Period
to 23 January 2018

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 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 166 163 164
Rank change year-on-year -3 +1 -7
Permanent jobs citing Legal 3,450 3,474 4,067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.11% 2.09% 2.09%
As % of the General category 4.92% 4.93% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,601 2,828 3,062
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,000 £27,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 70,128 70,409 87,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.90% 42.41% 44.71%
Number of salaries quoted 53,848 57,458 71,218
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.00% - -

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 23 January 2018.

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 23 January 2018. 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 -5 2,099 £55,000 - 246
South East +12 470 £50,000 +5.26% 89
North of England -18 423 £45,000 +12.50% 123
North West 0 273 £45,000 +12.50% 67
Midlands -27 176 £50,000 +17.65% 50
South West +53 144 £40,000 -15.79% 47
Yorkshire -55 136 £45,000 +12.50% 43
West Midlands -26 132 £50,000 +25.00% 34
East of England -35 116 £50,000 +11.11% 59
East Midlands -9 43 £44,000 -12.00% 16
North East -19 14 £36,850 +101.92% 13
South Coast - 3 £100,000 -
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, 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 1,515 (43.91%) Finance
2 876 (25.39%) Law
3 736 (21.33%) Microsoft
4 625 (18.12%) Windows
5 613 (17.77%) SQL
6 582 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
7 558 (16.17%) Project Management
8 492 (14.26%) Degree
9 478 (13.86%) Microsoft Office
10 441 (12.78%) Information Security
11 439 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
12 431 (12.49%) Analytical Skills
13 411 (11.91%) ITIL
14 399 (11.57%) Active Directory
15 359 (10.41%) SQL Server
16 339 (9.83%) Data Protection
17 332 (9.62%) Banking
18 321 (9.30%) JavaScript
19 302 (8.75%) C#
20 279 (8.09%) Risk Management
21 275 (7.97%) .NET
22 274 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
23 269 (7.80%) iManage
24 268 (7.77%) HTML
25 265 (7.68%) Windows 7
26 259 (7.51%) Marketing
27 246 (7.13%) Management Information System
28 240 (6.96%) Cybersecurity
29 236 (6.84%) Change Management
30 229 (6.64%) Citrix

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
1 151 (4.38%) SharePoint
2 146 (4.23%) MS Exchange
3 87 (2.52%) Skype for Business
4 71 (2.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 69 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 61 (1.77%) Apache Spark
7 53 (1.54%) IIS
8 49 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 39 (1.13%) CMS
10 35 (1.01%) Apache
11 27 (0.78%) NetWeaver
12 19 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
13 18 (0.52%) Confluence
14 15 (0.43%) SAS
15 14 (0.41%) WebSphere
15 14 (0.41%) WordPress
16 13 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
17 12 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
17 12 (0.35%) MQSeries
17 12 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 478 (13.86%) Microsoft Office
2 176 (5.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 88 (2.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 61 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 40 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.52%) Acrobat
7 14 (0.41%) Photoshop
8 13 (0.38%) Adobe Captivate
9 9 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
9 9 (0.26%) SPSS
10 6 (0.17%) Camtasia
10 6 (0.17%) Chatbot
11 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.087%) Mathematica
13 2 (0.058%) Spreadsheet
14 1 (0.029%) GIMP
14 1 (0.029%) InVision
14 1 (0.029%) OrCAD
14 1 (0.029%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 192 (5.57%) Elite 3E
2 47 (1.36%) Carpe Diem
3 43 (1.25%) Visualfiles
4 33 (0.96%) Relativity
5 21 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
6 15 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
6 15 (0.43%) SAP BPC
7 13 (0.38%) Concordance
8 12 (0.35%) NetSuite
9 11 (0.32%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (0.32%) Ringtail
10 10 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (0.26%) SAP GRC
12 6 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
13 5 (0.14%) SAP ERP
14 3 (0.087%) HFM
14 3 (0.087%) Oracle Applications
14 3 (0.087%) Remedy ITSM
14 3 (0.087%) SAP PM
14 3 (0.087%) SAP Retail
Cloud Services
1 146 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 127 (3.68%) Amazon AWS
3 117 (3.39%) Office 365
4 89 (2.58%) SaaS
5 61 (1.77%) Mimecast
6 21 (0.61%) IaaS
6 21 (0.61%) PaaS
7 20 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (0.52%) Google Analytics
9 14 (0.41%) Serverless
10 10 (0.29%) IBM Blueworks
10 10 (0.29%) Slack
11 8 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.23%) GitHub
12 7 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
12 7 (0.20%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
13 6 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 6 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 133 (3.86%) Firewall
2 89 (2.58%) Skype
3 82 (2.38%) WAN
4 73 (2.12%) TCP/IP
4 73 (2.12%) VPN
5 71 (2.06%) LAN
6 66 (1.91%) DNS
7 63 (1.83%) DHCP
8 56 (1.62%) Network Security
9 55 (1.59%) SAN
10 53 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
11 47 (1.36%) VoIP
12 45 (1.30%) Intranet
13 43 (1.25%) Unified Communications
13 43 (1.25%) VLAN
14 41 (1.19%) Internet
14 41 (1.19%) Wireless
15 38 (1.10%) Intrusion Detection
16 25 (0.72%) WLAN
17 24 (0.70%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 150 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 85 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (2.06%) Big Data
5 70 (2.03%) MySQL
6 63 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
7 62 (1.80%) Relational Database
8 61 (1.77%) NoSQL
9 60 (1.74%) Oracle Database
10 59 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
11 44 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 41 (1.19%) Power BI
13 29 (0.84%) SAP BW
14 27 (0.78%) SAP Data Services
15 26 (0.75%) MongoDB
15 26 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
15 26 (0.75%) SQL Server 2008
16 22 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
16 22 (0.64%) DataStage
16 22 (0.64%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 64 (1.86%) Git (software)
2 62 (1.80%) JIRA
3 54 (1.57%) Jenkins
4 48 (1.39%) Visual Studio
5 41 (1.19%) Selenium
5 41 (1.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 26 (0.75%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 26 (0.75%) Cucumber
7 18 (0.52%) Eclipse
7 18 (0.52%) JMeter
7 18 (0.52%) LSMW
8 17 (0.49%) Gatling
8 17 (0.49%) SoapUI
9 16 (0.46%) PHPUnit
9 16 (0.46%) Ranorex
9 16 (0.46%) webpack
10 15 (0.43%) Buildbot
10 15 (0.43%) Jasmine
10 15 (0.43%) Protractor
10 15 (0.43%) WebDriver
General
1 1,515 (43.91%) Finance
2 876 (25.39%) Law
3 332 (9.62%) Banking
4 259 (7.51%) Marketing
5 167 (4.84%) Retail
6 148 (4.29%) Investment Banking
7 112 (3.25%) Retail Banking
8 110 (3.19%) Telecoms
9 102 (2.96%) Back Office
10 63 (1.83%) Advertising
11 58 (1.68%) Manufacturing
12 54 (1.57%) Games
13 37 (1.07%) Front Office
14 35 (1.01%) Publishing
15 31 (0.90%) Billing
16 28 (0.81%) Financial Institution
17 25 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
18 20 (0.58%) German Language
19 17 (0.49%) Music Industry
20 13 (0.38%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 851 (24.67%) Analyst
2 457 (13.25%) Developer
3 203 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 201 (5.83%) Consultant
5 195 (5.65%) Project Manager
6 177 (5.13%) Service Analyst
7 170 (4.93%) Service Desk Analyst
8 157 (4.55%) Support Analyst
9 152 (4.41%) IT Manager
10 134 (3.88%) Architect
11 124 (3.59%) IT Analyst
12 121 (3.51%) Financial Analyst
13 119 (3.45%) Security Manager
14 104 (3.01%) Senior Analyst
15 101 (2.93%) .NET Developer
16 97 (2.81%) Legal Analyst
17 94 (2.72%) Information Manager
18 89 (2.58%) Applications Support
19 83 (2.41%) Senior Manager
20 81 (2.35%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (7.97%) .NET
2 268 (7.77%) HTML
3 216 (6.26%) CSS
4 123 (3.57%) AngularJS
4 123 (3.57%) ASP.NET
5 109 (3.16%) HTML5
6 107 (3.10%) Web Services
7 102 (2.96%) jQuery
8 99 (2.87%) XML
9 92 (2.67%) Natural Language Processing
10 85 (2.46%) Node.js
11 69 (2.00%) .NET Framework
12 65 (1.88%) CSS3
13 63 (1.83%) REST
13 63 (1.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 59 (1.71%) React
15 58 (1.68%) WCF
16 48 (1.39%) ASP.NET Web API
17 46 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 43 (1.25%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 431 (12.49%) Analytical Skills
2 246 (7.13%) Management Information System
3 114 (3.30%) Computer Science
4 108 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
5 83 (2.41%) Blackberry
6 81 (2.35%) Data Centre
7 66 (1.91%) User Experience
8 61 (1.77%) Reference Data
9 54 (1.57%) iPhone
10 53 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
11 52 (1.51%) Fintech
12 51 (1.48%) Fixed Income
12 51 (1.48%) Virtual Team
13 49 (1.42%) e-Learning
14 45 (1.30%) Mobile App
15 41 (1.19%) Data Protection Act
15 41 (1.19%) Tandem
16 37 (1.07%) Robotics
17 34 (0.99%) Algorithms
18 32 (0.93%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 625 (18.12%) Windows
2 265 (7.68%) Windows 7
3 209 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 153 (4.43%) Linux
5 126 (3.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 119 (3.45%) Windows 10
7 109 (3.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 72 (2.09%) Unix
9 67 (1.94%) Android
10 30 (0.87%) Apple iOS
11 23 (0.67%) Windows 8
11 23 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (0.23%) Windows Vista
13 7 (0.20%) Mac OS X
14 6 (0.17%) VMS
15 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.087%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.058%) Debian
17 2 (0.058%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (16.87%) Agile Software Development
2 558 (16.17%) Project Management
3 441 (12.78%) Information Security
4 439 (12.72%) Business Intelligence
5 411 (11.91%) ITIL
6 339 (9.83%) Data Protection
7 279 (8.09%) Risk Management
8 274 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
9 240 (6.96%) Cybersecurity
10 236 (6.84%) Change Management
11 220 (6.38%) Business Analysis
12 218 (6.32%) Analytics
13 214 (6.20%) CRM
14 200 (5.80%) PRINCE2
15 193 (5.59%) Asset Management
16 177 (5.13%) Business Development
17 176 (5.10%) Coaching
18 174 (5.04%) Continuous Improvement
19 163 (4.72%) Data Management
20 158 (4.58%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 613 (17.77%) SQL
2 321 (9.30%) JavaScript
3 302 (8.75%) C#
4 187 (5.42%) Java
5 167 (4.84%) Python
6 122 (3.54%) T-SQL
7 106 (3.07%) PHP
8 90 (2.61%) Ruby
9 69 (2.00%) C
10 64 (1.86%) C++
11 63 (1.83%) PowerShell
12 53 (1.54%) VB.NET
13 47 (1.36%) Shell Script
14 43 (1.25%) ABAP
14 43 (1.25%) Scala
15 30 (0.87%) Perl
16 28 (0.81%) Bash Shell
17 25 (0.72%) Groovy
17 25 (0.72%) VBA
18 24 (0.70%) Go
Qualifications
1 492 (14.26%) Degree
2 183 (5.30%) CISSP
3 149 (4.32%) CISM
4 112 (3.25%) CISA
5 83 (2.41%) Security Cleared
6 76 (2.20%) SC Cleared
7 69 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 63 (1.83%) ISEB
9 58 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
10 53 (1.54%) Computer Science Degree
11 50 (1.45%) PMP
12 48 (1.39%) PMI Certification
13 45 (1.30%) MCSE
14 37 (1.07%) Cisco Certification
15 33 (0.96%) CEH
15 33 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
16 31 (0.90%) SANS
17 30 (0.87%) CRISC
17 30 (0.87%) GIAC
18 28 (0.81%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 213 (6.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 201 (5.83%) GDPR
3 154 (4.46%) SLA
4 148 (4.29%) QA
5 106 (3.07%) PCI DSS
6 70 (2.03%) PMO
7 48 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
8 31 (0.90%) Data Quality
8 31 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 25 (0.72%) COBIT
10 23 (0.67%) MiFID
11 22 (0.64%) ISO 22301
11 22 (0.64%) ISO 9001
12 19 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 13 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 7 (0.20%) EMIR
14 7 (0.20%) ISO 14001
15 6 (0.17%) COSHH
15 6 (0.17%) ISO 31000
16 5 (0.14%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 399 (11.57%) Active Directory
2 121 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 100 (2.90%) Docker
4 48 (1.39%) XenApp
5 40 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 31 (0.90%) vSphere
7 27 (0.78%) VMware ESXi
8 25 (0.72%) XenDesktop
9 21 (0.61%) DFS Replication
10 19 (0.55%) Virtual Desktop
11 12 (0.35%) Terminal Services
12 6 (0.17%) ProxySG
12 6 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
13 4 (0.12%) Apache Flume
14 3 (0.087%) Firmware
14 3 (0.087%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.087%) Virtual Servers
15 2 (0.058%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 2 (0.058%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
16 1 (0.029%) Xen
Systems Management
1 65 (1.88%) SCCM
2 62 (1.80%) Kubernetes
3 47 (1.36%) Puppet
4 34 (0.99%) Ansible
5 24 (0.70%) Terraform
6 23 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 19 (0.55%) vCenter Server
8 18 (0.52%) SCOM
9 15 (0.43%) AirWatch
10 14 (0.41%) Nessus
11 12 (0.35%) CSIRT
12 10 (0.29%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 10 (0.29%) WSUS
13 9 (0.26%) Norton AntiVirus
13 9 (0.26%) RSA Archer
14 8 (0.23%) EnCase
15 6 (0.17%) Perfmon
15 6 (0.17%) Salt
15 6 (0.17%) SCOrch
15 6 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 736 (21.33%) Microsoft
2 269 (7.80%) iManage
3 229 (6.64%) Citrix
4 207 (6.00%) VMware
5 174 (5.04%) Oracle
6 171 (4.96%) SAP
7 145 (4.20%) Cisco
8 118 (3.42%) Intapp
9 106 (3.07%) Aderant
10 54 (1.57%) Adobe
11 50 (1.45%) HP
12 46 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
13 41 (1.19%) Google
14 36 (1.04%) Bloomberg
15 30 (0.87%) LexisNexis
16 29 (0.84%) Avaya
17 28 (0.81%) Sun
18 27 (0.78%) NetApp
19 24 (0.70%) Veeam
20 23 (0.67%) Informatica