The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 48 57
Rank change year-on-year -4 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Legal 12 13 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.14% 2.66% 0.62%
As % of the General category 6.52% 5.75% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 3
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.84% +47.72%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £25,600 £20,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £30,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.55% -  

Legal is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 184 226 197
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 32.80% 46.31% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 153 160 157
Median salary £45,000 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.75% -8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £73,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside citing Legal as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in Merseyside

Legal
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Legal in Merseyside

Legal
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in Merseyside over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Legal in Merseyside

Legal
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wirral -4 4 - -
Southport - 4 £60,000 - 1
Liverpool -7 3 £42,500 +36.00% 1
Legal
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing Legal also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for Legal.

1 9 (45.00%) Law
2 8 (40.00%) Windows
3 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 7 (35.00%) iPad
4 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (20.00%) SLA
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) Finance
5 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (20.00%) Case Management
6 3 (15.00%) ISO22301
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity Management
6 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
6 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (15.00%) Degree
6 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (15.00%) CISA
6 3 (15.00%) CISM
6 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
6 3 (15.00%) Security Management
6 3 (15.00%) Banking
6 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (5.00%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (45.00%) Law
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Business Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Information Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (15.00%) IT Support
4 3 (15.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Network Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Network Support
4 3 (15.00%) PHP Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Security Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (15.00%) Systems Support
5 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) iPad
2 2 (10.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) HPUX
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Case Management
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (15.00%) Business Continuity Management
2 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security Management
2 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.00%) Security Management
3 2 (10.00%) Business Analysis
3 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Business Process Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) Change Control
3 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) ETL
3 2 (10.00%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (10.00%) Process Management
3 2 (10.00%) Use Case
4 1 (5.00%) Business Transformation
4 1 (5.00%) Server Hardening
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) PHP
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) CISA
1 3 (15.00%) CISM
1 3 (15.00%) CISSP
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) MCSE
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 3 (15.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (15.00%) ISO22301
3 2 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) VMware
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 3 (15.00%) Avaya
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
Liverpool, Merseyside
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £32000 - £38000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + tbc
Posted: 2 days ago