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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 148 116 140
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +24
Permanent jobs citing Legal 106 152 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.52% 2.33% 1.77%
As % of the General category 3.79% 6.46% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 77 120 105
Average salary £37,500 £31,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.04% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +8.10%
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
2797 2352 2667
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.21% 36.08% 35.69%
Number of salaries quoted 2220 1854 2160
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -36 70 £31,250 -2.34% 19
Cheshire 0 29 £37,500 -16.66% 3
Lancashire +2 3 £49,000 +73.45% 2
Merseyside -1 3 £21,250 -13.26% 2
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 60 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 58 (29.00%) Windows
2 58 (29.00%) Law
3 56 (28.00%) Finance
4 52 (26.00%) MS Excel
5 50 (25.00%) ITIL
6 44 (22.00%) MS Office
7 39 (19.50%) Degree
8 32 (16.00%) Windows 7
9 26 (13.00%) SQL
10 25 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (12.00%) Project Management
11 24 (12.00%) Marketing
12 22 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
13 20 (10.00%) Document Management
14 19 (9.50%) Active Directory
15 18 (9.00%) SharePoint
15 18 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (9.00%) Incident Management
15 18 (9.00%) Security Cleared
16 17 (8.50%) CRM
17 16 (8.00%) Supplier Management
17 16 (8.00%) MCDST
17 16 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
18 14 (7.00%) HTML
18 14 (7.00%) E-Commerce
18 14 (7.00%) MCITP
19 13 (6.50%) Time Management
19 13 (6.50%) Social Media
19 13 (6.50%) ITIL V3

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (9.00%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.50%) MS Exchange
3 10 (5.00%) IIS
4 7 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (2.50%) WordPress
6 4 (2.00%) Lync
7 3 (1.50%) WorkSite
8 2 (1.00%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.00%) OpenEdge
8 2 (1.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (1.00%) CMS
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.50%) Apache
9 1 (0.50%) SAS
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.50%) Umbraco
Applications
1 52 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 44 (22.00%) MS Office
3 5 (2.50%) MS Project
3 5 (2.50%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.00%) InDesign
4 2 (1.00%) Adobe After Effects
4 2 (1.00%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.50%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.50%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
2 1 (0.50%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.00%) VPN
2 5 (2.50%) Firewall
2 5 (2.50%) Network Security
2 5 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.00%) Extranet
3 4 (2.00%) LAN
3 4 (2.00%) WAN
4 3 (1.50%) DHCP
4 3 (1.50%) DNS
4 3 (1.50%) Intranet
4 3 (1.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (1.50%) Wireshark
4 3 (1.50%) tcpdump
5 2 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (1.00%) MPLS
5 2 (1.00%) VoIP
6 1 (0.50%) Internet
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.50%) Hadoop
3 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.00%) MySQL
3 4 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.50%) Big Data
5 2 (1.00%) Data Mart
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.50%) Impala
6 1 (0.50%) Informix
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.50%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 3 (1.50%) Selenium
1 3 (1.50%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.50%) Xcode
2 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.50%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 58 (29.00%) Law
2 56 (28.00%) Finance
3 24 (12.00%) Marketing
4 9 (4.50%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.00%) Banking
6 4 (2.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.50%) Games
7 3 (1.50%) Retail
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Local Government
8 1 (0.50%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Automotive
8 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 42 (21.00%) Analyst
2 25 (12.50%) Developer
3 24 (12.00%) Team Leader
4 15 (7.50%) Support Analyst
5 14 (7.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 13 (6.50%) Technical Team Leader
7 11 (5.50%) IT Support
8 7 (3.50%) Designer
8 7 (3.50%) Case Management Developer
8 7 (3.50%) PHP Developer
8 7 (3.50%) IT Support Analyst
8 7 (3.50%) Programme Manager
9 6 (3.00%) Project Manager
9 6 (3.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (2.50%) Business Analyst
10 5 (2.50%) Software Engineer
10 5 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (2.50%) Help Desk Analyst
10 5 (2.50%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (2.50%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (7.00%) HTML
2 12 (6.00%) CSS
3 8 (4.00%) .NET
4 6 (3.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 4 (2.00%) Web Services
5 4 (2.00%) HTML5
6 3 (1.50%) CSS3
7 2 (1.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.00%) jQuery
8 1 (0.50%) RESTful
8 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.50%) JSON
8 1 (0.50%) REST
8 1 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.00%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.50%) Social Media
3 12 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 12 (6.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.00%) User Experience
5 5 (2.50%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.00%) Blackberry
7 3 (1.50%) iPhone
7 3 (1.50%) Life Science
7 3 (1.50%) iPad
8 2 (1.00%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.00%) Open Source
8 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.00%) Statistics
9 1 (0.50%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.50%) Derivative
9 1 (0.50%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 58 (29.00%) Windows
2 32 (16.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (3.00%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (2.00%) Android
5 3 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (1.50%) Linux
5 3 (1.50%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.50%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.00%) ITIL
2 25 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
3 24 (12.00%) Project Management
4 20 (10.00%) Document Management
5 18 (9.00%) Incident Management
6 17 (8.50%) CRM
7 16 (8.00%) Digital Marketing
7 16 (8.00%) Supplier Management
8 14 (7.00%) E-Commerce
9 13 (6.50%) Web Design
9 13 (6.50%) Time Management
9 13 (6.50%) ITIL V3
10 12 (6.00%) Workflow
10 12 (6.00%) Security Testing
11 11 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
11 11 (5.50%) Content Management
11 11 (5.50%) Information Security
11 11 (5.50%) Migration
12 10 (5.00%) Project Planning
12 10 (5.00%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (13.00%) SQL
2 12 (6.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (4.00%) PHP
3 8 (4.00%) C#
4 7 (3.50%) T-SQL
5 6 (3.00%) Java
6 2 (1.00%) VBA
7 1 (0.50%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.50%) Scala
7 1 (0.50%) VBScript
7 1 (0.50%) VB
7 1 (0.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (19.50%) Degree
2 18 (9.00%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (8.00%) MCDST
4 14 (7.00%) MCITP
5 12 (6.00%) A+ Certification
5 12 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
5 12 (6.00%) MOS
6 5 (2.50%) MCP
6 5 (2.50%) PhD
7 4 (2.00%) CISSP
8 3 (1.50%) ISEB
8 3 (1.50%) GCIH
8 3 (1.50%) CISM
8 3 (1.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (1.50%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.50%) VCP4
9 2 (1.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (1.00%) MCT
10 1 (0.50%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.50%) SLA
2 6 (3.00%) QA
3 5 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.50%) COBIT
5 2 (1.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.50%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.50%) BS7799
6 1 (0.50%) MiFID
6 1 (0.50%) EMIR
6 1 (0.50%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 19 (9.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (4.00%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.50%) Snort
4 3 (1.50%) XenApp
4 3 (1.50%) vSphere
5 2 (1.00%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) WSUS
2 1 (0.50%) SCCM
2 1 (0.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 60 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.50%) Citrix
3 11 (5.50%) VMware
4 8 (4.00%) Teradata
5 6 (3.00%) HP
6 5 (2.50%) Informatica
6 5 (2.50%) Ab Initio
7 4 (2.00%) Cisco
7 4 (2.00%) Interwoven
8 3 (1.50%) Oracle
8 3 (1.50%) SAP
8 3 (1.50%) Open Text
8 3 (1.50%) NetApp
8 3 (1.50%) LogRhythm
8 3 (1.50%) Google
8 3 (1.50%) Splunk
9 2 (1.00%) Mitel
9 2 (1.00%) LexisNexis
9 2 (1.00%) Adobe
9 2 (1.00%) Dell
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Slater Gordon
Salary: Excellent benefits and development/progression opportunities
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
QA Limited
Salary: £139.88 per week
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
Hudson IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £56000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £57000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Greater Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Liverpool
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car, bonus, gym, certifications
Posted: 12 days ago
Merseyside
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
BABCP
Salary: £18,982 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Salary: £60k - 75k per year + Medical + Car Allowance + 15% Bonus
Posted: 22 days ago
Cheshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £48440.00 - £72800.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34000.00 - £50800.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24400.00 - £36400.00 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 25 days ago