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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Law
Rank 190 198 219
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +21
Permanent jobs citing Law 1710 1659 1374
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.58% 1.47% 1.28%
As % of the General category 3.59% 3.33% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1495 1417 1169
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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
47653 49823 46642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.12% 44.11% 43.61%
Number of salaries quoted 37404 38627 37073
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 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +4 1660 £50,000 +5.26% 279
London +26 1255 £52,500 +5.00% 183
City of London +57 275 £52,500 +5.00% 51
South East -13 111 £41,500 -13.54% 16
North West +3 66 £32,500 +12.06% 29
West Midlands -3 65 £60,000 +71.42% 12
Manchester -3 56 £30,000 +3.44% 16
South West -16 50 £36,500 -8.75% 11
Bristol -1 47 £36,500 -8.75% 9
East of England -10 44 £51,000 +22.89% 7
Birmingham +13 40 £52,500 +31.25% 8
Scotland +5 36 £42,000 +20.00% 6
Yorkshire +15 34 £27,000 -26.02% 9
Berkshire +24 33 £60,000 +14.28% 3
East Midlands +1 33 £42,000 +5.00% 12
West Yorkshire +2 31 £25,000 -33.33% 3
Leeds +7 28 £25,000 -31.50% 3
Essex +2 28 £51,000 +9.67% 1
Surrey +7 27 £26,500 -48.29% 5
Northamptonshire -1 27 £43,750 +9.37% 12
Northampton +11 24 £45,000 +81.81% 8
Reading +14 22 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Coventry - 22 £60,000 - 3
Guildford +18 19 £26,500 - 3
Edinburgh +16 18 £26,575 +47.63% 1
Glasgow +1 18 £42,000 +20.00% 5
Buckinghamshire -19 17 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Milton Keynes +12 16 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Colchester -4 11 £34,000 -22.28% 1
Hertfordshire -10 10 £70,000 +87.91% 4

Law
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 1159 (35.58%) Windows
2 907 (27.85%) Legal
3 704 (21.61%) Microsoft
4 693 (21.28%) Active Directory
5 647 (19.86%) Finance
6 583 (17.90%) SQL
7 573 (17.59%) MS Office
8 508 (15.60%) ITIL
9 478 (14.68%) Windows 7
10 448 (13.75%) MS Excel
11 423 (12.99%) SQL Server
12 350 (10.75%) Citrix
13 345 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
14 340 (10.44%) Project Management
15 332 (10.19%) Degree
16 322 (9.89%) VMware
17 305 (9.36%) .NET
18 281 (8.63%) C#
19 260 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
20 257 (7.89%) Blackberry
21 248 (7.61%) MS Exchange
22 226 (6.94%) Document Management
23 224 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
24 221 (6.79%) HTML
24 221 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
25 219 (6.72%) Cisco
26 212 (6.51%) Firewall
27 211 (6.48%) PRINCE2
28 202 (6.20%) E-Commerce
29 197 (6.05%) JavaScript

Law
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 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
1 248 (7.61%) MS Exchange
2 176 (5.40%) WorkSite
3 146 (4.48%) SharePoint
4 139 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 101 (3.10%) IIS
6 99 (3.04%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 51 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2007
7 51 (1.57%) Lync
8 48 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
9 47 (1.44%) SharePoint 2010
10 42 (1.29%) CMS
11 40 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
12 36 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
13 20 (0.61%) Tomcat
13 20 (0.61%) Node.js
14 15 (0.46%) Apache
15 14 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
16 12 (0.37%) WordPress
17 9 (0.28%) Drupal
17 9 (0.28%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 573 (17.59%) MS Office
2 448 (13.75%) MS Excel
3 98 (3.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 70 (2.15%) MS Project
5 43 (1.32%) MS Visio
6 15 (0.46%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.34%) Acrobat
8 9 (0.28%) Final Cut Pro
9 6 (0.18%) SPSS
10 4 (0.12%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.12%) Mathematica
10 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
10 4 (0.12%) Adobe Captivate
11 3 (0.092%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.092%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.061%) Spreadsheet
12 2 (0.061%) Stata
Business Applications
1 22 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.55%) Visualfiles
3 11 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
5 8 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
7 5 (0.15%) Oracle Assets
7 5 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
7 5 (0.15%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
7 5 (0.15%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.12%) assyst
8 4 (0.12%) SAP SRM
8 4 (0.12%) Magento
9 3 (0.092%) Oracle Cash Management
9 3 (0.092%) Oracle CRM
9 3 (0.092%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.092%) SAP CO
9 3 (0.092%) WebTrends
9 3 (0.092%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 74 (2.27%) SaaS
2 15 (0.46%) Office 365
3 11 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 10 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.25%) PaaS
5 8 (0.25%) IaaS
6 7 (0.21%) GitHub
6 7 (0.21%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (0.092%) Heroku
8 2 (0.061%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.031%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 212 (6.51%) Firewall
2 164 (5.04%) WAN
3 150 (4.61%) LAN
4 141 (4.33%) TCP/IP
5 139 (4.27%) DNS
6 116 (3.56%) DHCP
7 110 (3.38%) SAN
8 104 (3.19%) VPN
9 87 (2.67%) Intranet
10 81 (2.49%) Network Security
11 78 (2.39%) Internet
12 75 (2.30%) Wireless
13 62 (1.90%) VoIP
14 50 (1.54%) MPLS
15 46 (1.41%) Extranet
15 46 (1.41%) Cisco ASA
16 32 (0.98%) VLAN
17 30 (0.92%) BGP
18 29 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
19 27 (0.83%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 423 (12.99%) SQL Server
2 119 (3.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 94 (2.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 72 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 57 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 54 (1.66%) Data Warehouse
7 30 (0.92%) Big Data
8 29 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
8 29 (0.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 26 (0.80%) MySQL
9 26 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 24 (0.74%) Relational Database
11 18 (0.55%) MongoDB
12 16 (0.49%) NoSQL
12 16 (0.49%) Hadoop
13 12 (0.37%) Oracle Database
13 12 (0.37%) OLAP
13 12 (0.37%) Data Mining
14 11 (0.34%) RDBMS
14 11 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 79 (2.43%) Visual Studio
2 42 (1.29%) Selenium
3 33 (1.01%) Git (software)
4 25 (0.77%) InstallShield
5 23 (0.71%) WebDriver
6 20 (0.61%) Jenkins
7 19 (0.58%) Cucumber
8 17 (0.52%) MSI
9 16 (0.49%) Subversion
9 16 (0.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 15 (0.46%) JIRA
11 12 (0.37%) RSpec
11 12 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
12 11 (0.34%) Firebug
13 8 (0.25%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.18%) JUnit
14 6 (0.18%) Grunt
15 5 (0.15%) Sinon.JS
15 5 (0.15%) Karma Test Runner
15 5 (0.15%) Appium
General
1 907 (27.85%) Legal
2 647 (19.86%) Finance
3 178 (5.47%) Retail
4 124 (3.81%) Telecoms
5 112 (3.44%) Marketing
6 97 (2.98%) Banking
7 61 (1.87%) Billing
8 55 (1.69%) Games
9 33 (1.01%) Advertising
10 30 (0.92%) Back Office
11 27 (0.83%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.61%) Financial Institution
13 19 (0.58%) Publishing
14 17 (0.52%) Multimedia
15 15 (0.46%) French Language
16 12 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.25%) German Language
18 6 (0.18%) Automotive
19 5 (0.15%) Aerospace
20 4 (0.12%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 988 (30.33%) Analyst
2 417 (12.80%) Developer
3 278 (8.54%) Support Analyst
4 211 (6.48%) Business Analyst
5 192 (5.89%) Project Manager
6 173 (5.31%) Service Analyst
7 171 (5.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 171 (5.25%) Consultant
8 141 (4.33%) Architect
9 122 (3.75%) Administrator
10 121 (3.72%) Team Leader
11 103 (3.16%) 2nd Line Support
12 95 (2.92%) Service Manager
13 87 (2.67%) Applications Support
14 86 (2.64%) Senior Developer
15 85 (2.61%) Senior Analyst
16 81 (2.49%) Desktop Support
17 75 (2.30%) Network Engineer
18 72 (2.21%) Senior Manager
19 68 (2.09%) Help Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 305 (9.36%) .NET
2 221 (6.79%) HTML
3 188 (5.77%) CSS
4 168 (5.16%) ASP.NET
5 92 (2.82%) XML
6 80 (2.46%) Web Services
7 72 (2.21%) HTML5
8 58 (1.78%) jQuery
9 54 (1.66%) .NET Framework
10 48 (1.47%) CSS3
11 47 (1.44%) WinForms
12 43 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
13 38 (1.17%) AngularJS
14 36 (1.11%) J2EE
14 36 (1.11%) Application Packaging
15 30 (0.92%) Spring
15 30 (0.92%) WCF
15 30 (0.92%) XSLT
16 23 (0.71%) Spring MVC
17 21 (0.64%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 257 (7.89%) Blackberry
2 221 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 122 (3.75%) Management Information System
4 110 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 78 (2.39%) User Experience
6 70 (2.15%) Clustering
7 66 (2.03%) Mobile App
8 53 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
9 50 (1.54%) Open Source
10 48 (1.47%) Hedge funds
11 47 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
11 47 (1.44%) Client/Server
12 39 (1.20%) Social Media
13 33 (1.01%) Social Network
14 32 (0.98%) Replication
15 29 (0.89%) iPhone
15 29 (0.89%) Statistics
16 28 (0.86%) Mathematics
16 28 (0.86%) E-Learning
17 27 (0.83%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 1159 (35.58%) Windows
2 478 (14.68%) Windows 7
3 260 (7.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 171 (5.25%) Windows XP
5 168 (5.16%) Windows Server 2003
6 163 (5.00%) Linux
7 121 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 88 (2.70%) Windows 8
8 88 (2.70%) UNIX
9 83 (2.55%) Android
10 61 (1.87%) Apple iOS
11 33 (1.01%) Windows 2000 Server
12 15 (0.46%) Ubuntu
13 14 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 13 (0.40%) Solaris
15 11 (0.34%) Windows 2000
16 10 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
17 9 (0.28%) FreeBSD
18 8 (0.25%) Debian
19 7 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 508 (15.60%) ITIL
2 345 (10.59%) Agile Software Development
3 340 (10.44%) Project Management
4 226 (6.94%) Document Management
5 211 (6.48%) PRINCE2
6 202 (6.20%) E-Commerce
7 160 (4.91%) CRM
7 160 (4.91%) Information Security
8 156 (4.79%) Service Delivery
9 155 (4.76%) Service Management
10 145 (4.45%) Business Analysis
11 142 (4.36%) Mentoring
12 125 (3.84%) Incident Management
13 124 (3.81%) MVC
14 117 (3.59%) Business Intelligence
15 114 (3.50%) Stakeholder Management
16 113 (3.47%) Change Management
17 111 (3.41%) Workflow
18 105 (3.22%) Practice Management
19 96 (2.95%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 583 (17.90%) SQL
2 281 (8.63%) C#
3 197 (6.05%) JavaScript
4 165 (5.07%) Java
5 131 (4.02%) T-SQL
6 77 (2.36%) Python
7 71 (2.18%) PowerShell
8 66 (2.03%) PHP
9 48 (1.47%) VB.NET
10 47 (1.44%) Ruby
11 44 (1.35%) VB
12 40 (1.23%) C++
13 38 (1.17%) VBA
14 37 (1.14%) VBScript
15 30 (0.92%) Perl
16 20 (0.61%) C
17 17 (0.52%) Bash Shell
18 14 (0.43%) Golang
19 13 (0.40%) Clojure
20 12 (0.37%) XPath
Qualifications
1 332 (10.19%) Degree
2 146 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 109 (3.35%) Cisco Certification
4 95 (2.92%) CISSP
5 86 (2.64%) MCSE
6 84 (2.58%) ITIL Certification
7 78 (2.39%) ISEB
8 73 (2.24%) CISM
9 71 (2.18%) CCNA
10 49 (1.50%) MCITP
11 47 (1.44%) CCNP
12 46 (1.41%) MCSA
13 42 (1.29%) MOS
14 40 (1.23%) Security Cleared
15 36 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 31 (0.95%) A+ Certification
17 29 (0.89%) CEH
18 22 (0.68%) PMI Certification
19 21 (0.64%) MCDST
20 20 (0.61%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 136 (4.18%) QA
2 96 (2.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 79 (2.43%) SLA
4 32 (0.98%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.58%) ISO 9001
6 18 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.52%) COBIT
8 9 (0.28%) Data Quality
9 6 (0.18%) BS25999
10 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.092%) P3O
12 2 (0.061%) JSP 440
13 1 (0.031%) HMG Infosec
13 1 (0.031%) ISO 14001
13 1 (0.031%) PMBOK
System Software
1 693 (21.28%) Active Directory
2 224 (6.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 96 (2.95%) XenApp
4 74 (2.27%) vSphere
5 73 (2.24%) Hyper-V
6 34 (1.04%) Microsoft App-V
6 34 (1.04%) XenServer
7 25 (0.77%) Snort
8 24 (0.74%) Terminal Server
9 23 (0.71%) XenDesktop
10 16 (0.49%) Terminal Services
10 16 (0.49%) VMware ESX
11 12 (0.37%) EMC RecoverPoint
12 7 (0.21%) VMware Server
13 6 (0.18%) VirtualBox
13 6 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 5 (0.15%) vCloud
14 5 (0.15%) KVM
14 5 (0.15%) Firmware
15 4 (0.12%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 98 (3.01%) SCCM
2 46 (1.41%) SCOM
3 40 (1.23%) Puppet
4 26 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
5 19 (0.58%) MOM
6 18 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
7 14 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
8 13 (0.40%) Cisco UCCX
9 12 (0.37%) CiscoWorks
10 11 (0.34%) Backup Exec
10 11 (0.34%) EdgeSight
10 11 (0.34%) Vagrant
11 10 (0.31%) WSUS
12 6 (0.18%) Oracle Identity Management
13 5 (0.15%) RepliStor
13 5 (0.15%) HP SIM
13 5 (0.15%) Ansible
13 5 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
13 5 (0.15%) Legato
13 5 (0.15%) OpenView
Vendors
1 704 (21.61%) Microsoft
2 350 (10.75%) Citrix
3 322 (9.89%) VMware
4 219 (6.72%) Cisco
5 137 (4.21%) HP
6 103 (3.16%) Oracle
7 86 (2.64%) EMC
8 71 (2.18%) CheckPoint
9 60 (1.84%) Interwoven
10 48 (1.47%) Red Hat
11 47 (1.44%) Apple
12 43 (1.32%) Google
13 41 (1.26%) SolarWinds
14 40 (1.23%) McAfee
15 38 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
16 37 (1.14%) SAP
17 33 (1.01%) Riverbed
18 31 (0.95%) OpenText
19 30 (0.92%) Avaya
20 28 (0.86%) F5
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