The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Law over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 206 197 223
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Permanent jobs citing Law 1549 1588 1392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.45% 1.51% 1.30%
As % of the General category 3.31% 3.42% 2.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1395 1385 1197
Average salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.15% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,250 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

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

General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
46867 46498 47017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.79% 44.14% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 37152 35875 38070
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Law
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Law Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Law
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Law within the UK.

Law Salary Trend in the UK

Law
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Law over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Law Salary Histogram in the UK

Law
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 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
England -12 1512 £49,000 +2.08% 249
London +12 1172 £50,000 - 169
City of London +31 268 £52,500 - 48
South East -48 81 £35,641 -28.71% 22
North West -11 63 £30,500 +5.17% 16
West Midlands +1 59 £60,000 +71.42% 13
Manchester -8 51 £27,500 -3.50% 14
East of England -20 51 £49,000 +19.51% 4
Essex +3 41 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Birmingham +5 39 £60,000 +44.57% 4
South West -29 36 £36,500 -8.75% 15
Scotland -4 32 £45,000 +28.57% 6
Bristol -20 32 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Yorkshire +8 27 £35,000 -1.40% 1
West Yorkshire +7 25 £35,000 -1.40%
Leeds +9 23 £35,000 -4.10%
Surrey -16 23 £24,500 -51.00% 4
Edinburgh +11 20 £26,575 +47.63% 6
East Midlands +2 20 £41,500 -2.35% 8
Berkshire -1 20 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Guildford +11 17 £22,000 -37.14% 4
Coventry - 17 £60,000 - 6
Northamptonshire -17 15 £42,500 - 7
Reading -4 13 £34,500 -37.27% 2
Colchester -5 12 £39,500 -7.05% 1
Buckinghamshire -8 12 £42,500 -10.52% 4
Glasgow -10 12 £45,000 +25.00%
Northampton -11 12 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Hampshire -16 12 £35,250 -29.50% 1
Milton Keynes +7 10 £45,000 -25.00% 4

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1111 (34.73%) Windows
2 913 (28.54%) Legal
3 699 (21.85%) Microsoft
4 657 (20.54%) Finance
5 653 (20.41%) Active Directory
6 607 (18.97%) SQL
7 562 (17.57%) MS Office
8 495 (15.47%) ITIL
9 452 (14.13%) SQL Server
9 452 (14.13%) MS Excel
10 444 (13.88%) Windows 7
11 344 (10.75%) Degree
12 339 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
13 335 (10.47%) Project Management
14 334 (10.44%) Citrix
15 324 (10.13%) .NET
16 312 (9.75%) VMware
17 300 (9.38%) C#
18 269 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
19 259 (8.10%) Blackberry
20 240 (7.50%) MS Exchange
21 237 (7.41%) Firewall
22 228 (7.13%) HTML
23 225 (7.03%) Cisco
24 220 (6.88%) Document Management
25 218 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
26 215 (6.72%) E-Commerce
27 211 (6.60%) JavaScript
28 196 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
29 195 (6.10%) ASP.NET

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 240 (7.50%) MS Exchange
2 157 (4.91%) SharePoint
3 150 (4.69%) WorkSite
4 122 (3.81%) Exchange Server 2010
5 108 (3.38%) IIS
6 103 (3.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 62 (1.94%) Lync
8 51 (1.59%) Exchange Server 2013
8 51 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 45 (1.41%) CMS
9 45 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
10 44 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
11 34 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2003
12 19 (0.59%) Tomcat
13 15 (0.47%) Apache
14 14 (0.44%) WebSphere
14 14 (0.44%) Office Communications Server
15 13 (0.41%) WordPress
16 12 (0.38%) IBM Notes
17 11 (0.34%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 562 (17.57%) MS Office
2 452 (14.13%) MS Excel
3 98 (3.06%) MS PowerPoint
4 59 (1.84%) MS Project
5 39 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 10 (0.31%) Final Cut Pro
8 9 (0.28%) Acrobat
9 8 (0.25%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.13%) Adobe Captivate
10 4 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.13%) Mathematica
10 4 (0.13%) Fireworks
11 3 (0.094%) SPSS
12 2 (0.063%) Stata
12 2 (0.063%) Adobe Illustrator
12 2 (0.063%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 22 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (0.66%) Visualfiles
3 13 (0.41%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.16%) Oracle Payables
5 5 (0.16%) Oracle Receivables
5 5 (0.16%) Oracle General Ledger
5 5 (0.16%) Oracle Assets
5 5 (0.16%) SAP HR
5 5 (0.16%) SAP FI
5 5 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
5 5 (0.16%) SAP CO
5 5 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 5 (0.16%) SAP ERP
6 4 (0.13%) assyst
7 3 (0.094%) Oracle Cash Management
7 3 (0.094%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.063%) SAP CRM
8 2 (0.063%) SAP SD
8 2 (0.063%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 64 (2.00%) SaaS
2 24 (0.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
4 11 (0.34%) Office 365
5 10 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
5 10 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.22%) GitHub
7 6 (0.19%) IaaS
7 6 (0.19%) PaaS
8 2 (0.063%) Heroku
9 1 (0.031%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.031%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 237 (7.41%) Firewall
2 155 (4.85%) WAN
3 150 (4.69%) TCP/IP
4 138 (4.31%) LAN
4 138 (4.31%) DNS
5 111 (3.47%) SAN
6 110 (3.44%) VPN
6 110 (3.44%) DHCP
7 83 (2.59%) Internet
8 78 (2.44%) Intranet
9 76 (2.38%) Network Security
10 74 (2.31%) Wireless
11 60 (1.88%) VoIP
12 56 (1.75%) Cisco ASA
13 51 (1.59%) MPLS
14 37 (1.16%) Extranet
15 35 (1.09%) Intrusion Detection
16 29 (0.91%) VLAN
17 26 (0.81%) NAS
18 24 (0.75%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 452 (14.13%) SQL Server
2 139 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 99 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (2.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 64 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 60 (1.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 38 (1.19%) Big Data
8 37 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
9 35 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 31 (0.97%) MySQL
11 27 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
12 20 (0.63%) NoSQL
13 19 (0.59%) Hadoop
13 19 (0.59%) Relational Database
14 16 (0.50%) SQL Server 2000
15 13 (0.41%) MongoDB
16 12 (0.38%) OLAP
16 12 (0.38%) QlikView
17 11 (0.34%) Data Mining
18 10 (0.31%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 78 (2.44%) Visual Studio
2 32 (1.00%) Git (software)
3 24 (0.75%) Selenium
4 16 (0.50%) Subversion
5 15 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 13 (0.41%) Jenkins
6 13 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 13 (0.41%) Cucumber
7 12 (0.38%) RSpec
8 11 (0.34%) Firebug
8 11 (0.34%) MSI
9 10 (0.31%) InstallShield
10 9 (0.28%) WebDriver
11 8 (0.25%) JIRA
12 7 (0.22%) Eclipse
13 5 (0.16%) NUnit
13 5 (0.16%) Grunt
14 4 (0.13%) Sinon.JS
14 4 (0.13%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (0.13%) Mocha
General
1 913 (28.54%) Legal
2 657 (20.54%) Finance
3 192 (6.00%) Retail
4 139 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 125 (3.91%) Marketing
6 107 (3.34%) Banking
7 59 (1.84%) Billing
8 37 (1.16%) Games
9 32 (1.00%) Back Office
10 28 (0.88%) Multimedia
11 25 (0.78%) Manufacturing
11 25 (0.78%) Advertising
12 19 (0.59%) Financial Institution
12 19 (0.59%) French Language
13 13 (0.41%) Publishing
14 12 (0.38%) German Language
15 10 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.19%) Automotive
16 6 (0.19%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.16%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 953 (29.79%) Analyst
2 416 (13.00%) Developer
3 253 (7.91%) Support Analyst
4 207 (6.47%) Business Analyst
5 180 (5.63%) Service Analyst
6 178 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
7 165 (5.16%) Consultant
8 160 (5.00%) Project Manager
9 143 (4.47%) Architect
10 132 (4.13%) Administrator
11 117 (3.66%) Team Leader
12 105 (3.28%) Applications Support
13 88 (2.75%) 2nd Line Support
14 87 (2.72%) Senior Analyst
14 87 (2.72%) Senior Developer
15 86 (2.69%) Service Manager
16 82 (2.56%) Network Engineer
17 78 (2.44%) Security Analyst
18 69 (2.16%) DBA
19 67 (2.09%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 324 (10.13%) .NET
2 228 (7.13%) HTML
3 195 (6.10%) ASP.NET
4 189 (5.91%) CSS
5 94 (2.94%) Web Services
6 83 (2.59%) XML
7 73 (2.28%) .NET Framework
8 70 (2.19%) jQuery
9 66 (2.06%) ASP.NET MVC
10 61 (1.91%) HTML5
11 41 (1.28%) WinForms
12 40 (1.25%) J2EE
12 40 (1.25%) CSS3
13 31 (0.97%) XSLT
14 30 (0.94%) Spring
14 30 (0.94%) WCF
15 28 (0.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 27 (0.84%) AngularJS
17 26 (0.81%) Ajax
17 26 (0.81%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 259 (8.10%) Blackberry
2 196 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 132 (4.13%) Management Information System
4 103 (3.22%) Computer Science
5 77 (2.41%) Clustering
6 74 (2.31%) User Experience
7 66 (2.06%) Mobile App
8 49 (1.53%) Hedge funds
9 47 (1.47%) Video Conferencing
10 42 (1.31%) Client/Server
11 36 (1.13%) Replication
12 35 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
13 33 (1.03%) Open Source
14 29 (0.91%) Social Media
14 29 (0.91%) E-Learning
14 29 (0.91%) iPhone
15 27 (0.84%) Statistics
16 24 (0.75%) Economics
17 23 (0.72%) Social Network
18 22 (0.69%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1111 (34.73%) Windows
2 444 (13.88%) Windows 7
3 269 (8.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 175 (5.47%) Windows Server 2003
5 161 (5.03%) Windows XP
6 156 (4.88%) Linux
7 122 (3.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 93 (2.91%) UNIX
9 86 (2.69%) Windows 8
10 67 (2.09%) Android
11 55 (1.72%) Apple iOS
12 29 (0.91%) Windows 2000 Server
13 18 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 18 (0.56%) Ubuntu
14 14 (0.44%) Solaris
15 11 (0.34%) Windows 2000
16 10 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
17 7 (0.22%) FreeBSD
17 7 (0.22%) Debian
18 6 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (15.47%) ITIL
2 339 (10.60%) Agile Software Development
3 335 (10.47%) Project Management
4 220 (6.88%) Document Management
5 215 (6.72%) E-Commerce
6 193 (6.03%) PRINCE2
7 161 (5.03%) Information Security
8 155 (4.85%) Service Delivery
9 152 (4.75%) CRM
10 143 (4.47%) Service Management
11 135 (4.22%) Business Analysis
12 128 (4.00%) MVC
13 123 (3.84%) Business Intelligence
14 112 (3.50%) Mentoring
15 109 (3.41%) Change Management
16 108 (3.38%) Practice Management
16 108 (3.38%) Incident Management
17 104 (3.25%) Stakeholder Management
18 103 (3.22%) TDD
19 97 (3.03%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 607 (18.97%) SQL
2 300 (9.38%) C#
3 211 (6.60%) JavaScript
4 159 (4.97%) T-SQL
5 154 (4.81%) Java
6 71 (2.22%) Python
6 71 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 70 (2.19%) PHP
8 49 (1.53%) Ruby
9 48 (1.50%) C++
9 48 (1.50%) VB.NET
10 46 (1.44%) VB
11 40 (1.25%) VBScript
12 39 (1.22%) VBA
13 33 (1.03%) Perl
14 26 (0.81%) C
15 20 (0.63%) Bash Shell
16 16 (0.50%) XPath
17 15 (0.47%) Clojure
18 11 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 344 (10.75%) Degree
2 148 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 93 (2.91%) CISSP
4 92 (2.88%) Cisco Certification
5 78 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
6 73 (2.28%) MCSE
7 71 (2.22%) CISM
8 65 (2.03%) ISEB
9 50 (1.56%) CCNA
10 48 (1.50%) MCITP
11 46 (1.44%) CCNP
12 43 (1.34%) VCP4
13 38 (1.19%) Security Cleared
14 37 (1.16%) MCSA
15 36 (1.13%) MOS
16 34 (1.06%) CEH
17 32 (1.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
18 29 (0.91%) A+ Certification
19 27 (0.84%) PMI Certification
20 23 (0.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 128 (4.00%) QA
2 101 (3.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 83 (2.59%) SLA
4 31 (0.97%) PCI DSS
5 18 (0.56%) ISO 9001
6 16 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 15 (0.47%) COBIT
8 10 (0.31%) BS25999
9 4 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.13%) Data Quality
10 3 (0.094%) P3O
11 2 (0.063%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.031%) HMG Infosec
12 1 (0.031%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.031%) PMBOK
System Software
1 653 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 218 (6.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (2.75%) XenApp
4 71 (2.22%) vSphere
5 54 (1.69%) Hyper-V
6 28 (0.88%) Snort
7 26 (0.81%) XenServer
8 19 (0.59%) Microsoft App-V
9 16 (0.50%) VMware ESX
9 16 (0.50%) XenDesktop
10 15 (0.47%) Terminal Server
10 15 (0.47%) Terminal Services
11 11 (0.34%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 9 (0.28%) KVM
13 8 (0.25%) NFS
13 8 (0.25%) Firmware
14 7 (0.22%) Xen
14 7 (0.22%) VMware Server
14 7 (0.22%) Sendmail
15 6 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 80 (2.50%) SCCM
2 41 (1.28%) SCOM
3 36 (1.13%) Puppet
4 23 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
5 21 (0.66%) MOM
5 21 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
6 16 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
7 10 (0.31%) Cisco UCCX
8 9 (0.28%) CiscoWorks
9 7 (0.22%) WSUS
10 6 (0.19%) Backup Exec
10 6 (0.19%) Vagrant
11 5 (0.16%) Oozie
11 5 (0.16%) RepliStor
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle Identity Management
13 3 (0.094%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
13 3 (0.094%) EdgeSight
13 3 (0.094%) logstash
13 3 (0.094%) Nessus
13 3 (0.094%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 699 (21.85%) Microsoft
2 334 (10.44%) Citrix
3 312 (9.75%) VMware
4 225 (7.03%) Cisco
5 114 (3.56%) HP
6 88 (2.75%) CheckPoint
7 79 (2.47%) Oracle
8 78 (2.44%) EMC
9 59 (1.84%) Interwoven
10 45 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
10 45 (1.41%) Red Hat
11 44 (1.38%) Apple
11 44 (1.38%) McAfee
12 38 (1.19%) F5
13 35 (1.09%) Google
14 34 (1.06%) NetApp
14 34 (1.06%) SolarWinds
15 33 (1.03%) SAP
16 31 (0.97%) IronPort
17 29 (0.91%) Riverbed
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