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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 178 221 235
Rank change year-on-year
+43 +14
Permanent jobs citing Law 1844 1624 1308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.75% 1.37% 1.20%
As % of the General category 3.93% 3.11% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1577 1395 1173
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%

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
46980 52157 46841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.48% 44.11% 42.85%
Number of salaries quoted 37031 40748 37243
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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 29 May 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 29 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
England +42 1761 £50,000 +5.26% 263
London +38 1313 £51,500 +3.00% 181
City of London +64 259 £50,000 +5.26% 42
South East +7 142 £43,750 -2.77% 26
North West +44 72 £32,500 -1.51% 18
West Midlands +2 69 £50,000 +33.33% 16
South West +3 56 £40,000 +3.22% 6
East Midlands +24 47 £41,250 +3.12% 4
Manchester +35 45 £30,000 -8.39% 13
Scotland +28 45 £42,000 +12.00% 6
Berkshire +31 43 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Northamptonshire +30 43 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Northampton +30 42 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Bristol +4 42 £45,000 +12.50% 4
East of England +4 40 £51,000 +2.00% 4
Birmingham -23 38 £40,750 +1.87% 7
Glasgow +12 33 £42,000 +15.86% 3
Yorkshire +13 30 £40,000 +45.45% 7
Buckinghamshire -10 29 £30,000 -27.71% 5
Coventry - 27 £58,000 - 8
Milton Keynes +9 26 £30,000 -40.00% 4
Essex 0 23 £51,000 -7.27% 2
Kent +26 22 £50,000 +17.64%
Surrey -4 22 £37,500 -31.81% 4
West Yorkshire +19 21 £25,000 -9.09% 3
Reading +11 20 £51,250 +7.89% 2
Leeds +25 18 £25,000 +11.11% 1
Hampshire +6 18 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Guildford +2 16 £26,500 -20.30% 1
Merseyside +12 14 £32,750 +31.00% 3

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1137 (33.34%) Windows
2 897 (26.30%) Legal
3 756 (22.17%) Finance
4 686 (20.12%) Microsoft
5 655 (19.21%) Active Directory
6 529 (15.51%) ITIL
7 527 (15.45%) MS Office
8 511 (14.99%) SQL
9 447 (13.11%) Windows 7
10 442 (12.96%) MS Excel
11 421 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
12 414 (12.14%) Degree
13 380 (11.14%) SQL Server
14 366 (10.73%) Project Management
15 335 (9.82%) VMware
16 316 (9.27%) Citrix
17 302 (8.86%) .NET
18 267 (7.83%) C#
19 254 (7.45%) MS Exchange
20 250 (7.33%) Blackberry
21 247 (7.24%) HTML
22 244 (7.16%) VMware Infrastructure
23 242 (7.10%) Data Centre
24 241 (7.07%) E-Commerce
25 223 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
26 221 (6.48%) Cisco
27 219 (6.42%) Document Management
27 219 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
28 216 (6.33%) JavaScript
29 214 (6.28%) PRINCE2

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 254 (7.45%) MS Exchange
2 201 (5.89%) WorkSite
3 163 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 153 (4.49%) SharePoint
5 116 (3.40%) IIS
6 110 (3.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 68 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2013
8 66 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 62 (1.82%) Lync
10 50 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 48 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
12 35 (1.03%) CMS
13 31 (0.91%) Node.js
14 28 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2003
15 15 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
15 15 (0.44%) Tomcat
15 15 (0.44%) nginx
16 13 (0.38%) WebSphere
16 13 (0.38%) SAS
17 12 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 527 (15.45%) MS Office
2 442 (12.96%) MS Excel
3 89 (2.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 66 (1.94%) MS Project
5 59 (1.73%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.47%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.26%) Final Cut Pro
8 8 (0.23%) Acrobat
8 8 (0.23%) SPSS
9 7 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.18%) InfoPath
11 4 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
11 4 (0.12%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.029%) Adobe Captivate
12 1 (0.029%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 27 (0.79%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (0.67%) Visualfiles
3 20 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
4 15 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 15 (0.44%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 13 (0.38%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.26%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.23%) WebTrends
8 5 (0.15%) SAP SRM
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
8 5 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
9 4 (0.12%) Magento
10 3 (0.088%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.088%) Oracle Cash Management
11 2 (0.059%) Eikon
11 2 (0.059%) SAP FI/CO
11 2 (0.059%) Oracle CRM
11 2 (0.059%) SAP FI
11 2 (0.059%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 77 (2.26%) SaaS
2 44 (1.29%) Mimecast
3 37 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (0.59%) Office 365
5 15 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.35%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.29%) IaaS
8 9 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.23%) PaaS
10 3 (0.088%) CodePlex
10 3 (0.088%) Heroku
10 3 (0.088%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.059%) GitHub
12 1 (0.029%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 197 (5.78%) Firewall
2 140 (4.11%) WAN
3 138 (4.05%) DNS
4 132 (3.87%) TCP/IP
5 130 (3.81%) LAN
6 123 (3.61%) DHCP
7 114 (3.34%) SAN
8 106 (3.11%) Network Security
9 97 (2.84%) VPN
10 74 (2.17%) Intranet
10 74 (2.17%) Internet
11 67 (1.96%) Wireless
12 62 (1.82%) VoIP
13 46 (1.35%) Cisco ASA
14 38 (1.11%) MPLS
15 34 (1.00%) Extranet
16 31 (0.91%) VLAN
16 31 (0.91%) NAS
17 29 (0.85%) HSRP
18 25 (0.73%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 380 (11.14%) SQL Server
2 98 (2.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 66 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (1.67%) MySQL
6 48 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 41 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
8 33 (0.97%) Big Data
9 32 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
10 30 (0.88%) MongoDB
11 25 (0.73%) SQL Server 2012
12 22 (0.65%) Relational Database
13 21 (0.62%) NoSQL
14 20 (0.59%) Hadoop
15 19 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 13 (0.38%) Data Mining
16 13 (0.38%) IDOL
17 11 (0.32%) QlikView
18 10 (0.29%) Oracle Database
18 10 (0.29%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 63 (1.85%) Visual Studio
2 61 (1.79%) Selenium
3 34 (1.00%) WebDriver
4 29 (0.85%) InstallShield
5 27 (0.79%) Jenkins
6 26 (0.76%) Cucumber
7 25 (0.73%) Git (software)
8 23 (0.67%) JIRA
9 18 (0.53%) MSI
10 16 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 16 (0.47%) Eclipse
11 15 (0.44%) Jasmine
12 14 (0.41%) SpecFlow
13 13 (0.38%) JUnit
14 10 (0.29%) Subversion
15 9 (0.26%) Grunt
16 8 (0.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 7 (0.21%) jMock
17 7 (0.21%) Appium
17 7 (0.21%) JBehave
General
1 897 (26.30%) Legal
2 756 (22.17%) Finance
3 170 (4.99%) Retail
4 123 (3.61%) Telecoms
5 102 (2.99%) Marketing
6 93 (2.73%) Banking
7 62 (1.82%) Games
8 50 (1.47%) Billing
9 38 (1.11%) Advertising
10 34 (1.00%) Manufacturing
11 25 (0.73%) Back Office
12 20 (0.59%) Publishing
13 19 (0.56%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 11 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
15 10 (0.29%) General Ledger
16 9 (0.26%) Aerospace
17 8 (0.23%) French Language
18 4 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
18 4 (0.12%) German Language
Job Titles
1 995 (29.18%) Analyst
2 488 (14.31%) Developer
3 302 (8.86%) Support Analyst
4 200 (5.87%) Business Analyst
5 179 (5.25%) Project Manager
6 169 (4.96%) Consultant
7 157 (4.60%) Service Desk Analyst
8 155 (4.55%) Service Analyst
9 147 (4.31%) Architect
10 126 (3.70%) Service Manager
11 119 (3.49%) Team Leader
12 109 (3.20%) 2nd Line Support
13 106 (3.11%) Administrator
14 105 (3.08%) Senior Developer
15 101 (2.96%) Transition Manager
16 92 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
17 85 (2.49%) Desktop Support
18 81 (2.38%) Applications Support
19 80 (2.35%) IT Support
20 78 (2.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 302 (8.86%) .NET
2 247 (7.24%) HTML
3 196 (5.75%) CSS
4 140 (4.11%) ASP.NET
5 96 (2.82%) XML
6 89 (2.61%) HTML5
7 77 (2.26%) jQuery
8 75 (2.20%) Spring
9 71 (2.08%) CSS3
10 69 (2.02%) Web Services
11 66 (1.94%) AngularJS
12 52 (1.52%) J2EE
13 42 (1.23%) .NET Framework
14 41 (1.20%) WinForms
15 40 (1.17%) Hibernate
16 39 (1.14%) XSLT
17 37 (1.09%) Spring MVC
18 31 (0.91%) Application Packaging
19 29 (0.85%) Servlets
19 29 (0.85%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 250 (7.33%) Blackberry
2 242 (7.10%) Data Centre
3 223 (6.54%) Analytical Skills
4 113 (3.31%) Management Information System
5 102 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 90 (2.64%) User Experience
7 58 (1.70%) Mobile App
8 53 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
9 50 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
10 49 (1.44%) Clustering
11 46 (1.35%) Life Science
12 44 (1.29%) Mathematics
13 42 (1.23%) Client/Server
14 36 (1.06%) Hedge funds
14 36 (1.06%) Social Network
15 35 (1.03%) Social Media
16 32 (0.94%) E-Learning
17 30 (0.88%) iPhone
18 25 (0.73%) Cryptography
19 23 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1137 (33.34%) Windows
2 447 (13.11%) Windows 7
3 219 (6.42%) Windows Server 2008
4 157 (4.60%) Windows Server 2003
5 156 (4.57%) Windows XP
6 139 (4.08%) Linux
7 111 (3.26%) Android
8 110 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 74 (2.17%) UNIX
10 73 (2.14%) Apple iOS
11 71 (2.08%) Windows 8
12 19 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
13 17 (0.50%) AIX
14 14 (0.41%) Solaris
14 14 (0.41%) Windows 2000
15 12 (0.35%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
17 9 (0.26%) FreeBSD
17 9 (0.26%) Debian
18 7 (0.21%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (15.51%) ITIL
2 421 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
3 366 (10.73%) Project Management
4 241 (7.07%) E-Commerce
5 219 (6.42%) Document Management
6 214 (6.28%) PRINCE2
7 188 (5.51%) Service Management
8 170 (4.99%) Information Security
9 169 (4.96%) MVC
10 162 (4.75%) Mentoring
10 162 (4.75%) Service Delivery
11 143 (4.19%) TDD
12 141 (4.13%) Business Analysis
12 141 (4.13%) Incident Management
13 135 (3.96%) CRM
14 125 (3.67%) OO
15 121 (3.55%) Workflow
16 116 (3.40%) Stakeholder Management
16 116 (3.40%) Business Development
17 109 (3.20%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 511 (14.99%) SQL
2 267 (7.83%) C#
3 216 (6.33%) JavaScript
4 208 (6.10%) Java
5 93 (2.73%) T-SQL
6 86 (2.52%) Python
7 68 (1.99%) PowerShell
8 61 (1.79%) PHP
9 51 (1.50%) VB.NET
10 32 (0.94%) VBA
11 31 (0.91%) VB
12 30 (0.88%) C++
13 28 (0.82%) Ruby
14 27 (0.79%) VBScript
15 20 (0.59%) Perl
16 17 (0.50%) Shell Script
16 17 (0.50%) C
16 17 (0.50%) Scala
17 13 (0.38%) Bash Shell
18 12 (0.35%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 414 (12.14%) Degree
2 159 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
3 130 (3.81%) CISSP
4 117 (3.43%) ISEB
5 116 (3.40%) Cisco Certification
6 96 (2.82%) MCSE
7 91 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
8 86 (2.52%) CCNA
9 82 (2.40%) CISM
10 51 (1.50%) MCSA
11 48 (1.41%) MCITP
12 46 (1.35%) MOS
12 46 (1.35%) Security Cleared
13 43 (1.26%) CCNP
14 42 (1.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 42 (1.23%) MCP
15 31 (0.91%) CEH
16 28 (0.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 26 (0.76%) A+ Certification
18 21 (0.62%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (3.78%) QA
2 124 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 78 (2.29%) SLA
4 49 (1.44%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.70%) ISO 9001
6 14 (0.41%) COBIT
7 13 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 11 (0.32%) Data Quality
9 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.059%) BS25999
11 1 (0.029%) HMG Infosec
11 1 (0.029%) P3O
System Software
1 655 (19.21%) Active Directory
2 244 (7.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 86 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 80 (2.35%) XenApp
5 61 (1.79%) vSphere
6 38 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 29 (0.85%) XenServer
8 26 (0.76%) XenDesktop
9 23 (0.67%) Terminal Server
10 21 (0.62%) VMware Server
11 18 (0.53%) VMware ESX
12 14 (0.41%) Terminal Services
12 14 (0.41%) Snort
13 9 (0.26%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 9 (0.26%) DFS Replication
13 9 (0.26%) UAG
14 7 (0.21%) VirtualBox
15 6 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
15 6 (0.18%) vCloud
16 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 99 (2.90%) SCCM
2 43 (1.26%) Puppet
3 37 (1.09%) SCOM
4 33 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
5 22 (0.65%) Vagrant
6 17 (0.50%) CiscoWorks
7 16 (0.47%) Ansible
8 14 (0.41%) MOM
9 12 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 12 (0.35%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.32%) EdgeSight
11 10 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
12 9 (0.26%) WSUS
13 6 (0.18%) Cisco UCCX
13 6 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
13 6 (0.18%) Salt
13 6 (0.18%) HP SIM
13 6 (0.18%) HP Data Protector
13 6 (0.18%) AirWatch
13 6 (0.18%) OpenView
Vendors
1 686 (20.12%) Microsoft
2 335 (9.82%) VMware
3 316 (9.27%) Citrix
4 221 (6.48%) Cisco
5 152 (4.46%) HP
6 126 (3.70%) Oracle
7 73 (2.14%) EMC
8 57 (1.67%) Interwoven
9 55 (1.61%) CheckPoint
10 52 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
10 52 (1.52%) Google
11 50 (1.47%) McAfee
12 47 (1.38%) SolarWinds
13 44 (1.29%) OpenText
13 44 (1.29%) Apple
14 41 (1.20%) SAP
15 36 (1.06%) NetApp
15 36 (1.06%) IBM
16 34 (1.00%) ArcSight
17 33 (0.97%) F5
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £18000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £100000.00 - £150000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point IT
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
EY
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lewis Paige
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Oxfordshire
Oracle
Salary: excellent salary - negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Peninsula
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Point IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
First Point IT
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Clayton Group
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago