The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 181 136 94
Rank change year-on-year
-45 -42
Permanent jobs citing Legal 59 96 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.00% 1.57% 2.60%
As % of the General category 2.66% 4.15% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 41 51 107
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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 South West region.

General Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2215 2315 2218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 37.58% 37.89% 41.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1720 1702 1845
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,545 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £59,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Legal
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Legal Salary Trend in the South West

Legal
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Legal across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Legal Salary Histogram in the South West

Legal
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South West region over the 3 months to 7 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
Bristol -67 20 £42,500 - 4
Devon +6 18 £24,500 +48.48% 2
Gloucestershire -13 7 £36,000 -1.36%
Somerset +22 6 £20,750 -25.89% 3
Dorset +14 6 - -
Wiltshire -16 1 £55,000 +34.82% 2
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 39 (28.47%) Degree
2 38 (27.74%) Finance
3 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
4 32 (23.36%) Windows
5 25 (18.25%) Active Directory
6 21 (15.33%) ITIL
7 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
7 20 (14.60%) SQL
7 20 (14.60%) Management Information System
7 20 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
9 18 (13.14%) Data Centre
9 18 (13.14%) Law
9 18 (13.14%) Logistics
9 18 (13.14%) .NET
9 18 (13.14%) UNIX
10 17 (12.41%) SLA
10 17 (12.41%) Linux
11 16 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (10.95%) C#
13 14 (10.22%) UML
13 14 (10.22%) Service Delivery
13 14 (10.22%) TOGAF
13 14 (10.22%) Marketing
14 13 (9.49%) Information Security
14 13 (9.49%) MS Excel
14 13 (9.49%) Mentoring
14 13 (9.49%) Data Protection
15 12 (8.76%) TCP/IP

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 7 (5.11%) IIS
1 7 (5.11%) SharePoint
1 7 (5.11%) WorkSite
2 6 (4.38%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.92%) Node.js
4 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.19%) CMS
4 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.19%) Lync
4 3 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 13 (9.49%) MS Excel
2 7 (5.11%) MS Office
3 3 (2.19%) Photoshop
3 3 (2.19%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (1.46%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (4.38%) FLEXCUBE
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.19%) SaaS
2 3 (2.19%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.46%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.76%) TCP/IP
2 11 (8.03%) DNS
3 9 (6.57%) DHCP
4 6 (4.38%) DMZ
4 6 (4.38%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (4.38%) MPLS
5 5 (3.65%) Firewall
6 4 (2.92%) VLAN
6 4 (2.92%) Internet
7 3 (2.19%) SAN
7 3 (2.19%) Wireless
8 2 (1.46%) Network Security
8 2 (1.46%) iBeacon
8 2 (1.46%) WebEx
9 1 (0.73%) ATM
9 1 (0.73%) Extranet
9 1 (0.73%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (6.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (6.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.46%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.46%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.73%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 6 (4.38%) Visual Studio
2 5 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (2.92%) WebDriver
3 4 (2.92%) Bitbucket
3 4 (2.92%) JIRA
3 4 (2.92%) Selenium
3 4 (2.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.19%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (1.46%) Subversion
6 1 (0.73%) LabVIEW
6 1 (0.73%) Carbide.c++
6 1 (0.73%) Metasploit
General
1 38 (27.74%) Finance
2 18 (13.14%) Law
3 14 (10.22%) Marketing
4 12 (8.76%) Military
5 9 (6.57%) Telecoms
6 6 (4.38%) Banking
6 6 (4.38%) Billing
6 6 (4.38%) Investment Banking
6 6 (4.38%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (2.92%) Advertising
8 3 (2.19%) Retail
9 1 (0.73%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.73%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 27 (19.71%) Analyst
2 17 (12.41%) Architect
3 13 (9.49%) Developer
4 10 (7.30%) Support Analyst
5 8 (5.84%) Applications Support
5 8 (5.84%) MI Analyst
5 8 (5.84%) Data Centre Technician
6 7 (5.11%) IT Support
6 7 (5.11%) IT Support Analyst
6 7 (5.11%) Information Analyst
6 7 (5.11%) Enterprise Architect
7 6 (4.38%) Team Leader
7 6 (4.38%) Sales Executive
7 6 (4.38%) Test Manager
7 6 (4.38%) Graduate
8 5 (3.65%) Project Manager
8 5 (3.65%) Solutions Architect
8 5 (3.65%) Senior Developer
8 5 (3.65%) Lead Developer
8 5 (3.65%) Information Security Officer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.14%) .NET
2 11 (8.03%) ASP.NET
2 11 (8.03%) .NET Framework
3 9 (6.57%) HTML
3 9 (6.57%) Web Services
4 8 (5.84%) CSS
4 8 (5.84%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (4.38%) WCF
6 5 (3.65%) XML
6 5 (3.65%) jQuery
7 4 (2.92%) AngularJS
7 4 (2.92%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.92%) ActiveX
7 4 (2.92%) JSON
8 2 (1.46%) WPF
8 2 (1.46%) iOS SDK
8 2 (1.46%) ADO.NET
9 1 (0.73%) DHTML
9 1 (0.73%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.73%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 20 (14.60%) Management Information System
2 18 (13.14%) Data Centre
3 16 (11.68%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (7.30%) Visualisation
5 8 (5.84%) Mainframe
6 7 (5.11%) Clustering
7 6 (4.38%) PKI
7 6 (4.38%) SWIFT
7 6 (4.38%) Credit Risk
7 6 (4.38%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (4.38%) User Experience
8 4 (2.92%) Smartphone
8 4 (2.92%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (2.92%) Freedom of Information Act
8 4 (2.92%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.92%) Freedom of Information
8 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
8 4 (2.92%) Blog
9 3 (2.19%) Physics
9 3 (2.19%) Chemistry
Operating Systems
1 32 (23.36%) Windows
2 18 (13.14%) UNIX
3 17 (12.41%) Linux
4 6 (4.38%) Android
5 5 (3.65%) Windows XP
5 5 (3.65%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.92%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.73%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (15.33%) ITIL
2 20 (14.60%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (13.14%) Logistics
4 16 (11.68%) Business Intelligence
5 14 (10.22%) UML
5 14 (10.22%) Service Delivery
5 14 (10.22%) TOGAF
6 13 (9.49%) Information Security
6 13 (9.49%) Data Protection
6 13 (9.49%) Mentoring
7 11 (8.03%) Scrum
7 11 (8.03%) CRM
8 10 (7.30%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.30%) Service Management
8 10 (7.30%) Risk Management
8 10 (7.30%) Matrix Management
9 9 (6.57%) Information Management
9 9 (6.57%) Project Management
10 8 (5.84%) Configuration Management
10 8 (5.84%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 20 (14.60%) SQL
2 15 (10.95%) C#
3 9 (6.57%) JavaScript
3 9 (6.57%) VBA
4 6 (4.38%) C
5 5 (3.65%) C++
5 5 (3.65%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.92%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.19%) Java
7 3 (2.19%) PHP
8 1 (0.73%) VBScript
8 1 (0.73%) VB
8 1 (0.73%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 39 (28.47%) Degree
2 19 (13.87%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.57%) DV Cleared
3 9 (6.57%) CISSP
4 4 (2.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.73%) CISM
6 1 (0.73%) GIAC
6 1 (0.73%) GCFA
6 1 (0.73%) CEH
6 1 (0.73%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.73%) ISSMP
6 1 (0.73%) CCNP
6 1 (0.73%) CCDA
6 1 (0.73%) CCDP
6 1 (0.73%) ISEB
6 1 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.73%) EnCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.41%) SLA
2 11 (8.03%) QA
3 10 (7.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.92%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.92%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.46%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (18.25%) Active Directory
2 7 (5.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.46%) vSphere
4 1 (0.73%) Postfix
4 1 (0.73%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (5.84%) Backup Exec
2 5 (3.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 36 (26.28%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.03%) HP
3 10 (7.30%) VMware
4 6 (4.38%) Fundtech
4 6 (4.38%) Twitter
4 6 (4.38%) Dell
4 6 (4.38%) Avaya
4 6 (4.38%) Misys
4 6 (4.38%) Temenos
4 6 (4.38%) Oracle
5 5 (3.65%) IBM
5 5 (3.65%) Citrix
6 4 (2.92%) Rackspace
6 4 (2.92%) Apple
7 3 (2.19%) Intel
7 3 (2.19%) Adobe
7 3 (2.19%) Veeam
7 3 (2.19%) Google
8 2 (1.46%) MobileIron
8 2 (1.46%) Progress
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