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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 184 166 197
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +31
Permanent jobs citing Law 75 67 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.02% 0.98% 0.75%
As % of the General category 2.51% 2.56% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 67 59 54
Average salary £33,000 £41,000 £33,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.51% +23.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £18,800 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £46,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -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
2993 2621 2597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.71% 38.29% 35.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2333 2136 2178
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 August 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 28 August 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
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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
Manchester -17 51 £32,500 -20.73% 8
Merseyside +14 14 £41,500 -7.77% 2
Cheshire -5 5 £49,000 +40.00%
Lancashire - 1 £22,000 -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 70 (59.32%) Legal
2 41 (34.75%) Visualfiles
3 35 (29.66%) Windows
4 27 (22.88%) .NET
5 25 (21.19%) HTML
6 23 (19.49%) XML
7 22 (18.64%) SQL
8 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
9 18 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
9 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
10 17 (14.41%) C#
11 16 (13.56%) SharePoint
11 16 (13.56%) Eclipse
11 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
11 16 (13.56%) Firewall
12 15 (12.71%) VB.NET
12 15 (12.71%) System Testing
13 14 (11.86%) Project Management
14 13 (11.02%) Active Directory
15 12 (10.17%) CheckPoint
15 12 (10.17%) Finance
15 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
16 11 (9.32%) LexisNexis
16 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
16 11 (9.32%) MS Office
16 11 (9.32%) MS Excel
17 10 (8.47%) VBA
17 10 (8.47%) Java
17 10 (8.47%) TCP/IP

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 16 (13.56%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.39%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.54%) IIS
4 2 (1.69%) CMS
4 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) MS Office
1 11 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 5 (4.24%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 41 (34.75%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.85%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.85%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.56%) Firewall
2 10 (8.47%) TCP/IP
3 8 (6.78%) Network Security
4 6 (5.08%) LAN
4 6 (5.08%) WAN
5 4 (3.39%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (2.54%) VPN
7 2 (1.69%) DHCP
7 2 (1.69%) DNS
8 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.85%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.85%) VoIP
8 1 (0.85%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (15.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 18 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 10 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (1.69%) QlikView
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Eclipse
2 1 (0.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (59.32%) Legal
2 12 (10.17%) Finance
3 9 (7.63%) Retail
4 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.54%) Banking
6 2 (1.69%) Billing
6 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.69%) Marketing
7 1 (0.85%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 53 (44.92%) Developer
2 28 (23.73%) Analyst
3 18 (15.25%) Case Management Developer
4 12 (10.17%) Business Analyst
5 8 (6.78%) Senior Security Analyst
5 8 (6.78%) Senior Analyst
5 8 (6.78%) Security Analyst
5 8 (6.78%) Security Advisor
6 6 (5.08%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.08%) Support Analyst
7 5 (4.24%) Consultant
7 5 (4.24%) IT Project Manager
7 5 (4.24%) Healthcare Consultant
8 4 (3.39%) Security Engineer
8 4 (3.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.39%) Information Security Engineer
9 3 (2.54%) IT Support
9 3 (2.54%) Senior Developer
9 3 (2.54%) IT Support Analyst
9 3 (2.54%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (22.88%) .NET
2 25 (21.19%) HTML
3 23 (19.49%) XML
4 8 (6.78%) XSLT
5 5 (4.24%) Web Services
6 3 (2.54%) CSS
7 2 (1.69%) J2EE
7 2 (1.69%) XHTML
7 2 (1.69%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.69%) Spring
7 2 (1.69%) Spring MVC
8 1 (0.85%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Informatics
1 6 (5.08%) NHS
2 4 (3.39%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.54%) Open Source
3 3 (2.54%) EqualLogic
4 2 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.85%) Blog
5 1 (0.85%) Social Media
5 1 (0.85%) Kindle
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.85%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.66%) Windows
2 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (10.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (4.24%) UNIX
5 4 (3.39%) Linux
6 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.54%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.69%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.85%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.10%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (12.71%) System Testing
3 14 (11.86%) Project Management
4 11 (9.32%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (6.78%) Workflow
5 8 (6.78%) Data Analysis
5 8 (6.78%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (5.93%) Business Analysis
7 6 (5.08%) ITIL
7 6 (5.08%) E-Commerce
7 6 (5.08%) Information Security
8 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (3.39%) Scrum
8 4 (3.39%) Time Management
9 3 (2.54%) Data Architecture
9 3 (2.54%) B2B
9 3 (2.54%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.69%) Six Sigma
10 2 (1.69%) B2C
10 2 (1.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 22 (18.64%) SQL
2 17 (14.41%) C#
3 15 (12.71%) VB.NET
4 10 (8.47%) VBA
4 10 (8.47%) Java
5 1 (0.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (7.63%) Degree
2 6 (5.08%) CISSP
3 4 (3.39%) CISM
3 4 (3.39%) ISSAP
3 4 (3.39%) ISSMP
4 3 (2.54%) MOS
4 3 (2.54%) MCP
5 1 (0.85%) EnCE
5 1 (0.85%) CEH
5 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.39%) QA
3 3 (2.54%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (11.02%) Active Directory
2 6 (5.08%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.54%) vSphere
4 2 (1.69%) XenApp
4 2 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) DameWare
2 1 (0.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (10.17%) CheckPoint
3 11 (9.32%) LexisNexis
4 9 (7.63%) Cisco
5 8 (6.78%) Juniper
5 8 (6.78%) Splunk
5 8 (6.78%) F5
6 5 (4.24%) VMware
7 3 (2.54%) Citrix
8 2 (1.69%) HP
8 2 (1.69%) Dell
8 2 (1.69%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.85%) Google
9 1 (0.85%) Veeam
9 1 (0.85%) Twitter
9 1 (0.85%) Mitel
9 1 (0.85%) NetApp
9 1 (0.85%) Sage
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