The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 143 117 146
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +29
Permanent jobs citing Legal 102 152 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 2.15% 1.67%
As % of the General category 3.82% 5.84% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 75 120 100
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
Legal
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
2670 2601 2664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.86% 36.87% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2013 1969 2148
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Legal
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Legal Salary Trend in the North West

Legal
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Legal across the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 2015.

Legal Salary Histogram in the North West

Legal
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 Legal within the North West region over the 3 months to 31 March 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 -30 72 £31,750 -9.28% 8
Cheshire +10 25 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Merseyside -8 3 £22,000 -12.00% 4
Lancashire +8 1 £50,118 +77.40% 2
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Legal 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 Legal.

1 62 (30.24%) Law
2 61 (29.76%) Microsoft
3 60 (29.27%) Windows
4 56 (27.32%) Finance
5 54 (26.34%) MS Excel
6 51 (24.88%) ITIL
6 51 (24.88%) MS Office
7 41 (20.00%) Degree
8 34 (16.59%) Windows 7
9 31 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
10 26 (12.68%) Marketing
10 26 (12.68%) Project Management
11 24 (11.71%) SQL
12 23 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (10.73%) CRM
13 22 (10.73%) Document Management
14 20 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (9.76%) Incident Management
14 20 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
15 19 (9.27%) MCDST
15 19 (9.27%) Active Directory
16 18 (8.78%) E-Commerce
17 17 (8.29%) Social Media
18 16 (7.80%) MCITP
18 16 (7.80%) Web Design
19 15 (7.32%) Content Management
19 15 (7.32%) Supplier Management
19 15 (7.32%) SharePoint
19 15 (7.32%) Security Cleared
20 14 (6.83%) MOS

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing Legal 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 Legal. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (7.32%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.88%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.93%) IIS
3 6 (2.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.44%) WordPress
5 4 (1.95%) Lync
6 3 (1.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (1.46%) WorkSite
7 2 (0.98%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.49%) SAS
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.49%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 54 (26.34%) MS Excel
2 51 (24.88%) MS Office
3 6 (2.93%) MS Visio
4 5 (2.44%) Acrobat
4 5 (2.44%) MS Project
5 4 (1.95%) Photoshop
5 4 (1.95%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.98%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.98%) InDesign
6 2 (0.98%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.98%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.95%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.41%) VPN
1 7 (3.41%) Network Security
2 6 (2.93%) Firewall
3 5 (2.44%) TCP/IP
4 4 (1.95%) Extranet
4 4 (1.95%) LAN
4 4 (1.95%) WAN
5 3 (1.46%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.46%) Wireshark
5 3 (1.46%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.98%) DHCP
6 2 (0.98%) VoIP
6 2 (0.98%) DNS
6 2 (0.98%) Intranet
7 1 (0.49%) Internet
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.49%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.49%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.44%) Hadoop
3 4 (1.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.46%) Big Data
4 3 (1.46%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.98%) MySQL
5 2 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (0.98%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (0.49%) Informix
6 1 (0.49%) Impala
6 1 (0.49%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 4 (1.95%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (1.95%) Selenium
2 2 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.98%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.49%) Xcode
3 1 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
General
1 62 (30.24%) Law
2 56 (27.32%) Finance
3 26 (12.68%) Marketing
4 10 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.93%) Banking
6 4 (1.95%) Retail
7 3 (1.46%) Games
8 2 (0.98%) French Language
8 2 (0.98%) German Language
8 2 (0.98%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.98%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Local Government
9 1 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
9 1 (0.49%) Advertising
9 1 (0.49%) Automotive
9 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 46 (22.44%) Analyst
2 26 (12.68%) Team Leader
3 18 (8.78%) Developer
4 14 (6.83%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 13 (6.34%) Support Analyst
5 13 (6.34%) Technical Team Leader
6 11 (5.37%) IT Support
7 9 (4.39%) Project Manager
8 7 (3.41%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (3.41%) Designer
9 6 (2.93%) Case Management Developer
9 6 (2.93%) IT Trainer
9 6 (2.93%) IT Support Analyst
9 6 (2.93%) Trainer
10 5 (2.44%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.44%) Tester
10 5 (2.44%) Help Desk Analyst
10 5 (2.44%) Information Analyst
10 5 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.44%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.39%) HTML
2 7 (3.41%) CSS
3 6 (2.93%) WebSphere Message Broker
4 5 (2.44%) .NET
5 4 (1.95%) Web Services
6 3 (1.46%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.98%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.98%) jQuery
8 1 (0.49%) RESTful
8 1 (0.49%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.49%) REST
8 1 (0.49%) XML
8 1 (0.49%) JSON
8 1 (0.49%) WF
8 1 (0.49%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.12%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.29%) Social Media
3 12 (5.85%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.88%) Management Information System
5 7 (3.41%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.44%) iPhone
6 5 (2.44%) Life Science
6 5 (2.44%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (2.44%) iPad
7 4 (1.95%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.95%) Mathematics
8 3 (1.46%) User Experience
9 2 (0.98%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.98%) Open Source
9 2 (0.98%) Statistics
9 2 (0.98%) Animation
9 2 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.49%) Derivative
10 1 (0.49%) Equity Derivative
10 1 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 60 (29.27%) Windows
2 34 (16.59%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.93%) Windows 8
4 5 (2.44%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.95%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.46%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.46%) Linux
6 3 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.98%) Android
7 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.49%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (24.88%) ITIL
2 26 (12.68%) Project Management
3 22 (10.73%) CRM
3 22 (10.73%) Document Management
4 20 (9.76%) Incident Management
4 20 (9.76%) Digital Marketing
4 20 (9.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 18 (8.78%) E-Commerce
6 16 (7.80%) Web Design
7 15 (7.32%) Supplier Management
7 15 (7.32%) Content Management
8 14 (6.83%) Migration
9 13 (6.34%) Information Security
9 13 (6.34%) Project Planning
9 13 (6.34%) Workflow
9 13 (6.34%) Time Management
9 13 (6.34%) ITIL V3
10 12 (5.85%) Security Testing
11 10 (4.88%) Portfolio Management
11 10 (4.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 24 (11.71%) SQL
2 7 (3.41%) JavaScript
3 6 (2.93%) Java
4 5 (2.44%) C#
4 5 (2.44%) T-SQL
5 4 (1.95%) VBA
6 3 (1.46%) PHP
7 2 (0.98%) VBScript
7 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.49%) Objective-C
8 1 (0.49%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.49%) Scala
8 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 41 (20.00%) Degree
2 23 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (9.27%) MCDST
4 16 (7.80%) MCITP
5 15 (7.32%) Security Cleared
6 14 (6.83%) MOS
7 12 (5.85%) A+ Certification
8 9 (4.39%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (2.93%) MCP
10 5 (2.44%) PhD
11 4 (1.95%) ISEB
11 4 (1.95%) CISSP
12 3 (1.46%) CISM
12 3 (1.46%) GCIH
13 2 (0.98%) CCNA
13 2 (0.98%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.98%) MCT
13 2 (0.98%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 1 (0.49%) CCNP
14 1 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.90%) SLA
1 8 (3.90%) QA
2 5 (2.44%) COBIT
3 4 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.49%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.49%) MiFID
5 1 (0.49%) EMIR
5 1 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 19 (9.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.90%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.46%) Snort
4 3 (1.46%) XenApp
5 2 (0.98%) vSphere
6 1 (0.49%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (0.49%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.49%) WSUS
1 1 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 61 (29.76%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.34%) Citrix
3 9 (4.39%) VMware
4 8 (3.90%) Teradata
5 7 (3.41%) HP
6 6 (2.93%) Interwoven
7 5 (2.44%) Cisco
7 5 (2.44%) Ab Initio
7 5 (2.44%) Informatica
8 4 (1.95%) Google
9 3 (1.46%) Splunk
9 3 (1.46%) LogRhythm
10 2 (0.98%) LexisNexis
10 2 (0.98%) Mitel
10 2 (0.98%) ServiceNow
10 2 (0.98%) Dell
10 2 (0.98%) Adobe
10 2 (0.98%) Oracle
10 2 (0.98%) SAP
11 1 (0.49%) Murex
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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