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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 115 112 156
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +44
Permanent jobs citing Law 47 64 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.48% 1.74% 0.25%
As % of the General category 3.07% 3.87% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 40 46 4
Average salary £42,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,980 £25,000 £40,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £47,500 £44,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -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
1532 1653 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 48.39% 44.94% 43.41%
Number of salaries quoted 914 1075 882
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +24 25 £35,000 -30.00% 4
Glasgow -25 21 £42,000 +20.00% 3
Law
UK

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (71.11%) Degree
2 49 (54.44%) CISSP
3 44 (48.89%) Finance
4 39 (43.33%) Information Security
5 38 (42.22%) Network Security
6 36 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 34 (37.78%) Cyber Security
7 34 (37.78%) Cryptography
7 34 (37.78%) Incident Management
7 34 (37.78%) Data Security
8 32 (35.56%) Data Centre
9 28 (31.11%) SIEM
10 27 (30.00%) Legal
10 27 (30.00%) Performance Management
11 25 (27.78%) Project Management
12 23 (25.56%) CISM
12 23 (25.56%) PCI DSS
12 23 (25.56%) Security Architecture
12 23 (25.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 23 (25.56%) Vulnerability Management
12 23 (25.56%) Splunk
12 23 (25.56%) ArcSight
13 19 (21.11%) Portfolio Management
13 19 (21.11%) Test Strategy
14 15 (16.67%) IIS
15 13 (14.44%) Risk Management
16 11 (12.22%) Business Continuity
16 11 (12.22%) Service Management
16 11 (12.22%) BCP
16 11 (12.22%) Analytics

Law
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.11%) WorkSite
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) MS Office
2 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (42.22%) Network Security
2 9 (10.00%) Firewall
3 5 (5.56%) Intrusion Detection
3 5 (5.56%) Intranet
4 4 (4.44%) VPN
4 4 (4.44%) LAN
4 4 (4.44%) WAN
4 4 (4.44%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (3.33%) HSRP
5 3 (3.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 3 (3.33%) Wireless
5 3 (3.33%) DHCP
5 3 (3.33%) SSL
5 3 (3.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (2.22%) TACACS
6 2 (2.22%) IP Telephony
7 1 (1.11%) ATM
7 1 (1.11%) WLAN
General
1 44 (48.89%) Finance
2 27 (30.00%) Legal
3 6 (6.67%) Retail
4 5 (5.56%) Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Back Office
5 2 (2.22%) Local Government
6 1 (1.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 31 (34.44%) Consultant
2 30 (33.33%) Analyst
3 27 (30.00%) Security Consultant
4 25 (27.78%) Security Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Information Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Information Security Consultant
5 11 (12.22%) Information Security Analyst
5 11 (12.22%) Incident Analyst
6 9 (10.00%) Lead Security Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) IT Security Consultant
6 9 (10.00%) IT Consultant
7 7 (7.78%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Security Operations Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Programme Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) Management Consultant
9 4 (4.44%) Service Management Consultant
10 3 (3.33%) Junior
10 3 (3.33%) Data Manager
11 2 (2.22%) Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 36 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (37.78%) Cryptography
3 32 (35.56%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.22%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.22%) Windows
1 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
2 1 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (43.33%) Information Security
2 34 (37.78%) Data Security
2 34 (37.78%) Incident Management
2 34 (37.78%) Cyber Security
3 28 (31.11%) SIEM
4 27 (30.00%) Performance Management
5 25 (27.78%) Project Management
6 23 (25.56%) Security Architecture
6 23 (25.56%) Vulnerability Management
7 19 (21.11%) Portfolio Management
7 19 (21.11%) Test Strategy
8 13 (14.44%) Risk Management
9 11 (12.22%) BCP
9 11 (12.22%) Service Management
9 11 (12.22%) Business Continuity
9 11 (12.22%) Business Continuity Planning
9 11 (12.22%) Analytics
10 8 (8.89%) Mentoring
11 7 (7.78%) Coaching
12 6 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 64 (71.11%) Degree
2 49 (54.44%) CISSP
3 23 (25.56%) CISM
4 8 (8.89%) Security+ Certification
5 5 (5.56%) APMP
6 3 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.33%) CCNA
7 2 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.11%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (25.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 23 (25.56%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.44%) COBIT
3 3 (3.33%) QA
4 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (3.33%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (25.56%) Splunk
1 23 (25.56%) ArcSight
2 4 (4.44%) ServiceNow
2 4 (4.44%) F5
2 4 (4.44%) Cisco
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
2 4 (4.44%) McAfee
2 4 (4.44%) FrontRange
3 3 (3.33%) Riverbed
3 3 (3.33%) SolarWinds
4 2 (2.22%) Fortinet
4 2 (2.22%) Mitel
5 1 (1.11%) Citrix
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