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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 138 132 184
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +52
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2361 2335 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.07% 2.18% 1.62%
As % of the General category 4.75% 4.85% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1814 1757 1338
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,021 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +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
49677 48190 52890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.61% 45.05% 45.20%
Number of salaries quoted 38448 38282 43810
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 £78,500 £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 30 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 30 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 -5 2223 £47,500 - 284
London -2 1203 £51,000 +2.00% 131
South East 0 406 £52,500 +5.00% 45
City of London -2 320 £55,000 +10.00% 37
Surrey -20 123 £45,000 -2.70% 10
North West -13 115 £35,000 - 20
Yorkshire -36 114 £35,000 +4.47% 24
Berkshire -15 110 £48,000 -8.57% 9
South West -17 104 £40,000 +10.34% 23
West Midlands +17 99 £41,000 -3.52% 4
Bristol +13 97 £41,250 +13.79% 18
East Midlands +36 85 £36,000 -26.53% 14
East of England -34 80 £55,000 +22.22% 21
West Yorkshire -53 78 £32,500 -2.98% 19
Birmingham +13 77 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Scotland +27 72 £40,000 +1.91% 8
Manchester -14 64 £32,500 -23.52% 10
Leeds -35 60 £35,000 +7.69% 9
Buckinghamshire +50 57 £62,500 +76.05% 8
Hertfordshire +14 57 £55,000 +4.76% 10
Egham -10 56 - - 2
Glasgow +30 49 £40,000 -2.43% 4
Oxfordshire +35 41 £72,500 +262.50% 5
Reading -49 35 £55,000 +4.76% 1
Milton Keynes +15 33 £42,500 +30.76% 5
Northamptonshire 0 31 £32,500 -32.98% 6
Northampton -2 31 £32,500 -29.72% 3
Hampshire -41 30 £57,500 +16.16% 4
Cheshire +2 28 £45,000 +95.65% 4
Leicestershire +28 24 £55,000 +10.00% 3

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 1666 (36.13%) Finance
2 1180 (25.59%) Law
3 1041 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 919 (19.93%) Windows
5 803 (17.41%) SQL
6 777 (16.85%) MS Excel
7 683 (14.81%) Degree
8 676 (14.66%) MS Office
9 672 (14.57%) Project Management
10 593 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
11 588 (12.75%) ITIL
12 585 (12.69%) SQL Server
13 477 (10.34%) Active Directory
14 445 (9.65%) Risk Management
14 445 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
15 439 (9.52%) .NET
16 380 (8.24%) Banking
17 379 (8.22%) SAP
18 367 (7.96%) C#
19 366 (7.94%) Coaching
19 366 (7.94%) Windows 7
20 353 (7.66%) PRINCE2
21 332 (7.20%) Marketing
22 328 (7.11%) HTML
23 317 (6.87%) Business Development
24 315 (6.83%) Management Information System
25 293 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
26 289 (6.27%) JavaScript
27 286 (6.20%) Telecoms
28 285 (6.18%) SharePoint

Legal
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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
1 285 (6.18%) SharePoint
2 205 (4.45%) MS Exchange
3 128 (2.78%) WorkSite
4 112 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2010
5 106 (2.30%) IIS
6 90 (1.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 68 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
8 65 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
9 61 (1.32%) CMS
10 60 (1.30%) Lync
11 54 (1.17%) NetWeaver
12 52 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
13 40 (0.87%) Exchange Server 2013
14 35 (0.76%) Apache
15 32 (0.69%) Tomcat
16 30 (0.65%) WebSphere
17 26 (0.56%) IBM Notes
18 25 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
19 19 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
19 19 (0.41%) SAS
Applications
1 777 (16.85%) MS Excel
2 676 (14.66%) MS Office
3 201 (4.36%) MS PowerPoint
4 106 (2.30%) MS Visio
5 96 (2.08%) MS Project
6 39 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
7 20 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 17 (0.37%) InfoPath
8 17 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
9 6 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.13%) SPSS
10 4 (0.087%) InDesign
10 4 (0.087%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.065%) Acrobat
12 2 (0.043%) Mathematica
13 1 (0.022%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.022%) CATIA
13 1 (0.022%) Adobe After Effects
13 1 (0.022%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 66 (1.43%) Visualfiles
2 51 (1.11%) SAP FI
3 50 (1.08%) SAP FI/CO
3 50 (1.08%) SAP CO
4 45 (0.98%) Dynamics CRM
5 32 (0.69%) SAP FSCM
6 29 (0.63%) SAP BPC
7 27 (0.59%) SAP MDM
8 16 (0.35%) SAP SD
9 15 (0.33%) SAP ERP
10 13 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
10 13 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
11 11 (0.24%) SAP CRM
12 8 (0.17%) SAP MM
12 8 (0.17%) Cognos TM1
13 6 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
13 6 (0.13%) Lawson
13 6 (0.13%) Oracle Retail
13 6 (0.13%) Infor M3
13 6 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 49 (1.06%) SaaS
2 25 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (0.43%) Office 365
4 18 (0.39%) IBM Blueworks
5 11 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (0.22%) IaaS
7 8 (0.17%) GitHub
7 8 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.11%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.087%) Rackspace Cloud
11 3 (0.065%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.065%) PaaS
12 2 (0.043%) Force.com
13 1 (0.022%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.022%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 171 (3.71%) Firewall
2 154 (3.34%) TCP/IP
3 124 (2.69%) SAN
4 114 (2.47%) LAN
5 104 (2.26%) Internet
6 96 (2.08%) WAN
7 92 (2.00%) Network Security
8 85 (1.84%) Intranet
9 83 (1.80%) DNS
10 74 (1.60%) Wireless
11 62 (1.34%) VPN
12 56 (1.21%) DHCP
13 52 (1.13%) VoIP
14 27 (0.59%) Unified Communications
15 25 (0.54%) Radio Access Network
16 23 (0.50%) MPLS
17 22 (0.48%) NAS
18 21 (0.46%) Intrusion Detection
19 18 (0.39%) Cisco ASA
19 18 (0.39%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 585 (12.69%) SQL Server
2 270 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 212 (4.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 150 (3.25%) SQL Server 2008
5 107 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
6 91 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 70 (1.52%) Relational Database
8 58 (1.26%) MySQL
9 54 (1.17%) SAP BW
9 54 (1.17%) DataStage
10 53 (1.15%) SAP Data Services
11 50 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
12 47 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
13 45 (0.98%) MS Access
13 45 (0.98%) Oracle Database
14 41 (0.89%) Big Data
15 36 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 33 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
16 33 (0.72%) Data Mining
17 32 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 88 (1.91%) Visual Studio
2 47 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 42 (0.91%) Eclipse
4 38 (0.82%) Git (software)
5 37 (0.80%) Subversion
6 35 (0.76%) Selenium
7 33 (0.72%) Jenkins
8 31 (0.67%) Maven
9 27 (0.59%) JIRA
10 21 (0.46%) LSMW
11 20 (0.43%) JUnit
12 15 (0.33%) QuickTest Pro
13 13 (0.28%) Hudson
14 12 (0.26%) Rhino Mocks
15 11 (0.24%) Cucumber
16 10 (0.22%) Rational DOORS
17 8 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 7 (0.15%) Ant
18 7 (0.15%) LoadRunner
19 5 (0.11%) Rational Rose
General
1 1666 (36.13%) Finance
2 1180 (25.59%) Law
3 380 (8.24%) Banking
4 332 (7.20%) Marketing
5 286 (6.20%) Telecoms
6 170 (3.69%) Retail
7 113 (2.45%) Investment Banking
8 82 (1.78%) Billing
9 70 (1.52%) Publishing
10 66 (1.43%) Front Office
11 54 (1.17%) Financial Institution
12 52 (1.13%) Manufacturing
13 46 (1.00%) Advertising
14 40 (0.87%) Pharmaceutical
15 34 (0.74%) Back Office
16 31 (0.67%) German Language
17 24 (0.52%) Military
18 19 (0.41%) Games
18 19 (0.41%) Multimedia
18 19 (0.41%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1143 (24.79%) Analyst
2 671 (14.55%) Developer
3 351 (7.61%) Business Analyst
4 345 (7.48%) Consultant
5 285 (6.18%) Project Manager
6 272 (5.90%) Architect
7 266 (5.77%) Support Analyst
8 164 (3.56%) Service Analyst
9 155 (3.36%) Service Desk Analyst
10 154 (3.34%) SAP Consultant
11 130 (2.82%) Administrator
12 100 (2.17%) Trainer
13 96 (2.08%) Senior Manager
14 94 (2.04%) Applications Support
15 92 (2.00%) Senior Analyst
16 91 (1.97%) .NET Developer
17 83 (1.80%) Service Manager
18 82 (1.78%) Help Desk Analyst
19 81 (1.76%) Solutions Architect
20 80 (1.73%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 439 (9.52%) .NET
2 328 (7.11%) HTML
3 233 (5.05%) CSS
4 194 (4.21%) ASP.NET
5 166 (3.60%) XML
6 151 (3.27%) jQuery
7 143 (3.10%) Web Services
8 92 (2.00%) HTML5
9 84 (1.82%) .NET Framework
10 81 (1.76%) Ajax
11 62 (1.34%) Spring
12 59 (1.28%) XSLT
12 59 (1.28%) J2EE
13 45 (0.98%) Hibernate
14 43 (0.93%) Middleware
15 41 (0.89%) WCF
16 38 (0.82%) ASP.NET MVC
17 37 (0.80%) LINQ
18 36 (0.78%) CSS3
19 33 (0.72%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 445 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
2 315 (6.83%) Management Information System
3 162 (3.51%) Blackberry
4 127 (2.75%) Computer Science
5 74 (1.60%) Clustering
6 66 (1.43%) Social Media
7 62 (1.34%) Equities
8 60 (1.30%) User Experience
9 57 (1.24%) Mathematics
10 51 (1.11%) Credit Risk
10 51 (1.11%) Data Integration
11 49 (1.06%) Hedge funds
12 47 (1.02%) E-Learning
13 45 (0.98%) Open Source
14 42 (0.91%) Data Protection Act
15 40 (0.87%) Replication
16 37 (0.80%) Derivative
17 35 (0.76%) PMI
17 35 (0.76%) Mobile App
17 35 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 919 (19.93%) Windows
2 366 (7.94%) Windows 7
3 205 (4.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 198 (4.29%) Linux
5 145 (3.14%) Windows XP
6 143 (3.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 110 (2.39%) UNIX
8 93 (2.02%) Windows 8
9 86 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
10 41 (0.89%) Apple iOS
11 36 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 34 (0.74%) Solaris
13 32 (0.69%) Android
14 29 (0.63%) AIX
15 14 (0.30%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.28%) Windows 2000
16 13 (0.28%) CentOS
17 12 (0.26%) HPUX
18 11 (0.24%) Mac OS X
19 8 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 672 (14.57%) Project Management
2 593 (12.86%) Agile Software Development
3 588 (12.75%) ITIL
4 445 (9.65%) Risk Management
5 366 (7.94%) Coaching
6 353 (7.66%) PRINCE2
7 317 (6.87%) Business Development
8 293 (6.35%) Business Intelligence
9 281 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 256 (5.55%) Information Security
11 250 (5.42%) Business Analysis
12 249 (5.40%) Document Management
13 247 (5.36%) Service Delivery
14 232 (5.03%) CRM
15 224 (4.86%) Migration
16 220 (4.77%) Change Management
17 211 (4.58%) Continuous Improvement
18 193 (4.19%) Data Management
19 185 (4.01%) Workflow
20 183 (3.97%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 803 (17.41%) SQL
2 367 (7.96%) C#
3 289 (6.27%) JavaScript
4 242 (5.25%) Java
5 216 (4.68%) T-SQL
6 99 (2.15%) VB.NET
7 84 (1.82%) PHP
8 75 (1.63%) VBA
9 68 (1.47%) ABAP
9 68 (1.47%) PowerShell
10 62 (1.34%) VB
10 62 (1.34%) C++
11 51 (1.11%) VBScript
12 48 (1.04%) C
13 28 (0.61%) Python
14 24 (0.52%) Perl
15 22 (0.48%) VB6
16 16 (0.35%) Ruby
16 16 (0.35%) Objective-C
16 16 (0.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 683 (14.81%) Degree
2 182 (3.95%) Security Cleared
3 175 (3.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 129 (2.80%) CISSP
5 119 (2.58%) SC Cleared
6 116 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
7 108 (2.34%) ISEB
8 93 (2.02%) PMI Certification
9 85 (1.84%) MCSE
10 80 (1.73%) PMP
11 67 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 66 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
13 62 (1.34%) CISM
14 57 (1.24%) MCP
14 57 (1.24%) MCITP
15 55 (1.19%) MCSA
16 40 (0.87%) CEH
17 39 (0.85%) CCNA
18 37 (0.80%) MCTS
19 34 (0.74%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (4.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 199 (4.32%) SLA
3 176 (3.82%) QA
4 78 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 50 (1.08%) ISO 9001
6 43 (0.93%) Data Quality
7 31 (0.67%) ISO 14001
8 20 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 18 (0.39%) FATCA
10 16 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
10 16 (0.35%) COBIT
11 14 (0.30%) EMIR
12 9 (0.20%) BS7799
13 8 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 17799
14 7 (0.15%) MiFID
15 5 (0.11%) COSO
15 5 (0.11%) Solvency II
16 4 (0.087%) Basel III
16 4 (0.087%) WCAG
16 4 (0.087%) GCP
System Software
1 477 (10.34%) Active Directory
2 160 (3.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (1.11%) vSphere
4 47 (1.02%) XenApp
5 41 (0.89%) Hyper-V
6 24 (0.52%) XenDesktop
7 22 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 17 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 14 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.26%) XenServer
11 11 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 10 (0.22%) Terminal Services
13 8 (0.17%) UAG
13 8 (0.17%) KVM
14 6 (0.13%) VMware Server
14 6 (0.13%) NFS
15 5 (0.11%) Firmware
15 5 (0.11%) vCloud
15 5 (0.11%) Varnish
15 5 (0.11%) EMC RecoverPoint
Systems Management
1 60 (1.30%) SCCM
2 20 (0.43%) SCOM
2 20 (0.43%) Puppet
3 19 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 16 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 12 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
6 11 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 9 (0.20%) NetBackup
7 9 (0.20%) Veritas Storage Foundation
8 8 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (0.17%) DameWare
9 7 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
10 6 (0.13%) Nagios
10 6 (0.13%) WSUS
11 5 (0.11%) Sysprep
11 5 (0.11%) Capistrano
11 5 (0.11%) HP Data Protector
12 4 (0.087%) ZABBIX
12 4 (0.087%) HAProxy
12 4 (0.087%) BMC Performance Manager
Vendors
1 1041 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 379 (8.22%) SAP
3 259 (5.62%) VMware
4 245 (5.31%) Citrix
5 228 (4.94%) Oracle
6 176 (3.82%) Cisco
7 125 (2.71%) HP
8 102 (2.21%) IBM
9 63 (1.37%) Interwoven
10 62 (1.34%) Informatica
11 61 (1.32%) LexisNexis
12 48 (1.04%) Red Hat
13 47 (1.02%) Adobe
14 45 (0.98%) EMC
15 41 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
16 38 (0.82%) CheckPoint
17 36 (0.78%) Symantec
18 35 (0.76%) Remedy
18 35 (0.76%) SolarWinds
19 34 (0.74%) Juniper
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum Up to 46K Plus Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Company Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Networking People
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Steria
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Plus Additional Flexible Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Information Technology Services
Salary: £65k - 85k per year
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Eclipse Legal Systems
Salary: From £20,000 to £40,000 per annum dependent upon skills and experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Eclipse Legal Systems
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum dependent upon skills and experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
SLS Recruitment
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago