The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 111 143 113
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -30
Permanent jobs citing Legal 103 67 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.92% 1.21% 1.81%
As % of the General category 5.33% 2.95% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 101 51 50
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £64,000 £43,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
Legal
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1932 2271 1782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.96% 41.14% 36.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1551 1824 1458
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Legal
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Legal across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Legal Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Legal
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Legal across the West Midlands region.

Legal Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Legal
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Legal across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Legal Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Legal
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Birmingham +21 79 £37,500 -14.28% 9
Warwickshire +20 13 £22,500 -47.05%
Shropshire - 7 £27,000 -
Staffordshire -6 1 £32,500 -
Solihull - 1 £26,500 -
Walsall - 1 £19,000 -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 52 (28.73%) Microsoft
2 50 (27.62%) Law
3 48 (26.52%) Finance
4 43 (23.76%) MS Excel
5 42 (23.20%) SQL Server
6 40 (22.10%) SQL
7 39 (21.55%) MS Office
7 39 (21.55%) Windows
8 30 (16.57%) C#
8 30 (16.57%) Workflow
9 29 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (16.02%) .NET
10 27 (14.92%) Project Management
11 26 (14.36%) SharePoint
12 25 (13.81%) VB.NET
12 25 (13.81%) Degree
13 24 (13.26%) ITIL
13 24 (13.26%) SQL Server 2008
14 18 (9.94%) PRINCE2
14 18 (9.94%) VMware
15 17 (9.39%) Management Information System
16 16 (8.84%) Cisco
16 16 (8.84%) Security Cleared
16 16 (8.84%) Network Security
17 15 (8.29%) MS Project
17 15 (8.29%) Firewall
18 13 (7.18%) Active Directory
18 13 (7.18%) LAN
18 13 (7.18%) WAN
18 13 (7.18%) TCP/IP

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 26 (14.36%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.08%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.66%) CMS
6 3 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (1.66%) WorkSite
7 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.55%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.55%) Documentum
7 1 (0.55%) FileNet
Applications
1 43 (23.76%) MS Excel
2 39 (21.55%) MS Office
3 15 (8.29%) MS Project
4 7 (3.87%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (1.10%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.55%) CATIA
6 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.55%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.10%) Summit
2 2 (1.10%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.55%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.31%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.84%) Network Security
2 15 (8.29%) Firewall
3 13 (7.18%) LAN
3 13 (7.18%) WAN
3 13 (7.18%) TCP/IP
4 10 (5.52%) MPLS
5 9 (4.97%) OSPF
5 9 (4.97%) BGP
5 9 (4.97%) EIGRP
5 9 (4.97%) Cisco ASA
5 9 (4.97%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (4.97%) IPsec
5 9 (4.97%) VPLS
6 3 (1.66%) VPN
7 2 (1.10%) DNS
7 2 (1.10%) DHCP
7 2 (1.10%) Internet
8 1 (0.55%) 3G
8 1 (0.55%) Wireless
8 1 (0.55%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (23.20%) SQL Server
2 29 (16.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (13.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (4.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.21%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.66%) OLAP
6 3 (1.66%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.10%) MS Access
7 2 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.55%) QlikView
8 1 (0.55%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (4.97%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (1.10%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.55%) MSI
General
1 50 (27.62%) Law
2 48 (26.52%) Finance
3 13 (7.18%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.31%) Retail
5 3 (1.66%) Banking
5 3 (1.66%) Marketing
6 2 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) German Language
7 1 (0.55%) Billing
7 1 (0.55%) Automotive
7 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (24.31%) Analyst
2 43 (23.76%) Developer
3 20 (11.05%) Business Analyst
4 14 (7.73%) Coordinator
4 14 (7.73%) Project Coordinator
5 12 (6.63%) SQL Developer
5 12 (6.63%) Architect
6 11 (6.08%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.52%) Network Analyst
8 9 (4.97%) Security Analyst
8 9 (4.97%) Network Security Engineer
8 9 (4.97%) Network Engineer
8 9 (4.97%) Security Engineer
8 9 (4.97%) Network Security Analyst
9 8 (4.42%) Project Officer
9 8 (4.42%) Project Support Officer
9 8 (4.42%) Administrator
10 7 (3.87%) Applications Developer
10 7 (3.87%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.87%) Case Management Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (16.02%) .NET
2 9 (4.97%) .NET Framework
2 9 (4.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 7 (3.87%) HTML
4 6 (3.31%) WinForms
4 6 (3.31%) XML
5 5 (2.76%) ASP.NET
6 3 (1.66%) CSS
6 3 (1.66%) Web Services
7 2 (1.10%) J2EE
7 2 (1.10%) JSP
7 2 (1.10%) XSD
7 2 (1.10%) HTML5
7 2 (1.10%) WPF
7 2 (1.10%) Silverlight
8 1 (0.55%) LINQ
8 1 (0.55%) GWT
8 1 (0.55%) jQuery
8 1 (0.55%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.55%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.39%) Management Information System
2 8 (4.42%) Clustering
3 7 (3.87%) Economics
3 7 (3.87%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.10%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.10%) Human Factors
4 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.55%) Social Media
5 1 (0.55%) Statistics
5 1 (0.55%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.55%) Replication
5 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 39 (21.55%) Windows
2 9 (4.97%) Windows 8
3 8 (4.42%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.42%) Android
4 7 (3.87%) UNIX
4 7 (3.87%) Linux
4 7 (3.87%) Windows XP
5 6 (3.31%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.21%) AIX
6 4 (2.21%) Solaris
7 3 (1.66%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.10%) SUSE
8 2 (1.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (16.57%) Workflow
2 27 (14.92%) Project Management
3 24 (13.26%) ITIL
4 18 (9.94%) PRINCE2
5 12 (6.63%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (6.63%) Document Management
6 11 (6.08%) Network Management
6 11 (6.08%) Service Management
7 10 (5.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (4.97%) Information Security
9 8 (4.42%) CRM
9 8 (4.42%) Business Analysis
9 8 (4.42%) Waterfall
10 7 (3.87%) Cyber Security
10 7 (3.87%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (3.87%) Web Development
10 7 (3.87%) Matrix Management
10 7 (3.87%) Data Protection
10 7 (3.87%) ISMS
10 7 (3.87%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.10%) SQL
2 30 (16.57%) C#
3 25 (13.81%) VB.NET
4 12 (6.63%) VB
5 11 (6.08%) T-SQL
6 7 (3.87%) PHP
7 4 (2.21%) Java
7 4 (2.21%) VB6
8 3 (1.66%) VBA
8 3 (1.66%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.10%) C++
9 2 (1.10%) C
10 1 (0.55%) VBScript
10 1 (0.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (13.81%) Degree
2 16 (8.84%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.52%) ITIL Certification
4 9 (4.97%) CCSA
4 9 (4.97%) CCSE
4 9 (4.97%) CCNP
4 9 (4.97%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (4.97%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.76%) MCSE
5 5 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (1.10%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.10%) CISSP
6 2 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.10%) CISA
6 2 (1.10%) CISM
7 1 (0.55%) CCA
7 1 (0.55%) MCSA
7 1 (0.55%) MCP
7 1 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (4.97%) QA
3 5 (2.76%) SLA
4 2 (1.10%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (7.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.31%) XenApp
4 4 (2.21%) vSphere
4 4 (2.21%) PowerHA
5 2 (1.10%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.10%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.55%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.55%) vCloud
6 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.10%) SCOM
2 1 (0.55%) XenMobile
2 1 (0.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 52 (28.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.94%) VMware
3 16 (8.84%) Cisco
4 11 (6.08%) Citrix
4 11 (6.08%) LexisNexis
5 9 (4.97%) CheckPoint
6 8 (4.42%) DevExpress
7 7 (3.87%) IBM
8 5 (2.76%) Oracle
9 4 (2.21%) Red Hat
10 3 (1.66%) NetApp
10 3 (1.66%) HP
11 2 (1.10%) EMC
11 2 (1.10%) Veritas
11 2 (1.10%) Cognos
11 2 (1.10%) CA
11 2 (1.10%) Tufin
11 2 (1.10%) Barracuda Networks
11 2 (1.10%) McAfee
11 2 (1.10%) Computacenter
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £48000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance, holiday incentives
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Baskerville House, Birmingham
Legal Ombudsman
Salary: £ 46,3000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car, bonus, excellent benefits
Posted: 23 days ago