The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Law over the 3 months to 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 166 186 194
Rank change year-on-year
+20 +8
Permanent jobs citing Law 76 54 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 0.82% 0.96%
As % of the General category 2.74% 2.39% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 57 46 59
Average salary £30,000 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £35,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.63% -5.33%
Law
England

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

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2770 2262 2700
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.72% 34.17% 34.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2308 1820 2287
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Law
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Law Salary Trend in the North West

Law
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Law across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 2015.

Law Salary Histogram in the North West

Law
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 January 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
Manchester +2 54 £27,250 -6.03% 18
Merseyside +29 19 £38,000 +16.92%
Cheshire - 4 £33,000 - 3
Lancashire -8 1 £27,500 -2.65% 1
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 67 (40.85%) Windows
2 63 (38.41%) Legal
3 42 (25.61%) MS Office
4 40 (24.39%) MS Excel
4 40 (24.39%) Microsoft
5 30 (18.29%) Active Directory
6 27 (16.46%) ITIL
7 26 (15.85%) SQL
8 25 (15.24%) Windows 7
9 24 (14.63%) Finance
10 23 (14.02%) Degree
11 22 (13.41%) IIS
12 21 (12.80%) Project Management
12 21 (12.80%) Retail
13 20 (12.20%) Firewall
13 20 (12.20%) .NET
13 20 (12.20%) HTML
14 19 (11.59%) SQL Server
14 19 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (10.98%) C#
16 17 (10.37%) B2B
16 17 (10.37%) Information Security
16 17 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
17 16 (9.76%) CISM
17 16 (9.76%) Windows XP
17 16 (9.76%) CheckPoint
18 15 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
18 15 (9.15%) JavaScript
18 15 (9.15%) CSS
19 14 (8.54%) CISSP

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 22 (13.41%) IIS
2 10 (6.10%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.05%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.44%) Lync
5 2 (1.22%) WordPress
5 2 (1.22%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.61%) CMS
6 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 42 (25.61%) MS Office
2 40 (24.39%) MS Excel
3 8 (4.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.22%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (1.22%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.22%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (4.88%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.61%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.20%) Firewall
2 10 (6.10%) TCP/IP
3 8 (4.88%) Network Security
4 7 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (3.66%) LAN
5 6 (3.66%) WAN
6 4 (2.44%) VPN
7 3 (1.83%) DNS
7 3 (1.83%) DHCP
7 3 (1.83%) VoIP
8 2 (1.22%) SSL
8 2 (1.22%) Internet
9 1 (0.61%) Extranet
9 1 (0.61%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.61%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.83%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.61%) Informix
7 1 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (6.71%) Visual Studio
1 11 (6.71%) Firebug
1 11 (6.71%) Git (software)
1 11 (6.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 2 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.61%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.61%) AdminStudio
General
1 63 (38.41%) Legal
2 24 (14.63%) Finance
3 21 (12.80%) Retail
4 10 (6.10%) Marketing
5 6 (3.66%) Back Office
6 3 (1.83%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.61%) Games
8 1 (0.61%) Banking
8 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.61%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.61%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 39 (23.78%) Analyst
2 34 (20.73%) Developer
3 17 (10.37%) Service Analyst
4 16 (9.76%) Team Leader
5 14 (8.54%) Service Desk Analyst
6 13 (7.93%) Software Developer
7 12 (7.32%) Security Engineer
7 12 (7.32%) Information Security Engineer
8 11 (6.71%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 10 (6.10%) Technical Team Leader
10 9 (5.49%) Senior Security Analyst
10 9 (5.49%) Security Analyst
10 9 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
11 7 (4.27%) Case Management Developer
11 7 (4.27%) Security Advisor
12 6 (3.66%) Procurement Manager
12 6 (3.66%) Architect
13 5 (3.05%) Project Manager
13 5 (3.05%) Software Engineer
13 5 (3.05%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.20%) HTML
1 20 (12.20%) .NET
2 15 (9.15%) CSS
3 12 (7.32%) ASP.NET
4 11 (6.71%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (6.71%) .NET Framework
4 11 (6.71%) WCF
5 4 (2.44%) Web Services
5 4 (2.44%) XML
6 2 (1.22%) WinForms
6 2 (1.22%) LINQ
6 2 (1.22%) HTML5
7 1 (0.61%) CSS3
7 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 1 (0.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.93%) Mobile App
2 12 (7.32%) Blackberry
3 7 (4.27%) NHS
4 5 (3.05%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.05%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (3.05%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.44%) Social Media
6 2 (1.22%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.61%) iPad
7 1 (0.61%) Kindle
7 1 (0.61%) Life Science
7 1 (0.61%) Blog
7 1 (0.61%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.61%) iPhone
7 1 (0.61%) Statistics
7 1 (0.61%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 67 (40.85%) Windows
2 25 (15.24%) Windows 7
3 19 (11.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (10.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (9.76%) Windows XP
6 8 (4.88%) Linux
7 7 (4.27%) UNIX
8 6 (3.66%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.61%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.61%) Android
10 1 (0.61%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (16.46%) ITIL
2 21 (12.80%) Project Management
3 17 (10.37%) B2B
3 17 (10.37%) Information Security
4 15 (9.15%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (8.54%) Time Management
6 12 (7.32%) Line Management
7 11 (6.71%) CRUD
7 11 (6.71%) MVC
7 11 (6.71%) E-Commerce
8 10 (6.10%) Data Analysis
8 10 (6.10%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.10%) ITIL V3
9 9 (5.49%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (5.49%) Document Management
9 9 (5.49%) Data Management
9 9 (5.49%) CRM
10 8 (4.88%) Service Management
10 8 (4.88%) Business Continuity
10 8 (4.88%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (15.85%) SQL
2 18 (10.98%) C#
3 15 (9.15%) JavaScript
4 5 (3.05%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.05%) VB.NET
5 3 (1.83%) C++
6 1 (0.61%) Perl
6 1 (0.61%) PHP
6 1 (0.61%) VBScript
6 1 (0.61%) VB
6 1 (0.61%) VBA
6 1 (0.61%) Python
Qualifications
1 23 (14.02%) Degree
2 16 (9.76%) CISM
3 14 (8.54%) CISSP
4 12 (7.32%) MOS
4 12 (7.32%) ISSAP
4 12 (7.32%) ISSMP
5 10 (6.10%) MCDST
5 10 (6.10%) MCITP
5 10 (6.10%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (5.49%) A+ Certification
6 9 (5.49%) Security Cleared
7 5 (3.05%) PhD
8 4 (2.44%) CISA
9 3 (1.83%) MCP
10 1 (0.61%) ISEB
10 1 (0.61%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.05%) COBIT
3 4 (2.44%) SLA
3 4 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (2.44%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.61%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.61%) QA
System Software
1 30 (18.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.83%) XenApp
3 3 (1.83%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.05%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (24.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.76%) CheckPoint
3 11 (6.71%) Cisco
4 10 (6.10%) Splunk
5 9 (5.49%) F5
6 8 (4.88%) VMware
6 8 (4.88%) Citrix
7 7 (4.27%) Juniper
8 3 (1.83%) Google
8 3 (1.83%) Dell
9 2 (1.22%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.22%) Fortinet
9 2 (1.22%) Mitel
9 2 (1.22%) Interwoven
9 2 (1.22%) HP
9 2 (1.22%) LexisNexis
10 1 (0.61%) SAP
10 1 (0.61%) Apple
10 1 (0.61%) Twitter
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