Period
to 24 October 2021

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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 105 144 171
Rank change year-on-year +39 +27 -64
Permanent jobs citing Legal 178 47 166
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.00% 1.30% 1.66%
As % of the General category 5.05% 2.09% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 155 38 147
10th Percentile £37,250 £24,250 £36,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £32,375 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,000 £60,000 £54,417
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +10.26% -16.28%
75th Percentile £72,500 £79,375 £67,500
90th Percentile £89,000 £84,500 £80,100
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £56,750
% change year-on-year -15.38% +14.54% -5.42%

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 3,527 2,248 6,016
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.40% 62.32% 60.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3,101 1,980 5,207
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,950 £36,250
25th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,250 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%

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 24 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Legal in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2021, 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 75 (42.13%) Law
2 59 (33.15%) Finance
3 39 (21.91%) Microsoft
4 38 (21.35%) Social Skills
5 36 (20.22%) SQL
5 36 (20.22%) Windows
6 35 (19.66%) Azure
7 34 (19.10%) Microsoft 365
8 32 (17.98%) Microsoft Office
9 31 (17.42%) Data Protection
10 26 (14.61%) Active Directory
10 26 (14.61%) GDPR
11 25 (14.04%) Project Management
11 25 (14.04%) QA
12 23 (12.92%) AWS
13 22 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
14 20 (11.24%) Service Management
14 20 (11.24%) Windows 10
14 20 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
15 19 (10.67%) iManage
15 19 (10.67%) Degree
15 19 (10.67%) Python
16 18 (10.11%) C#
17 17 (9.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 17 (9.55%) Management Information System
17 17 (9.55%) Analytics
18 16 (8.99%) Selenium
18 16 (8.99%) Information Security
18 16 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
18 16 (8.99%) Regression Testing

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 14 (7.87%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.49%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.49%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.69%) CMS
5 2 (1.12%) Apache
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
5 2 (1.12%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.56%) Appian
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.56%) Drupal
6 1 (0.56%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.56%) Kentico
6 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 32 (17.98%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (5.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (2.81%) Adobe Illustrator
4 5 (2.81%) Photoshop
5 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.56%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
7 1 (0.56%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 6 (3.37%) Elite 3E
2 5 (2.81%) Relativity
3 3 (1.69%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (1.69%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.56%) Magento
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.56%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 1 (0.56%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 35 (19.66%) Azure
2 34 (19.10%) Microsoft 365
3 23 (12.92%) AWS
4 12 (6.74%) Power Platform
5 7 (3.93%) Azure Sentinel
5 7 (3.93%) Serverless
6 6 (3.37%) GCP
6 6 (3.37%) PowerApps
7 5 (2.81%) Amazon S3
7 5 (2.81%) GitHub
8 3 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.69%) IaaS
8 3 (1.69%) PaaS
8 3 (1.69%) Power Automate
8 3 (1.69%) SaaS
9 2 (1.12%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (1.12%) Lucidchart
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.30%) DHCP
1 13 (7.30%) DNS
2 10 (5.62%) VPN
3 5 (2.81%) Skype
3 5 (2.81%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.25%) Extranet
4 4 (2.25%) Intranet
4 4 (2.25%) SMTP
5 3 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (1.69%) Firewall
5 3 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.69%) Wireless
6 2 (1.12%) Network Security
6 2 (1.12%) WAN
7 1 (0.56%) Internet
7 1 (0.56%) LAN
7 1 (0.56%) MPLS
7 1 (0.56%) SAN
7 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.56%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 11 (6.18%) Power BI
3 9 (5.06%) SQL Server
4 8 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.37%) Blockchain
5 6 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.37%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.81%) SQL Server 2019
7 4 (2.25%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.25%) Tableau
8 2 (1.12%) Amazon Athena
8 2 (1.12%) Data Lake
8 2 (1.12%) MySQL
8 2 (1.12%) Parquet
8 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.56%) OLAP
9 1 (0.56%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.56%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (8.99%) Selenium
2 11 (6.18%) Ranorex
3 7 (3.93%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.93%) JIRA
4 5 (2.81%) git-flow
5 4 (2.25%) Cypress.io
6 3 (1.69%) Cucumber
6 3 (1.69%) Postman
7 1 (0.56%) Ant
7 1 (0.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 75 (42.13%) Law
2 59 (33.15%) Finance
3 38 (21.35%) Social Skills
4 20 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (8.43%) Financial Institution
6 14 (7.87%) Banking
7 11 (6.18%) Publishing
8 10 (5.62%) Games
9 7 (3.93%) Billing
9 7 (3.93%) Marketing
9 7 (3.93%) Public Sector
10 4 (2.25%) Front Office
11 2 (1.12%) Advertising
11 2 (1.12%) Organisational Skills
12 1 (0.56%) Documentation Skills
12 1 (0.56%) Influencing Skills
12 1 (0.56%) Presentation Skills
12 1 (0.56%) Retail
12 1 (0.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 62 (34.83%) Analyst
2 22 (12.36%) IT Analyst
3 15 (8.43%) Support Analyst
4 14 (7.87%) QA Engineer
5 13 (7.30%) Consultant
5 13 (7.30%) Security Analyst
6 12 (6.74%) Data Engineer
6 12 (6.74%) IT Support
6 12 (6.74%) Legal Analyst
7 11 (6.18%) Automation Engineer
7 11 (6.18%) Business Analyst
7 11 (6.18%) Project Manager
7 11 (6.18%) QA Automation Engineer
8 9 (5.06%) IT Support Analyst
9 8 (4.49%) Desktop Support
9 8 (4.49%) IT Security Analyst
10 7 (3.93%) Azure Consultant
10 7 (3.93%) Cybersecurity Consultant
10 7 (3.93%) Security Consultant
10 7 (3.93%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.81%) .NET
1 5 (2.81%) JSON
1 5 (2.81%) Regular Expression
1 5 (2.81%) REST
1 5 (2.81%) Scrapy
2 4 (2.25%) Beautiful Soup
3 3 (1.69%) HTML
3 3 (1.69%) Middleware
4 2 (1.12%) CSS
4 2 (1.12%) Django
4 2 (1.12%) Kafka
4 2 (1.12%) PySpark
4 2 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (1.12%) React
4 2 (1.12%) SOAP
5 1 (0.56%) GraphQL
5 1 (0.56%) Redux
5 1 (0.56%) Visualforce
5 1 (0.56%) WPF
5 1 (0.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.55%) Management Information System
2 15 (8.43%) Hedge funds
3 12 (6.74%) Social Media
4 8 (4.49%) User Experience
5 6 (3.37%) Blackberry
6 5 (2.81%) Public Cloud
7 4 (2.25%) Analytical Mindset
7 4 (2.25%) PKI
7 4 (2.25%) Replication
8 3 (1.69%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.69%) EMC VNX
8 3 (1.69%) iPad
8 3 (1.69%) iPhone
8 3 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.69%) Symmetrix
9 2 (1.12%) CMDB
9 2 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.12%) Reinsurance
10 1 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.22%) Windows
2 20 (11.24%) Windows 10
3 15 (8.43%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.81%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.25%) Linux
5 4 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.25%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.69%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (1.12%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (17.42%) Data Protection
2 25 (14.04%) Project Management
3 22 (12.36%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (11.24%) Service Management
5 17 (9.55%) Analytics
6 16 (8.99%) Business Intelligence
6 16 (8.99%) Information Security
6 16 (8.99%) Regression Testing
7 15 (8.43%) Migration
7 15 (8.43%) Risk Management
7 15 (8.43%) Service Delivery
8 14 (7.87%) Test Scripting
9 13 (7.30%) Cybersecurity
9 13 (7.30%) Document Management
9 13 (7.30%) Problem-Solving
10 12 (6.74%) ITSM
10 12 (6.74%) Test Automation
10 12 (6.74%) Test Planning
11 11 (6.18%) Data Analysis
11 11 (6.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 36 (20.22%) SQL
2 19 (10.67%) Python
3 18 (10.11%) C#
4 13 (7.30%) C
5 11 (6.18%) PowerShell
6 7 (3.93%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.81%) R
7 5 (2.81%) XPath
8 3 (1.69%) Java
9 2 (1.12%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.56%) Go
10 1 (0.56%) Haskell
10 1 (0.56%) Ruby
10 1 (0.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 19 (10.67%) Degree
2 14 (7.87%) CISSP
3 8 (4.49%) CISM
4 7 (3.93%) CCNA
4 7 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 4 (2.25%) CISA
6 4 (2.25%) IIBA
6 4 (2.25%) Master's Degree
6 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.25%) PhD
7 2 (1.12%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.12%) AWS Certification
7 2 (1.12%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
8 1 (0.56%) APMP
8 1 (0.56%) ISEB
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (0.56%) MOS
8 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.61%) GDPR
2 25 (14.04%) QA
3 10 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (5.06%) Data Quality
5 7 (3.93%) Accessibility
5 7 (3.93%) NIST
6 6 (3.37%) PMO
6 6 (3.37%) SLA
7 4 (2.25%) GRC
8 3 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (1.69%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.56%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.56%) HIPAA
9 1 (0.56%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.56%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (14.61%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.62%) vSphere
3 4 (2.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (1.69%) Firmware
4 3 (1.69%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (1.69%) XenApp
4 3 (1.69%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.56%) Docker
6 1 (0.56%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.56%) KVM
6 1 (0.56%) LXC
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.56%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (5.62%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.93%) SCCM
3 6 (3.37%) McAfee ePO
3 6 (3.37%) NetBackup
4 5 (2.81%) Kubeflow
4 5 (2.81%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (2.25%) OfficeScan
5 4 (2.25%) SCOM
5 4 (2.25%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 3 (1.69%) Terraform
7 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.12%) vCenter Server
7 2 (1.12%) WSUS
8 1 (0.56%) Ansible
8 1 (0.56%) Automic
8 1 (0.56%) Mesos
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.56%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 39 (21.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (10.67%) iManage
3 15 (8.43%) Intapp
4 13 (7.30%) VMware
5 7 (3.93%) Citrix
5 7 (3.93%) HP
6 6 (3.37%) Altiris
6 6 (3.37%) Apple
6 6 (3.37%) McAfee
7 5 (2.81%) Symantec
8 4 (2.25%) Aderant
8 4 (2.25%) Cadence
8 4 (2.25%) Huawei
8 4 (2.25%) Veritas
9 3 (1.69%) EMC
9 3 (1.69%) Mitel
9 3 (1.69%) Remedy
9 3 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.69%) SAP
9 3 (1.69%) Workday