Period
to 18 September 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 142 158 183
Rank change year-on-year +16 +25 -33
Permanent jobs citing Legal 219 239 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.08% 2.00% 1.70%
As % of the General category 5.67% 4.89% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 169 196 165
North West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £63,750 £65,000
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 the North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,861 4,888 5,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 36.66% 40.88% 42.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2,679 3,606 4,132
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,454 £68,477 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the North West

Legal
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Legal in the North West

Legal
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the North West over the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Legal in the North West

Legal
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 September 2019. 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
Manchester -4 141 £42,500 -5.56% 57
Merseyside +14 43 £45,000 +5.88% 23
Cheshire +7 18 £45,000 - 12
Lancashire -25 11 £54,651 +41.95% 10
Cumbria - 1 £60,000 - 9
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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 West region with a requirement for Legal.

1 72 (32.88%) Finance
2 55 (25.11%) ITIL
3 54 (24.66%) Microsoft
4 53 (24.20%) Windows
5 52 (23.74%) Active Directory
6 42 (19.18%) Law
7 40 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (16.89%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (16.89%) Microsoft Office
9 35 (15.98%) Information Security
10 34 (15.53%) JavaScript
11 32 (14.61%) SQL Server
11 32 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (13.70%) Degree
13 29 (13.24%) HTML
13 29 (13.24%) CSS
14 27 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 27 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (10.50%) Office 365
15 23 (10.50%) Project Management
16 22 (10.05%) SQL
17 21 (9.59%) Azure
18 20 (9.13%) Cybersecurity
18 20 (9.13%) Windows 10
18 20 (9.13%) Citrix
18 20 (9.13%) Management Information System
18 20 (9.13%) Case Management
19 18 (8.22%) Workflow
19 18 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (8.22%) Cisco

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (5.48%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.57%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.20%) WordPress
4 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.46%) Confluence
5 1 (0.46%) Umbraco
Applications
1 37 (16.89%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (3.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.74%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.46%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.46%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.83%) Visualfiles
2 3 (1.37%) SessionCam
3 2 (0.91%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.91%) Magento
4 1 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.46%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 23 (10.50%) Office 365
2 21 (9.59%) Azure
3 14 (6.39%) Power Platform
4 11 (5.02%) SaaS
5 4 (1.83%) IaaS
5 4 (1.83%) PaaS
6 3 (1.37%) AWS
6 3 (1.37%) GCP
6 3 (1.37%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.46%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.46%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.46%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.02%) DNS
1 11 (5.02%) Firewall
2 10 (4.57%) DHCP
3 9 (4.11%) VoIP
4 6 (2.74%) Intrusion Detection
4 6 (2.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.28%) Kerberos
6 4 (1.83%) Intranet
7 2 (0.91%) Network Security
7 2 (0.91%) SSH
7 2 (0.91%) VLAN
7 2 (0.91%) VPN
8 1 (0.46%) Junos
8 1 (0.46%) MPLS
8 1 (0.46%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.46%) SAN
8 1 (0.46%) Skype
8 1 (0.46%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.39%) Power BI
3 11 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (4.11%) MySQL
5 8 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.20%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.83%) Big Data
8 4 (1.83%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 3 (1.37%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.46%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.46%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.46%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.46%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.46%) Data Mart
10 1 (0.46%) Firebird
10 1 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.46%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.46%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 10 (4.57%) Grunt
1 10 (4.57%) gulp
2 6 (2.74%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.74%) JIRA
3 5 (2.28%) Jasmine
4 4 (1.83%) webpack
5 3 (1.37%) Visual Website Optimizer
6 2 (0.91%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.91%) Protractor
7 1 (0.46%) Balsamiq
7 1 (0.46%) CasperJS
7 1 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 72 (32.88%) Finance
2 42 (19.18%) Law
3 17 (7.76%) Retail
4 11 (5.02%) Marketing
5 8 (3.65%) Back Office
5 8 (3.65%) Banking
6 7 (3.20%) Manufacturing
7 5 (2.28%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.37%) Games
8 3 (1.37%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.91%) Billing
Job Titles
1 61 (27.85%) Analyst
2 42 (19.18%) Developer
3 17 (7.76%) Service Analyst
4 16 (7.31%) Support Analyst
5 15 (6.85%) Service Desk Analyst
6 14 (6.39%) Project Manager
7 13 (5.94%) IT Manager
8 11 (5.02%) Security Analyst
8 11 (5.02%) Software Developer
9 9 (4.11%) Business Manager
9 9 (4.11%) JavaScript Developer
9 9 (4.11%) React Developer
9 9 (4.11%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.65%) Junior
10 8 (3.65%) Security Manager
11 7 (3.20%) Active Directory Engineer
11 7 (3.20%) Cisco Analyst
11 7 (3.20%) HTML CSS Developer
11 7 (3.20%) HTML Developer
12 6 (2.74%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (13.24%) CSS
1 29 (13.24%) HTML
2 18 (8.22%) React
3 16 (7.31%) jQuery
4 14 (6.39%) .NET
5 13 (5.94%) Node.js
6 10 (4.57%) Web Services
7 9 (4.11%) AngularJS
7 9 (4.11%) REST
7 9 (4.11%) SOAP
7 9 (4.11%) XMPP
8 7 (3.20%) CSS3
8 7 (3.20%) HTML5
8 7 (3.20%) JSON
8 7 (3.20%) Redux
8 7 (3.20%) Sass
8 7 (3.20%) XML
9 6 (2.74%) Vue.js
10 4 (1.83%) Enzyme
10 4 (1.83%) Jest
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (9.13%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (4.57%) User Experience
4 8 (3.65%) Blackberry
4 8 (3.65%) Cyberattack
5 7 (3.20%) Self-Motivation
6 6 (2.74%) iPhone
7 5 (2.28%) Mainframe
8 4 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.37%) Cloud Native
9 3 (1.37%) Cyberthreat
9 3 (1.37%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.91%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.91%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.91%) PMI
10 2 (0.91%) Social Media
10 2 (0.91%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.91%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.46%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 53 (24.20%) Windows
2 20 (9.13%) Windows 10
3 17 (7.76%) Linux
4 15 (6.85%) Windows 7
5 14 (6.39%) Windows Server
6 9 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.28%) Unix
8 4 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.37%) Android
9 3 (1.37%) CentOS
9 3 (1.37%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.46%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (25.11%) ITIL
2 40 (18.26%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (16.89%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (15.98%) Information Security
5 32 (14.61%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (10.50%) Project Management
7 20 (9.13%) Case Management
7 20 (9.13%) Cybersecurity
8 18 (8.22%) Mentoring
8 18 (8.22%) Workflow
9 17 (7.76%) Collaborative Working
9 17 (7.76%) Decision-Making
9 17 (7.76%) Document Management
9 17 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
9 17 (7.76%) Time Management
10 16 (7.31%) Security Management
11 14 (6.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 14 (6.39%) Test Automation
12 13 (5.94%) Machine Learning
12 13 (5.94%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 34 (15.53%) JavaScript
2 22 (10.05%) SQL
3 15 (6.85%) C#
3 15 (6.85%) PowerShell
4 8 (3.65%) PHP
5 7 (3.20%) C
6 6 (2.74%) T-SQL
7 5 (2.28%) Python
8 4 (1.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 3 (1.37%) Java
10 2 (0.91%) Ruby
11 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 30 (13.70%) Degree
2 18 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (4.57%) MCSA
4 9 (4.11%) CISSP
4 9 (4.11%) MCTS
5 7 (3.20%) CISA
5 7 (3.20%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.74%) DBS Check
6 6 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (2.74%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (1.83%) SANS
7 4 (1.83%) SSCP
8 3 (1.37%) CISM
8 3 (1.37%) ISTQB
8 3 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.37%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.91%) CEH
9 2 (0.91%) MCSE
10 1 (0.46%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (12.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (7.76%) QA
3 10 (4.57%) SLA
4 9 (4.11%) NIST
5 8 (3.65%) GDPR
6 7 (3.20%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (2.74%) PCI DSS
7 6 (2.74%) PMO
8 3 (1.37%) COBIT
8 3 (1.37%) COSO
8 3 (1.37%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.91%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.46%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 52 (23.74%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.28%) Virtual Servers
3 4 (1.83%) Docker
4 3 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (4.11%) Cisco CUCM
1 9 (4.11%) SCCM
2 7 (3.20%) SCOM
3 5 (2.28%) WSUS
4 4 (1.83%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.91%) AirWatch
5 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (0.91%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 54 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.13%) Citrix
3 18 (8.22%) Cisco
4 12 (5.48%) Intapp
5 9 (4.11%) iManage
6 6 (2.74%) ServiceNow
6 6 (2.74%) Sony
6 6 (2.74%) VMware
7 5 (2.28%) CyberArk
7 5 (2.28%) DocuSign
7 5 (2.28%) SnapLogic
8 4 (1.83%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 4 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.83%) SAP
8 4 (1.83%) Zscaler
9 3 (1.37%) Crazy Egg
9 3 (1.37%) Hotjar
9 3 (1.37%) HP
9 3 (1.37%) Optimizely
10 2 (0.91%) Aderant