The 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 24 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 151 157 174
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2155 2076 1881
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.89% 1.87% 1.65%
As % of the General category 4.37% 4.27% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1713 1574 1366
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,716 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +11.24%

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
49286 48617 50400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.32% 43.88% 44.15%
Number of salaries quoted 39262 38379 41672
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
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 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 24 November 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 24 November 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 +11 2064 £46,250 -2.63% 251
London +13 1121 £50,000 - 113
South East +21 366 £47,500 -9.52% 35
City of London +8 279 £54,000 -1.81% 36
South West -7 132 £35,000 -6.66% 18
East of England +14 111 £54,000 +8.00% 20
Bristol +2 110 £37,500 - 9
Surrey -19 104 £47,500 -17.39% 6
Yorkshire -47 98 £37,500 +15.38% 16
North West -19 95 £35,000 - 21
Berkshire +12 88 £60,000 +9.09% 7
West Yorkshire -25 77 £37,500 +15.38% 16
East Midlands +41 70 £45,000 -9.09% 12
Buckinghamshire +11 59 £42,500 +6.91% 7
West Midlands -15 59 £38,500 -3.75% 11
Leeds +4 55 £35,000 +40.00% 8
Manchester -25 48 £32,500 -19.75% 11
Hertfordshire +14 46 £60,000 +14.28% 2
Egham -12 42 £42,500 -26.08%
Hampshire -14 42 £38,500 -26.66% 9
Birmingham -19 37 £47,500 +18.75% 6
Essex +10 35 £50,000 -16.66% 10
Northamptonshire +8 33 £37,500 -21.05% 6
Scotland +4 33 £40,000 +7.38% 3
Reading -46 32 £62,500 +17.92% 2
Kent +10 30 £46,250 +42.30% 2
Cheshire +10 29 £55,000 +99.27% 2
Northampton +8 29 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Oxfordshire +31 26 £72,500 +262.50% 2
Milton Keynes 0 24 £25,125 - 3

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 1666 (36.05%) Finance
2 1158 (25.06%) Law
3 1056 (22.85%) Microsoft
4 908 (19.65%) Windows
5 818 (17.70%) SQL
6 813 (17.59%) MS Excel
7 717 (15.52%) MS Office
8 697 (15.08%) Degree
9 680 (14.72%) Project Management
10 618 (13.37%) SQL Server
11 595 (12.88%) ITIL
12 550 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
13 479 (10.37%) Active Directory
14 460 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
15 442 (9.57%) .NET
16 429 (9.28%) Risk Management
17 402 (8.70%) Banking
18 364 (7.88%) Windows 7
19 363 (7.86%) C#
20 354 (7.66%) PRINCE2
21 349 (7.55%) Management Information System
22 337 (7.29%) Coaching
23 332 (7.18%) SAP
24 330 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
25 310 (6.71%) Marketing
26 309 (6.69%) SharePoint
27 299 (6.47%) Telecoms
28 289 (6.25%) HTML
29 283 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
30 281 (6.08%) Business Development

Legal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 November 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
1 309 (6.69%) SharePoint
2 193 (4.18%) MS Exchange
3 133 (2.88%) WorkSite
4 106 (2.29%) IIS
5 102 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2010
6 84 (1.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 59 (1.28%) CMS
8 58 (1.26%) Lync
9 54 (1.17%) SharePoint 2013
10 52 (1.13%) SharePoint 2010
11 46 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 36 (0.78%) WebSphere
13 32 (0.69%) Tomcat
14 31 (0.67%) JBoss
14 31 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
15 29 (0.63%) Apache
16 27 (0.58%) IBM Notes
17 24 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
18 23 (0.50%) NetWeaver
18 23 (0.50%) SAS
Applications
1 813 (17.59%) MS Excel
2 717 (15.52%) MS Office
3 225 (4.87%) MS PowerPoint
4 91 (1.97%) MS Project
5 81 (1.75%) MS Visio
6 46 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.35%) Adobe Captivate
9 13 (0.28%) InfoPath
10 9 (0.19%) Acrobat
11 5 (0.11%) SPSS
12 4 (0.087%) InDesign
13 3 (0.065%) Adobe Illustrator
13 3 (0.065%) AutoCAD
14 2 (0.043%) Mathematica
14 2 (0.043%) Adobe Creative Suite
15 1 (0.022%) FastStats
15 1 (0.022%) PowerPivot
15 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.022%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 61 (1.32%) Visualfiles
2 48 (1.04%) SAP CO
2 48 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 48 (1.04%) SAP FI
2 48 (1.04%) SAP FI/CO
3 31 (0.67%) SAP FSCM
4 23 (0.50%) SAP BPC
5 22 (0.48%) SAP MDM
6 21 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
7 14 (0.30%) SAP MM
8 13 (0.28%) SAP SD
9 11 (0.24%) SAP ERP
10 8 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
10 8 (0.17%) Agresso
10 8 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
11 6 (0.13%) SAP CRM
11 6 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
11 6 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
12 5 (0.11%) PeopleSoft HRMS
Cloud Services
1 59 (1.28%) SaaS
2 24 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
2 24 (0.52%) IBM Blueworks
3 20 (0.43%) Office 365
4 18 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.17%) GitHub
7 7 (0.15%) IaaS
8 6 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.11%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.087%) Rackspace Cloud
10 4 (0.087%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.043%) PaaS
12 1 (0.022%) Taleo
12 1 (0.022%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 178 (3.85%) Firewall
2 139 (3.01%) TCP/IP
3 113 (2.45%) SAN
4 106 (2.29%) Internet
5 92 (1.99%) DNS
6 86 (1.86%) WAN
7 85 (1.84%) Intranet
7 85 (1.84%) Network Security
8 84 (1.82%) Wireless
9 80 (1.73%) LAN
10 67 (1.45%) VPN
11 59 (1.28%) VoIP
12 58 (1.26%) DHCP
13 27 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (0.56%) VLAN
15 25 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
16 23 (0.50%) MPLS
17 22 (0.48%) Radio Access Network
18 20 (0.43%) Broadband
19 19 (0.41%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 618 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 283 (6.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 218 (4.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 154 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 107 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
6 103 (2.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 64 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 59 (1.28%) MySQL
9 57 (1.23%) DataStage
9 57 (1.23%) SAP Data Services
10 56 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
10 56 (1.21%) Relational Database
11 53 (1.15%) Big Data
12 48 (1.04%) QlikView
12 48 (1.04%) MS Access
13 43 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
14 42 (0.91%) Oracle Database
15 40 (0.87%) Data Mining
16 38 (0.82%) SAP BW
17 36 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 89 (1.93%) Visual Studio
2 52 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 48 (1.04%) Git (software)
4 44 (0.95%) Subversion
5 34 (0.74%) Eclipse
6 33 (0.71%) Maven
6 33 (0.71%) Selenium
7 32 (0.69%) Jenkins
8 31 (0.67%) JIRA
9 22 (0.48%) LSMW
9 22 (0.48%) JUnit
10 21 (0.45%) Rational DOORS
11 20 (0.43%) Hudson
11 20 (0.43%) QuickTest Pro
12 13 (0.28%) LoadRunner
12 13 (0.28%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.17%) Axure RP
13 8 (0.17%) JDeveloper
13 8 (0.17%) Ant
13 8 (0.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 1666 (36.05%) Finance
2 1158 (25.06%) Law
3 402 (8.70%) Banking
4 310 (6.71%) Marketing
5 299 (6.47%) Telecoms
6 185 (4.00%) Retail
7 113 (2.45%) Investment Banking
8 98 (2.12%) Billing
9 67 (1.45%) Publishing
10 60 (1.30%) Front Office
11 58 (1.26%) Advertising
11 58 (1.26%) Military
12 54 (1.17%) Manufacturing
13 45 (0.97%) German Language
14 44 (0.95%) Back Office
15 38 (0.82%) Financial Institution
15 38 (0.82%) French Language
16 28 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
17 20 (0.43%) Games
18 19 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1151 (24.91%) Analyst
2 675 (14.61%) Developer
3 318 (6.88%) Consultant
4 312 (6.75%) Project Manager
5 308 (6.67%) Business Analyst
6 292 (6.32%) Architect
7 271 (5.86%) Support Analyst
8 169 (3.66%) Service Analyst
9 158 (3.42%) Service Desk Analyst
10 145 (3.14%) Administrator
11 122 (2.64%) SAP Consultant
12 111 (2.40%) Senior Manager
13 110 (2.38%) Trainer
13 110 (2.38%) Applications Support
14 109 (2.36%) Senior Analyst
15 89 (1.93%) IT Trainer
16 88 (1.90%) Help Desk Analyst
17 87 (1.88%) Solutions Architect
18 86 (1.86%) C# Developer
19 83 (1.80%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 442 (9.57%) .NET
2 289 (6.25%) HTML
3 195 (4.22%) ASP.NET
4 191 (4.13%) CSS
5 169 (3.66%) XML
6 151 (3.27%) Web Services
7 122 (2.64%) jQuery
8 104 (2.25%) HTML5
9 80 (1.73%) .NET Framework
10 77 (1.67%) Ajax
10 77 (1.67%) J2EE
11 71 (1.54%) Spring
12 59 (1.28%) WCF
13 53 (1.15%) XSLT
14 50 (1.08%) Hibernate
15 43 (0.93%) Middleware
16 42 (0.91%) CSS3
17 37 (0.80%) WPF
18 36 (0.78%) JSP
19 35 (0.76%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 460 (9.95%) Analytical Skills
2 349 (7.55%) Management Information System
3 174 (3.77%) Blackberry
4 139 (3.01%) Computer Science
5 72 (1.56%) User Experience
6 63 (1.36%) Social Media
7 62 (1.34%) Clustering
8 56 (1.21%) E-Learning
9 55 (1.19%) Hedge funds
10 51 (1.10%) Open Source
10 51 (1.10%) Credit Risk
11 49 (1.06%) Enterprise Software
12 48 (1.04%) Mathematics
13 47 (1.02%) Data Integration
14 44 (0.95%) Visualisation
15 39 (0.84%) Replication
16 38 (0.82%) PMI
16 38 (0.82%) Derivative
17 37 (0.80%) Equities
18 35 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 908 (19.65%) Windows
2 364 (7.88%) Windows 7
3 179 (3.87%) Windows Server 2008
4 175 (3.79%) Linux
5 162 (3.51%) Windows XP
6 127 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
7 111 (2.40%) UNIX
8 87 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
9 86 (1.86%) Windows 8
10 36 (0.78%) Apple iOS
11 33 (0.71%) Android
12 30 (0.65%) Solaris
13 24 (0.52%) AIX
14 23 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 14 (0.30%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.28%) CentOS
17 11 (0.24%) Mac OS X
18 8 (0.17%) HPUX
18 8 (0.17%) Windows 2000
19 5 (0.11%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 680 (14.72%) Project Management
2 595 (12.88%) ITIL
3 550 (11.90%) Agile Software Development
4 429 (9.28%) Risk Management
5 354 (7.66%) PRINCE2
6 337 (7.29%) Coaching
7 330 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 281 (6.08%) Business Development
9 269 (5.82%) Service Delivery
9 269 (5.82%) Stakeholder Management
10 265 (5.73%) Information Security
11 257 (5.56%) Change Management
12 255 (5.52%) CRM
13 246 (5.32%) Document Management
14 245 (5.30%) Business Analysis
15 219 (4.74%) Data Management
16 213 (4.61%) Workflow
17 212 (4.59%) Continuous Improvement
18 211 (4.57%) Migration
19 189 (4.09%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 818 (17.70%) SQL
2 363 (7.86%) C#
3 251 (5.43%) JavaScript
4 223 (4.83%) Java
5 211 (4.57%) T-SQL
6 86 (1.86%) VB.NET
7 83 (1.80%) PHP
8 80 (1.73%) VBA
9 60 (1.30%) ABAP
10 55 (1.19%) C
10 55 (1.19%) PowerShell
10 55 (1.19%) VB
11 50 (1.08%) C++
12 47 (1.02%) VBScript
13 29 (0.63%) Python
14 21 (0.45%) Perl
15 17 (0.37%) XPath
16 16 (0.35%) Objective-C
16 16 (0.35%) Bash Shell
17 15 (0.32%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 697 (15.08%) Degree
2 170 (3.68%) Security Cleared
3 150 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 137 (2.96%) CISSP
5 105 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
6 101 (2.19%) SC Cleared
7 100 (2.16%) PMI Certification
8 81 (1.75%) PMP
9 77 (1.67%) MCSE
10 72 (1.56%) CISM
11 70 (1.51%) ISEB
12 67 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 54 (1.17%) MCSA
14 52 (1.13%) MCITP
15 48 (1.04%) MCP
16 46 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
17 40 (0.87%) MCTS
18 38 (0.82%) CEH
19 33 (0.71%) CISA
20 32 (0.69%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 188 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 187 (4.05%) QA
3 183 (3.96%) SLA
4 80 (1.73%) PCI DSS
5 42 (0.91%) ISO 14001
6 38 (0.82%) Data Quality
7 36 (0.78%) ISO 9001
8 22 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 19 (0.41%) FATCA
10 16 (0.35%) COBIT
11 12 (0.26%) Dodd-Frank
12 9 (0.19%) EMIR
13 8 (0.17%) MiFID
14 7 (0.15%) COSO
15 6 (0.13%) Solvency II
16 5 (0.11%) DO-178B
16 5 (0.11%) DO-254
17 4 (0.087%) WCAG
17 4 (0.087%) GCP
17 4 (0.087%) GMP
System Software
1 479 (10.37%) Active Directory
2 159 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (1.13%) vSphere
4 47 (1.02%) XenApp
5 32 (0.69%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.37%) Terminal Services
7 13 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
8 12 (0.26%) KVM
8 12 (0.26%) Microsoft App-V
9 11 (0.24%) XenDesktop
10 9 (0.19%) Firmware
11 8 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 7 (0.15%) VMware ESX
13 6 (0.13%) NFS
13 6 (0.13%) EMC RecoverPoint
13 6 (0.13%) UAG
14 5 (0.11%) Varnish
14 5 (0.11%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.087%) PowerHA
16 3 (0.065%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 52 (1.13%) SCCM
2 33 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
3 21 (0.45%) SCOM
4 15 (0.32%) Puppet
5 12 (0.26%) WSUS
6 11 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 8 (0.17%) Cisco IPCC
7 8 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 6 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.13%) DameWare
8 6 (0.13%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 5 (0.11%) Sysprep
9 5 (0.11%) Capistrano
9 5 (0.11%) NetBackup
9 5 (0.11%) BMC PATROL
9 5 (0.11%) Control-M
9 5 (0.11%) Nagios
10 4 (0.087%) HAProxy
10 4 (0.087%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.065%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 1056 (22.85%) Microsoft
2 332 (7.18%) SAP
3 250 (5.41%) VMware
4 231 (5.00%) Oracle
5 226 (4.89%) Citrix
6 179 (3.87%) Cisco
7 140 (3.03%) IBM
8 119 (2.58%) HP
9 77 (1.67%) Informatica
10 65 (1.41%) LexisNexis
11 59 (1.28%) Interwoven
12 50 (1.08%) CheckPoint
13 47 (1.02%) Adobe
14 40 (0.87%) SolarWinds
15 34 (0.74%) Bloomberg
16 33 (0.71%) Red Hat
16 33 (0.71%) EMC
17 32 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
18 31 (0.67%) Lotus
19 30 (0.65%) Juniper
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Information Technology Services
Salary: £27k - 33k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £34k - 36k per year
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Hyphen
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
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Michael Page Technology
Salary: package
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Next Move IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits & Training
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum plus additional benefits
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London
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Salary: £35k - 42k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 5K Car Allowance
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + car allowance, pension, benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + car allowance, pension, benefits
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Salary: Competitive
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