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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 136 125 136
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Legal 68 68 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.36% 1.57% 1.40%
As % of the General category 4.18% 4.08% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 55 46 49
Average salary £36,457 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.85% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £27,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,750 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1626 1667 1583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 32.59% 38.59% 33.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1343 1286 1270
Average salary £42,500 £42,887 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +7.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%

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 30 January 2015.

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 30 January 2015. 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 -17 27 £39,000 -2.50% 3
Solihull - 18 £26,000 - 1
Staffordshire +11 6 £40,000 +45.45%
Coventry -9 6 £57,500 +30.68%
Warwickshire -15 6 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Shropshire - 4 £17,000 -
Herefordshire -6 2 £20,500 -
Worcestershire - 2 £20,500 - 1
Walsall -2 1 - -
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 53 (37.32%) Finance
2 32 (22.54%) Law
3 28 (19.72%) Project Management
4 27 (19.01%) Microsoft
5 24 (16.90%) SQL Server
6 23 (16.20%) SQL
6 23 (16.20%) Workflow
7 22 (15.49%) ITIL
8 21 (14.79%) Windows
8 21 (14.79%) C#
8 21 (14.79%) .NET
8 21 (14.79%) Business Analysis
9 19 (13.38%) MS Excel
10 17 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (11.27%) Active Directory
12 15 (10.56%) Management Information System
13 14 (9.86%) Service Delivery
13 14 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (9.86%) MS Office
14 12 (8.45%) Service Management
14 12 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
15 11 (7.75%) Windows 7
15 11 (7.75%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (7.04%) T-SQL
17 9 (6.34%) VB.NET
17 9 (6.34%) SCCM
17 9 (6.34%) Time Management
17 9 (6.34%) QA

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 8 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.52%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (13.38%) MS Excel
2 14 (9.86%) MS Office
3 5 (3.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (1.41%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.41%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.41%) Summit
1 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.52%) SuccessFactors
2 3 (2.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.52%) Firewall
2 4 (2.82%) Intranet
2 4 (2.82%) LAN
2 4 (2.82%) WAN
2 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.11%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (2.11%) IPsec
3 3 (2.11%) EIGRP
3 3 (2.11%) MPLS
3 3 (2.11%) OSPF
3 3 (2.11%) BGP
3 3 (2.11%) VPLS
3 3 (2.11%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (2.11%) Network Security
4 1 (0.70%) PABX
4 1 (0.70%) DNS
4 1 (0.70%) DHCP
4 1 (0.70%) VoIP
4 1 (0.70%) SAN
4 1 (0.70%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (16.90%) SQL Server
2 17 (11.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (7.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.11%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.70%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.70%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.70%) Hudson
General
1 53 (37.32%) Finance
2 32 (22.54%) Law
3 8 (5.63%) Banking
4 6 (4.23%) Retail
4 6 (4.23%) Marketing
5 5 (3.52%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.82%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
7 3 (2.11%) Automotive
7 3 (2.11%) Billing
8 2 (1.41%) Corporate Banking
8 2 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.41%) Advertising
8 2 (1.41%) Front Office
9 1 (0.70%) Games
9 1 (0.70%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (23.94%) Analyst
2 25 (17.61%) Developer
3 16 (11.27%) Business Analyst
4 12 (8.45%) Administrator
4 12 (8.45%) Project Administrator
5 10 (7.04%) Applications Developer
6 9 (6.34%) Project Manager
7 8 (5.63%) Desktop Support
8 7 (4.93%) 2nd Line Support
8 7 (4.93%) Architect
8 7 (4.93%) Support Team Leader
8 7 (4.93%) Team Leader
8 7 (4.93%) SQL Developer
9 6 (4.23%) Desktop Team Leader
9 6 (4.23%) Desktop Support Team Leader
10 5 (3.52%) Coordinator
10 5 (3.52%) Service Analyst
10 5 (3.52%) Service Desk Analyst
10 5 (3.52%) Case Management Developer
11 4 (2.82%) IT Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (14.79%) .NET
2 6 (4.23%) .NET Framework
2 6 (4.23%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.11%) XML
4 2 (1.41%) jQuery
4 2 (1.41%) Ajax
4 2 (1.41%) XSD
4 2 (1.41%) HTML
4 2 (1.41%) CSS
4 2 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.70%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.70%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (10.56%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.93%) Blackberry
4 6 (4.23%) User Experience
5 5 (3.52%) Economics
5 5 (3.52%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.82%) Derivative
7 3 (2.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (1.41%) Credit Risk
8 2 (1.41%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.41%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (1.41%) Credit Derivative
9 1 (0.70%) iPad
9 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
9 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.70%) PMI
9 1 (0.70%) Clustering
9 1 (0.70%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.70%) CMDB
9 1 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.79%) Windows
2 11 (7.75%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.82%) UNIX
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.11%) Linux
5 1 (0.70%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (19.72%) Project Management
2 23 (16.20%) Workflow
3 22 (15.49%) ITIL
4 21 (14.79%) Business Analysis
5 14 (9.86%) Service Delivery
5 14 (9.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (8.45%) Service Management
6 12 (8.45%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (6.34%) Time Management
7 9 (6.34%) Change Control
8 8 (5.63%) Security Management
9 7 (4.93%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.93%) Data Protection
10 6 (4.23%) Workflow Management
10 6 (4.23%) Change Management
10 6 (4.23%) Data Security
10 6 (4.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 5 (3.52%) Risk Management
11 5 (3.52%) Information Security
11 5 (3.52%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (16.20%) SQL
2 21 (14.79%) C#
3 10 (7.04%) T-SQL
4 9 (6.34%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.82%) C
6 2 (1.41%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.41%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.70%) Java
7 1 (0.70%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (5.63%) Degree
1 8 (5.63%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (4.93%) CISSP
3 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.82%) PCI QSA
4 4 (2.82%) CISA
4 4 (2.82%) CISM
4 4 (2.82%) CRISC
5 3 (2.11%) MCSE
5 3 (2.11%) CCNP
5 3 (2.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (2.11%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.11%) CCSA
5 3 (2.11%) CCSE
5 3 (2.11%) SC Cleared
5 3 (2.11%) Security Cleared
6 2 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (1.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.70%) MCSA
7 1 (0.70%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.34%) QA
2 8 (5.63%) PCI DSS
3 7 (4.93%) SLA
4 4 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (2.11%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (1.41%) MiFID
6 2 (1.41%) EMIR
7 1 (0.70%) FATCA
7 1 (0.70%) AIFMD
7 1 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 17799
7 1 (0.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.70%) COBIT
7 1 (0.70%) HIPAA
System Software
1 16 (11.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.11%) XenApp
4 2 (1.41%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 27 (19.01%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.93%) VMware
3 6 (4.23%) LexisNexis
4 5 (3.52%) Oracle
4 5 (3.52%) Cisco
4 5 (3.52%) Citrix
5 4 (2.82%) CheckPoint
5 4 (2.82%) IBM
6 2 (1.41%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (1.41%) Bloomberg
6 2 (1.41%) AppSense
6 2 (1.41%) Avaya
6 2 (1.41%) Murex
7 1 (0.70%) SAP
7 1 (0.70%) HP
7 1 (0.70%) EMC
7 1 (0.70%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.70%) LANDesk
Warwickshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £27,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
Streamline Connections
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Bens and package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago