The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 169 164 160
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -4
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2099 2173 2280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.04% 1.97% 1.88%
As % of the General category 4.68% 4.44% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1647 1689 1726
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £28,000 £28,925
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%

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
44813 48908 53313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.56% 44.33% 44.03%
Number of salaries quoted 36423 38214 41401
Median salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Legal
Salary Trend

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

Legal Salary Trend in the UK

Legal
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Legal over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 within the UK.

Legal Salary Histogram in the UK

Legal
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 2013 £50,000 - 244
London +2 1197 £52,500 - 140
South East -12 236 £50,000 -4.76% 23
City of London -19 179 £47,750 -8.17% 40
North West +67 143 £45,000 +28.57% 19
Yorkshire -9 126 £40,000 - 18
Manchester +44 114 £45,000 +45.16% 12
East of England +31 98 £55,400 +26.98% 6
West Yorkshire +1 90 £40,000 -2.43% 12
West Midlands -4 80 £42,500 -12.37% 18
Berkshire -8 72 £50,000 -28.57% 3
East Midlands +9 69 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Surrey -26 65 £52,500 +14.13% 6
Birmingham +17 62 £40,000 -20.00% 11
South West -6 51 £41,000 +22.38% 8
Leeds -18 46 £37,500 -7.40% 9
Hertfordshire +24 38 £51,500 -23.70% 2
Hampshire +18 37 £48,500 -2.02% 2
Essex +14 37 £58,000 +78.46% 3
Scotland -2 37 £31,750 -22.56% 9
South Yorkshire +22 30 £42,500 +18.05% 4
Bristol +1 29 £42,500 +20.56% 2
Northamptonshire +11 28 £38,250 -21.53% 7
Northampton +11 26 £36,500 -27.00% 5
Kent +9 26 £46,250 +32.14% 3
Bradford -4 26 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Reading -9 21 £50,000 -37.50% 1
Nottinghamshire -17 21 £53,750 +29.51% 2
Cheshire +31 19 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Wales +9 19 £40,000 -5.88% 2

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, IT jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Legal.

1 1645 (38.64%) Finance
2 1052 (24.71%) Law
3 982 (23.07%) Microsoft
4 811 (19.05%) Windows
5 705 (16.56%) MS Excel
6 693 (16.28%) SQL
7 648 (15.22%) Degree
8 630 (14.80%) Project Management
9 628 (14.75%) ITIL
10 611 (14.35%) MS Office
11 600 (14.09%) SQL Server
12 525 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
13 524 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
14 521 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
15 504 (11.84%) Risk Management
16 496 (11.65%) Information Security
17 453 (10.64%) Active Directory
18 425 (9.98%) .NET
19 374 (8.79%) Management Information System
20 372 (8.74%) Windows 7
21 355 (8.34%) C#
22 321 (7.54%) CISSP
22 321 (7.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 304 (7.14%) Citrix
24 303 (7.12%) PRINCE2
25 295 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 264 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
27 254 (5.97%) JavaScript
27 254 (5.97%) Banking
28 253 (5.94%) Service Management

Legal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 185 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 166 (3.90%) MS Exchange
3 139 (3.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 89 (2.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 85 (2.00%) CMS
6 76 (1.79%) IIS
7 68 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2013
8 48 (1.13%) Skype for Business
9 41 (0.96%) Exchange Server 2007
10 35 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 25 (0.59%) Apache
12 23 (0.54%) WordPress
13 22 (0.52%) Tomcat
14 19 (0.45%) Node.js
14 19 (0.45%) WebSphere
15 18 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
16 16 (0.38%) SAS
17 15 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2003
18 13 (0.31%) Confluence
18 13 (0.31%) Drupal
Applications
1 705 (16.56%) MS Excel
2 611 (14.35%) MS Office
3 155 (3.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 97 (2.28%) MS Visio
5 80 (1.88%) MS Project
6 42 (0.99%) Photoshop
7 28 (0.66%) Adobe Captivate
8 20 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
9 19 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
10 18 (0.42%) Adobe Premiere
11 12 (0.28%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.12%) GIMP
13 4 (0.094%) Fireworks
13 4 (0.094%) SPSS
14 3 (0.070%) AutoCAD
15 2 (0.047%) InDesign
16 1 (0.023%) Revit
Business Applications
1 76 (1.79%) Visualfiles
2 46 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 33 (0.78%) Relativity
4 27 (0.63%) SAP CO
4 27 (0.63%) SAP FI
4 27 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
5 20 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
5 20 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
6 19 (0.45%) Oracle EBS
6 19 (0.45%) SAP HR-PA
7 17 (0.40%) SAP FSCM
8 16 (0.38%) SAP MDM
9 15 (0.35%) SAP GRC
10 11 (0.26%) SAP HR
11 10 (0.23%) SAP EHS
12 9 (0.21%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 9 (0.21%) SAP ERP
13 8 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
13 8 (0.19%) SAP PP
14 7 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 101 (2.37%) SaaS
2 78 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
3 72 (1.69%) Mimecast
4 62 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
5 49 (1.15%) Office 365
6 22 (0.52%) IaaS
7 18 (0.42%) PaaS
8 16 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (0.23%) GitHub
10 8 (0.19%) Google Analytics
10 8 (0.19%) Yammer
11 6 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.14%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.12%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.070%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.070%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 2 (0.047%) Dropbox
14 2 (0.047%) OneDrive
15 1 (0.023%) Amazon Glacier
15 1 (0.023%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 167 (3.92%) Firewall
2 165 (3.88%) VPN
3 123 (2.89%) WAN
4 96 (2.26%) Network Security
5 94 (2.21%) Internet
6 85 (2.00%) LAN
7 83 (1.95%) VoIP
8 80 (1.88%) SAN
9 59 (1.39%) NAS
9 59 (1.39%) TCP/IP
10 54 (1.27%) Intranet
11 47 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
12 44 (1.03%) VLAN
12 44 (1.03%) Wireless
13 43 (1.01%) DNS
14 41 (0.96%) WLAN
15 33 (0.78%) DHCP
16 31 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
17 23 (0.54%) Unified Communications
18 22 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 600 (14.09%) SQL Server
2 295 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 230 (5.40%) Data Warehouse
4 203 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 170 (3.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 170 (3.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 125 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 99 (2.33%) Big Data
8 75 (1.76%) RDBMS
9 66 (1.55%) SQL Server 2012
10 53 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
11 51 (1.20%) MySQL
12 49 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 48 (1.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 47 (1.10%) QlikView
15 46 (1.08%) Data Mining
15 46 (1.08%) Power BI
16 41 (0.96%) Hadoop
16 41 (0.96%) NoSQL
17 29 (0.68%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 94 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
2 85 (2.00%) Git (software)
3 73 (1.71%) Visual Studio
4 54 (1.27%) Selenium
5 50 (1.17%) JIRA
6 47 (1.10%) Subversion
7 24 (0.56%) Eclipse
8 19 (0.45%) Grunt
9 15 (0.35%) Jenkins
10 14 (0.33%) Maven
11 13 (0.31%) Bower
11 13 (0.31%) HP UFT
11 13 (0.31%) Mercurial
11 13 (0.31%) WebDriver
12 11 (0.26%) TeamCity
13 10 (0.23%) Cucumber
14 9 (0.21%) Bitbucket
14 9 (0.21%) Karma Test Runner
14 9 (0.21%) SoapUI
15 8 (0.19%) MSBuild
General
1 1645 (38.64%) Finance
2 1052 (24.71%) Law
3 254 (5.97%) Banking
4 227 (5.33%) Marketing
5 175 (4.11%) Retail
6 166 (3.90%) Telecoms
7 71 (1.67%) Publishing
8 70 (1.64%) Manufacturing
9 66 (1.55%) Back Office
10 58 (1.36%) Investment Banking
11 51 (1.20%) Billing
12 41 (0.96%) German Language
13 38 (0.89%) Financial Institution
14 37 (0.87%) Games
15 33 (0.78%) Front Office
16 31 (0.73%) French Language
17 23 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
18 15 (0.35%) Advertising
19 12 (0.28%) Italian Language
20 11 (0.26%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1120 (26.31%) Analyst
2 582 (13.67%) Developer
3 319 (7.49%) Project Manager
4 304 (7.14%) Consultant
5 294 (6.91%) IT Manager
6 265 (6.23%) Business Analyst
7 209 (4.91%) Support Analyst
8 206 (4.84%) Service Analyst
9 189 (4.44%) Service Desk Analyst
10 173 (4.06%) Security Manager
11 158 (3.71%) SQL Developer
12 147 (3.45%) Legal Analyst
13 145 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
14 141 (3.31%) Architect
15 133 (3.12%) C# Developer
16 132 (3.10%) .NET Developer
17 129 (3.03%) IT Analyst
18 105 (2.47%) Trainer
19 99 (2.33%) IT Trainer
20 93 (2.18%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 425 (9.98%) .NET
2 243 (5.71%) HTML
3 179 (4.20%) XML
4 177 (4.16%) ASP.NET
5 168 (3.95%) CSS
6 131 (3.08%) Web Services
7 126 (2.96%) jQuery
8 104 (2.44%) .NET Framework
9 87 (2.04%) HTML5
10 75 (1.76%) AngularJS
11 67 (1.57%) MDX
12 66 (1.55%) WCF
13 60 (1.41%) Ajax
14 54 (1.27%) JSON
15 51 (1.20%) WPF
16 50 (1.17%) CSS3
17 49 (1.15%) ASP.NET MVC
18 43 (1.01%) Entity Framework
19 37 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 35 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 524 (12.31%) Analytical Skills
2 374 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 179 (4.20%) Blackberry
4 144 (3.38%) Computer Science
5 112 (2.63%) Data Centre
6 82 (1.93%) Mathematics
7 77 (1.81%) e-Learning
8 75 (1.76%) Data Protection Act
9 61 (1.43%) Visualisation
10 48 (1.13%) Mobile App
11 47 (1.10%) Data Integration
11 47 (1.10%) User Experience
12 45 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 44 (1.03%) Derivative
14 40 (0.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 39 (0.92%) Clustering
16 37 (0.87%) CESG
17 36 (0.85%) iPhone
18 34 (0.80%) iPad
19 32 (0.75%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 811 (19.05%) Windows
2 372 (8.74%) Windows 7
3 166 (3.90%) Windows Server
4 134 (3.15%) Linux
5 127 (2.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 93 (2.18%) Unix
7 82 (1.93%) Android
8 81 (1.90%) Windows 8
9 64 (1.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 55 (1.29%) Apple iOS
11 48 (1.13%) Windows XP
12 33 (0.78%) Windows 10
13 31 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (0.42%) Mac OS X
15 11 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 10 (0.23%) Windows Phone
17 6 (0.14%) Solaris
18 5 (0.12%) Windows Vista
19 2 (0.047%) Windows 2000 Server
19 2 (0.047%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (14.80%) Project Management
2 628 (14.75%) ITIL
3 525 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
4 521 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
5 504 (11.84%) Risk Management
6 496 (11.65%) Information Security
7 303 (7.12%) PRINCE2
8 264 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 253 (5.94%) Service Management
10 237 (5.57%) Stakeholder Management
11 222 (5.21%) Business Analysis
12 220 (5.17%) Business Development
12 220 (5.17%) Data Protection
13 218 (5.12%) CRM
14 217 (5.10%) Document Management
15 206 (4.84%) Analytics
15 206 (4.84%) Change Management
16 204 (4.79%) Service Delivery
17 198 (4.65%) Case Management
18 191 (4.49%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 693 (16.28%) SQL
2 355 (8.34%) C#
3 254 (5.97%) JavaScript
4 225 (5.29%) T-SQL
5 220 (5.17%) Java
6 89 (2.09%) PHP
7 76 (1.79%) VB.NET
8 73 (1.71%) VB
9 64 (1.50%) VBA
10 62 (1.46%) C
11 58 (1.36%) C++
12 52 (1.22%) PowerShell
13 47 (1.10%) Python
14 24 (0.56%) Perl
14 24 (0.56%) VB6
15 23 (0.54%) VBScript
16 22 (0.52%) Bash Shell
17 17 (0.40%) R
18 16 (0.38%) PL/SQL
18 16 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 648 (15.22%) Degree
2 321 (7.54%) CISSP
3 210 (4.93%) CISM
4 152 (3.57%) CISA
5 130 (3.05%) ISEB
6 128 (3.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 110 (2.58%) Security Cleared
8 88 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
9 79 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
10 70 (1.64%) SC Cleared
11 57 (1.34%) PMI Certification
12 52 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 49 (1.15%) MCP
13 49 (1.15%) MOS
14 48 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 47 (1.10%) CCNA
16 44 (1.03%) PMP
17 43 (1.01%) CRISC
17 43 (1.01%) SSCP
18 42 (0.99%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 321 (7.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 201 (4.72%) SLA
3 156 (3.66%) PCI DSS
4 139 (3.27%) QA
5 63 (1.48%) COBIT
6 61 (1.43%) Data Quality
7 51 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 49 (1.15%) ISO 9001
9 28 (0.66%) ISO27002
10 26 (0.61%) FATCA
11 22 (0.52%) EMIR
11 22 (0.52%) Solvency II
12 21 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
13 20 (0.47%) MiFID
14 15 (0.35%) P3O
15 14 (0.33%) HIPAA
15 14 (0.33%) HMG Security Policy Framework
16 11 (0.26%) ISAE 3402
17 10 (0.23%) SSAE 16
18 9 (0.21%) PMBOK
System Software
1 453 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 128 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (1.10%) XenApp
4 36 (0.85%) Xen
5 29 (0.68%) VMware Server
5 29 (0.68%) XenDesktop
6 28 (0.66%) DFS Replication
7 25 (0.59%) Hyper-V
8 23 (0.54%) vSphere
9 21 (0.49%) Terminal Server
10 15 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
12 9 (0.21%) VMware ESX
13 8 (0.19%) HDFS
14 7 (0.16%) vCloud
15 6 (0.14%) ACF2
15 6 (0.14%) Docker
15 6 (0.14%) iptables
15 6 (0.14%) Snort
15 6 (0.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 50 (1.17%) SCCM
2 20 (0.47%) AirWatch
3 19 (0.45%) EnCase
4 17 (0.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (0.31%) SCOM
6 12 (0.28%) RSA Archer
7 10 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
8 8 (0.19%) Backup Exec
9 7 (0.16%) Control-M
9 7 (0.16%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.16%) Nessus
9 7 (0.16%) Puppet
10 6 (0.14%) FTK
11 5 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
11 5 (0.12%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.12%) Tivoli
12 4 (0.094%) Graphite
12 4 (0.094%) logstash
12 4 (0.094%) systemd
12 4 (0.094%) vRealize
Vendors
1 982 (23.07%) Microsoft
2 304 (7.14%) Citrix
3 230 (5.40%) iManage
4 217 (5.10%) SAP
5 210 (4.93%) Cisco
6 203 (4.77%) VMware
7 178 (4.18%) Oracle
8 102 (2.40%) Mitel
9 67 (1.57%) Tableau
10 52 (1.22%) Informatica
11 50 (1.17%) HP
12 49 (1.15%) Adobe
12 49 (1.15%) Interwoven
13 42 (0.99%) NetApp
14 40 (0.94%) Riverbed
15 38 (0.89%) SolarWinds
16 35 (0.82%) CheckPoint
17 34 (0.80%) Symantec
18 31 (0.73%) Juniper
18 31 (0.73%) Qualys
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000, plus a very attractive bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: DOE
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £33500.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £37800.00 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Iress
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Cardiff University
Salary: From £31,656 to £37,768 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Reward Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £14000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 5 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £35,000 pa, £50,000 OTE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £17000 - £19000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, benefits etc.
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East
Networking People
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + Car Allowance + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 80k per year + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago