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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 110 145 149
Rank change year-on-year
+35 +4
Permanent jobs citing Law 42 28 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.42% 0.73% 0.25%
As % of the General category 2.90% 1.73% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 5
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +29.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
1450 1616 1427
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 49.10% 42.18% 44.72%
Number of salaries quoted 881 997 815
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Glasgow +17 32 £42,000 +12.00% 6
Edinburgh +18 7 £38,750 -3.12% 4
West Lothian - 3 - -
Dumfries and Galloway - 1 £35,000 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 37 (50.00%) Finance
2 36 (48.65%) Degree
3 32 (43.24%) CISSP
4 25 (33.78%) Network Security
4 25 (33.78%) Information Security
4 25 (33.78%) SIEM
5 23 (31.08%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (28.38%) Cyber Security
6 21 (28.38%) Data Security
6 21 (28.38%) Cryptography
6 21 (28.38%) Incident Management
7 17 (22.97%) Legal
8 15 (20.27%) CISM
9 14 (18.92%) Firewall
9 14 (18.92%) Project Management
10 13 (17.57%) IIS
10 13 (17.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 13 (17.57%) Performance Management
10 13 (17.57%) PCI DSS
10 13 (17.57%) ArcSight
10 13 (17.57%) Splunk
10 13 (17.57%) Vulnerability Management
10 13 (17.57%) Security Architecture
11 11 (14.86%) Portfolio Management
11 11 (14.86%) Test Strategy
12 10 (13.51%) Mentoring
12 10 (13.51%) Coaching
12 10 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
12 10 (13.51%) Windows

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (17.57%) IIS
2 3 (4.05%) WorkSite
3 2 (2.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Office
2 4 (5.41%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.78%) Network Security
2 14 (18.92%) Firewall
3 10 (13.51%) Intrusion Detection
4 7 (9.46%) SAN
4 7 (9.46%) DNS
5 6 (8.11%) WAN
5 6 (8.11%) LAN
6 5 (6.76%) NAS
6 5 (6.76%) DHCP
7 4 (5.41%) VPN
7 4 (5.41%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (4.05%) HSRP
8 3 (4.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (4.05%) SSL
8 3 (4.05%) Intranet
8 3 (4.05%) Wireless
8 3 (4.05%) EIGRP
9 2 (2.70%) TACACS
9 2 (2.70%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.35%) ATM
General
1 37 (50.00%) Finance
2 17 (22.97%) Legal
3 5 (6.76%) Banking
3 5 (6.76%) Retail
4 2 (2.70%) Back Office
4 2 (2.70%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 24 (32.43%) Consultant
2 23 (31.08%) Analyst
3 20 (27.03%) Security Analyst
4 19 (25.68%) Security Consultant
5 10 (13.51%) Security Operations Analyst
5 10 (13.51%) Operations Analyst
6 8 (10.81%) Information Security Consultant
7 6 (8.11%) Incident Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Information Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Information Security Analyst
7 6 (8.11%) Lead Security Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Wintel Consultant
8 5 (6.76%) Programme Manager
9 3 (4.05%) Data Manager
10 2 (2.70%) Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Support Assistant
10 2 (2.70%) Administrator
10 2 (2.70%) Network Analyst
10 2 (2.70%) Security Architect
10 2 (2.70%) Information Manager
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.08%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (28.38%) Cryptography
3 5 (6.76%) Clustering
4 4 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.51%) Windows
2 7 (9.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.76%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (6.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.70%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (33.78%) Information Security
1 25 (33.78%) SIEM
2 21 (28.38%) Cyber Security
2 21 (28.38%) Data Security
2 21 (28.38%) Incident Management
3 14 (18.92%) Project Management
4 13 (17.57%) Performance Management
4 13 (17.57%) Vulnerability Management
4 13 (17.57%) Security Architecture
5 11 (14.86%) Portfolio Management
5 11 (14.86%) Test Strategy
6 10 (13.51%) Mentoring
6 10 (13.51%) Coaching
6 10 (13.51%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (13.51%) Service Management
7 8 (10.81%) Analytics
8 6 (8.11%) Risk Management
8 6 (8.11%) BCP
8 6 (8.11%) Business Continuity
8 6 (8.11%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (48.65%) Degree
2 32 (43.24%) CISSP
3 15 (20.27%) CISM
4 5 (6.76%) APMP
4 5 (6.76%) MCITP
4 5 (6.76%) MCSE
4 5 (6.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.05%) CCNA
5 3 (4.05%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.70%) Security+ Certification
6 2 (2.70%) HNC
6 2 (2.70%) CIPD
7 1 (1.35%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (17.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 13 (17.57%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.16%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.70%) ISA Server
3 2 (2.70%) XenApp
3 2 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 13 (17.57%) ArcSight
1 13 (17.57%) Splunk
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.46%) VMware
4 4 (5.41%) McAfee
4 4 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 4 (5.41%) Cisco
4 4 (5.41%) F5
5 3 (4.05%) Riverbed
5 3 (4.05%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.70%) Citrix
6 2 (2.70%) EMC
6 2 (2.70%) Mitel
6 2 (2.70%) Fortinet
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