Period
to 26 September 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
Central London > City of London
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 145 171 105
Rank change year-on-year +26 -66 -38
Permanent jobs citing Legal 52 177 352
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.38% 1.75% 3.18%
As % of the General category 2.74% 3.55% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 45 162 321
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £63,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.39% +15.45%
10th Percentile £26,450 £36,025 £33,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,225 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% -4.17% +9.09%

Legal is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,901 4,986 6,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.60% 49.33% 55.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1,660 4,349 5,440
Median annual salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £107,625 £100,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the City of London

Legal
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legal in the City of London.

Salary trend for Legal in the City of London

Legal
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal in the City of London over the 6 months to 26 September 2020.

Salary histogram for Legal in the City of London

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, IT jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Legal.

1 26 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (28.85%) Law
3 13 (25.00%) SQL
4 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
4 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (21.15%) Information Security
5 11 (21.15%) Risk Management
5 11 (21.15%) ITIL
6 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 10 (19.23%) Data Protection
6 10 (19.23%) GDPR
7 8 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (15.38%) Windows
7 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
7 8 (15.38%) Banking
8 7 (13.46%) CISM
8 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (13.46%) Project Management
9 6 (11.54%) CISSP
9 6 (11.54%) DevOps
9 6 (11.54%) Incident Management
9 6 (11.54%) Degree
10 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (9.62%) Analytics
10 5 (9.62%) Office 365
10 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
10 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
10 5 (9.62%) C#
10 5 (9.62%) ITSM

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.92%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.92%) Relativity
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Office 365
2 4 (7.69%) Azure
3 3 (5.77%) AWS
4 1 (1.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.92%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) NetScaler
1 2 (3.85%) Skype
1 2 (3.85%) VPN
1 2 (3.85%) Wireless
2 1 (1.92%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (1.92%) Firewall
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) Intranet
2 1 (1.92%) PBX
2 1 (1.92%) Softphone
2 1 (1.92%) Unified Communications
2 1 (1.92%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) Big Data
3 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
3 1 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.92%) EDRMS
3 1 (1.92%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.92%) Power BI
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Selenium
2 2 (3.85%) SpecFlow
2 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.85%) WebDriver
3 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.92%) PhpStorm
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio
General
1 26 (50.00%) Finance
2 15 (28.85%) Law
3 8 (15.38%) Banking
4 4 (7.69%) Financial Institution
5 3 (5.77%) Marketing
5 3 (5.77%) Retail
6 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.85%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.92%) Billing
7 1 (1.92%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Analyst
2 4 (7.69%) Contracts Manager
2 4 (7.69%) Developer
2 4 (7.69%) Junior
3 3 (5.77%) Business Analyst
3 3 (5.77%) Change Analyst
3 3 (5.77%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support
3 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (5.77%) Incident Analyst
3 3 (5.77%) Incident and Problem Analyst
3 3 (5.77%) Information Manager
3 3 (5.77%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (5.77%) IT Manager
3 3 (5.77%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (5.77%) Problem Analyst
3 3 (5.77%) Security Manager
3 3 (5.77%) Service Analyst
3 3 (5.77%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (5.77%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) .NET
1 3 (5.77%) HTML
1 3 (5.77%) REST
2 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET
2 2 (3.85%) CSS
2 2 (3.85%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.92%) HTML5
3 1 (1.92%) Java SE
3 1 (1.92%) jQuery
3 1 (1.92%) JSON
3 1 (1.92%) Kafka
3 1 (1.92%) Node.js
3 1 (1.92%) OAuth
3 1 (1.92%) OAuth2
3 1 (1.92%) OpenID
3 1 (1.92%) React
3 1 (1.92%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.92%) RESTful
3 1 (1.92%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.62%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (9.62%) Management Information System
2 3 (5.77%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.77%) User Experience
3 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.85%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.92%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.92%) PKI
4 1 (1.92%) Reinsurance
4 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.92%) Social Media
4 1 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.92%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.92%) Linux
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) Information Security
2 11 (21.15%) ITIL
2 11 (21.15%) Risk Management
3 10 (19.23%) Data Protection
4 8 (15.38%) Cybersecurity
4 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
5 7 (13.46%) Project Management
5 7 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
6 6 (11.54%) DevOps
6 6 (11.54%) Incident Management
7 5 (9.62%) Analytics
7 5 (9.62%) Change Management
7 5 (9.62%) ITSM
7 5 (9.62%) PRINCE2
7 5 (9.62%) Service Management
8 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (7.69%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.69%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 13 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (9.62%) C#
3 4 (7.69%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.69%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.85%) Python
4 2 (3.85%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.92%) Cypher
5 1 (1.92%) Java
5 1 (1.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.92%) R
5 1 (1.92%) SOQL
5 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
5 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.92%) VBScript
5 1 (1.92%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) CISM
2 6 (11.54%) CISSP
2 6 (11.54%) Degree
3 5 (9.62%) CISA
4 4 (7.69%) CRISC
5 3 (5.77%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.85%) FFIEC
6 2 (3.85%) ISEB
7 1 (1.92%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.92%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
7 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.23%) GDPR
1 10 (19.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (9.62%) NIST
3 4 (7.69%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (7.69%) SLA
4 2 (3.85%) COBIT
4 2 (3.85%) ISO 22301
4 2 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.92%) HIPAA
5 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27005
5 1 (1.92%) NIST 800
5 1 (1.92%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (9.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (1.92%) Docker
3 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (3.85%) SCCM
1 2 (3.85%) WSUS
2 1 (1.92%) CASB
2 1 (1.92%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.92%) Terraform
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) iManage
3 3 (5.77%) Intapp
4 2 (3.85%) Aderant
4 2 (3.85%) Citrix
4 2 (3.85%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.92%) Canon
5 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.92%) Cisco
5 1 (1.92%) HP
5 1 (1.92%) Informatica
5 1 (1.92%) Mitel
5 1 (1.92%) Netskope
5 1 (1.92%) Nuix
5 1 (1.92%) RightFax
5 1 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.92%) Sophos
5 1 (1.92%) Tableau
5 1 (1.92%) VMware