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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 178 169 151
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Law 79 78 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.07% 1.17% 1.50%
As % of the General category 2.58% 3.09% 4.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71 67 104
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £18,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -5.88%
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
3065 2527 2662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.51% 37.81% 36.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 2050 2231
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £59,950 £67,500
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 30 September 2014.

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 30 September 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
Manchester -5 49 £33,000 -5.71% 7
Merseyside +10 19 £40,750 +25.38% 6
Cheshire 0 9 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Lancashire -1 2 - -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 68 (51.13%) Legal
2 45 (33.83%) Windows
3 35 (26.32%) Visualfiles
4 28 (21.05%) .NET
5 25 (18.80%) HTML
5 25 (18.80%) Firewall
6 24 (18.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 23 (17.29%) SQL Server
8 21 (15.79%) SQL
8 21 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (15.04%) XML
9 20 (15.04%) Microsoft
9 20 (15.04%) CheckPoint
9 20 (15.04%) Project Management
10 19 (14.29%) Finance
11 18 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
12 16 (12.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 16 (12.03%) Degree
12 16 (12.03%) C#
13 15 (11.28%) MS Excel
13 15 (11.28%) Active Directory
14 14 (10.53%) TCP/IP
14 14 (10.53%) MS Office
14 14 (10.53%) Retail
15 13 (9.77%) SharePoint
16 12 (9.02%) VB.NET
16 12 (9.02%) Cisco
16 12 (9.02%) CISSP
16 12 (9.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 12 (9.02%) Splunk

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 13 (9.77%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.52%) IIS
3 7 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.26%) CMS
5 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.75%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 14 (10.53%) MS Office
3 6 (4.51%) MS Visio
4 3 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 35 (26.32%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.75%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.75%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 25 (18.80%) Firewall
2 14 (10.53%) TCP/IP
3 10 (7.52%) Network Security
4 8 (6.02%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (4.51%) LAN
5 6 (4.51%) WAN
6 5 (3.76%) VPN
7 3 (2.26%) DNS
7 3 (2.26%) DHCP
8 2 (1.50%) SSL
8 2 (1.50%) Internet
9 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.75%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.75%) SAN
9 1 (0.75%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (17.29%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (8.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.26%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.50%) QlikView
6 2 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.75%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (8.27%) Eclipse
2 2 (1.50%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.75%) Firebug
3 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 68 (51.13%) Legal
2 19 (14.29%) Finance
3 14 (10.53%) Retail
4 4 (3.01%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.26%) Banking
5 3 (2.26%) Marketing
6 2 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.50%) Billing
7 1 (0.75%) Local Government
7 1 (0.75%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 50 (37.59%) Developer
2 31 (23.31%) Analyst
3 15 (11.28%) Case Management Developer
4 12 (9.02%) Senior Security Analyst
4 12 (9.02%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (9.02%) Security Analyst
5 11 (8.27%) Business Analyst
6 10 (7.52%) Security Advisor
7 8 (6.02%) Information Security Engineer
7 8 (6.02%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Consultant
8 7 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 6 (4.51%) Support Analyst
10 5 (3.76%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) IT Project Manager
10 5 (3.76%) Healthcare Consultant
11 4 (3.01%) 2nd Line Support
12 3 (2.26%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.26%) Architect
12 3 (2.26%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (21.05%) .NET
2 25 (18.80%) HTML
3 20 (15.04%) XML
4 8 (6.02%) XSLT
5 7 (5.26%) Web Services
6 5 (3.76%) CSS
7 3 (2.26%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.50%) Spring MVC
8 2 (1.50%) HTML5
8 2 (1.50%) J2EE
8 2 (1.50%) ASP.NET
8 2 (1.50%) XHTML
8 2 (1.50%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.50%) Spring
9 1 (0.75%) CSS3
9 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.75%) WCF
9 1 (0.75%) jQuery
9 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (5.26%) NHS
3 6 (4.51%) Informatics
4 5 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.26%) Mathematics
5 3 (2.26%) Open Source
6 2 (1.50%) EqualLogic
6 2 (1.50%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.50%) User Experience
7 1 (0.75%) Social Media
7 1 (0.75%) Kindle
7 1 (0.75%) Blog
7 1 (0.75%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 45 (33.83%) Windows
2 24 (18.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (13.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (6.77%) UNIX
5 8 (6.02%) Linux
6 5 (3.76%) Windows XP
6 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (3.76%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.50%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.75%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.79%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (15.04%) Project Management
3 12 (9.02%) Kalman Filter
4 11 (8.27%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (8.27%) System Testing
5 10 (7.52%) Information Security
5 10 (7.52%) Data Analysis
5 10 (7.52%) E-Commerce
6 6 (4.51%) ITIL
6 6 (4.51%) Workflow
6 6 (4.51%) Business Analysis
7 5 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.01%) B2B
8 4 (3.01%) Scrum
9 3 (2.26%) MVC
9 3 (2.26%) PRINCE2
9 3 (2.26%) Time Management
9 3 (2.26%) Data Architecture
9 3 (2.26%) Coaching
10 2 (1.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 21 (15.79%) SQL
2 16 (12.03%) C#
3 12 (9.02%) VB.NET
4 10 (7.52%) VBA
4 10 (7.52%) Java
5 3 (2.26%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.50%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.75%) PHP
7 1 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 16 (12.03%) Degree
2 12 (9.02%) CISSP
3 8 (6.02%) CISM
3 8 (6.02%) ISSAP
3 8 (6.02%) ISSMP
4 3 (2.26%) MOS
4 3 (2.26%) MCP
5 1 (0.75%) CEH
5 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.75%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.01%) QA
3 3 (2.26%) SLA
4 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (11.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (4.51%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.26%) vSphere
4 2 (1.50%) XenApp
5 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) DameWare
Vendors
1 20 (15.04%) Microsoft
1 20 (15.04%) CheckPoint
2 12 (9.02%) Cisco
2 12 (9.02%) F5
2 12 (9.02%) Splunk
2 12 (9.02%) LexisNexis
3 10 (7.52%) Juniper
4 7 (5.26%) VMware
5 3 (2.26%) Citrix
6 2 (1.50%) HP
6 2 (1.50%) Dell
6 2 (1.50%) Fortinet
6 2 (1.50%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.75%) Twitter
7 1 (0.75%) Sage
7 1 (0.75%) Mitel
7 1 (0.75%) Google
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