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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Legal
Rank 145 117 135
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +18
Permanent jobs citing Legal 68 86 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.28% 1.74% 1.38%
As % of the General category 3.78% 4.43% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 52 81 51
Average salary £48,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
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
1799 1940 1660
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 33.98% 39.31% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1465 1574 1256
Average salary £45,000 £43,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% +8.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -32 26 £49,750 +25.94% 2
Warwickshire -20 11 £63,750 +82.14%
Coventry -8 8 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Shropshire - 7 £35,000 - 2
Solihull - 6 £26,000 -
West Bromwich - 3 £55,000 -
Staffordshire +1 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Legal
England

Legal
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 47 (35.61%) Finance
2 27 (20.45%) Project Management
3 23 (17.42%) Law
3 23 (17.42%) Windows
4 21 (15.91%) Service Delivery
5 20 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 20 (15.15%) Business Analysis
6 19 (14.39%) Active Directory
7 16 (12.12%) C#
7 16 (12.12%) .NET
8 15 (11.36%) Windows 7
8 15 (11.36%) SQL
8 15 (11.36%) ITIL
9 14 (10.61%) Management Information System
9 14 (10.61%) Risk Management
9 14 (10.61%) User Experience
10 13 (9.85%) CISSP
10 13 (9.85%) Time Management
10 13 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (9.09%) Retail
11 12 (9.09%) SCCM
11 12 (9.09%) Blackberry
11 12 (9.09%) Service Management
11 12 (9.09%) Manufacturing
11 12 (9.09%) Information Security
12 11 (8.33%) Change Management
13 10 (7.58%) Workflow
13 10 (7.58%) jQuery
13 10 (7.58%) Degree
13 10 (7.58%) PCI DSS

Legal
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 6 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.27%) CMS
4 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.79%) MS Office
3 3 (2.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.52%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.03%) WAN
1 4 (3.03%) Firewall
2 3 (2.27%) DHCP
2 3 (2.27%) LAN
2 3 (2.27%) VoIP
2 3 (2.27%) DNS
3 2 (1.52%) SAN
3 2 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.52%) Wireless
3 2 (1.52%) Internet
3 2 (1.52%) OSPF
3 2 (1.52%) VLAN
3 2 (1.52%) Network Security
4 1 (0.76%) PABX
4 1 (0.76%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (0.76%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.76%) IP Telephony
4 1 (0.76%) VPN
4 1 (0.76%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.76%) QlikView
4 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.76%) Hudson
General
1 47 (35.61%) Finance
2 23 (17.42%) Law
3 12 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 12 (9.09%) Retail
4 8 (6.06%) Marketing
5 4 (3.03%) Banking
5 4 (3.03%) Publishing
6 3 (2.27%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.52%) Electronics
7 2 (1.52%) Automotive
8 1 (0.76%) Games
8 1 (0.76%) Billing
8 1 (0.76%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (12.12%) Administrator
1 16 (12.12%) Project Administrator
2 15 (11.36%) Developer
3 13 (9.85%) Analyst
3 13 (9.85%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 12 (9.09%) Support Team Leader
5 11 (8.33%) Desktop Support Team Leader
5 11 (8.33%) Desktop Support
5 11 (8.33%) Desktop Team Leader
6 9 (6.82%) Architect
7 8 (6.06%) Web Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Applications Developer
8 6 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 6 (4.55%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (3.79%) Business Analyst
9 5 (3.79%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.03%) Coordinator
10 4 (3.03%) .NET Web Developer
11 3 (2.27%) Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (12.12%) .NET
2 10 (7.58%) jQuery
3 7 (5.30%) .NET Framework
4 5 (3.79%) MSMQ
4 5 (3.79%) HTML
4 5 (3.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (3.03%) CSS
6 3 (2.27%) JSP
6 3 (2.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (2.27%) Middleware
6 3 (2.27%) HTML5
7 2 (1.52%) WPF
8 1 (0.76%) WF
8 1 (0.76%) Ajax
8 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
8 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (0.76%) DHTML
8 1 (0.76%) Web Services
8 1 (0.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Management Information System
1 14 (10.61%) User Experience
2 12 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 5 (3.79%) Data Protection Act
4 4 (3.03%) Social Media
5 3 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (2.27%) RMADS
5 3 (2.27%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.52%) PKI
6 2 (1.52%) CESG
6 2 (1.52%) Cryptography
6 2 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.52%) CMDB
7 1 (0.76%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.76%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.76%) FMCG
7 1 (0.76%) iPhone
7 1 (0.76%) Telematics
7 1 (0.76%) PMI
7 1 (0.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.42%) Windows
2 15 (11.36%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.27%) UNIX
4 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.52%) Linux
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.45%) Project Management
2 21 (15.91%) Service Delivery
3 20 (15.15%) Business Analysis
4 15 (11.36%) ITIL
5 14 (10.61%) Risk Management
6 13 (9.85%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.85%) Time Management
7 12 (9.09%) Information Security
7 12 (9.09%) Service Management
8 11 (8.33%) Change Management
9 10 (7.58%) Workflow
10 9 (6.82%) PRINCE2
11 8 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (6.06%) SIEM
12 7 (5.30%) Data Protection
12 7 (5.30%) Security Management
13 6 (4.55%) MVC
13 6 (4.55%) Workflow Management
13 6 (4.55%) Change Control
13 6 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 16 (12.12%) C#
2 15 (11.36%) SQL
3 6 (4.55%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.79%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.76%) C
5 1 (0.76%) C++
5 1 (0.76%) Java
5 1 (0.76%) VBScript
5 1 (0.76%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.76%) Lingo
Qualifications
1 13 (9.85%) CISSP
2 10 (7.58%) Degree
3 8 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
4 7 (5.30%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.55%) SC Cleared
6 4 (3.03%) CRISC
6 4 (3.03%) PCI QSA
7 3 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 3 (2.27%) CISM
7 3 (2.27%) DV Cleared
8 2 (1.52%) CCNA
8 2 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.76%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.76%) CISA
9 1 (0.76%) MCSE
9 1 (0.76%) CCNP
9 1 (0.76%) MCDST
9 1 (0.76%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) PCI DSS
2 9 (6.82%) SLA
3 8 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.79%) QA
5 3 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 17799
5 3 (2.27%) COBIT
5 3 (2.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.27%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.76%) FATCA
6 1 (0.76%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.76%) AIFMD
6 1 (0.76%) PMBOK
System Software
1 19 (14.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.76%) XenApp
3 1 (0.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (9.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.79%) Citrix
3 4 (3.03%) SAP
3 4 (3.03%) Cisco
3 4 (3.03%) VMware
4 3 (2.27%) Oracle
4 3 (2.27%) Adobe
5 2 (1.52%) Avaya
5 2 (1.52%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (0.76%) Computacenter
6 1 (0.76%) LANDesk
6 1 (0.76%) TOWER Software
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
6 1 (0.76%) HP
6 1 (0.76%) EMC
Market Drayton, Shropshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £22k - 28k per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Market Drayton, Shropshire
HW Search & Selection
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
West Midlands Police
Salary: From £44,985 to £51,243 per annum (Management Band 1)
Posted: Yesterday