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

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 136 121 159
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +38
Permanent jobs citing Legal 117 132 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.70% 2.00% 1.49%
As % of the General category 4.16% 5.89% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 91 115 101
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
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
2810 2240 2692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.77% 33.93% 33.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2351 1812 2288
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 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -40 71 £27,500 -21.42% 21
Cheshire +10 32 £45,000 +11.11% 4
Merseyside +17 10 £27,500 +1.85% 3
Lancashire -7 3 £46,500 +8.13% 1
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 64 (29.22%) Law
2 63 (28.77%) Finance
3 58 (26.48%) Microsoft
4 57 (26.03%) Windows
5 49 (22.37%) MS Excel
6 42 (19.18%) ITIL
7 39 (17.81%) MS Office
8 37 (16.89%) SQL
8 37 (16.89%) Degree
9 36 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
10 26 (11.87%) Windows 7
11 25 (11.42%) Project Management
12 24 (10.96%) Marketing
13 22 (10.05%) HTML
14 21 (9.59%) SharePoint
14 21 (9.59%) Active Directory
14 21 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (9.13%) .NET
15 20 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (8.22%) JavaScript
16 18 (8.22%) C#
17 16 (7.31%) Management Information System
17 16 (7.31%) Supplier Management
18 15 (6.85%) Security Cleared
18 15 (6.85%) Document Management
19 14 (6.39%) VMware
19 14 (6.39%) SQL Server
19 14 (6.39%) CSS
19 14 (6.39%) MS Exchange
19 14 (6.39%) Citrix

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 21 (9.59%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.39%) MS Exchange
3 13 (5.94%) IIS
4 8 (3.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.83%) WordPress
5 4 (1.83%) Lync
5 4 (1.83%) CMS
5 4 (1.83%) SAS
6 3 (1.37%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.91%) JBoss
7 2 (0.91%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.91%) WorkSite
8 1 (0.46%) Jetty
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.46%) Apache
8 1 (0.46%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 49 (22.37%) MS Excel
2 39 (17.81%) MS Office
3 6 (2.74%) MS Project
4 5 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.83%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.46%) InDesign
7 1 (0.46%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 12 (5.48%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.91%) SAP FI
2 2 (0.91%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (0.91%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.74%) WAN
1 6 (2.74%) TCP/IP
1 6 (2.74%) VPN
2 5 (2.28%) LAN
3 3 (1.37%) VoIP
3 3 (1.37%) DHCP
3 3 (1.37%) DNS
3 3 (1.37%) Intranet
3 3 (1.37%) Extranet
3 3 (1.37%) MPLS
3 3 (1.37%) Firewall
3 3 (1.37%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.37%) Wireshark
3 3 (1.37%) tcpdump
3 3 (1.37%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (0.91%) Network Security
5 1 (0.46%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.39%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (2.74%) Hadoop
2 6 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.28%) MySQL
3 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.83%) Big Data
5 1 (0.46%) Impala
5 1 (0.46%) DTS
5 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.46%) Informix
5 1 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.46%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
1 2 (0.91%) Selenium
1 2 (0.91%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.46%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (0.46%) Maven
General
1 64 (29.22%) Law
2 63 (28.77%) Finance
3 24 (10.96%) Marketing
4 8 (3.65%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.74%) Banking
6 5 (2.28%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.83%) Retail
8 2 (0.91%) Advertising
8 2 (0.91%) Games
8 2 (0.91%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.46%) Automotive
9 1 (0.46%) Billing
9 1 (0.46%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 44 (20.09%) Analyst
2 40 (18.26%) Developer
3 19 (8.68%) Team Leader
4 14 (6.39%) Support Analyst
5 12 (5.48%) IT Support
6 10 (4.57%) Service Desk Team Leader
6 10 (4.57%) Project Manager
7 9 (4.11%) Business Analyst
7 9 (4.11%) Technical Team Leader
7 9 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (4.11%) Case Management Developer
8 8 (3.65%) PHP Developer
8 8 (3.65%) Senior Analyst
8 8 (3.65%) Programme Manager
9 7 (3.20%) Web Developer
9 7 (3.20%) IT Support Analyst
10 6 (2.74%) .NET Developer
10 6 (2.74%) Designer
11 5 (2.28%) C# .NET Developer
11 5 (2.28%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (10.05%) HTML
2 20 (9.13%) .NET
3 14 (6.39%) CSS
4 7 (3.20%) jQuery
4 7 (3.20%) HTML5
5 6 (2.74%) ASP.NET
5 6 (2.74%) WebSphere Message Broker
6 5 (2.28%) XML
7 4 (1.83%) Web Services
7 4 (1.83%) CSS3
8 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (0.46%) REST
8 1 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.46%) J2EE
8 1 (0.46%) Hibernate
8 1 (0.46%) Spring
8 1 (0.46%) Ajax
8 1 (0.46%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.46%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.31%) Management Information System
3 11 (5.02%) Computer Science
4 10 (4.57%) Social Media
5 5 (2.28%) User Experience
5 5 (2.28%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (2.28%) Statistics
6 4 (1.83%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.83%) Economics
6 4 (1.83%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.37%) Data Extraction
7 3 (1.37%) Physics
7 3 (1.37%) Credit Risk
7 3 (1.37%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.91%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.91%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.91%) Tandem
8 2 (0.91%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.91%) IBM Mainframe
8 2 (0.91%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 57 (26.03%) Windows
2 26 (11.87%) Windows 7
3 7 (3.20%) Windows 8
4 5 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.83%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.83%) Linux
6 3 (1.37%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.37%) Mac OS X
6 3 (1.37%) Android
7 2 (0.91%) UNIX
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (19.18%) ITIL
2 36 (16.44%) Stakeholder Management
3 25 (11.42%) Project Management
4 21 (9.59%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (7.31%) Supplier Management
6 15 (6.85%) Document Management
7 14 (6.39%) Time Management
8 13 (5.94%) Project Planning
9 12 (5.48%) Incident Management
9 12 (5.48%) Digital Marketing
9 12 (5.48%) CRM
9 12 (5.48%) Workflow
10 11 (5.02%) Web Design
10 11 (5.02%) Software Engineering
11 10 (4.57%) Service Delivery
11 10 (4.57%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.57%) Portfolio Management
12 9 (4.11%) ITIL V3
12 9 (4.11%) Security Testing
12 9 (4.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 37 (16.89%) SQL
2 18 (8.22%) C#
2 18 (8.22%) JavaScript
3 10 (4.57%) Java
4 9 (4.11%) PHP
4 9 (4.11%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.74%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.91%) VBA
6 2 (0.91%) VB
7 1 (0.46%) VBScript
7 1 (0.46%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.46%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (16.89%) Degree
2 15 (6.85%) Security Cleared
3 13 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (5.48%) ITIL Certification
5 10 (4.57%) MCDST
6 9 (4.11%) MCITP
7 8 (3.65%) MOS
7 8 (3.65%) A+ Certification
8 5 (2.28%) PhD
9 4 (1.83%) MCP
9 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (1.83%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.37%) ISEB
10 3 (1.37%) GCIH
11 2 (0.91%) MCT
11 2 (0.91%) CISM
11 2 (0.91%) CCA
11 2 (0.91%) CISSP
11 2 (0.91%) Six Sigma Green Belt
12 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.48%) SLA
2 4 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.37%) QA
4 2 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.46%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.46%) BS7799
System Software
1 21 (9.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.65%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.74%) vSphere
4 3 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (1.37%) XenApp
4 3 (1.37%) Firmware
4 3 (1.37%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (1.37%) WSUS
2 1 (0.46%) SCCM
2 1 (0.46%) SCOM
2 1 (0.46%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (26.48%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.39%) Citrix
2 14 (6.39%) VMware
3 8 (3.65%) Cisco
4 6 (2.74%) HP
4 6 (2.74%) Teradata
5 5 (2.28%) Open Text
5 5 (2.28%) Ab Initio
5 5 (2.28%) Informatica
6 4 (1.83%) NetApp
6 4 (1.83%) SAP
7 3 (1.37%) Dell
7 3 (1.37%) Interwoven
7 3 (1.37%) Splunk
7 3 (1.37%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.91%) LexisNexis
8 2 (0.91%) Google
8 2 (0.91%) Fortinet
8 2 (0.91%) Mitel
8 2 (0.91%) IBM
Manchester
Blue Town Online
Salary: £39k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 20% bonus + pension + healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
North West
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bens + Share options
Posted: 2 days ago
Fleetwood, Lancashire
The SmartList
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Pension, Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £20 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Venturi
Salary: £8 - £9 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Altrincham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £27000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Money Plus
Posted: 12 days ago