kindle
2 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.09%) E-Learning
2 1 (1.09%) Life Science
2 1 (1.09%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 34 (36.96%) Windows
2 23 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (19.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (5.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.26%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.26%) Windows XP
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (2.17%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.09%) Android
7 1 (1.09%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (13.04%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (10.87%) Data Analysis
4 9 (9.78%) System Testing
5 8 (8.70%) Project Management
6 7 (7.61%) ITIL
7 6 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (5.43%) Risk Management
8 5 (5.43%) Information Security
9 4 (4.35%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.26%) B2B
10 3 (3.26%) PRINCE2
10 3 (3.26%) Data Management
11 2 (2.17%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (2.17%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.17%) Logistics
11 2 (2.17%) Time Management
11 2 (2.17%) Waterfall
11 2 (2.17%) Scrum
11 2 (2.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.39%) SQL
2 14 (15.22%) C#
3 11 (11.96%) VB.NET
4 8 (8.70%) VBA
4 8 (8.70%) Java
5 2 (2.17%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.17%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.09%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (5.43%) Degree
2 4 (4.35%) CISA
2 4 (4.35%) CISM
3 3 (3.26%) MOS
3 3 (3.26%) MCP
4 1 (1.09%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (15.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.26%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.09%) SLA
3 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (15.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.26%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.26%) vSphere
3 2 (2.17%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) DameWare
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.04%) CheckPoint
2 12 (13.04%) F5
3 11 (11.96%) LexisNexis
4 10 (10.87%) Splunk
4 10 (10.87%) Juniper
5 6 (6.52%) VMware
6 4 (4.35%) Cisco
7 2 (2.17%) HP
7 2 (2.17%) Dell
7 2 (2.17%) Citrix
7 2 (2.17%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.09%) Interwoven
8 1 (1.09%) Mitel
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