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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 132 128 184
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +56
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2436 2418 1858
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.16% 2.26% 1.58%
As % of the General category 4.94% 5.03% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1828 1794 1325
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £30,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%

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
49353 48105 52994
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.81% 45.06% 45.12%
Number of salaries quoted 38070 38123 44084
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 £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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -3 2277 £47,500 - 328
London +4 1226 £51,500 -1.90% 163
South East +6 418 £50,000 +2.04% 53
City of London -4 329 £54,000 +8.00% 70
Surrey -22 129 £45,000 - 17
Yorkshire -27 125 £32,750 -0.75% 28
North West -23 121 £35,000 -14.63% 23
South West -13 111 £42,500 +18.88% 27
Berkshire -13 110 £45,000 -14.28% 11
West Midlands +30 105 £37,500 -11.76% 5
Bristol +12 105 £42,500 +21.42% 19
Scotland +44 83 £40,000 -2.43% 13
Birmingham +27 82 £42,500 -5.55% 2
West Yorkshire -47 80 £32,500 - 20
East of England -38 79 £55,000 +22.22% 15
East Midlands +33 78 £36,000 -20.00% 10
Manchester -27 68 £32,500 -23.52% 13
Leeds -40 63 £32,500 - 9
Buckinghamshire +45 61 £62,500 +92.30% 10
Egham -6 59 - - 2
Hertfordshire +18 58 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Glasgow +33 57 £40,000 -2.43% 5
Oxfordshire +34 42 £72,500 +262.50% 4
Reading -33 38 £53,750 +2.38% 4
Milton Keynes +20 37 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Hampshire -27 33 £55,000 +17.64% 5
Cheshire 0 29 £45,000 +80.00% 4
Northampton -1 26 £32,000 -30.81% 1
Northamptonshire -3 26 £32,000 -33.33% 4
Leicestershire +30 24 £55,000 +10.00% 2

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 1677 (35.92%) Finance
2 1191 (25.51%) Law
3 1054 (22.57%) Microsoft
4 929 (19.90%) Windows
5 808 (17.31%) SQL
6 784 (16.79%) MS Excel
7 703 (15.06%) Degree
8 677 (14.50%) MS Office
9 666 (14.26%) Project Management
10 602 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
11 587 (12.57%) ITIL
12 584 (12.51%) SQL Server
13 476 (10.19%) Active Directory
14 449 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
15 447 (9.57%) Risk Management
16 439 (9.40%) .NET
17 382 (8.18%) Banking
18 377 (8.07%) SAP
19 370 (7.92%) C#
20 368 (7.88%) Coaching
21 365 (7.82%) Windows 7
22 354 (7.58%) Marketing
23 342 (7.32%) PRINCE2
24 329 (7.05%) HTML
25 324 (6.94%) Management Information System
26 313 (6.70%) Business Development
27 288 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
28 283 (6.06%) Telecoms
29 280 (6.00%) JavaScript
29 280 (6.00%) SharePoint

Legal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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
1 280 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 205 (4.39%) MS Exchange
3 126 (2.70%) WorkSite
4 112 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
5 108 (2.31%) IIS
6 93 (1.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 69 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 64 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 62 (1.33%) CMS
10 60 (1.29%) Lync
11 57 (1.22%) NetWeaver
12 53 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
13 39 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
14 36 (0.77%) Apache
15 33 (0.71%) Tomcat
16 30 (0.64%) WebSphere
17 28 (0.60%) IBM Notes
18 25 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
19 19 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
20 18 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 784 (16.79%) MS Excel
2 677 (14.50%) MS Office
3 204 (4.37%) MS PowerPoint
4 110 (2.36%) MS Visio
5 94 (2.01%) MS Project
6 35 (0.75%) Spreadsheet
7 23 (0.49%) Photoshop
8 19 (0.41%) Adobe Captivate
9 15 (0.32%) InfoPath
10 7 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.11%) InDesign
12 4 (0.086%) SPSS
13 3 (0.064%) Acrobat
14 2 (0.043%) S-PLUS
14 2 (0.043%) Mathematica
15 1 (0.021%) Adobe After Effects
15 1 (0.021%) CPLEX
15 1 (0.021%) CATIA
15 1 (0.021%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 71 (1.52%) Visualfiles
2 53 (1.14%) SAP FI
3 52 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
3 52 (1.11%) SAP CO
4 48 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
5 34 (0.73%) SAP FSCM
6 30 (0.64%) SAP BPC
7 26 (0.56%) SAP MDM
8 16 (0.34%) SAP SD
9 15 (0.32%) SAP ERP
10 14 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (0.24%) SAP CRM
12 8 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
13 7 (0.15%) Lawson
13 7 (0.15%) Infor M3
14 6 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
14 6 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
14 6 (0.13%) SAP MM
15 5 (0.11%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 51 (1.09%) SaaS
2 24 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (0.43%) Office 365
4 16 (0.34%) IBM Blueworks
5 11 (0.24%) IaaS
6 9 (0.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
8 7 (0.15%) SuccessFactors
9 6 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
10 5 (0.11%) Google App Engine
11 4 (0.086%) GitHub
11 4 (0.086%) Rackspace Cloud
12 3 (0.064%) PaaS
13 2 (0.043%) Force.com
14 1 (0.021%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.021%) Taleo
14 1 (0.021%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 169 (3.62%) Firewall
2 149 (3.19%) TCP/IP
3 127 (2.72%) SAN
4 113 (2.42%) LAN
5 106 (2.27%) Internet
6 91 (1.95%) WAN
7 90 (1.93%) Network Security
8 84 (1.80%) Intranet
9 78 (1.67%) Wireless
10 75 (1.61%) DNS
11 59 (1.26%) VPN
12 55 (1.18%) DHCP
13 47 (1.01%) VoIP
14 28 (0.60%) Unified Communications
15 25 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
16 23 (0.49%) NAS
17 22 (0.47%) MPLS
18 21 (0.45%) Intrusion Detection
19 19 (0.41%) Cisco ASA
20 17 (0.36%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 584 (12.51%) SQL Server
2 269 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 212 (4.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 151 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 109 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
6 89 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 77 (1.65%) Relational Database
8 58 (1.24%) MySQL
9 55 (1.18%) SAP BW
10 52 (1.11%) DataStage
10 52 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
11 50 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
12 49 (1.05%) SAP Data Services
13 48 (1.03%) Oracle Database
14 44 (0.94%) MS Access
15 42 (0.90%) Big Data
16 34 (0.73%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 33 (0.71%) QlikView
17 33 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
18 32 (0.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 86 (1.84%) Visual Studio
2 49 (1.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (0.94%) Eclipse
4 36 (0.77%) Git (software)
4 36 (0.77%) Subversion
5 34 (0.73%) Selenium
5 34 (0.73%) Jenkins
6 29 (0.62%) Maven
6 29 (0.62%) JIRA
7 20 (0.43%) JUnit
8 19 (0.41%) LSMW
9 16 (0.34%) QuickTest Pro
10 12 (0.26%) Rhino Mocks
11 10 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
11 10 (0.21%) Hudson
12 9 (0.19%) Cucumber
13 8 (0.17%) Ant
13 8 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 7 (0.15%) LoadRunner
15 6 (0.13%) MSI
General
1 1677 (35.92%) Finance
2 1191 (25.51%) Law
3 382 (8.18%) Banking
4 354 (7.58%) Marketing
5 283 (6.06%) Telecoms
6 173 (3.71%) Retail
7 119 (2.55%) Investment Banking
8 80 (1.71%) Billing
9 71 (1.52%) Publishing
9 71 (1.52%) Front Office
10 52 (1.11%) Manufacturing
11 51 (1.09%) Financial Institution
12 49 (1.05%) Advertising
13 41 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
14 31 (0.66%) German Language
15 26 (0.56%) Back Office
16 25 (0.54%) Military
17 22 (0.47%) Games
18 20 (0.43%) Retail Banking
19 19 (0.41%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1156 (24.76%) Analyst
2 681 (14.59%) Developer
3 355 (7.60%) Business Analyst
4 346 (7.41%) Consultant
5 285 (6.10%) Project Manager
6 277 (5.93%) Architect
7 268 (5.74%) Support Analyst
8 168 (3.60%) Service Analyst
9 159 (3.41%) SAP Consultant
10 157 (3.36%) Service Desk Analyst
11 130 (2.78%) Administrator
12 105 (2.25%) Senior Manager
13 102 (2.18%) Trainer
14 93 (1.99%) Applications Support
15 92 (1.97%) Senior Analyst
16 91 (1.95%) .NET Developer
17 82 (1.76%) Help Desk Analyst
18 81 (1.73%) Service Manager
18 81 (1.73%) Programme Manager
18 81 (1.73%) IT Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (9.40%) .NET
2 329 (7.05%) HTML
3 232 (4.97%) CSS
4 198 (4.24%) ASP.NET
5 175 (3.75%) XML
6 153 (3.28%) jQuery
7 145 (3.11%) Web Services
8 92 (1.97%) HTML5
9 87 (1.86%) .NET Framework
10 83 (1.78%) Ajax
11 63 (1.35%) XSLT
12 62 (1.33%) J2EE
13 60 (1.29%) Spring
14 44 (0.94%) Hibernate
15 43 (0.92%) Middleware
16 41 (0.88%) WCF
17 39 (0.84%) ASP.NET MVC
17 39 (0.84%) LINQ
18 34 (0.73%) CSS3
18 34 (0.73%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 449 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
2 324 (6.94%) Management Information System
3 154 (3.30%) Blackberry
4 124 (2.66%) Computer Science
5 72 (1.54%) Clustering
6 70 (1.50%) Equities
7 67 (1.43%) Social Media
8 63 (1.35%) User Experience
9 62 (1.33%) Mathematics
10 51 (1.09%) Data Integration
11 48 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
11 48 (1.03%) E-Learning
12 47 (1.01%) Hedge funds
13 46 (0.99%) Credit Risk
14 43 (0.92%) Derivative
15 41 (0.88%) Open Source
16 39 (0.84%) Replication
16 39 (0.84%) Fixed Income
17 37 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
18 36 (0.77%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 929 (19.90%) Windows
2 365 (7.82%) Windows 7
3 213 (4.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 203 (4.35%) Linux
5 152 (3.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 143 (3.06%) Windows XP
7 116 (2.48%) UNIX
8 91 (1.95%) Windows 8
9 87 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
10 43 (0.92%) Apple iOS
11 36 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (0.77%) Solaris
12 33 (0.71%) Android
13 30 (0.64%) AIX
14 15 (0.32%) Windows 2000
15 14 (0.30%) Mac OS X
16 12 (0.26%) HPUX
16 12 (0.26%) CentOS
17 11 (0.24%) Ubuntu
18 8 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 666 (14.26%) Project Management
2 602 (12.89%) Agile Software Development
3 587 (12.57%) ITIL
4 447 (9.57%) Risk Management
5 368 (7.88%) Coaching
6 342 (7.32%) PRINCE2
7 313 (6.70%) Business Development
8 288 (6.17%) Business Intelligence
9 278 (5.95%) Stakeholder Management
10 262 (5.61%) Service Delivery
11 257 (5.50%) Information Security
12 256 (5.48%) Business Analysis
13 251 (5.38%) Document Management
14 239 (5.12%) CRM
15 217 (4.65%) Migration
16 210 (4.50%) Change Management
17 206 (4.41%) Continuous Improvement
18 199 (4.26%) Service Management
19 192 (4.11%) Data Management
20 183 (3.92%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 808 (17.31%) SQL
2 370 (7.92%) C#
3 280 (6.00%) JavaScript
4 248 (5.31%) Java
5 229 (4.90%) T-SQL
6 102 (2.18%) VB.NET
7 81 (1.73%) PHP
8 72 (1.54%) VBA
8 72 (1.54%) PowerShell
9 68 (1.46%) C++
10 66 (1.41%) ABAP
11 62 (1.33%) VB
12 52 (1.11%) VBScript
13 50 (1.07%) C
14 31 (0.66%) Python
15 28 (0.60%) Perl
16 22 (0.47%) VB6
17 19 (0.41%) Ruby
17 19 (0.41%) Shell Script
18 16 (0.34%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 703 (15.06%) Degree
2 200 (4.28%) Security Cleared
3 187 (4.01%) Microsoft Certification
4 134 (2.87%) CISSP
5 118 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
6 117 (2.51%) SC Cleared
7 113 (2.42%) ISEB
8 92 (1.97%) PMI Certification
9 91 (1.95%) MCSE
10 77 (1.65%) PMP
11 75 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
12 64 (1.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 63 (1.35%) CISM
13 63 (1.35%) MCP
14 56 (1.20%) MCITP
15 54 (1.16%) MCSA
16 46 (0.99%) CCNA
17 40 (0.86%) CEH
18 35 (0.75%) CCNP
19 34 (0.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 204 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 192 (4.11%) SLA
3 176 (3.77%) QA
4 80 (1.71%) PCI DSS
5 51 (1.09%) ISO 9001
6 42 (0.90%) Data Quality
7 31 (0.66%) ISO 14001
8 19 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 16 (0.34%) COBIT
10 15 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
11 13 (0.28%) EMIR
12 12 (0.26%) FATCA
13 8 (0.17%) BS7799
13 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 5 (0.11%) ISO 9000
14 5 (0.11%) COSO
15 4 (0.086%) Basel III
15 4 (0.086%) Solvency II
15 4 (0.086%) GCP
15 4 (0.086%) GMP
System Software
1 476 (10.19%) Active Directory
2 161 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (1.09%) vSphere
4 47 (1.01%) XenApp
5 42 (0.90%) Hyper-V
6 25 (0.54%) XenDesktop
7 23 (0.49%) Microsoft App-V
8 18 (0.39%) VMware ESX
9 14 (0.30%) XenServer
10 12 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
11 11 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 10 (0.21%) Terminal Services
13 9 (0.19%) UAG
14 8 (0.17%) KVM
15 5 (0.11%) VMware Server
15 5 (0.11%) vCloud
15 5 (0.11%) Varnish
15 5 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
15 5 (0.11%) NFS
16 4 (0.086%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 60 (1.29%) SCCM
2 21 (0.45%) Puppet
3 20 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 19 (0.41%) SCOM
5 17 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 12 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
7 10 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
8 9 (0.19%) DameWare
8 9 (0.19%) NetBackup
8 9 (0.19%) Veritas Storage Foundation
9 8 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
11 5 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 5 (0.11%) Nagios
11 5 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
11 5 (0.11%) Sysprep
11 5 (0.11%) Capistrano
12 4 (0.086%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.086%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.086%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1054 (22.57%) Microsoft
2 377 (8.07%) SAP
3 259 (5.55%) VMware
4 248 (5.31%) Citrix
5 227 (4.86%) Oracle
6 175 (3.75%) Cisco
7 128 (2.74%) HP
8 101 (2.16%) IBM
9 67 (1.43%) Interwoven
10 59 (1.26%) Informatica
10 59 (1.26%) LexisNexis
11 50 (1.07%) EMC
12 48 (1.03%) Adobe
13 47 (1.01%) Red Hat
14 43 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
15 42 (0.90%) CheckPoint
15 42 (0.90%) Symantec
16 35 (0.75%) Remedy
16 35 (0.75%) Juniper
17 34 (0.73%) SolarWinds
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Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Careerwise UK Limited
Salary: £80000 per annum + Excellent Package (UP to £110k DOE)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + car allowance + amazing package an
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kent
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Vodafone
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
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Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Networking People
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Car & Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + + Bonus + Car & Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Apply for information
Posted: 8 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent salary - Apply for more info
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £1 per annum + Excellent Salary + Package on offer
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Salary: £22,440 per annum Competitive
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ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
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