Period
to 24 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > North of England
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 165 144 150
Rank change year-on-year -21 +6 +27
Permanent jobs citing Legal 147 341 429
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.54% 2.11% 2.22%
As % of the General category 5.10% 6.22% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 117 336 392
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% -7.27%

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 the North of England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,883 5,479 7,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 30.15% 33.97% 37.56%
Number of salaries quoted 2,289 4,183 5,650
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,060 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £68,775
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the North of England

Legal
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legal in the North of England.

Salary trend for Legal in the North of England

Legal
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal in the North of England over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Legal in the North of England

Legal
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the North of England region over the 6 months to 24 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
North West +6 117 £45,000 +12.50% 72
Yorkshire -40 23 £52,500 +43.23% 57
North East +15 8 £40,234 -38.10% 18
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 North of England region with a requirement for Legal.

1 48 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 42 (28.57%) Windows
3 40 (27.21%) Law
4 33 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
4 33 (22.45%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (18.37%) SQL
6 24 (16.33%) PowerShell
7 23 (15.65%) Degree
8 22 (14.97%) GDPR
9 20 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (12.24%) ITIL
10 18 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
10 18 (12.24%) Active Directory
10 18 (12.24%) Azure
11 17 (11.56%) Office 365
11 17 (11.56%) IT Strategy
12 16 (10.88%) Finance
13 15 (10.20%) SSL
13 15 (10.20%) Linux
13 15 (10.20%) Perl
13 15 (10.20%) PKI
13 15 (10.20%) Bash Shell
14 14 (9.52%) Case Management
14 14 (9.52%) JavaScript
14 14 (9.52%) SQL Server
15 13 (8.84%) Solaris
15 13 (8.84%) HTML
15 13 (8.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
16 12 (8.16%) SCCM
16 12 (8.16%) XML

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 10 (6.80%) CMS
2 2 (1.36%) Apache
2 2 (1.36%) IIS
2 2 (1.36%) JBoss
2 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.36%) nginx
2 2 (1.36%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.36%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.68%) Confluence
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 18 (12.24%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.04%) Acrobat
2 3 (2.04%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.08%) Carpe Diem
2 5 (3.40%) Visualfiles
3 3 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (2.04%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.24%) Azure
2 17 (11.56%) Office 365
3 8 (5.44%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (4.76%) AWS
5 4 (2.72%) SaaS
6 3 (2.04%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.04%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (1.36%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.68%) GitHub
8 1 (0.68%) Serverless
8 1 (0.68%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.20%) SSL
2 12 (8.16%) DHCP
2 12 (8.16%) DNS
3 6 (4.08%) Internet
3 6 (4.08%) VoIP
4 4 (2.72%) Remote Desktop
4 4 (2.72%) VPN
5 3 (2.04%) Extranet
5 3 (2.04%) Firewall
5 3 (2.04%) Intranet
5 3 (2.04%) Network Security
6 2 (1.36%) Broadband
6 2 (1.36%) FTP
6 2 (1.36%) HTTP
6 2 (1.36%) HTTPS
6 2 (1.36%) LAN
6 2 (1.36%) Skype
6 2 (1.36%) WAN
7 1 (0.68%) Structured Cabling
7 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.08%) Big Data
3 4 (2.72%) MongoDB
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.72%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (2.04%) Power BI
5 2 (1.36%) MySQL
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.68%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 5 (3.40%) Git (software)
2 4 (2.72%) JIRA
2 4 (2.72%) Oracle APEX
3 3 (2.04%) Eclipse
3 3 (2.04%) Subversion
3 3 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.68%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.68%) Gradle
4 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.68%) SonarQube
General
1 40 (27.21%) Law
2 16 (10.88%) Finance
3 6 (4.08%) Marketing
4 5 (3.40%) Publishing
4 5 (3.40%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.36%) Automotive
5 2 (1.36%) Back Office
5 2 (1.36%) Banking
5 2 (1.36%) Front Office
5 2 (1.36%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 27 (18.37%) Analyst
1 27 (18.37%) Developer
2 11 (7.48%) Architect
3 9 (6.12%) Trainer
4 8 (5.44%) Active Directory Engineer
4 8 (5.44%) Identity Management Engineer
4 8 (5.44%) IT Trainer
4 8 (5.44%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
4 8 (5.44%) Systems Engineer
5 6 (4.08%) Business Process Analyst
5 6 (4.08%) Platform Engineer
5 6 (4.08%) Process Analyst
6 5 (3.40%) Azure Engineer
6 5 (3.40%) Identity and Access Management Engineer
6 5 (3.40%) IT Analyst
6 5 (3.40%) IT Manager
6 5 (3.40%) IT Support
6 5 (3.40%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (2.72%) Domain Architect
7 4 (2.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (8.84%) HTML
2 12 (8.16%) XML
3 10 (6.80%) Web Services
4 9 (6.12%) .NET
5 7 (4.76%) CSS
5 7 (4.76%) React
6 6 (4.08%) HTML5
6 6 (4.08%) JSON
7 4 (2.72%) .NET Framework
7 4 (2.72%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (2.72%) D3.js
7 4 (2.72%) Vue.js
8 3 (2.04%) ASP.NET
8 3 (2.04%) jQuery
8 3 (2.04%) YAML
9 2 (1.36%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.36%) Laravel
9 2 (1.36%) Middleware
9 2 (1.36%) SOAP
9 2 (1.36%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 33 (22.45%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (10.20%) PKI
3 10 (6.80%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (4.08%) e-Learning
5 6 (4.08%) Learning Management System
6 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.72%) User Experience
7 3 (2.04%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (2.04%) Linux Command Line
7 3 (2.04%) Replication
7 3 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.04%) Spread Betting
8 1 (0.68%) Blog
8 1 (0.68%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.68%) FMCG
8 1 (0.68%) Freedom of Information
8 1 (0.68%) Life Science
8 1 (0.68%) LIMS
8 1 (0.68%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 42 (28.57%) Windows
2 15 (10.20%) Linux
3 13 (8.84%) Solaris
4 6 (4.08%) Windows 2000
5 3 (2.04%) Windows 10
5 3 (2.04%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.36%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (22.45%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (12.24%) ITIL
4 17 (11.56%) IT Strategy
5 14 (9.52%) Case Management
6 12 (8.16%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (8.16%) Project Delivery
6 12 (8.16%) Workflow
7 11 (7.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (7.48%) Information Security
8 10 (6.80%) Business Continuity
8 10 (6.80%) Continuous Improvement
8 10 (6.80%) Document Management
8 10 (6.80%) Requirements Gathering
9 9 (6.12%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.12%) Network Segmentation
10 8 (5.44%) Change Management
10 8 (5.44%) CRM
10 8 (5.44%) Identity Management
11 7 (4.76%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (18.37%) SQL
2 24 (16.33%) PowerShell
3 15 (10.20%) Bash Shell
3 15 (10.20%) Perl
4 14 (9.52%) JavaScript
5 11 (7.48%) Python
6 8 (5.44%) C#
7 6 (4.08%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.40%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.72%) Java
10 3 (2.04%) PHP
11 2 (1.36%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.68%) C
12 1 (0.68%) C++
12 1 (0.68%) Ruby
12 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.68%) VB
12 1 (0.68%) VBA
12 1 (0.68%) XPath
Qualifications
1 23 (15.65%) Degree
2 7 (4.76%) CISM
2 7 (4.76%) CISSP
3 6 (4.08%) DBS Check
4 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.04%) CISA
5 3 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (2.04%) ISEB
5 3 (2.04%) MOS
6 2 (1.36%) MCSA
7 1 (0.68%) HNC
7 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.68%) MCP
7 1 (0.68%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.97%) GDPR
2 13 (8.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.40%) Cyber Essentials
3 5 (3.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (2.72%) ISO 9001
5 3 (2.04%) NIST
5 3 (2.04%) SLA
6 2 (1.36%) COBIT
6 2 (1.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (1.36%) QA
7 1 (0.68%) GLP
7 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27005
System Software
1 18 (12.24%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.72%) Docker
3 4 (2.72%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.36%) Forefront TMG
4 2 (1.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 12 (8.16%) SCCM
2 9 (6.12%) SCOM
3 8 (5.44%) WSUS
4 7 (4.76%) SCOrch
5 4 (2.72%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (2.04%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 48 (32.65%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.80%) VMware
3 7 (4.76%) Aderant
4 6 (4.08%) Adobe
4 6 (4.08%) iManage
5 5 (3.40%) Veeam
6 4 (2.72%) EMC
6 4 (2.72%) IBM
6 4 (2.72%) Intapp
6 4 (2.72%) LexisNexis
6 4 (2.72%) Oracle
7 3 (2.04%) Citrix
7 3 (2.04%) Mitel
7 3 (2.04%) NEC
8 2 (1.36%) Freshdesk
8 2 (1.36%) Nasuni
8 2 (1.36%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.68%) Avature
9 1 (0.68%) Openreach
9 1 (0.68%) Workday