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 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 163 182 174
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Permanent jobs citing Law 93 75 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.38% 1.02% 0.98%
As % of the General category 3.70% 2.51% 2.55%
Number of salaries quoted 52 67 59
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -19.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £28,300 £18,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,620 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
2513 2988 2625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 37.37% 40.71% 38.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1951 2326 2137
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,075 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 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 August 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 +24 75 £35,000 +7.69% 8
Cheshire +9 9 £70,000 +42.85% 1
Merseyside 0 6 £27,500 -33.73%
Lancashire +6 3 £25,000 +13.63% 1
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 61 (36.09%) Finance
2 55 (32.54%) Legal
3 53 (31.36%) Degree
4 46 (27.22%) Windows
5 40 (23.67%) Data Centre
6 39 (23.08%) Microsoft
7 32 (18.93%) Active Directory
7 32 (18.93%) SQL
7 32 (18.93%) Project Management
8 29 (17.16%) Citrix
9 27 (15.98%) ITIL
10 25 (14.79%) MS Excel
11 24 (14.20%) Service Management
11 24 (14.20%) Business Development
12 23 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
13 21 (12.43%) Retail
13 21 (12.43%) Visualfiles
13 21 (12.43%) MS Office
14 20 (11.83%) VMware
15 19 (11.24%) Performance Management
15 19 (11.24%) Windows 7
16 18 (10.65%) Line Management
16 18 (10.65%) PRINCE2
17 17 (10.06%) Eclipse
17 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
17 17 (10.06%) Test Strategy
18 16 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
18 16 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
18 16 (9.47%) Service Delivery
18 16 (9.47%) Marketing

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 10 (5.92%) IIS
2 7 (4.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.55%) MS Exchange
3 6 (3.55%) CMS
4 4 (2.37%) Lync
4 4 (2.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (0.59%) Apache
5 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 25 (14.79%) MS Excel
2 21 (12.43%) MS Office
3 7 (4.14%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (2.37%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.37%) Acrobat
5 2 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 21 (12.43%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.59%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) SaaS
2 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.59%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.33%) DNS
2 7 (4.14%) SAN
2 7 (4.14%) VPN
3 6 (3.55%) DHCP
4 5 (2.96%) NAS
5 4 (2.37%) LAN
5 4 (2.37%) WAN
6 3 (1.78%) CTI
7 2 (1.18%) Intranet
7 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.18%) IPsec
7 2 (1.18%) DDNS
8 1 (0.59%) Wireless
8 1 (0.59%) ISDN
8 1 (0.59%) WebEx
8 1 (0.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.78%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.18%) QlikView
4 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.59%) Cognos Framework Manager
5 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.59%) OLTP
5 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (10.06%) Eclipse
2 4 (2.37%) JIRA
3 3 (1.78%) Subversion
4 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.18%) HP UFT
4 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.59%) Ant
5 1 (0.59%) Git (software)
General
1 61 (36.09%) Finance
2 55 (32.54%) Legal
3 21 (12.43%) Retail
4 16 (9.47%) Marketing
5 13 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (3.55%) Games
7 5 (2.96%) Manufacturing
8 4 (2.37%) Banking
9 3 (1.78%) German Language
10 2 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.59%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.59%) iGaming
Job Titles
1 44 (26.04%) Developer
2 30 (17.75%) Consultant
3 24 (14.20%) Analyst
4 12 (7.10%) Programme Manager
5 11 (6.51%) Support Analyst
5 11 (6.51%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (5.92%) Wintel Support
6 10 (5.92%) Transition Manager
6 10 (5.92%) IT Support
6 10 (5.92%) Wintel Consultant
7 9 (5.33%) Case Management Developer
7 9 (5.33%) Security Consultant
7 9 (5.33%) Software Developer
7 9 (5.33%) Architect
8 8 (4.73%) Service Manager
9 6 (3.55%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (3.55%) IT Security Consultant
9 6 (3.55%) Service Management Consultant
9 6 (3.55%) Management Consultant
9 6 (3.55%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.28%) .NET
2 5 (2.96%) ASP.NET
3 4 (2.37%) Web Services
3 4 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (2.37%) HTML
3 4 (2.37%) AngularJS
4 3 (1.78%) HTML5
4 3 (1.78%) .NET Framework
4 3 (1.78%) OpenGL
4 3 (1.78%) DirectX
4 3 (1.78%) CSS
5 2 (1.18%) Middleware
5 2 (1.18%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.18%) CSS3
5 2 (1.18%) WPF
5 2 (1.18%) jQuery
6 1 (0.59%) REST
6 1 (0.59%) Java EE
6 1 (0.59%) JSON
6 1 (0.59%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (23.67%) Data Centre
2 14 (8.28%) Management Information System
3 12 (7.10%) NHS
3 12 (7.10%) Freedom of Information
3 12 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (5.92%) Computer Science
5 9 (5.33%) Blackberry
6 6 (3.55%) Mathematics
7 5 (2.96%) Cybercrime
7 5 (2.96%) Clustering
7 5 (2.96%) Life Science
7 5 (2.96%) Animation
8 4 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.37%) Physics
9 3 (1.78%) Statistics
9 3 (1.78%) IVR
10 2 (1.18%) Smartphone
10 2 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.18%) iPhone
10 2 (1.18%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 46 (27.22%) Windows
2 19 (11.24%) Windows 7
3 17 (10.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (5.92%) Windows XP
6 5 (2.96%) Windows 2000 Server
7 4 (2.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.78%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.59%) UNIX
9 1 (0.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (18.93%) Project Management
2 27 (15.98%) ITIL
3 24 (14.20%) Service Management
3 24 (14.20%) Business Development
4 23 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (11.24%) Performance Management
6 18 (10.65%) PRINCE2
6 18 (10.65%) Line Management
7 17 (10.06%) Test Strategy
8 16 (9.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (9.47%) Service Delivery
9 15 (8.88%) Programme Management
9 15 (8.88%) TOGAF
9 15 (8.88%) Document Management
9 15 (8.88%) Portfolio Management
10 14 (8.28%) Data Management
10 14 (8.28%) System Testing
11 13 (7.69%) Data Protection
11 13 (7.69%) Data Analysis
11 13 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (18.93%) SQL
2 9 (5.33%) C#
3 8 (4.73%) PowerShell
4 7 (4.14%) Java
5 6 (3.55%) VBScript
6 3 (1.78%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.78%) C++
7 2 (1.18%) VB
8 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.59%) VBA
8 1 (0.59%) C
8 1 (0.59%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 53 (31.36%) Degree
2 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (7.10%) MCITP
4 10 (5.92%) MCSE
5 9 (5.33%) ISEB
5 9 (5.33%) CISSP
6 4 (2.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.37%) ISTQB
7 2 (1.18%) MCDST
7 2 (1.18%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (0.59%) MOS
8 1 (0.59%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.59%) PMP
8 1 (0.59%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 9 (5.33%) PCI DSS
2 6 (3.55%) COBIT
3 4 (2.37%) QA
4 2 (1.18%) GxP
4 2 (1.18%) SLA
4 2 (1.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (18.93%) Active Directory
2 16 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.55%) XenApp
3 6 (3.55%) XenServer
3 6 (3.55%) XenDesktop
4 4 (2.37%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (2.37%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.78%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 8 (4.73%) SCCM
2 4 (2.37%) WSUS
3 2 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 39 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 29 (17.16%) Citrix
3 20 (11.83%) VMware
4 11 (6.51%) Splunk
4 11 (6.51%) ArcSight
5 8 (4.73%) ServiceNow
6 7 (4.14%) LexisNexis
7 6 (3.55%) Capita
7 6 (3.55%) FrontRange
8 5 (2.96%) Cisco
9 4 (2.37%) Hummingbird
10 3 (1.78%) AppSense
10 3 (1.78%) Interwoven
10 3 (1.78%) Avaya
10 3 (1.78%) Genesys
11 2 (1.18%) HP
12 1 (0.59%) Google
12 1 (0.59%) IBM
12 1 (0.59%) Oracle
12 1 (0.59%) Cognos
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