The first table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all terms in our General category.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 141 129 204
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +75
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2285 2302 1601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.96% 2.11% 1.36%
As % of the General category 4.46% 4.80% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1758 1673 1208
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
General Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
51250 47915 52899
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.07% 44.01% 44.86%
Number of salaries quoted 39800 37831 44639
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 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.52% -

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Legal within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 23 July 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the UK over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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 -13 2100 £47,500 +5.55% 282
London -23 1121 £52,500 +5.00% 138
South East -11 372 £45,000 - 48
City of London -7 332 £55,000 +27.90% 53
Surrey -19 138 £45,000 - 8
East of England +11 122 £46,250 +2.77% 11
North West +11 115 £33,000 -12.00% 26
Yorkshire -39 115 £32,500 - 20
South West -33 96 £37,500 +2.73% 16
West Midlands +27 86 £35,000 -17.64% 9
Hertfordshire +34 85 £38,500 -23.00% 3
Scotland +37 84 £40,000 -23.07% 4
Egham -2 82 £57,500 - 2
Bristol -17 81 £41,250 +11.48% 11
Berkshire -12 79 £42,500 -10.52% 6
West Yorkshire -58 69 £35,000 - 18
Manchester -3 68 £32,500 -18.75% 17
Glasgow +32 60 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Birmingham +31 58 £35,000 -17.64% 9
East Midlands +12 57 £38,750 -13.88% 10
Leeds -57 49 £32,500 -7.14% 15
Buckinghamshire +31 44 £38,750 +29.16% 2
Milton Keynes +27 37 £32,000 +39.13% 1
Hampshire -15 36 £44,000 +10.00% 15
South Wales +13 32 £37,500 - 2
Wales +8 32 £37,500 - 2
Reading -16 32 £45,250 -17.72% 2
South Yorkshire -1 29 £28,750 +4.54% 2
Watford -1 27 £32,500 -27.77%
Sheffield +1 23 £27,500 - 1

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 1656 (36.17%) Finance
2 1169 (25.53%) Law
3 1023 (22.34%) Microsoft
4 952 (20.79%) Windows
5 806 (17.60%) SQL
6 754 (16.47%) MS Excel
7 671 (14.65%) Degree
8 641 (14.00%) Project Management
9 623 (13.61%) MS Office
10 581 (12.69%) SQL Server
11 579 (12.64%) ITIL
12 483 (10.55%) .NET
13 459 (10.02%) Active Directory
14 433 (9.46%) Risk Management
15 409 (8.93%) SAP
16 390 (8.52%) C#
16 390 (8.52%) Banking
17 378 (8.26%) Marketing
18 343 (7.49%) Windows 7
19 336 (7.34%) Business Development
20 326 (7.12%) HTML
21 313 (6.84%) Management Information System
22 312 (6.81%) PRINCE2
23 277 (6.05%) Java
23 277 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
24 276 (6.03%) VMware
25 273 (5.96%) SharePoint
26 271 (5.92%) Citrix
27 265 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
28 263 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Legal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 273 (5.96%) SharePoint
2 193 (4.21%) MS Exchange
3 119 (2.60%) WorkSite
4 103 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 102 (2.23%) IIS
6 99 (2.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 89 (1.94%) CMS
8 85 (1.86%) NetWeaver
9 61 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 55 (1.20%) Lync
11 54 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
12 42 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
13 37 (0.81%) Tomcat
14 36 (0.79%) Apache
15 34 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2003
16 33 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
17 32 (0.70%) WebSphere
18 27 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
19 25 (0.55%) SAP Portal
20 24 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 754 (16.47%) MS Excel
2 623 (13.61%) MS Office
3 164 (3.58%) MS PowerPoint
4 96 (2.10%) MS Visio
4 96 (2.10%) MS Project
5 30 (0.66%) Photoshop
6 26 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
7 17 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
8 7 (0.15%) InfoPath
9 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 3 (0.066%) InDesign
10 3 (0.066%) S-PLUS
10 3 (0.066%) SPSS
10 3 (0.066%) Mingle
11 2 (0.044%) Acrobat
11 2 (0.044%) Mathematica
12 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
12 1 (0.022%) CPLEX
12 1 (0.022%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.022%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 85 (1.86%) Visualfiles
2 49 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 44 (0.96%) SAP FI
4 42 (0.92%) SAP FI/CO
4 42 (0.92%) SAP CO
5 34 (0.74%) SAP BPC
6 30 (0.66%) SAP FSCM
7 26 (0.57%) SAP MDM
8 19 (0.41%) SAP SD
9 17 (0.37%) SAP CRM
9 17 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
9 17 (0.37%) Google Analytics
10 16 (0.35%) SAP ERP
10 16 (0.35%) Oracle EBS
11 7 (0.15%) SAP R/3
11 7 (0.15%) Lawson
11 7 (0.15%) Infor M3
12 6 (0.13%) Markit EDM
12 6 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
12 6 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 49 (1.07%) SaaS
2 16 (0.35%) Office 365
3 13 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.20%) IBM Blueworks
6 8 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (0.087%) IaaS
8 3 (0.066%) SuccessFactors
8 3 (0.066%) Rackspace Cloud
8 3 (0.066%) GitHub
9 2 (0.044%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.044%) PaaS
9 2 (0.044%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.044%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 147 (3.21%) Firewall
2 136 (2.97%) TCP/IP
3 127 (2.77%) LAN
4 113 (2.47%) SAN
5 111 (2.42%) Internet
6 108 (2.36%) WAN
7 72 (1.57%) DNS
8 69 (1.51%) Network Security
9 67 (1.46%) Intranet
10 54 (1.18%) DHCP
11 53 (1.16%) VPN
11 53 (1.16%) Wireless
12 47 (1.03%) VoIP
13 24 (0.52%) Intrusion Detection
14 23 (0.50%) Unified Communications
15 22 (0.48%) NAS
16 20 (0.44%) HTTP
17 19 (0.41%) SMTP
17 19 (0.41%) Broadband
17 19 (0.41%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 581 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 263 (5.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 196 (4.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 163 (3.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 90 (1.97%) Relational Database
6 88 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
7 77 (1.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 76 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 65 (1.42%) SAP BW
10 60 (1.31%) SQL Server 2012
11 52 (1.14%) MySQL
12 51 (1.11%) Oracle Database
13 41 (0.90%) RDBMS
13 41 (0.90%) DataStage
14 38 (0.83%) SAP Data Services
15 32 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
15 32 (0.70%) MS Access
16 31 (0.68%) Data Mining
17 28 (0.61%) OLAP
18 27 (0.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 90 (1.97%) Visual Studio
2 47 (1.03%) Eclipse
3 45 (0.98%) Subversion
3 45 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (0.66%) Selenium
5 28 (0.61%) JIRA
6 27 (0.59%) Maven
6 27 (0.59%) MSI
7 24 (0.52%) Jenkins
8 23 (0.50%) JUnit
9 21 (0.46%) Git (software)
10 16 (0.35%) InstallShield
11 12 (0.26%) QuickTest Pro
12 11 (0.24%) Ant
12 11 (0.24%) LSMW
12 11 (0.24%) Rhino Mocks
13 9 (0.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
13 9 (0.20%) MSBuild
14 8 (0.17%) Wise Package Studio
14 8 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 1656 (36.17%) Finance
2 1169 (25.53%) Law
3 390 (8.52%) Banking
4 378 (8.26%) Marketing
5 250 (5.46%) Telecoms
6 161 (3.52%) Retail
7 126 (2.75%) Investment Banking
8 83 (1.81%) Front Office
9 61 (1.33%) Financial Institution
10 60 (1.31%) Publishing
10 60 (1.31%) Billing
11 48 (1.05%) Manufacturing
12 40 (0.87%) Advertising
13 39 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
14 33 (0.72%) Back Office
15 29 (0.63%) Games
16 26 (0.57%) German Language
17 25 (0.55%) Retail Banking
18 20 (0.44%) Multimedia
19 17 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 1055 (23.04%) Analyst
2 690 (15.07%) Developer
3 346 (7.56%) Consultant
4 339 (7.40%) Business Analyst
5 336 (7.34%) Architect
6 267 (5.83%) Project Manager
7 258 (5.63%) Support Analyst
8 185 (4.04%) SAP Consultant
9 140 (3.06%) Service Analyst
10 128 (2.80%) Service Desk Analyst
11 127 (2.77%) Administrator
12 114 (2.49%) Senior Manager
13 100 (2.18%) .NET Developer
14 97 (2.12%) Team Leader
15 89 (1.94%) Trainer
16 85 (1.86%) Solutions Architect
17 84 (1.83%) Java Developer
18 78 (1.70%) Service Manager
19 77 (1.68%) Senior Analyst
19 77 (1.68%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 483 (10.55%) .NET
2 326 (7.12%) HTML
3 219 (4.78%) CSS
4 198 (4.32%) ASP.NET
5 168 (3.67%) XML
6 144 (3.14%) Web Services
7 138 (3.01%) jQuery
8 111 (2.42%) .NET Framework
9 90 (1.97%) HTML5
10 82 (1.79%) Ajax
11 74 (1.62%) XSLT
12 59 (1.29%) WCF
13 56 (1.22%) Spring
14 54 (1.18%) J2EE
15 53 (1.16%) Middleware
16 46 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 44 (0.96%) Hibernate
17 44 (0.96%) SAP Basis
18 41 (0.90%) LINQ
19 40 (0.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 313 (6.84%) Management Information System
2 133 (2.90%) Blackberry
3 120 (2.62%) Computer Science
4 78 (1.70%) Clustering
4 78 (1.70%) Social Media
5 77 (1.68%) Equities
6 61 (1.33%) Mathematics
7 51 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
7 51 (1.11%) Derivative
8 43 (0.94%) E-Learning
9 41 (0.90%) Data Integration
10 39 (0.85%) Fixed Income
11 38 (0.83%) Reference Data
12 37 (0.81%) Open Source
12 37 (0.81%) PMI
13 36 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 35 (0.76%) Credit Risk
15 32 (0.70%) Replication
16 31 (0.68%) Smartphone
17 30 (0.66%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 952 (20.79%) Windows
2 343 (7.49%) Windows 7
3 219 (4.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 195 (4.26%) Linux
5 163 (3.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 141 (3.08%) Windows XP
7 134 (2.93%) UNIX
8 85 (1.86%) Windows 8
8 85 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 56 (1.22%) Apple iOS
10 46 (1.00%) Android
11 37 (0.81%) Solaris
12 30 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 27 (0.59%) Mac OS X
14 26 (0.57%) AIX
15 17 (0.37%) Windows 2000
16 14 (0.31%) Windows 2000 Server
17 13 (0.28%) HPUX
18 8 (0.17%) Windows Vista
19 6 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (14.00%) Project Management
2 579 (12.64%) ITIL
3 433 (9.46%) Risk Management
4 336 (7.34%) Business Development
5 312 (6.81%) PRINCE2
6 277 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
7 265 (5.79%) Stakeholder Management
8 251 (5.48%) Service Delivery
9 249 (5.44%) Agile Software Development
10 235 (5.13%) CRM
11 229 (5.00%) Business Analysis
12 225 (4.91%) Document Management
13 223 (4.87%) Information Security
14 214 (4.67%) Change Management
15 196 (4.28%) Data Management
16 192 (4.19%) Service Management
17 180 (3.93%) Migration
18 172 (3.76%) Scrum
18 172 (3.76%) Business Transformation
19 171 (3.73%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 806 (17.60%) SQL
2 390 (8.52%) C#
3 277 (6.05%) Java
4 262 (5.72%) JavaScript
5 251 (5.48%) T-SQL
6 124 (2.71%) VB.NET
7 89 (1.94%) PowerShell
8 84 (1.83%) VB
9 77 (1.68%) VBA
10 71 (1.55%) PHP
11 69 (1.51%) C++
12 68 (1.49%) ABAP
13 54 (1.18%) C
14 50 (1.09%) VBScript
15 31 (0.68%) Python
16 30 (0.66%) Perl
17 29 (0.63%) Ruby
18 22 (0.48%) VB6
19 20 (0.44%) Shell Script
20 18 (0.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 671 (14.65%) Degree
2 209 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 176 (3.84%) Microsoft Certification
4 126 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
5 123 (2.69%) CISSP
6 120 (2.62%) SC Cleared
7 115 (2.51%) ISEB
8 88 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
9 81 (1.77%) MCSE
10 72 (1.57%) PMI Certification
11 68 (1.49%) MCP
12 60 (1.31%) CCNA
13 59 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 57 (1.24%) CISM
15 55 (1.20%) PMP
16 46 (1.00%) MCSA
17 43 (0.94%) MCITP
18 33 (0.72%) ISTQB
19 32 (0.70%) CCNP
19 32 (0.70%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (3.95%) SLA
2 166 (3.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 161 (3.52%) QA
4 68 (1.49%) PCI DSS
5 49 (1.07%) Data Quality
5 49 (1.07%) ISO 9001
6 24 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 17 (0.37%) COBIT
8 15 (0.33%) Dodd-Frank
8 15 (0.33%) ISO 14001
9 13 (0.28%) EMIR
9 13 (0.28%) BS7799
10 12 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 12 (0.26%) FATCA
11 8 (0.17%) Basel III
11 8 (0.17%) MiFID
12 6 (0.13%) ISO 9000
13 5 (0.11%) COSO
14 4 (0.087%) GCP
14 4 (0.087%) GMP
System Software
1 459 (10.02%) Active Directory
2 162 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (1.35%) vSphere
4 52 (1.14%) XenApp
5 42 (0.92%) Hyper-V
6 41 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
7 36 (0.79%) XenDesktop
8 21 (0.46%) VMware ESX
8 21 (0.46%) Terminal Services
9 16 (0.35%) XenServer
10 12 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.26%) vCloud
11 10 (0.22%) UAG
12 9 (0.20%) Veritas Cluster Server
13 8 (0.17%) KVM
14 6 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 4 (0.087%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.087%) PowerHA
15 4 (0.087%) Nmap
16 3 (0.066%) Xen
Systems Management
1 77 (1.68%) SCCM
2 23 (0.50%) SCOM
3 20 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 18 (0.39%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 14 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
5 14 (0.31%) NetBackup
6 13 (0.28%) BMC PATROL
7 11 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
8 10 (0.22%) DameWare
8 10 (0.22%) Puppet
9 9 (0.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
10 8 (0.17%) Backup Exec
10 8 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
11 7 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
11 7 (0.15%) HP Data Protector
12 6 (0.13%) WSUS
13 4 (0.087%) Cisco CUCM
13 4 (0.087%) BMC Performance Manager
13 4 (0.087%) BladeLogic
13 4 (0.087%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 1023 (22.34%) Microsoft
2 409 (8.93%) SAP
3 276 (6.03%) VMware
4 271 (5.92%) Citrix
5 207 (4.52%) Oracle
6 178 (3.89%) Cisco
7 139 (3.04%) HP
8 76 (1.66%) Interwoven
9 70 (1.53%) IBM
10 65 (1.42%) Reuters
11 58 (1.27%) Symantec
12 56 (1.22%) EMC
13 50 (1.09%) LexisNexis
14 48 (1.05%) Remedy
15 44 (0.96%) JBoss
16 43 (0.94%) Informatica
17 39 (0.85%) Red Hat
17 39 (0.85%) McAfee
18 37 (0.81%) Adobe
19 36 (0.79%) Bloomberg
South East
Cognizant
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + pension + shares +++
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
PNG Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £500 - £550 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + significant bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £78000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and bens.
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
FIRST POINT IT RESOURCING
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
@ITS
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday