The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Law over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Law
Rank 115 137 124
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -13
Permanent jobs citing Law 46 23 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.54% 0.75% 1.31%
As % of the General category 3.39% 1.58% 2.87%
Number of salaries quoted 37 4 38
Average salary £52,500 £35,788 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.69% +2.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £26,575 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +1.35%
Law
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

General Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1355 1459 1499
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 45.44% 47.84% 45.58%
Number of salaries quoted 772 873 988
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,650 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £69,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Law
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Law Salary Trend in Scotland

Law
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Law across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Law Salary Histogram in Scotland

Law
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
Edinburgh +25 32 £52,500 +97.55%
Glasgow -7 12 £26,000 -42.22%
South Ayrshire - 2 £76,590 -
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 54 (58.06%) Data Centre
2 37 (39.78%) Degree
3 32 (34.41%) Performance Management
3 32 (34.41%) Portfolio Management
3 32 (34.41%) Test Strategy
4 31 (33.33%) Security Architecture
5 28 (30.11%) Security Operations
5 28 (30.11%) Security Operations Centre
6 27 (29.03%) Project Management
7 26 (27.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 25 (26.88%) IIS
8 25 (26.88%) CISSP
8 25 (26.88%) IISP
8 25 (26.88%) Vulnerability Management
8 25 (26.88%) PCI DSS
9 24 (25.81%) ArcSight
9 24 (25.81%) Splunk
10 23 (24.73%) SIEM
11 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
12 17 (18.28%) Finance
13 16 (17.20%) Network Security
14 15 (16.13%) QRadar
14 15 (16.13%) Banking
14 15 (16.13%) Retail
15 12 (12.90%) Identity Access Management
16 11 (11.83%) ITIL
17 10 (10.75%) Unix
17 10 (10.75%) Windows
17 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
18 9 (9.68%) Legal

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 25 (26.88%) IIS
2 2 (2.15%) Lync
2 2 (2.15%) SAS
3 1 (1.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.08%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) MS Office
3 5 (5.38%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.15%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 16 (17.20%) Network Security
2 4 (4.30%) Firewall
2 4 (4.30%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (2.15%) MPLS
3 2 (2.15%) Skype
3 2 (2.15%) VPN
4 1 (1.08%) WAN
4 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.15%) Base SAS
3 2 (2.15%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (3.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (18.28%) Finance
2 15 (16.13%) Banking
2 15 (16.13%) Retail
3 9 (9.68%) Legal
4 1 (1.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (38.71%) Consultant
2 29 (31.18%) Security Consultant
3 22 (23.66%) IT Consultant
3 22 (23.66%) IT Security Consultant
4 21 (22.58%) Analyst
5 10 (10.75%) Security Analyst
6 9 (9.68%) Developer
7 8 (8.60%) SIEM Consultant
7 8 (8.60%) Vulnerability Consultant
8 7 (7.53%) Administrator
8 7 (7.53%) Management Consultant
8 7 (7.53%) Service Management Consultant
8 7 (7.53%) Solaris Administrator
8 7 (7.53%) Unix Administrator
9 5 (5.38%) Architect
9 5 (5.38%) Business Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Security Engineer
9 5 (5.38%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.38%) Service Analyst
9 5 (5.38%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (8.60%) .NET
2 7 (7.53%) XML
3 5 (5.38%) .NET Framework
3 5 (5.38%) Entity Framework
3 5 (5.38%) OOXML
3 5 (5.38%) WPF
4 3 (3.23%) Apache Flex
4 3 (3.23%) HTML
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (1.08%) CSS
5 1 (1.08%) CSS3
5 1 (1.08%) HTML5
5 1 (1.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 54 (58.06%) Data Centre
2 28 (30.11%) Security Operations Centre
3 7 (7.53%) Clustering
4 6 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.08%) Blog
7 1 (1.08%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.75%) Unix
1 10 (10.75%) Windows
2 9 (9.68%) Solaris
3 4 (4.30%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.15%) Linux
5 1 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.41%) Performance Management
1 32 (34.41%) Portfolio Management
1 32 (34.41%) Test Strategy
2 31 (33.33%) Security Architecture
3 28 (30.11%) Security Operations
4 27 (29.03%) Project Management
5 25 (26.88%) Vulnerability Management
6 23 (24.73%) SIEM
7 19 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (12.90%) Identity Access Management
9 11 (11.83%) ITIL
10 8 (8.60%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (7.53%) Information Security
11 7 (7.53%) IT Governance
11 7 (7.53%) ITIL V3
11 7 (7.53%) ITSM
11 7 (7.53%) Migration
11 7 (7.53%) Service Management
11 7 (7.53%) TOGAF
12 6 (6.45%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.60%) C#
2 5 (5.38%) SQL
3 2 (2.15%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.15%) Perl
3 2 (2.15%) Shell Script
3 2 (2.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (39.78%) Degree
2 25 (26.88%) CISSP
2 25 (26.88%) IISP
3 2 (2.15%) SAS Certification
3 2 (2.15%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.08%) ISEB
4 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.08%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (27.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 25 (26.88%) PCI DSS
3 7 (7.53%) COBIT
4 1 (1.08%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.53%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 7 (7.53%) Veritas File System
1 7 (7.53%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 1 (1.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (16.13%) QRadar
2 2 (2.15%) Nessus
Vendors
1 24 (25.81%) ArcSight
1 24 (25.81%) Splunk
2 9 (9.68%) Microsoft
3 7 (7.53%) FrontRange
3 7 (7.53%) ServiceNow
3 7 (7.53%) Veritas
4 3 (3.23%) iManage
5 1 (1.08%) Cognizant
5 1 (1.08%) Sitecore