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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Legal
Rank 122 135 120
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Permanent jobs citing Legal 105 64 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.89% 1.19% 1.92%
As % of the General category 5.34% 2.87% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 100 49 42
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £49,600
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.52% +13.33%
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
1968 2230 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 35.36% 41.61% 35.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1591 1799 1394
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,540 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £60,000
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 18 September 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 18 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
Birmingham +32 82 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Warwickshire +15 11 £44,000 +6.66% 1
Shropshire - 6 £24,750 -
Walsall - 3 £19,000 -
Coventry -10 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 51 (28.65%) Microsoft
2 49 (27.53%) Law
3 46 (25.84%) Finance
4 43 (24.16%) MS Excel
5 40 (22.47%) SQL
5 40 (22.47%) SQL Server
6 39 (21.91%) MS Office
7 35 (19.66%) Windows
8 32 (17.98%) Workflow
9 30 (16.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 27 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (15.17%) C#
10 27 (15.17%) Project Management
11 26 (14.61%) .NET
11 26 (14.61%) SharePoint
11 26 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
12 25 (14.04%) Degree
13 23 (12.92%) VB.NET
13 23 (12.92%) ITIL
14 17 (9.55%) Network Security
14 17 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
15 16 (8.99%) Cisco
15 16 (8.99%) PRINCE2
15 16 (8.99%) Firewall
16 15 (8.43%) Management Information System
16 15 (8.43%) VMware
16 15 (8.43%) MS Project
17 14 (7.87%) WAN
17 14 (7.87%) LAN
17 14 (7.87%) TCP/IP

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (14.61%) SharePoint
2 11 (6.18%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (2.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (0.56%) FileNet
7 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.56%) WorkSite
Applications
1 43 (24.16%) MS Excel
2 39 (21.91%) MS Office
3 15 (8.43%) MS Project
4 8 (4.49%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.56%) CATIA
6 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.56%) Summit
2 1 (0.56%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.93%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 17 (9.55%) Network Security
2 16 (8.99%) Firewall
3 14 (7.87%) WAN
3 14 (7.87%) LAN
3 14 (7.87%) TCP/IP
4 11 (6.18%) MPLS
5 10 (5.62%) Cisco Nexus
5 10 (5.62%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (5.62%) OSPF
5 10 (5.62%) EIGRP
5 10 (5.62%) BGP
5 10 (5.62%) IPsec
5 10 (5.62%) VPLS
6 3 (1.69%) VPN
6 3 (1.69%) Intranet
7 2 (1.12%) DNS
7 2 (1.12%) DHCP
8 1 (0.56%) VLAN
8 1 (0.56%) Wireless
8 1 (0.56%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (22.47%) SQL Server
2 30 (16.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 26 (14.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.12%) EDRMS
6 2 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.12%) OLAP
7 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.56%) MS Access
7 1 (0.56%) QlikView
7 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 10 (5.62%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.56%) MSI
General
1 49 (27.53%) Law
2 46 (25.84%) Finance
3 9 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.93%) Retail
5 6 (3.37%) Banking
6 5 (2.81%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.56%) Corporate Banking
8 1 (0.56%) Billing
8 1 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.56%) Automotive
8 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 51 (28.65%) Analyst
2 42 (23.60%) Developer
3 23 (12.92%) Business Analyst
4 14 (7.87%) Coordinator
4 14 (7.87%) Project Coordinator
4 14 (7.87%) SQL Developer
5 11 (6.18%) Network Analyst
6 10 (5.62%) Network Engineer
6 10 (5.62%) Project Manager
6 10 (5.62%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (5.62%) Security Analyst
6 10 (5.62%) Security Engineer
6 10 (5.62%) Network Security Analyst
7 8 (4.49%) Case Management Developer
7 8 (4.49%) Applications Developer
7 8 (4.49%) Architect
7 8 (4.49%) Administrator
7 8 (4.49%) Project Support Officer
7 8 (4.49%) Project Officer
8 7 (3.93%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (14.61%) .NET
2 8 (4.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 8 (4.49%) .NET Framework
3 5 (2.81%) WinForms
3 5 (2.81%) HTML
4 4 (2.25%) XML
5 3 (1.69%) CSS
6 2 (1.12%) HTML5
6 2 (1.12%) WPF
6 2 (1.12%) Silverlight
6 2 (1.12%) J2EE
6 2 (1.12%) JSP
6 2 (1.12%) XSD
6 2 (1.12%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.56%) Ajax
7 1 (0.56%) JSON
7 1 (0.56%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.56%) XSLT
7 1 (0.56%) Servlets
7 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (8.43%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.49%) Clustering
3 8 (4.49%) Economics
4 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.12%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.56%) Derivative
5 1 (0.56%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.56%) Statistics
5 1 (0.56%) Freedom of Information
5 1 (0.56%) Replication
5 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.56%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.56%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.66%) Windows
2 9 (5.06%) Windows 8
3 8 (4.49%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.49%) Android
4 7 (3.93%) Linux
4 7 (3.93%) Windows XP
4 7 (3.93%) UNIX
5 6 (3.37%) Windows 7
5 6 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.25%) AIX
6 4 (2.25%) Solaris
7 3 (1.69%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.12%) VMS
8 2 (1.12%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (17.98%) Workflow
2 27 (15.17%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (15.17%) Project Management
3 23 (12.92%) ITIL
4 16 (8.99%) PRINCE2
5 12 (6.74%) Document Management
6 11 (6.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (6.18%) Network Management
7 10 (5.62%) Service Management
8 9 (5.06%) Business Analysis
8 9 (5.06%) Information Security
8 9 (5.06%) Data Protection
8 9 (5.06%) Waterfall
9 8 (4.49%) CRM
10 7 (3.93%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (3.93%) Scrum
10 7 (3.93%) Cyber Security
11 6 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (3.37%) Change Control
11 6 (3.37%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.47%) SQL
2 27 (15.17%) C#
3 23 (12.92%) VB.NET
4 10 (5.62%) T-SQL
5 8 (4.49%) VB
6 7 (3.93%) PHP
7 4 (2.25%) C
7 4 (2.25%) VB6
8 3 (1.69%) Java
8 3 (1.69%) JavaScript
9 2 (1.12%) C++
9 2 (1.12%) VBA
10 1 (0.56%) VBScript
10 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 25 (14.04%) Degree
2 13 (7.30%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.62%) CCNP
3 10 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.62%) CCSA
3 10 (5.62%) CCSE
4 8 (4.49%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.37%) SC Cleared
6 5 (2.81%) CISA
6 5 (2.81%) CISM
6 5 (2.81%) MCSE
6 5 (2.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (1.69%) CISSP
8 2 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (0.56%) MCTS
9 1 (0.56%) CIPD
9 1 (0.56%) MOS
9 1 (0.56%) MCP
9 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.62%) QA
3 7 (3.93%) SLA
4 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) MiFID
5 1 (0.56%) EMIR
5 1 (0.56%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 13 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 9 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.37%) XenApp
4 4 (2.25%) PowerHA
4 4 (2.25%) vSphere
5 2 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (1.12%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.56%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.56%) vCloud
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) SCOM
2 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.56%) SCCM
2 1 (0.56%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 51 (28.65%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.99%) Cisco
3 15 (8.43%) VMware
4 10 (5.62%) LexisNexis
4 10 (5.62%) CheckPoint
5 9 (5.06%) Citrix
5 9 (5.06%) IBM
6 8 (4.49%) DevExpress
7 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
7 4 (2.25%) Oracle
8 2 (1.12%) LogRhythm
8 2 (1.12%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (1.12%) Tufin
8 2 (1.12%) NetApp
8 2 (1.12%) Veritas
8 2 (1.12%) HP
8 2 (1.12%) Cognos
8 2 (1.12%) Tripwire
9 1 (0.56%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.56%) Computacenter
West Midlands
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Excellent Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + attractive benefits and extensive
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + car allowance, holiday incentives
Posted: 22 days ago