The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Law over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 48 61 52
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Law 10 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.96% 1.53% 2.43%
As % of the General category 5.43% 5.00% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 13
Average salary £36,500 £48,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.12% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,950 £36,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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 Merseyside region.

General Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
184 200 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 36.01% 30.67% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 152 170 133
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 £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Law
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Law Salary Trend in Merseyside

Law
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Law across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Law Salary Histogram in Merseyside

Law
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 3 July 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
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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
Liverpool +17 9 £40,000 -17.94% 2
St Helens - 1 £17,500 -
Law
North West

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (25.00%) Coaching
3 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 4 (25.00%) IIS
4 3 (18.75%) Service Management
4 3 (18.75%) Project Management
4 3 (18.75%) CISSP
4 3 (18.75%) Legal
4 3 (18.75%) Statistics
4 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
4 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
4 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (18.75%) Splunk
4 3 (18.75%) Portfolio Management
4 3 (18.75%) ArcSight
4 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
4 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
4 3 (18.75%) LexisNexis
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
1 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (25.00%) IIS
3 2 (12.50%) CMS
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (6.25%) OpenEdge
4 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Office
2 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) DHCP
1 1 (6.25%) DNS
1 1 (6.25%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Legal
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) Administrator
1 4 (25.00%) IT Administrator
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
2 3 (18.75%) Security Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Developer
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Case Management Developer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Assistant
4 1 (6.25%) IT Assistant
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) CRM Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Assistant
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (18.75%) Statistics
2 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
3 1 (6.25%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
2 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) Coaching
2 3 (18.75%) Security Architecture
2 3 (18.75%) Portfolio Management
2 3 (18.75%) Test Strategy
2 3 (18.75%) Vulnerability Management
2 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
2 3 (18.75%) Service Management
2 3 (18.75%) Performance Management
3 2 (12.50%) Service Delivery
3 2 (12.50%) Change Management
3 2 (12.50%) GAP Analysis
3 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (12.50%) Software Licensing
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 3 (18.75%) CISSP
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (18.75%) PCI DSS
2 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
1 1 (6.25%) XenApp
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (18.75%) Splunk
3 3 (18.75%) ArcSight
3 3 (18.75%) LexisNexis
4 1 (6.25%) Mitel
4 1 (6.25%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Sage