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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 128 106 142
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +36
Permanent jobs citing Law 39 72 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.18% 1.95% 0.43%
As % of the General category 2.46% 4.26% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 29 45 10
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £35,000 £38,850
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £50,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
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
1586 1690 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.15% 45.80% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1035 815
Average salary £47,500 £43,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.46% -6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
Edinburgh -7 20 £50,000 - 7
Glasgow -29 18 £37,750 +0.66% 4
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 64 (72.73%) Degree
2 48 (54.55%) CISSP
3 41 (46.59%) Finance
4 39 (44.32%) Network Security
5 35 (39.77%) Information Security
5 35 (39.77%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (37.50%) Cyber Security
6 33 (37.50%) Data Security
6 33 (37.50%) Cryptography
6 33 (37.50%) Incident Management
7 29 (32.95%) Legal
8 27 (30.68%) Performance Management
8 27 (30.68%) Data Centre
9 25 (28.41%) Project Management
10 23 (26.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 23 (26.14%) PCI DSS
10 23 (26.14%) Security Architecture
10 23 (26.14%) SIEM
10 23 (26.14%) Vulnerability Management
11 22 (25.00%) CISM
12 21 (23.86%) ArcSight
12 21 (23.86%) Splunk
13 19 (21.59%) Portfolio Management
13 19 (21.59%) Test Strategy
14 15 (17.05%) IIS
15 13 (14.77%) Risk Management
16 11 (12.50%) BCP
16 11 (12.50%) Business Continuity
16 11 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
17 10 (11.36%) Analytics

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 15 (17.05%) IIS
2 2 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.14%) WorkSite
Applications
1 5 (5.68%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.41%) MS Office
2 3 (3.41%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.14%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (44.32%) Network Security
2 4 (4.55%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (4.55%) Firewall
2 4 (4.55%) LAN
2 4 (4.55%) WAN
2 4 (4.55%) VPN
3 3 (3.41%) SSL
3 3 (3.41%) EIGRP
3 3 (3.41%) DHCP
3 3 (3.41%) Wireless
3 3 (3.41%) HSRP
3 3 (3.41%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 2 (2.27%) IP Telephony
4 2 (2.27%) TACACS
4 2 (2.27%) Intranet
5 1 (1.14%) WLAN
5 1 (1.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server
1 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 41 (46.59%) Finance
2 29 (32.95%) Legal
3 9 (10.23%) Retail
4 8 (9.09%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Back Office
5 2 (2.27%) Local Government
6 1 (1.14%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 28 (31.82%) Analyst
1 28 (31.82%) Consultant
2 24 (27.27%) Security Consultant
3 22 (25.00%) Security Analyst
4 12 (13.64%) IT Security Consultant
4 12 (13.64%) IT Consultant
5 11 (12.50%) Information Security Analyst
5 11 (12.50%) Incident Analyst
5 11 (12.50%) Information Analyst
6 10 (11.36%) Information Security Consultant
7 9 (10.23%) Lead Security Consultant
8 7 (7.95%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (5.68%) Programme Manager
9 5 (5.68%) Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Architect
10 4 (4.55%) Management Consultant
10 4 (4.55%) Service Management Consultant
11 3 (3.41%) Junior
11 3 (3.41%) Senior Developer
12 2 (2.27%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.41%) .NET
1 3 (3.41%) XML
1 3 (3.41%) .NET Framework
1 3 (3.41%) OOXML
1 3 (3.41%) WPF
1 3 (3.41%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 35 (39.77%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (37.50%) Cryptography
3 27 (30.68%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.82%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) Windows XP
2 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.77%) Information Security
2 33 (37.50%) Data Security
2 33 (37.50%) Incident Management
2 33 (37.50%) Cyber Security
3 27 (30.68%) Performance Management
4 25 (28.41%) Project Management
5 23 (26.14%) Security Architecture
5 23 (26.14%) SIEM
5 23 (26.14%) Vulnerability Management
6 19 (21.59%) Test Strategy
6 19 (21.59%) Portfolio Management
7 13 (14.77%) Risk Management
8 11 (12.50%) BCP
8 11 (12.50%) Business Continuity
8 11 (12.50%) Business Continuity Planning
9 10 (11.36%) Analytics
10 6 (6.82%) Service Management
10 6 (6.82%) ITIL
11 5 (5.68%) TOGAF
12 4 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) SQL
2 3 (3.41%) C#
3 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (72.73%) Degree
2 48 (54.55%) CISSP
3 22 (25.00%) CISM
4 8 (9.09%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (5.68%) APMP
6 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.41%) CCNA
7 2 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.14%) ISEB
8 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
8 1 (1.14%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (26.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 23 (26.14%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.55%) COBIT
2 4 (4.55%) QA
3 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.14%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.14%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.41%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 21 (23.86%) Splunk
1 21 (23.86%) ArcSight
2 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.55%) CheckPoint
3 4 (4.55%) McAfee
3 4 (4.55%) FrontRange
3 4 (4.55%) ServiceNow
3 4 (4.55%) Cisco
3 4 (4.55%) F5
4 3 (3.41%) Riverbed
4 3 (3.41%) SolarWinds
5 2 (2.27%) Fortinet
5 2 (2.27%) Mitel
6 1 (1.14%) Citrix
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