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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Law
Rank 157 191 192
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +1
Permanent jobs citing Law 96 53 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.30% 0.78% 1.05%
As % of the General category 3.18% 2.36% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 81 48 76
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £35,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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
3015 2245 2686
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.93% 33.05% 33.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2559 1821 2356
Average salary £41,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +4 52 £27,500 - 4
Merseyside +29 37 £38,000 +22.58% 3
Cheshire - 8 £52,500 - 3
Lancashire - 3 £27,500 -
Law
England

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (40.23%) Legal
2 63 (36.21%) Windows
3 36 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 35 (20.11%) MS Excel
5 34 (19.54%) MS Office
6 29 (16.67%) SQL
6 29 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 27 (15.52%) .NET
8 26 (14.94%) Firewall
9 25 (14.37%) C#
10 24 (13.79%) Degree
11 23 (13.22%) HTML
11 23 (13.22%) Retail
11 23 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 23 (13.22%) ITIL
12 22 (12.64%) IIS
13 21 (12.07%) Project Management
13 21 (12.07%) CheckPoint
13 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
14 20 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
14 20 (11.49%) Finance
15 19 (10.92%) Information Security
16 18 (10.34%) B2B
16 18 (10.34%) Visualfiles
17 17 (9.77%) CISM
17 17 (9.77%) Windows 7
18 16 (9.20%) CISSP
18 16 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 15 (8.62%) Windows XP

Law
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 22 (12.64%) IIS
2 13 (7.47%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.45%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.72%) Lync
5 2 (1.15%) CMS
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) WorkSite
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 35 (20.11%) MS Excel
2 34 (19.54%) MS Office
3 6 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (2.30%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (1.15%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (10.34%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.57%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 26 (14.94%) Firewall
2 13 (7.47%) TCP/IP
3 11 (6.32%) Network Security
4 9 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (4.02%) LAN
5 7 (4.02%) WAN
6 4 (2.30%) VPN
7 3 (1.72%) DNS
7 3 (1.72%) DHCP
7 3 (1.72%) VoIP
8 2 (1.15%) SSL
8 2 (1.15%) Internet
9 1 (0.57%) Extranet
9 1 (0.57%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.57%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.72%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.57%) QlikView
7 1 (0.57%) Informix
7 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (6.32%) Visual Studio
1 11 (6.32%) Firebug
1 11 (6.32%) Git (software)
1 11 (6.32%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (2.30%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.57%) AdminStudio
General
1 70 (40.23%) Legal
2 23 (13.22%) Retail
3 20 (11.49%) Finance
4 8 (4.60%) Marketing
5 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.57%) Back Office
7 1 (0.57%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.57%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (24.71%) Developer
1 43 (24.71%) Analyst
2 15 (8.62%) Service Analyst
3 13 (7.47%) Software Developer
3 13 (7.47%) Security Engineer
3 13 (7.47%) Information Security Engineer
4 12 (6.90%) Case Management Developer
4 12 (6.90%) Senior Security Analyst
4 12 (6.90%) Security Analyst
4 12 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
4 12 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
5 10 (5.75%) Team Leader
5 10 (5.75%) Project Manager
5 10 (5.75%) Security Advisor
6 7 (4.02%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 6 (3.45%) Technical Team Leader
7 6 (3.45%) Architect
8 5 (2.87%) Business Analyst
8 5 (2.87%) Consultant
8 5 (2.87%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.52%) .NET
2 23 (13.22%) HTML
3 13 (7.47%) CSS
4 12 (6.90%) ASP.NET
5 11 (6.32%) .NET Framework
5 11 (6.32%) WCF
5 11 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (6.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 9 (5.17%) XML
7 4 (2.30%) Web Services
8 2 (1.15%) LINQ
8 2 (1.15%) WinForms
8 2 (1.15%) HTML5
9 1 (0.57%) CSS3
9 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (0.57%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.47%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.17%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.87%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.87%) Artificial Intelligence
3 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.87%) NHS
4 4 (2.30%) Social Media
5 3 (1.72%) Informatics
5 3 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.15%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.57%) Kindle
7 1 (0.57%) Life Science
7 1 (0.57%) Blog
7 1 (0.57%) Open Source
7 1 (0.57%) Statistics
7 1 (0.57%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 63 (36.21%) Windows
2 23 (13.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (11.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (9.77%) Windows 7
5 15 (8.62%) Windows XP
6 10 (5.75%) UNIX
7 9 (5.17%) Linux
8 6 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.15%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.57%) Android
11 1 (0.57%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (13.22%) ITIL
2 21 (12.07%) Project Management
3 20 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (10.92%) Information Security
5 18 (10.34%) B2B
6 13 (7.47%) Data Analysis
7 12 (6.90%) E-Commerce
7 12 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (6.90%) Line Management
8 11 (6.32%) CRUD
8 11 (6.32%) MVC
9 9 (5.17%) Data Management
10 8 (4.60%) Business Continuity
10 8 (4.60%) Service Management
10 8 (4.60%) Time Management
11 7 (4.02%) Mentoring
11 7 (4.02%) Coaching
11 7 (4.02%) Risk Management
12 6 (3.45%) PRINCE2
12 6 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (16.67%) SQL
2 25 (14.37%) C#
3 13 (7.47%) JavaScript
4 10 (5.75%) VB.NET
5 5 (2.87%) T-SQL
6 3 (1.72%) C++
7 2 (1.15%) VBA
8 1 (0.57%) PHP
8 1 (0.57%) VBScript
8 1 (0.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 24 (13.79%) Degree
2 17 (9.77%) CISM
3 16 (9.20%) CISSP
4 13 (7.47%) ISSAP
4 13 (7.47%) ISSMP
5 8 (4.60%) MOS
6 5 (2.87%) Security Cleared
6 5 (2.87%) MCDST
6 5 (2.87%) MCITP
6 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (2.87%) PhD
6 5 (2.87%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.30%) CISA
8 3 (1.72%) MCP
9 1 (0.57%) MBA
9 1 (0.57%) ISEB
9 1 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.30%) COBIT
2 4 (2.30%) SLA
2 4 (2.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 4 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.15%) QA
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.02%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.72%) XenApp
3 3 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.87%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (20.69%) Microsoft
2 21 (12.07%) CheckPoint
3 13 (7.47%) Cisco
4 12 (6.90%) F5
4 12 (6.90%) Splunk
5 10 (5.75%) Juniper
6 8 (4.60%) VMware
7 7 (4.02%) Citrix
8 4 (2.30%) LexisNexis
9 3 (1.72%) Dell
10 2 (1.15%) Fortinet
10 2 (1.15%) HP
10 2 (1.15%) Mitel
10 2 (1.15%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.57%) Twitter
11 1 (0.57%) Google
11 1 (0.57%) SAP
11 1 (0.57%) Interwoven
11 1 (0.57%) Apple
11 1 (0.57%) Sage
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Salary: £240 - £250 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Resource Management
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
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Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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FieldFisher
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Liverpool
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago