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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Legal
Rank 157 164 165
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2137 2052 1921
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.11% 1.93% 1.86%
As % of the General category 4.82% 4.41% 4.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1562 1657 1461
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £78,750
UK excluding London average 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
44343 46512 45233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.73% 43.66% 43.84%
Number of salaries quoted 36078 37243 35018
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 8 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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 +5 2032 £50,000 +4.71% 302
London -3 1081 £53,750 +7.50% 156
South East +18 322 £50,000 +1.01% 43
City of London +10 223 £53,000 +0.95% 46
North West +37 142 £42,500 +30.76% 21
East of England +31 138 £47,500 -1.55% 13
Yorkshire +6 125 £45,000 +5.88% 25
Berkshire +7 116 £55,000 -8.33% 18
Surrey +27 108 £55,000 +23.59% 10
West Yorkshire -17 85 £48,750 +14.70% 14
Manchester +33 84 £38,500 +40.00% 13
East Midlands +23 81 £42,500 -10.52% 12
West Midlands -9 76 £42,500 +16.57% 10
South West -31 66 £36,000 +5.88% 16
Egham +6 64 £75,000 -
Hertfordshire +36 56 £50,000 -16.66% 4
Birmingham +20 48 £45,000 +5.88% 5
Essex -9 42 £55,000 +12.24% 3
Scotland +23 40 £37,500 -17.80% 6
Reading -2 36 £60,000 -4.00% 9
Leeds -49 36 £34,000 -20.00% 6
Kent +39 34 £37,500 - 1
Cheshire +26 32 £52,500 +25.74% 4
Halifax +23 32 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Slough +22 32 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Leicestershire +16 31 £42,500 -22.72%
Northamptonshire +1 29 £40,750 -25.90% 7
Northampton +7 28 £40,750 -25.90% 5
Cambridgeshire +21 27 £43,000 +93.25%
Edinburgh +23 26 £37,500 +41.11% 5

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 1669 (38.43%) Finance
2 1098 (25.28%) Microsoft
3 1057 (24.34%) Law
4 846 (19.48%) Windows
5 767 (17.66%) MS Excel
6 707 (16.28%) Degree
7 705 (16.23%) SQL
8 676 (15.57%) MS Office
9 673 (15.50%) ITIL
10 671 (15.45%) SQL Server
11 636 (14.64%) Project Management
12 520 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
13 513 (11.81%) Risk Management
14 507 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
15 488 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
16 449 (10.34%) Information Security
17 447 (10.29%) Active Directory
18 402 (9.26%) .NET
19 365 (8.40%) C#
19 365 (8.40%) Windows 7
20 341 (7.85%) Management Information System
21 314 (7.23%) CISSP
22 299 (6.88%) Citrix
23 298 (6.86%) Banking
24 280 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
25 274 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
26 271 (6.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 271 (6.24%) JavaScript
26 271 (6.24%) Service Management
27 265 (6.10%) iManage

Legal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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
1 214 (4.93%) SharePoint
2 160 (3.68%) MS Exchange
3 103 (2.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 100 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 91 (2.10%) CMS
6 79 (1.82%) IIS
7 64 (1.47%) Skype for Business
8 58 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
9 43 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
10 32 (0.74%) Node.js
11 31 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
12 26 (0.60%) Apache
13 24 (0.55%) WordPress
14 20 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
15 17 (0.39%) SAS
16 16 (0.37%) Sitecore CMS
16 16 (0.37%) Tomcat
17 15 (0.35%) IBM Notes
17 15 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
17 15 (0.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 767 (17.66%) MS Excel
2 676 (15.57%) MS Office
3 181 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 95 (2.19%) MS Visio
5 64 (1.47%) MS Project
6 33 (0.76%) Adobe Captivate
7 25 (0.58%) Photoshop
8 16 (0.37%) Adobe Illustrator
9 13 (0.30%) Acrobat
10 12 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
10 12 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
11 5 (0.12%) SPSS
12 4 (0.092%) AutoCAD
12 4 (0.092%) InDesign
12 4 (0.092%) Revit
13 1 (0.023%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 53 (1.22%) Visualfiles
2 51 (1.17%) Dynamics CRM
3 47 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
4 37 (0.85%) Relativity
5 35 (0.81%) SAP CO
5 35 (0.81%) SAP FI
6 30 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
7 26 (0.60%) SAP MDM
8 24 (0.55%) SAP FSCM
9 15 (0.35%) SAP HR-PA
10 12 (0.28%) SAP ERP
11 11 (0.25%) SAP PP
12 10 (0.23%) SAP BPC
13 9 (0.21%) SAP GRC
13 9 (0.21%) SAP PM
14 6 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
14 6 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
14 6 (0.14%) WebTrends
15 5 (0.12%) SAP APO
15 5 (0.12%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 123 (2.83%) SaaS
2 95 (2.19%) Amazon AWS
3 69 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 44 (1.01%) Mimecast
4 44 (1.01%) Office 365
5 26 (0.60%) IaaS
6 20 (0.46%) PaaS
7 17 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.28%) GitHub
9 11 (0.25%) SoftLayer
10 10 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
11 6 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.14%) Google Apps
12 5 (0.12%) Google Analytics
13 4 (0.092%) Yammer
14 3 (0.069%) Amazon S3
14 3 (0.069%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.069%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.069%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 2 (0.046%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 195 (4.49%) Firewall
2 146 (3.36%) VPN
3 139 (3.20%) WAN
4 102 (2.35%) SAN
5 93 (2.14%) LAN
6 90 (2.07%) TCP/IP
7 88 (2.03%) Network Security
8 87 (2.00%) Internet
9 77 (1.77%) VoIP
10 66 (1.52%) Intranet
11 64 (1.47%) NAS
12 57 (1.31%) VLAN
13 55 (1.27%) DNS
14 53 (1.22%) Intrusion Detection
14 53 (1.22%) Wireless
15 47 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
16 41 (0.94%) DHCP
16 41 (0.94%) MPLS
17 32 (0.74%) WLAN
18 28 (0.64%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 671 (15.45%) SQL Server
2 280 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 215 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 196 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
5 172 (3.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 149 (3.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 132 (3.04%) Relational Database
8 97 (2.23%) Big Data
9 86 (1.98%) RDBMS
10 80 (1.84%) MySQL
11 78 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
12 64 (1.47%) NoSQL
13 55 (1.27%) QlikView
14 52 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
15 51 (1.17%) Data Mining
16 43 (0.99%) MongoDB
17 42 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
18 41 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
18 41 (0.94%) DataStage
19 39 (0.90%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 74 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 72 (1.66%) Git (software)
3 58 (1.34%) Visual Studio
4 37 (0.85%) Subversion
5 36 (0.83%) Selenium
6 32 (0.74%) JIRA
7 29 (0.67%) Jenkins
8 22 (0.51%) Maven
9 17 (0.39%) Mercurial
9 17 (0.39%) NUnit
10 13 (0.30%) Eclipse
11 11 (0.25%) JUnit
12 10 (0.23%) Cucumber
12 10 (0.23%) Grunt
12 10 (0.23%) HP UFT
13 9 (0.21%) Bower
13 9 (0.21%) Jasmine
14 8 (0.18%) TeamCity
15 7 (0.16%) EasyMock
15 7 (0.16%) Metasploit
General
1 1669 (38.43%) Finance
2 1057 (24.34%) Law
3 298 (6.86%) Banking
4 246 (5.66%) Marketing
5 174 (4.01%) Retail
6 144 (3.32%) Telecoms
7 86 (1.98%) Back Office
8 81 (1.87%) Investment Banking
9 64 (1.47%) Publishing
10 57 (1.31%) Billing
11 56 (1.29%) Manufacturing
12 48 (1.11%) German Language
13 44 (1.01%) Financial Institution
14 40 (0.92%) Front Office
15 36 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
16 30 (0.69%) French Language
17 28 (0.64%) Advertising
17 28 (0.64%) Games
18 18 (0.41%) Aerospace
19 16 (0.37%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1095 (25.21%) Analyst
2 553 (12.73%) Developer
3 270 (6.22%) Project Manager
4 264 (6.08%) Consultant
5 254 (5.85%) Business Analyst
6 251 (5.78%) IT Manager
7 201 (4.63%) Support Analyst
8 196 (4.51%) Service Analyst
9 191 (4.40%) Security Manager
10 171 (3.94%) Service Desk Analyst
11 166 (3.82%) Trainer
12 159 (3.66%) Architect
13 155 (3.57%) SQL Developer
14 154 (3.55%) IT Trainer
15 150 (3.45%) C# Developer
16 148 (3.41%) Senior Analyst
17 144 (3.32%) Legal Analyst
18 137 (3.15%) .NET Developer
19 128 (2.95%) IT Analyst
20 109 (2.51%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 402 (9.26%) .NET
2 240 (5.53%) HTML
3 185 (4.26%) CSS
4 175 (4.03%) ASP.NET
5 153 (3.52%) XML
6 122 (2.81%) jQuery
7 120 (2.76%) Web Services
8 98 (2.26%) HTML5
9 81 (1.87%) .NET Framework
10 65 (1.50%) Ajax
11 62 (1.43%) AngularJS
12 56 (1.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 55 (1.27%) CSS3
14 48 (1.11%) JSON
14 48 (1.11%) MDX
14 48 (1.11%) REST
15 44 (1.01%) WCF
16 39 (0.90%) RESTful
17 35 (0.81%) Entity Framework
17 35 (0.81%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 520 (11.97%) Analytical Skills
2 341 (7.85%) Management Information System
3 210 (4.84%) Blackberry
4 162 (3.73%) Computer Science
5 132 (3.04%) Data Centre
6 111 (2.56%) e-Learning
7 77 (1.77%) Visualisation
8 61 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 59 (1.36%) Mobile App
10 58 (1.34%) Mathematics
11 57 (1.31%) Data Protection Act
12 52 (1.20%) Data Integration
13 49 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
14 48 (1.11%) User Experience
15 47 (1.08%) Derivative
16 39 (0.90%) iPad
16 39 (0.90%) iPhone
17 38 (0.87%) Client/Server
18 37 (0.85%) Statistics
19 35 (0.81%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 846 (19.48%) Windows
2 365 (8.40%) Windows 7
3 189 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 186 (4.28%) Linux
5 143 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 117 (2.69%) Windows 8
7 99 (2.28%) Android
8 95 (2.19%) Unix
9 71 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 65 (1.50%) Apple iOS
11 58 (1.34%) Windows XP
12 55 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (0.60%) Mac OS X
14 20 (0.46%) Windows 10
15 19 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (0.32%) Solaris
17 10 (0.23%) zOS
18 8 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
19 5 (0.12%) AIX
19 5 (0.12%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 673 (15.50%) ITIL
2 636 (14.64%) Project Management
3 513 (11.81%) Risk Management
4 507 (11.67%) Agile Software Development
5 488 (11.24%) Business Intelligence
6 449 (10.34%) Information Security
7 274 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 271 (6.24%) Service Management
9 255 (5.87%) Document Management
10 251 (5.78%) Coaching
11 250 (5.76%) PRINCE2
12 247 (5.69%) Stakeholder Management
13 230 (5.30%) Business Development
14 226 (5.20%) Business Analysis
14 226 (5.20%) Case Management
15 223 (5.13%) Service Delivery
16 214 (4.93%) Change Management
17 211 (4.86%) CRM
18 209 (4.81%) SDLC
19 191 (4.40%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 705 (16.23%) SQL
2 365 (8.40%) C#
3 271 (6.24%) JavaScript
4 209 (4.81%) T-SQL
5 190 (4.37%) Java
6 105 (2.42%) PHP
7 84 (1.93%) C
8 71 (1.63%) VBA
9 64 (1.47%) VB
10 56 (1.29%) VB.NET
11 52 (1.20%) C++
12 51 (1.17%) Python
13 48 (1.11%) PowerShell
14 41 (0.94%) Perl
15 39 (0.90%) Bash Shell
16 31 (0.71%) VBScript
17 19 (0.44%) Shell Script
17 19 (0.44%) VB6
18 18 (0.41%) Ruby
19 15 (0.35%) Scala
Qualifications
1 707 (16.28%) Degree
2 314 (7.23%) CISSP
3 202 (4.65%) CISM
4 164 (3.78%) CISA
5 132 (3.04%) ISEB
6 125 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
7 119 (2.74%) Security Cleared
8 118 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
9 92 (2.12%) SC Cleared
10 89 (2.05%) Cisco Certification
11 68 (1.57%) ISTQB
12 65 (1.50%) PMI Certification
13 60 (1.38%) MCP
14 56 (1.29%) MOS
15 54 (1.24%) CEH
16 53 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 47 (1.08%) SSCP
18 46 (1.06%) CCNA
19 40 (0.92%) MCSE
20 36 (0.83%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 271 (6.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 176 (4.05%) SLA
3 162 (3.73%) QA
4 100 (2.30%) PCI DSS
5 60 (1.38%) COBIT
6 57 (1.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 55 (1.27%) Data Quality
8 46 (1.06%) ISO 9001
9 26 (0.60%) FATCA
10 23 (0.53%) Solvency II
11 22 (0.51%) Dodd-Frank
11 22 (0.51%) EMIR
12 21 (0.48%) ISO27002
13 20 (0.46%) MiFID
14 19 (0.44%) HIPAA
15 16 (0.37%) P3O
16 12 (0.28%) ISO22301
17 8 (0.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
17 8 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 7 (0.16%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 447 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 171 (3.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (0.87%) Hyper-V
4 33 (0.76%) XenApp
5 30 (0.69%) Xen
6 28 (0.64%) VMware Server
7 26 (0.60%) DFS Replication
8 25 (0.58%) Terminal Server
9 24 (0.55%) vSphere
10 16 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 13 (0.30%) Docker
11 13 (0.30%) VMware ESX
12 12 (0.28%) vCloud
12 12 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
13 10 (0.23%) XenServer
14 9 (0.21%) Terminal Services
15 8 (0.18%) XenDesktop
16 7 (0.16%) HDFS
16 7 (0.16%) RHEV
16 7 (0.16%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 66 (1.52%) SCCM
2 23 (0.53%) EnCase
3 18 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
3 18 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.28%) Puppet
5 10 (0.23%) CA Endevor
5 10 (0.23%) SCOM
6 9 (0.21%) AirWatch
7 7 (0.16%) CiscoWorks
7 7 (0.16%) Nessus
7 7 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
8 6 (0.14%) DameWare
8 6 (0.14%) FTK
8 6 (0.14%) logstash
8 6 (0.14%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (0.14%) Oracle Identity Manager
9 5 (0.12%) Ansible
9 5 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 5 (0.12%) vRealize
Vendors
1 1098 (25.28%) Microsoft
2 299 (6.88%) Citrix
3 265 (6.10%) iManage
4 244 (5.62%) VMware
5 225 (5.18%) SAP
6 204 (4.70%) Cisco
7 171 (3.94%) Oracle
8 66 (1.52%) Adobe
9 63 (1.45%) HP
10 62 (1.43%) Interwoven
11 57 (1.31%) Tableau
12 53 (1.22%) Mitel
12 53 (1.22%) NetApp
13 43 (0.99%) IBM
14 42 (0.97%) Informatica
14 42 (0.97%) Riverbed
15 41 (0.94%) Google
16 38 (0.87%) CheckPoint
17 36 (0.83%) SolarWinds
18 34 (0.78%) Juniper
City, London
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £32000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Southend-On-Sea, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aston Carter
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + package
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + generous package
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £28000 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £65000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: 9 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits & Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Woking, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £65,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £80,000 + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Sutton Coldfield, West Midlands (County)
Wilmington Group Plc
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + car & benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
JP Morgan Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago