Period
to 21 April 2019

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 21 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > England
6 months to
21 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 182 170 165
Rank change year-on-year -12 -5 -1
Permanent jobs citing Legal 2,522 3,403 3,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.83% 2.05% 2.10%
As % of the General category 4.72% 4.90% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,875 2,645 2,747
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £30,600 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,600 £81,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 53,431 69,511 67,013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.82% 41.82% 41.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40,609 54,813 54,263
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,982
90th Percentile £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in England

Legal
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Legal in England.

Salary trend for Legal in England

Legal
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in England over the 6 months to 21 April 2019.

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 21 April 2019. 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 -42 1,330 £57,500 +4.55% 148
South East +22 395 £54,000 +8.00% 159
North of England -14 360 £45,000 - 153
North West -8 226 £45,000 -10.00% 79
Midlands +7 173 £50,000 +17.65% 71
South West +4 140 £45,000 +2.86% 285
West Midlands -15 129 £50,000 +17.65% 44
Yorkshire -4 121 £40,000 -11.11% 59
East of England +76 119 £60,000 +17.07% 89
East Midlands +27 44 £52,500 +16.67% 27
North East +28 13 £67,500 +116.00% 16
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 21 April 2019, 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.

1 732 (29.02%) Finance
2 577 (22.88%) Law
3 574 (22.76%) Microsoft
4 551 (21.85%) Windows
5 529 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
6 435 (17.25%) SQL
7 419 (16.61%) Information Security
8 380 (15.07%) ITIL
9 376 (14.91%) Degree
10 327 (12.97%) Business Intelligence
11 325 (12.89%) Management Information System
12 302 (11.97%) Project Management
13 294 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
14 280 (11.10%) Microsoft Office
15 263 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
16 257 (10.19%) Active Directory
17 245 (9.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 235 (9.32%) Office 365
19 233 (9.24%) Risk Management
20 229 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
21 217 (8.60%) SQL Server
22 213 (8.45%) JavaScript
23 208 (8.25%) Windows Server
24 203 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
25 202 (8.01%) GDPR
26 194 (7.69%) Linux
27 186 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
28 185 (7.34%) CISSP
29 179 (7.10%) C#
30 178 (7.06%) Data Protection

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
1 168 (6.66%) SharePoint
2 100 (3.97%) MS Exchange
3 87 (3.45%) Skype for Business
4 35 (1.39%) IIS
5 31 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (1.11%) Apache
6 28 (1.11%) CMS
7 25 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
8 24 (0.95%) SAS
9 20 (0.79%) Confluence
10 19 (0.75%) WebLogic
11 17 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (0.67%) OpenStack
12 8 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.28%) WordPress
14 6 (0.24%) Apache Spark
15 5 (0.20%) NetWeaver
15 5 (0.20%) Sitecore CMS
16 4 (0.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 4 (0.16%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 280 (11.10%) Microsoft Office
2 124 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 94 (3.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 33 (1.31%) Microsoft Project
5 10 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
6 8 (0.32%) Acrobat
6 8 (0.32%) MS Visio
7 5 (0.20%) Camtasia
7 5 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.20%) SPSS
7 5 (0.20%) Stata
8 3 (0.12%) InVision
9 2 (0.079%) Adobe Captivate
9 2 (0.079%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.040%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.040%) Adobe Premiere
10 1 (0.040%) InDesign
10 1 (0.040%) Snagit
10 1 (0.040%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 40 (1.59%) Carpe Diem
2 26 (1.03%) Elite 3E
3 23 (0.91%) SAP BPC
3 23 (0.91%) SAP ERP
4 21 (0.83%) SAP S/4HANA
5 20 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (0.56%) Magento
6 14 (0.56%) Relativity
7 12 (0.48%) HFM
7 12 (0.48%) Oracle EBS
7 12 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
8 7 (0.28%) SAP CO
8 7 (0.28%) SAP FI
8 7 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
8 7 (0.28%) Visualfiles
9 6 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (0.20%) Ringtail
10 5 (0.20%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 5 (0.20%) SAP GRC
11 4 (0.16%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 263 (10.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 235 (9.32%) Office 365
3 133 (5.27%) Amazon AWS
4 105 (4.16%) SaaS
5 45 (1.78%) Mimecast
6 34 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 21 (0.83%) Azure Active Directory
7 21 (0.83%) PaaS
8 20 (0.79%) GitHub
9 19 (0.75%) IaaS
10 17 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 9 (0.36%) Google Analytics
13 5 (0.20%) Basecamp
13 5 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
13 5 (0.20%) Serverless
14 4 (0.16%) Amazon S3
14 4 (0.16%) npm
14 4 (0.16%) OpenShift
15 3 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 151 (5.99%) Firewall
2 143 (5.67%) Network Security
3 83 (3.29%) Skype
4 68 (2.70%) DNS
5 59 (2.34%) SAN
5 59 (2.34%) WAN
6 54 (2.14%) Wi-Fi
7 53 (2.10%) LAN
8 45 (1.78%) TCP/IP
9 43 (1.70%) DHCP
10 39 (1.55%) VPN
11 35 (1.39%) Intranet
11 35 (1.39%) VLAN
12 33 (1.31%) VoIP
13 30 (1.19%) Unified Communications
14 25 (0.99%) Wireless
15 23 (0.91%) Internet
15 23 (0.91%) Intrusion Detection
16 21 (0.83%) NAS
17 20 (0.79%) Link 16
Database & Business Intelligence
1 217 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 64 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 52 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
3 52 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 48 (1.90%) Relational Database
5 46 (1.82%) MySQL
5 46 (1.82%) Power BI
6 43 (1.70%) Big Data
7 32 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
8 30 (1.19%) NoSQL
9 24 (0.95%) Oracle Database
9 24 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 22 (0.87%) SAP HANA
11 18 (0.71%) QlikView
11 18 (0.71%) SAP BW
12 16 (0.63%) OLAP
13 15 (0.59%) OLAP Cube
13 15 (0.59%) SAS Data Integration Studio
14 14 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (0.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 102 (4.04%) Git (software)
2 88 (3.49%) JIRA
3 42 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 40 (1.59%) Visual Studio
5 37 (1.47%) JIRA Agile
6 31 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (0.83%) Bitbucket
8 18 (0.71%) Selenium
9 17 (0.67%) webpack
10 15 (0.59%) Grunt
11 13 (0.52%) Gatling
11 13 (0.52%) Jenkins
11 13 (0.52%) JUnit
12 11 (0.44%) Cucumber
13 10 (0.40%) Eclipse
13 10 (0.40%) Subversion
14 9 (0.36%) SoapUI
15 8 (0.32%) Babel
16 7 (0.28%) gulp
16 7 (0.28%) Rational DOORS
General
1 732 (29.02%) Finance
2 577 (22.88%) Law
3 138 (5.47%) Marketing
4 132 (5.23%) Banking
5 109 (4.32%) Retail
6 87 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 59 (2.34%) Aerospace
8 58 (2.30%) Military
9 44 (1.74%) Back Office
10 37 (1.47%) Billing
11 31 (1.23%) Financial Institution
12 27 (1.07%) Front Office
13 25 (0.99%) Manufacturing
14 19 (0.75%) Publishing
15 15 (0.59%) Investment Banking
16 12 (0.48%) Electronics
17 11 (0.44%) Advertising
17 11 (0.44%) General Ledger
18 10 (0.40%) French Language
18 10 (0.40%) Games
Job Titles
1 611 (24.23%) Analyst
2 298 (11.82%) Developer
3 181 (7.18%) IT Analyst
4 153 (6.07%) Security Analyst
5 133 (5.27%) Service Analyst
6 123 (4.88%) IT Manager
7 118 (4.68%) Service Desk Analyst
8 115 (4.56%) Architect
9 111 (4.40%) Project Manager
10 102 (4.04%) Consultant
11 99 (3.93%) IT Security Analyst
12 95 (3.77%) Senior Analyst
13 92 (3.65%) Support Analyst
14 85 (3.37%) Security Manager
15 79 (3.13%) Business Analyst
16 75 (2.97%) Software Engineer
17 72 (2.85%) Senior Security Analyst
18 69 (2.74%) Trainer
19 65 (2.58%) Information Security Manager
20 64 (2.54%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (5.75%) .NET
2 140 (5.55%) HTML
3 98 (3.89%) AngularJS
4 91 (3.61%) React
5 90 (3.57%) CSS
6 75 (2.97%) Web Services
7 66 (2.62%) Velocity
8 62 (2.46%) jQuery
9 57 (2.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 57 (2.26%) Qt
10 53 (2.10%) HTML5
11 51 (2.02%) ASP.NET
11 51 (2.02%) Vue.js
12 45 (1.78%) .NET Framework
13 43 (1.70%) REST
14 41 (1.63%) RESTful
14 41 (1.63%) SOAP
15 39 (1.55%) Node.js
16 29 (1.15%) JSON
17 26 (1.03%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 325 (12.89%) Management Information System
2 229 (9.08%) Analytical Skills
3 65 (2.58%) User Experience
4 59 (2.34%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 57 (2.26%) Data Centre
6 53 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
7 47 (1.86%) Hybrid Cloud
8 41 (1.63%) Algorithms
9 39 (1.55%) e-Learning
10 35 (1.39%) Fintech
11 32 (1.27%) Smartphone
12 27 (1.07%) Clustering
12 27 (1.07%) Robotics
13 25 (0.99%) 3D Graphics
13 25 (0.99%) Blog
14 24 (0.95%) iPhone
14 24 (0.95%) Tandem
15 23 (0.91%) Hedge funds
16 22 (0.87%) Cyberattack
17 20 (0.79%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 551 (21.85%) Windows
2 208 (8.25%) Windows Server
3 194 (7.69%) Linux
4 165 (6.54%) Windows 10
5 145 (5.75%) Windows 7
6 70 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 61 (2.42%) Windows Server 2012
8 50 (1.98%) Android
9 46 (1.82%) Windows 8
10 45 (1.78%) Unix
11 31 (1.23%) Apple iOS
12 16 (0.63%) CentOS
12 16 (0.63%) Solaris
13 10 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
14 9 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 9 (0.36%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.32%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.24%) VMS
17 1 (0.040%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.040%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (20.98%) Agile Software Development
2 419 (16.61%) Information Security
3 380 (15.07%) ITIL
4 327 (12.97%) Business Intelligence
5 302 (11.97%) Project Management
6 294 (11.66%) Problem-Solving
7 233 (9.24%) Risk Management
8 203 (8.05%) Stakeholder Management
9 186 (7.38%) Continuous Improvement
10 178 (7.06%) Data Protection
11 165 (6.54%) Analytics
12 158 (6.26%) Cybersecurity
13 143 (5.67%) Document Management
14 142 (5.63%) Mentoring
15 137 (5.43%) Security Management
16 124 (4.92%) Change Management
17 121 (4.80%) DevOps
17 121 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
18 117 (4.64%) Business Continuity
18 117 (4.64%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 435 (17.25%) SQL
2 213 (8.45%) JavaScript
3 179 (7.10%) C#
4 163 (6.46%) Java
5 141 (5.59%) Python
6 84 (3.33%) C++
6 84 (3.33%) PowerShell
7 50 (1.98%) PHP
8 48 (1.90%) C
8 48 (1.90%) T-SQL
9 31 (1.23%) R
10 28 (1.11%) Ruby
11 26 (1.03%) VB.NET
12 22 (0.87%) Go
13 21 (0.83%) Java 8
13 21 (0.83%) Shell Script
13 21 (0.83%) TypeScript
14 20 (0.79%) Lua
15 18 (0.71%) Objective-C
16 15 (0.59%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 376 (14.91%) Degree
2 185 (7.34%) CISSP
3 131 (5.19%) Security Cleared
4 113 (4.48%) CISA
5 107 (4.24%) SC Cleared
6 103 (4.08%) CISM
7 102 (4.04%) Computer Science Degree
8 96 (3.81%) SANS
9 73 (2.89%) Microsoft Certification
10 70 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
11 69 (2.74%) CREST Certified
12 58 (2.30%) GIAC
13 57 (2.26%) CEH
14 55 (2.18%) MCSE
15 53 (2.10%) CCNP
16 50 (1.98%) CCNA
17 47 (1.86%) ITIL Certification
18 43 (1.70%) CRISC
19 39 (1.55%) MOS
20 27 (1.07%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 245 (9.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 202 (8.01%) GDPR
3 111 (4.40%) PCI DSS
4 76 (3.01%) QA
5 71 (2.82%) SLA
6 50 (1.98%) PMO
7 45 (1.78%) Data Quality
8 42 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
9 38 (1.51%) COBIT
10 18 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 14 (0.56%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.44%) MiFID
13 8 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
13 8 (0.32%) EMIR
13 8 (0.32%) FATCA
13 8 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 7 (0.28%) Solvency II
15 6 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
16 5 (0.20%) HIPAA
17 4 (0.16%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 257 (10.19%) Active Directory
2 94 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 87 (3.45%) Hyper-V
4 66 (2.62%) Docker
5 33 (1.31%) XenApp
6 20 (0.79%) XenServer
7 17 (0.67%) Virtual Desktop
7 17 (0.67%) vSphere
8 12 (0.48%) Snort
9 10 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.32%) VMware ESXi
11 7 (0.28%) iptables
12 6 (0.24%) Squid
13 5 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 5 (0.20%) Terminal Server
14 4 (0.16%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.16%) VMware Server
15 3 (0.12%) Apache Flume
15 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 3 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 65 (2.58%) SCCM
2 45 (1.78%) Kubernetes
3 34 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
4 26 (1.03%) Ansible
5 23 (0.91%) Puppet
6 21 (0.83%) CSIRT
7 16 (0.63%) Salt
8 10 (0.40%) EnCase
8 10 (0.40%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 10 (0.40%) Netcool
9 9 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
9 9 (0.36%) WSUS
10 8 (0.32%) SCOM
11 7 (0.28%) DameWare
11 7 (0.28%) HP ALM
11 7 (0.28%) Nagios
12 6 (0.24%) SELinux
13 5 (0.20%) AirWatch
13 5 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
13 5 (0.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 574 (22.76%) Microsoft
2 173 (6.86%) iManage
3 170 (6.74%) Cisco
3 170 (6.74%) Citrix
4 163 (6.46%) VMware
5 69 (2.74%) SAP
6 58 (2.30%) Oracle
7 55 (2.18%) HP
8 52 (2.06%) CheckPoint
9 48 (1.90%) Tableau
10 47 (1.86%) Google
11 38 (1.51%) Intapp
12 32 (1.27%) Dell
12 32 (1.27%) Sony
13 31 (1.23%) Atlassian
14 30 (1.19%) Aderant
15 29 (1.15%) ServiceNow
16 28 (1.11%) Avaya
16 28 (1.11%) Juniper
17 26 (1.03%) Salesforce.com