Period
to 20 October 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 20 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > England
6 months to
20 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 216 206 197
Rank change year-on-year -10 -9 -27
Permanent jobs citing Legal 677 2,100 2,782
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.51% 1.67% 1.83%
As % of the General category 3.97% 4.20% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 507 1,587 2,115
Median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £83,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 17,054 50,042 65,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.01% 39.80% 43.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13,689 38,084 50,757
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,200
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.48% +3.24%
10th Percentile £34,264 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £93,750 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in England

Legal
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legal in England.

Salary trend for Legal in England

Legal
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal in England over the 6 months to 20 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Legal in England

Legal
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the England region over the 6 months to 20 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 313 £65,000 +8.33% 95
North of England +57 166 £46,000 +15.00% 132
North West +63 135 £45,000 +5.88% 76
South East -13 76 £50,000 - 145
South West +71 58 £45,000 +24.14% 137
Midlands +72 56 £50,000 +8.11% 74
West Midlands +56 46 £55,000 +10.00% 46
Yorkshire +42 23 £52,500 +40.00% 34
East Midlands +84 18 £47,500 -20.83% 27
East of England +76 12 £29,686 -46.03% 81
North East +23 9 £65,000 +8.33% 22
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 England region with a requirement for Legal.

1 181 (26.74%) Finance
2 159 (23.49%) Microsoft
3 149 (22.01%) Windows
4 143 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
5 136 (20.09%) Law
6 116 (17.13%) Degree
7 109 (16.10%) SQL
8 108 (15.95%) Azure
9 99 (14.62%) Information Security
10 95 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
11 91 (13.44%) Business Intelligence
12 90 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
13 85 (12.56%) GDPR
14 83 (12.26%) Cybersecurity
15 81 (11.96%) ITIL
16 80 (11.82%) Management Information System
17 72 (10.64%) Project Management
17 72 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
18 70 (10.34%) Risk Management
19 69 (10.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
20 68 (10.04%) Office 365
21 64 (9.45%) DevOps
21 64 (9.45%) Active Directory
22 62 (9.16%) SQL Server
22 62 (9.16%) Security Cleared
23 61 (9.01%) Analytics
24 59 (8.71%) PowerShell
24 59 (8.71%) .NET
25 54 (7.98%) Linux
25 54 (7.98%) AWS

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 20 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.36%) IIS
3 13 (1.92%) Apache
3 13 (1.92%) CMS
4 10 (1.48%) MS Exchange
5 8 (1.18%) nginx
6 4 (0.59%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (0.59%) JBoss
6 4 (0.59%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.59%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.44%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.44%) Orchard CMS
7 3 (0.44%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.15%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.15%) Confluence
8 1 (0.15%) Red Hat Fuse
8 1 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.15%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 72 (10.64%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (4.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (3.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.89%) Figma
5 3 (0.44%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.15%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.15%) InDesign
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.15%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 11 (1.62%) Carpe Diem
2 9 (1.33%) Elite 3E
3 8 (1.18%) Visualfiles
4 7 (1.03%) Loan IQ
4 7 (1.03%) Relativity
5 5 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.59%) Payment Gateway
7 2 (0.30%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.15%) Magento
8 1 (0.15%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (0.15%) Ringtail
8 1 (0.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 108 (15.95%) Azure
2 68 (10.04%) Office 365
3 54 (7.98%) AWS
4 44 (6.50%) SaaS
5 21 (3.10%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (2.81%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (2.81%) Power Platform
7 14 (2.07%) IaaS
8 11 (1.62%) PaaS
9 9 (1.33%) GCP
10 8 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.89%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
12 5 (0.74%) OpenShift
12 5 (0.74%) Serverless
13 4 (0.59%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.44%) Azure Functions
15 2 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
15 2 (0.30%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 37 (5.47%) Firewall
2 30 (4.43%) Internet
3 22 (3.25%) DNS
4 20 (2.95%) SSL
4 20 (2.95%) VPN
5 14 (2.07%) DHCP
5 14 (2.07%) LAN
5 14 (2.07%) WAN
6 13 (1.92%) Network Security
6 13 (1.92%) Wireless
7 11 (1.62%) NetScaler
8 10 (1.48%) Skype
8 10 (1.48%) VoIP
9 8 (1.18%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (1.03%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (1.03%) Softphone
11 6 (0.89%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (0.89%) TCP/IP
11 6 (0.89%) Unified Communications
12 5 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (9.16%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 21 (3.10%) Big Data
4 20 (2.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (2.81%) Power BI
6 18 (2.66%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.07%) Relational Database
8 12 (1.77%) MongoDB
8 12 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.18%) MySQL
9 8 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
9 8 (1.18%) QlikView
10 5 (0.74%) EDRMS
10 5 (0.74%) Redis
11 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.44%) Azure SQL Database
12 3 (0.44%) Hadoop
12 3 (0.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (2.22%) Git (software)
2 9 (1.33%) Visual Studio
3 8 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (1.03%) Jenkins
4 7 (1.03%) Subversion
5 5 (0.74%) JIRA
6 4 (0.59%) Oracle APEX
6 4 (0.59%) Selenium
7 3 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.30%) Postman
8 2 (0.30%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.30%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.15%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.15%) Gradle
9 1 (0.15%) Mocha
9 1 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.15%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.15%) Travis CI
General
1 181 (26.74%) Finance
2 136 (20.09%) Law
3 47 (6.94%) Banking
4 45 (6.65%) Marketing
5 31 (4.58%) Telecoms
6 23 (3.40%) Back Office
7 19 (2.81%) Publishing
7 19 (2.81%) Retail
8 15 (2.22%) Financial Institution
9 14 (2.07%) Public Sector
10 13 (1.92%) Investment Banking
10 13 (1.92%) Police
11 10 (1.48%) German Language
12 9 (1.33%) Brand Awareness
12 9 (1.33%) Spanish Language
13 7 (1.03%) Advertising
14 4 (0.59%) Digital Economy
14 4 (0.59%) French Language
14 4 (0.59%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 110 (16.25%) Analyst
2 101 (14.92%) Developer
3 45 (6.65%) Architect
4 33 (4.87%) Senior Developer
5 29 (4.28%) IT Manager
6 23 (3.40%) Consultant
7 21 (3.10%) Designer
8 20 (2.95%) Information Manager
8 20 (2.95%) Senior Manager
8 20 (2.95%) Service Analyst
8 20 (2.95%) Team Leader
9 19 (2.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 19 (2.81%) Systems Engineer
10 18 (2.66%) Applications Support
10 18 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (2.66%) Support Analyst
11 17 (2.51%) Project Manager
11 17 (2.51%) Service Desk Analyst
12 16 (2.36%) Business Analyst
13 15 (2.22%) Case Management Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (8.71%) .NET
2 29 (4.28%) HTML
3 27 (3.99%) CSS
3 27 (3.99%) REST
4 17 (2.51%) AngularJS
5 16 (2.36%) ASP.NET
6 15 (2.22%) .NET Framework
7 14 (2.07%) React
8 13 (1.92%) jQuery
8 13 (1.92%) RESTful
9 12 (1.77%) Node.js
9 12 (1.77%) WCF
10 11 (1.62%) JSON
10 11 (1.62%) Ruby on Rails
10 11 (1.62%) Web Services
11 9 (1.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (1.33%) XML
12 8 (1.18%) Entity Framework
12 8 (1.18%) Spring
13 7 (1.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 95 (14.03%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (11.82%) Management Information System
3 31 (4.58%) PKI
4 26 (3.84%) User Experience
5 25 (3.69%) Mobile App
5 25 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
6 15 (2.22%) Cloud Native
7 11 (1.62%) Blog
8 10 (1.48%) Cyberattack
9 9 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
9 9 (1.33%) Social Media
10 8 (1.18%) Data Centre
10 8 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.03%) Cybercrime
11 7 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
11 7 (1.03%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.03%) e-Learning
11 7 (1.03%) Online Banking
11 7 (1.03%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (1.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 149 (22.01%) Windows
2 54 (7.98%) Linux
3 38 (5.61%) Windows 10
4 25 (3.69%) Windows Server
5 16 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (2.22%) Solaris
7 12 (1.77%) Unix
8 7 (1.03%) Windows Server 2016
8 7 (1.03%) Windows Server 2019
9 6 (0.89%) Windows 2000
9 6 (0.89%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.30%) Debian
10 2 (0.30%) Mac OS
10 2 (0.30%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (21.12%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (14.62%) Information Security
3 91 (13.44%) Business Intelligence
4 90 (13.29%) Problem-Solving
5 83 (12.26%) Cybersecurity
6 81 (11.96%) ITIL
7 72 (10.64%) Project Management
8 70 (10.34%) Risk Management
9 64 (9.45%) DevOps
10 61 (9.01%) Analytics
11 52 (7.68%) Continuous Improvement
12 49 (7.24%) Document Management
13 45 (6.65%) Data Protection
14 41 (6.06%) IT Strategy
15 37 (5.47%) Project Delivery
16 36 (5.32%) Stakeholder Management
17 34 (5.02%) Time Management
18 33 (4.87%) Business Continuity
18 33 (4.87%) SDLC
19 31 (4.58%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 109 (16.10%) SQL
2 59 (8.71%) PowerShell
3 48 (7.09%) JavaScript
4 45 (6.65%) C#
5 26 (3.84%) Java
5 26 (3.84%) Python
6 24 (3.55%) Bash Shell
6 24 (3.55%) T-SQL
7 23 (3.40%) Perl
8 12 (1.77%) PHP
8 12 (1.77%) TypeScript
9 11 (1.62%) Ruby
10 8 (1.18%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 6 (0.89%) Apex Code
12 6 (0.89%) R
12 6 (0.89%) SOQL
12 6 (0.89%) VB
13 5 (0.74%) VBA
14 3 (0.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 116 (17.13%) Degree
2 62 (9.16%) Security Cleared
3 41 (6.06%) CISSP
4 38 (5.61%) CISM
5 34 (5.02%) SC Cleared
6 33 (4.87%) DV Cleared
7 21 (3.10%) CISA
8 17 (2.51%) CRISC
9 15 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (1.92%) DBS Check
11 12 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
12 11 (1.62%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
12 11 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (1.62%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 10 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (1.18%) (ISC)2 CCSP
14 8 (1.18%) MCP
15 7 (1.03%) MCSA
16 6 (0.89%) MCSE
16 6 (0.89%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (12.56%) GDPR
2 69 (10.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (5.32%) SLA
4 32 (4.73%) NIST
5 20 (2.95%) PCI DSS
6 19 (2.81%) Cyber Essentials
6 19 (2.81%) Data Quality
7 17 (2.51%) QA
8 15 (2.22%) NCSC
9 12 (1.77%) COBIT
10 11 (1.62%) NIST 800
11 10 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 9 (1.33%) ISO/IEC 27005
13 8 (1.18%) ISO 22301
14 7 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 7 (1.03%) Dodd-Frank
14 7 (1.03%) EMIR
14 7 (1.03%) MiFID
15 6 (0.89%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 5 (0.74%) ISO 31000
System Software
1 64 (9.45%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.99%) Docker
3 19 (2.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.18%) XenApp
5 7 (1.03%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.59%) vSphere
7 2 (0.30%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.15%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.15%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 35 (5.17%) SCCM
2 20 (2.95%) Kubernetes
3 13 (1.92%) WSUS
4 12 (1.77%) SCOM
4 12 (1.77%) Terraform
5 9 (1.33%) Microsoft Intune
5 9 (1.33%) SCOrch
6 7 (1.03%) Ansible
6 7 (1.03%) CASB
7 5 (0.74%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
8 4 (0.59%) CSIRT
9 3 (0.44%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.30%) Clonezilla
10 2 (0.30%) Grafana
10 2 (0.30%) Munin
11 1 (0.15%) FortiGate
11 1 (0.15%) Puppet
11 1 (0.15%) RSA Archer
11 1 (0.15%) TrustSec
11 1 (0.15%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 159 (23.49%) Microsoft
2 49 (7.24%) Citrix
3 30 (4.43%) iManage
4 29 (4.28%) VMware
5 28 (4.14%) Google
6 24 (3.55%) Salesforce.com
7 18 (2.66%) Cisco
7 18 (2.66%) Oracle
8 14 (2.07%) Aderant
8 14 (2.07%) HP
9 11 (1.62%) Intapp
10 10 (1.48%) Veeam
11 9 (1.33%) CheckPoint
11 9 (1.33%) SAP
12 8 (1.18%) Mitel
13 7 (1.03%) Murex
13 7 (1.03%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.03%) Tableau
14 6 (0.89%) RightFax
14 6 (0.89%) Sophos