Period
to 23 January 2021

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

Legal
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 191 183 194
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -22
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1,008 2,209 2,568
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.75% 1.90% 1.82%
As % of the General category 4.58% 4.73% 4.37%
Number of salaries quoted 692 1,676 2,033
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% -6.42%
10th Percentile £30,050 £26,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% -2.86%

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 21,998 46,683 58,787
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.22% 40.15% 41.66%
Number of salaries quoted 17,362 36,027 45,749
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,214 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 23 January 2021.

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 2021. 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 -9 452 £60,000 - 159
South East +48 237 £50,000 - 125
North of England -24 148 £43,750 +9.38% 146
North West +13 118 £45,000 +12.50% 72
South West +26 79 £35,000 -17.65% 147
Midlands -7 65 £52,500 - 115
West Midlands -4 39 £55,000 +4.76% 63
East Midlands +51 26 £42,000 -23.64% 51
Yorkshire -40 23 £52,500 +43.23% 57
East of England +14 16 £45,000 -10.00% 64
North East +15 8 £40,234 -38.10% 18
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 England region with a requirement for Legal.

1 258 (25.60%) Law
2 237 (23.51%) GDPR
3 227 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
4 222 (22.02%) Information Security
5 211 (20.93%) Microsoft
6 210 (20.83%) Management Information System
7 206 (20.44%) Finance
8 201 (19.94%) Project Management
9 178 (17.66%) Data Protection
10 168 (16.67%) Windows
11 143 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
12 127 (12.60%) Azure
12 127 (12.60%) Matrix Organization
13 123 (12.20%) Manufacturing
14 119 (11.81%) Pharmaceutical
15 114 (11.31%) SQL
16 111 (11.01%) Analytics
17 106 (10.52%) Problem-Solving
18 105 (10.42%) ITIL
19 103 (10.22%) Degree
20 101 (10.02%) Cybersecurity
21 97 (9.62%) DevOps
22 93 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
23 81 (8.04%) Office 365
23 81 (8.04%) Active Directory
24 78 (7.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
25 74 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
26 70 (6.94%) Windows 10
27 68 (6.75%) Document Management
27 68 (6.75%) Marketing

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 26 (2.58%) CMS
2 18 (1.79%) Confluence
3 15 (1.49%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.39%) IIS
5 11 (1.09%) MS Exchange
6 9 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
6 9 (0.89%) WordPress
7 8 (0.79%) Apache
8 3 (0.30%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.20%) JBoss
9 2 (0.20%) nginx
9 2 (0.20%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.20%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.099%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.099%) Appian
10 1 (0.099%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.099%) Red Hat Fuse
10 1 (0.099%) SAS
10 1 (0.099%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 74 (7.34%) Microsoft Office
2 35 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 24 (2.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.40%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.40%) Figma
5 3 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
5 3 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.099%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.099%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.099%) InDesign
7 1 (0.099%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (1.98%) Loan IQ
2 17 (1.69%) Elite 3E
3 14 (1.39%) Visualfiles
4 11 (1.09%) Carpe Diem
4 11 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (0.99%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
7 3 (0.30%) Relativity
8 2 (0.20%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.20%) SAP HR
8 2 (0.20%) SAP HR-PA
8 2 (0.20%) SAP Payroll
9 1 (0.099%) Magento
9 1 (0.099%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.099%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.099%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.099%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 1 (0.099%) Unica
9 1 (0.099%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 127 (12.60%) Azure
2 81 (8.04%) Office 365
3 54 (5.36%) AWS
4 52 (5.16%) SaaS
5 43 (4.27%) Power Platform
6 14 (1.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
6 14 (1.39%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 8 (0.79%) IaaS
8 7 (0.69%) Serverless
9 6 (0.60%) GCP
9 6 (0.60%) Google Play
10 5 (0.50%) Mimecast
10 5 (0.50%) PaaS
11 4 (0.40%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.40%) GitHub
12 3 (0.30%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 46 (4.56%) Firewall
2 26 (2.58%) VPN
3 23 (2.28%) DNS
4 20 (1.98%) Internet
5 18 (1.79%) WAN
6 17 (1.69%) Network Security
7 16 (1.59%) SSL
7 16 (1.59%) Wireless
8 15 (1.49%) DHCP
8 15 (1.49%) LAN
8 15 (1.49%) VoIP
9 9 (0.89%) NetScaler
10 8 (0.79%) Intranet
10 8 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
10 8 (0.79%) SAN
10 8 (0.79%) Skype
11 7 (0.69%) 5G
11 7 (0.69%) HTTP
11 7 (0.69%) Softphone
12 6 (0.60%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 44 (4.37%) Data Warehouse
3 41 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 36 (3.57%) Big Data
5 34 (3.37%) Power BI
6 32 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 27 (2.68%) Relational Database
8 16 (1.59%) MySQL
8 16 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
9 13 (1.29%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.09%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
11 8 (0.79%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.69%) Redis
13 6 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (0.50%) OLAP
14 5 (0.50%) Oracle OLAP
15 4 (0.40%) GIS
15 4 (0.40%) NoSQL
15 4 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
15 4 (0.40%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (3.08%) JIRA
2 25 (2.48%) Jenkins
3 24 (2.38%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (0.69%) Visual Studio
5 6 (0.60%) Subversion
6 4 (0.40%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.40%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.30%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.20%) GitLab
8 2 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.20%) Selenium
8 2 (0.20%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.20%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.099%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.099%) GCC
9 1 (0.099%) Gradle
9 1 (0.099%) Mocha
9 1 (0.099%) TeamCity
General
1 258 (25.60%) Law
2 206 (20.44%) Finance
3 123 (12.20%) Manufacturing
4 119 (11.81%) Pharmaceutical
5 68 (6.75%) Marketing
6 58 (5.75%) Banking
7 44 (4.37%) Retail
8 40 (3.97%) Telecoms
9 25 (2.48%) Investment Banking
10 19 (1.88%) Publishing
11 17 (1.69%) Public Sector
12 14 (1.39%) Digital Economy
13 11 (1.09%) Brand Awareness
14 10 (0.99%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.89%) Advertising
15 9 (0.89%) Back Office
15 9 (0.89%) Electronics
15 9 (0.89%) Games
16 7 (0.69%) Front Office
16 7 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 146 (14.48%) Analyst
2 124 (12.30%) Administrator
3 119 (11.81%) Developer
4 112 (11.11%) Data Administrator
5 48 (4.76%) Architect
6 47 (4.66%) IT Manager
7 38 (3.77%) Service Analyst
8 35 (3.47%) IT Analyst
9 32 (3.17%) Service Desk Analyst
9 32 (3.17%) Team Leader
10 31 (3.08%) Consultant
11 29 (2.88%) Project Manager
12 28 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
13 26 (2.58%) Senior Developer
13 26 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
14 25 (2.48%) Service Desk Team Leader
15 23 (2.28%) Business Intelligence Developer
16 21 (2.08%) Security Administrator
16 21 (2.08%) Security Analyst
17 20 (1.98%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (4.27%) .NET
2 39 (3.87%) REST
3 36 (3.57%) HTML
4 24 (2.38%) CSS
5 23 (2.28%) Web Services
6 22 (2.18%) React
7 19 (1.88%) Kafka
7 19 (1.88%) XML
8 17 (1.69%) ASP.NET
8 17 (1.69%) HTML5
9 16 (1.59%) Apache NiFi
10 15 (1.49%) Node.js
11 13 (1.29%) JSON
12 12 (1.19%) Spring
13 10 (0.99%) .NET Framework
13 10 (0.99%) CSS3
14 9 (0.89%) AngularJS
14 9 (0.89%) jQuery
14 9 (0.89%) Natural Language Processing
14 9 (0.89%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 210 (20.83%) Management Information System
2 93 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (3.77%) User Experience
4 30 (2.98%) Mobile App
5 28 (2.78%) Cyberattack
6 22 (2.18%) Data Protection Act
6 22 (2.18%) PKI
7 20 (1.98%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (1.69%) Blog
8 17 (1.69%) Mobile Banking
8 17 (1.69%) Online Banking
8 17 (1.69%) Reference Data
9 15 (1.49%) Smartphone
9 15 (1.49%) Social Media
10 12 (1.19%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (0.99%) Driving Licence
11 10 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (0.79%) Algorithms
12 8 (0.79%) Data Centre
13 7 (0.69%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 168 (16.67%) Windows
2 70 (6.94%) Windows 10
3 62 (6.15%) Linux
4 30 (2.98%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.69%) CentOS
6 15 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (1.29%) Solaris
8 12 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (1.19%) Windows Server 2016
9 9 (0.89%) Windows Server 2019
10 7 (0.69%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (0.60%) Windows 2000
12 5 (0.50%) Apple iOS
12 5 (0.50%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.50%) Unix
13 4 (0.40%) Android
14 2 (0.20%) Debian
15 1 (0.099%) Windows 8
15 1 (0.099%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 227 (22.52%) Agile Software Development
2 222 (22.02%) Information Security
3 201 (19.94%) Project Management
4 178 (17.66%) Data Protection
5 143 (14.19%) Business Intelligence
6 127 (12.60%) Matrix Organization
7 111 (11.01%) Analytics
8 106 (10.52%) Problem-Solving
9 105 (10.42%) ITIL
10 101 (10.02%) Cybersecurity
11 97 (9.62%) DevOps
12 68 (6.75%) Document Management
13 66 (6.55%) Line Management
14 64 (6.35%) Artificial Intelligence
15 62 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 60 (5.95%) Machine Learning
17 55 (5.46%) Coaching
17 55 (5.46%) Service Management
18 54 (5.36%) Scrum
19 52 (5.16%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 114 (11.31%) SQL
2 57 (5.65%) Python
3 54 (5.36%) PowerShell
4 45 (4.46%) Java
4 45 (4.46%) JavaScript
5 43 (4.27%) C#
6 34 (3.37%) T-SQL
7 27 (2.68%) Perl
8 25 (2.48%) Bash Shell
9 19 (1.88%) C
9 19 (1.88%) C++
10 11 (1.09%) PHP
10 11 (1.09%) VB.NET
11 10 (0.99%) R
12 8 (0.79%) TypeScript
13 5 (0.50%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.40%) VB
15 3 (0.30%) Ruby
15 3 (0.30%) XAML
16 2 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 103 (10.22%) Degree
2 46 (4.56%) Security Cleared
3 38 (3.77%) CISSP
4 30 (2.98%) CISM
5 26 (2.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 21 (2.08%) SC Cleared
7 17 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (1.29%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (1.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 9 (0.89%) CCNA
9 9 (0.89%) CEH
9 9 (0.89%) CompTIA Security+
9 9 (0.89%) MCSE
10 8 (0.79%) ISEB
10 8 (0.79%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.79%) PhD
11 7 (0.69%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.60%) CISA
12 6 (0.60%) MOS
13 4 (0.40%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 237 (23.51%) GDPR
2 78 (7.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (5.95%) SLA
4 37 (3.67%) NIST
5 31 (3.08%) Cyber Essentials
5 31 (3.08%) PCI DSS
6 30 (2.98%) Data Quality
7 22 (2.18%) MiFID
8 21 (2.08%) EMIR
9 20 (1.98%) Dodd-Frank
10 17 (1.69%) QA
11 14 (1.39%) ISO 9001
12 12 (1.19%) PMO
13 7 (0.69%) COBIT
14 6 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
14 6 (0.60%) Def Stans
15 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
15 5 (0.50%) NCSC
16 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27005
16 3 (0.30%) Solvency II
System Software
1 81 (8.04%) Active Directory
2 39 (3.87%) Docker
3 20 (1.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.60%) Virtual Desktop
6 5 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (0.40%) XenApp
8 3 (0.30%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 3 (0.30%) KVM
9 2 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.20%) NFS
10 1 (0.099%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.099%) Firmware
10 1 (0.099%) ProxySG
10 1 (0.099%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.099%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 43 (4.27%) SCCM
2 30 (2.98%) Ansible
3 20 (1.98%) Kubernetes
4 16 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (0.99%) Terraform
5 10 (0.99%) WSUS
6 9 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (0.89%) Puppet
6 9 (0.89%) SCOM
7 7 (0.69%) CASB
7 7 (0.69%) SCOrch
8 3 (0.30%) Clonezilla
9 2 (0.20%) Grafana
9 2 (0.20%) Icinga
9 2 (0.20%) MOM
9 2 (0.20%) Munin
9 2 (0.20%) Nagios
9 2 (0.20%) Nessus
9 2 (0.20%) Packer
10 1 (0.099%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 211 (20.93%) Microsoft
2 64 (6.35%) Citrix
3 45 (4.46%) iManage
4 33 (3.27%) VMware
5 28 (2.78%) Intapp
6 23 (2.28%) Cisco
7 20 (1.98%) Google
7 20 (1.98%) Murex
8 18 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 17 (1.69%) Aderant
9 17 (1.69%) Oracle
10 15 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
10 15 (1.49%) SAP
11 12 (1.19%) CheckPoint
12 11 (1.09%) MuleSoft
13 10 (0.99%) Adobe
13 10 (0.99%) OneTrust
13 10 (0.99%) Reuters
14 9 (0.89%) Mitel
15 8 (0.79%) ServiceNow