Period
to 25 September 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > London
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 108 108
Rank change year-on-year -33 0 +18
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1,630 2,310 2,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 2.37% 3.08% 2.87%
As % of the General category 4.78% 5.70% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1,261 1,633 1,901
London median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.73% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 34,097 40,511 41,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 49.54% 54.09% 52.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26,558 28,268 35,282
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% -

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in London

Legal
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Legal in London

Legal
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in London over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Legal in London

Legal
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the London region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Central London -22 477 £60,000 +9.09% 100
West London +26 33 £55,000 +10.00% 37
South London +6 29 £45,000 +0.24% 4
East London -22 12 £42,500 -17.07% 13
North London +3 5 £65,000 +21.50% 3
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 London region with a requirement for Legal.

1 632 (38.77%) Finance
2 518 (31.78%) Law
3 388 (23.80%) Windows
4 337 (20.67%) Microsoft
5 307 (18.83%) Degree
6 281 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
7 278 (17.06%) SQL
8 238 (14.60%) Project Management
9 222 (13.62%) Microsoft Office
10 214 (13.13%) Active Directory
11 204 (12.52%) Information Security
12 184 (11.29%) ITIL
13 183 (11.23%) Banking
14 175 (10.74%) SQL Server
14 175 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
15 164 (10.06%) Business Analysis
16 163 (10.00%) Marketing
17 161 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
18 153 (9.39%) Change Management
19 149 (9.14%) Office 365
20 147 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
21 142 (8.71%) iManage
22 132 (8.10%) Microsoft Excel
23 127 (7.79%) Windows Server
24 126 (7.73%) GDPR
24 126 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
25 125 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
25 125 (7.67%) Risk Management
26 122 (7.48%) Analytics
27 119 (7.30%) Data Protection

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 88 (5.40%) MS Exchange
2 66 (4.05%) Skype for Business
3 54 (3.31%) SharePoint
4 37 (2.27%) IIS
5 33 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2013
6 22 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
7 21 (1.29%) IBM Notes
8 20 (1.23%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (1.04%) OpenStack
10 16 (0.98%) CMS
11 15 (0.92%) nginx
12 12 (0.74%) SAS
13 9 (0.55%) uWSGI
14 8 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
15 7 (0.43%) WordPress
16 6 (0.37%) Apache
16 6 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
17 5 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
18 4 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
19 3 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 222 (13.62%) Microsoft Office
2 132 (8.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 97 (5.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 42 (2.58%) MS Visio
5 28 (1.72%) Microsoft Project
6 13 (0.80%) Acrobat
7 11 (0.67%) Adobe Illustrator
8 10 (0.61%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.37%) Adobe Captivate
10 5 (0.31%) InDesign
11 4 (0.25%) Adobe After Effects
11 4 (0.25%) Camtasia
11 4 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 3 (0.18%) InfoPath
12 3 (0.18%) InVision
12 3 (0.18%) SPSS
13 2 (0.12%) Gephi
14 1 (0.061%) Maya
14 1 (0.061%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 59 (3.62%) Relativity
2 31 (1.90%) Concordance
3 28 (1.72%) Elite 3E
3 28 (1.72%) Ringtail
4 10 (0.61%) Carpe Diem
4 10 (0.61%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 10 (0.61%) Visualfiles
5 9 (0.55%) SAP MM
6 8 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
7 6 (0.37%) DocuMatrix
7 6 (0.37%) PeopleSoft HCM
7 6 (0.37%) SAP ERP
8 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.12%) Magento
9 2 (0.12%) Maximo
9 2 (0.12%) NetSuite
9 2 (0.12%) OpenText VIM for SAP
9 2 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.12%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 149 (9.14%) Office 365
2 126 (7.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
4 47 (2.88%) SaaS
5 41 (2.52%) Mimecast
6 18 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 6 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.37%) Amazon S3
9 6 (0.37%) Serverless
10 5 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
11 4 (0.25%) GitHub
11 4 (0.25%) OpenShift
12 3 (0.18%) IaaS
12 3 (0.18%) PaaS
12 3 (0.18%) Salesforce Service Cloud
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
13 2 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (0.12%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 111 (6.81%) Firewall
2 81 (4.97%) Skype
3 65 (3.99%) DNS
3 65 (3.99%) TCP/IP
4 63 (3.87%) WAN
5 49 (3.01%) VPN
6 48 (2.94%) LAN
7 38 (2.33%) Internet
8 35 (2.15%) DHCP
8 35 (2.15%) SAN
9 33 (2.02%) Unified Communications
10 30 (1.84%) VoIP
11 25 (1.53%) Network Security
11 25 (1.53%) Wireless
12 24 (1.47%) Intrusion Detection
13 22 (1.35%) VLAN
14 19 (1.17%) MPLS
14 19 (1.17%) NAS
15 18 (1.10%) WLAN
16 13 (0.80%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (10.74%) SQL Server
2 57 (3.50%) Big Data
3 45 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 39 (2.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (2.02%) Relational Database
6 31 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
7 29 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 24 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
10 23 (1.41%) Blockchain
11 19 (1.17%) EDRMS
12 16 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (0.92%) MySQL
14 13 (0.80%) NoSQL
15 9 (0.55%) Amazon RDS
16 7 (0.43%) Power BI
16 7 (0.43%) SAP BW
17 6 (0.37%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 5 (0.31%) Data Mining
18 5 (0.31%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 42 (2.58%) Git (software)
2 28 (1.72%) JIRA
3 27 (1.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (0.67%) Visual Studio
5 10 (0.61%) GitLab
6 9 (0.55%) Vagrant
7 8 (0.49%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.37%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.37%) Selenium
8 6 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
8 6 (0.37%) webpack
9 5 (0.31%) Grunt
9 5 (0.31%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 4 (0.25%) Babel
10 4 (0.25%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.18%) gulp
11 3 (0.18%) SoapUI
12 2 (0.12%) git-flow
12 2 (0.12%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.061%) Travis CI
General
1 632 (38.77%) Finance
2 518 (31.78%) Law
3 183 (11.23%) Banking
4 163 (10.00%) Marketing
5 72 (4.42%) Retail
6 69 (4.23%) Back Office
7 52 (3.19%) Investment Banking
8 48 (2.94%) Front Office
9 45 (2.76%) Telecoms
10 38 (2.33%) Financial Institution
11 35 (2.15%) Corporate Banking
12 27 (1.66%) Publishing
13 16 (0.98%) Billing
14 15 (0.92%) Advertising
15 14 (0.86%) Games
16 11 (0.67%) Automotive
17 10 (0.61%) General Ledger
18 9 (0.55%) Manufacturing
19 6 (0.37%) Music Industry
19 6 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 466 (28.59%) Analyst
2 180 (11.04%) Developer
3 144 (8.83%) Business Analyst
4 110 (6.75%) Project Manager
5 99 (6.07%) IT Analyst
6 94 (5.77%) Consultant
7 72 (4.42%) Trainer
8 66 (4.05%) IT Manager
8 66 (4.05%) IT Trainer
8 66 (4.05%) Senior Analyst
8 66 (4.05%) Service Analyst
9 64 (3.93%) Legal Analyst
9 64 (3.93%) Service Desk Analyst
10 61 (3.74%) Support Analyst
11 56 (3.44%) Security Analyst
12 52 (3.19%) Security Manager
13 47 (2.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 46 (2.82%) Financial Analyst
15 45 (2.76%) Business Manager
16 40 (2.45%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (7.24%) .NET
2 98 (6.01%) HTML
3 95 (5.83%) CSS
4 64 (3.93%) Web Services
5 54 (3.31%) ASP.NET
6 35 (2.15%) React
7 32 (1.96%) XML
8 31 (1.90%) AngularJS
9 30 (1.84%) jQuery
10 26 (1.60%) Node.js
10 26 (1.60%) REST
10 26 (1.60%) WCF
11 25 (1.53%) RESTful
12 22 (1.35%) SOAP
13 20 (1.23%) Elastic Stack
14 17 (1.04%) HTML5
15 14 (0.86%) Django
15 14 (0.86%) JSON
16 13 (0.80%) Redux
17 12 (0.74%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 161 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 90 (5.52%) Management Information System
3 78 (4.79%) Computer Science
4 59 (3.62%) Data Centre
5 53 (3.25%) Cyberthreat
6 45 (2.76%) Self-Motivation
6 45 (2.76%) User Experience
7 44 (2.70%) Blackberry
8 36 (2.21%) e-Learning
8 36 (2.21%) Fintech
9 33 (2.02%) iPhone
10 28 (1.72%) Mobile App
11 27 (1.66%) Fixed Income
12 22 (1.35%) Virtual Team
13 15 (0.92%) Cyberattack
13 15 (0.92%) Derivative
13 15 (0.92%) NHS
14 14 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
14 14 (0.86%) Hybrid Cloud
14 14 (0.86%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 388 (23.80%) Windows
2 127 (7.79%) Windows Server
3 107 (6.56%) Linux
4 98 (6.01%) Windows 10
5 83 (5.09%) Windows 7
6 72 (4.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (3.25%) Windows Server 2008
8 43 (2.64%) Apple iOS
9 39 (2.39%) Android
10 30 (1.84%) Unix
11 19 (1.17%) Mac OS X
11 19 (1.17%) Windows 8
12 18 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (0.80%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.61%) CentOS
15 6 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.31%) AIX
17 1 (0.061%) Data ONTAP
17 1 (0.061%) Kali Linux
17 1 (0.061%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (17.24%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (14.60%) Project Management
3 204 (12.52%) Information Security
4 184 (11.29%) ITIL
5 175 (10.74%) Problem-Solving
6 164 (10.06%) Business Analysis
7 153 (9.39%) Change Management
8 147 (9.02%) Stakeholder Management
9 125 (7.67%) Business Intelligence
9 125 (7.67%) Risk Management
10 122 (7.48%) Analytics
11 119 (7.30%) Data Protection
12 97 (5.95%) Document Management
13 96 (5.89%) Data Privacy
14 82 (5.03%) Cybersecurity
15 79 (4.85%) Continuous Improvement
16 76 (4.66%) E-Discovery
17 68 (4.17%) PRINCE2
18 66 (4.05%) Investment Management
19 62 (3.80%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 278 (17.06%) SQL
2 97 (5.95%) C#
3 92 (5.64%) JavaScript
4 70 (4.29%) Java
5 65 (3.99%) Python
6 44 (2.70%) PowerShell
7 36 (2.21%) T-SQL
8 32 (1.96%) C
9 25 (1.53%) C++
10 22 (1.35%) PHP
11 17 (1.04%) Ruby
11 17 (1.04%) VB
12 14 (0.86%) VBA
13 13 (0.80%) Perl
14 12 (0.74%) Bash Shell
15 11 (0.67%) Scala
16 10 (0.61%) TypeScript
17 9 (0.55%) Java 8
17 9 (0.55%) VBScript
18 7 (0.43%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 307 (18.83%) Degree
2 89 (5.46%) CISSP
3 69 (4.23%) CISM
4 50 (3.07%) CISA
5 42 (2.58%) Computer Science Degree
6 37 (2.27%) PMI Certification
7 34 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (1.72%) PMP
9 27 (1.66%) CCNP
9 27 (1.66%) CEH
10 26 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
11 23 (1.41%) GIAC
12 21 (1.29%) MOS
13 19 (1.17%) CIMA
14 18 (1.10%) Numerate Degree
15 17 (1.04%) CCIE
15 17 (1.04%) GSEC
15 17 (1.04%) ITIL Certification
16 14 (0.86%) MCSE
17 13 (0.80%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (7.73%) GDPR
2 113 (6.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 53 (3.25%) QA
4 49 (3.01%) SLA
5 47 (2.88%) Cyber Essentials
6 34 (2.09%) COBIT
7 26 (1.60%) MiFID
8 22 (1.35%) PMO
9 17 (1.04%) PCI DSS
10 16 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 16 (0.98%) Data Quality
11 13 (0.80%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.55%) NIST 800
13 8 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 6 (0.37%) Solvency II
15 5 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
15 5 (0.31%) EMIR
15 5 (0.31%) FATCA
15 5 (0.31%) HIPAA
16 4 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 214 (13.13%) Active Directory
2 56 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (2.27%) Docker
3 37 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 19 (1.17%) Snort
5 12 (0.74%) DFS Replication
6 11 (0.67%) XenApp
7 6 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.37%) vSphere
8 5 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.25%) RHEV
9 4 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
9 4 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 3 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 2 (0.12%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.12%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.12%) Xen
12 1 (0.061%) Varnish
12 1 (0.061%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 45 (2.76%) SCCM
2 36 (2.21%) Ansible
3 26 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (1.60%) Puppet
4 22 (1.35%) Kubernetes
5 19 (1.17%) OSSEC
6 13 (0.80%) Salt
7 12 (0.74%) Perfmon
8 11 (0.67%) EnCase
8 11 (0.67%) Single Sign-On
9 10 (0.61%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (0.61%) FTK
10 5 (0.31%) RSA Archer
11 4 (0.25%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.25%) CSIRT
12 2 (0.12%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.12%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 2 (0.12%) SCOM
12 2 (0.12%) Stealthwatch
13 1 (0.061%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 337 (20.67%) Microsoft
2 142 (8.71%) iManage
3 101 (6.20%) Citrix
4 98 (6.01%) VMware
5 83 (5.09%) Cisco
6 47 (2.88%) Intapp
7 41 (2.52%) Adobe
8 39 (2.39%) Aderant
9 30 (1.84%) CheckPoint
9 30 (1.84%) Nuix
9 30 (1.84%) SAP
10 28 (1.72%) LexisNexis
11 25 (1.53%) Red Hat
12 21 (1.29%) Lotus
13 17 (1.04%) Google
14 16 (0.98%) Sony
15 15 (0.92%) NetApp
16 14 (0.86%) Recommind
17 13 (0.80%) SaltStack
18 12 (0.74%) SolarWinds