Period
to 3 August 2020

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 3 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > North West
6 months to
3 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 80 175 164
Rank change year-on-year +95 -11 +11
Permanent jobs citing Legal 171 194 247
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 3.34% 1.83% 2.00%
As % of the General category 9.62% 4.93% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 135 153 212
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £23,425
90th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 1,777 3,932 5,081
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.72% 37.09% 41.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,290 2,615 3,845
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion 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

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

Salary trend for Legal in the North West

Legal
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal in the North West over the 6 months to 3 August 2020.

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 3 August 2020. 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 +57 76 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Merseyside +33 50 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Cheshire +77 40 £38,965 -13.41% 10
Lancashire +50 3 £45,000 -17.66% 3
Cumbria -7 2 - - 8
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 3 August 2020, 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 93 (54.39%) Law
2 57 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 54 (31.58%) Windows
4 44 (25.73%) Finance
5 35 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (18.71%) Microsoft Office
6 32 (18.71%) Azure
7 30 (17.54%) Case Management
8 28 (16.37%) Information Security
9 26 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
10 24 (14.04%) Degree
11 23 (13.45%) GDPR
12 21 (12.28%) SQL
12 21 (12.28%) Internet
13 20 (11.70%) ITIL
13 20 (11.70%) PowerShell
14 19 (11.11%) SC Cleared
14 19 (11.11%) Security Cleared
14 19 (11.11%) SQL Server
14 19 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (11.11%) Police
15 18 (10.53%) iManage
15 18 (10.53%) Office 365
15 18 (10.53%) Active Directory
15 18 (10.53%) Practice Management
16 17 (9.94%) IIS
17 15 (8.77%) SharePoint
17 15 (8.77%) Document Management
17 15 (8.77%) Cybersecurity
18 14 (8.19%) Windows 10

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 17 (9.94%) IIS
2 15 (8.77%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.92%) Skype for Business
4 4 (2.34%) Apache
4 4 (2.34%) JBoss
4 4 (2.34%) nginx
4 4 (2.34%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.34%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.75%) CMS
5 3 (1.75%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.75%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (18.71%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.17%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.58%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.58%) Figma
5 1 (0.58%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Carpe Diem
2 2 (1.17%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (18.71%) Azure
2 18 (10.53%) Office 365
3 12 (7.02%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (6.43%) Cloud Computing
5 10 (5.85%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (2.34%) OpenShift
6 4 (2.34%) SaaS
7 3 (1.75%) AWS
7 3 (1.75%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.17%) IaaS
8 2 (1.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (12.28%) Internet
2 11 (6.43%) SSL
3 10 (5.85%) DHCP
3 10 (5.85%) DNS
4 5 (2.92%) Skype
5 4 (2.34%) Intranet
6 3 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 3 (1.75%) Wireless
7 2 (1.17%) Network Security
8 1 (0.58%) BGP
8 1 (0.58%) Firewall
8 1 (0.58%) LAN
8 1 (0.58%) MPLS
8 1 (0.58%) OSPF
8 1 (0.58%) PBX
8 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.58%) VLAN
8 1 (0.58%) VPN
8 1 (0.58%) WAN
8 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.43%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.34%) Big Data
3 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.75%) Power BI
5 2 (1.17%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.17%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.58%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Burp Suite
1 2 (1.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.17%) JIRA
1 2 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
1 2 (1.17%) Subversion
1 2 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.58%) Balsamiq
2 1 (0.58%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 93 (54.39%) Law
2 44 (25.73%) Finance
3 19 (11.11%) Police
4 14 (8.19%) Back Office
5 11 (6.43%) Financial Institution
6 5 (2.92%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.34%) Banking
8 3 (1.75%) Marketing
8 3 (1.75%) Publishing
9 2 (1.17%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.17%) Retail
10 1 (0.58%) Games
10 1 (0.58%) Local Government
10 1 (0.58%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (20.47%) Analyst
1 35 (20.47%) Developer
2 27 (15.79%) Senior Developer
3 25 (14.62%) Case Management Developer
3 25 (14.62%) Senior Case Management Developer
4 13 (7.60%) Applications Support
5 11 (6.43%) Applications Support Analyst
5 11 (6.43%) Support Analyst
6 10 (5.85%) Trainer
7 9 (5.26%) Active Directory Engineer
8 8 (4.68%) Identity Management Engineer
9 7 (4.09%) Data Manager
9 7 (4.09%) IT Trainer
10 6 (3.51%) Platform Engineer
11 5 (2.92%) Architect
11 5 (2.92%) Business Process Trainer
11 5 (2.92%) Software Developer
11 5 (2.92%) Support Officer
12 4 (2.34%) Project Manager
12 4 (2.34%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.43%) .NET
2 8 (4.68%) JSON
3 7 (4.09%) XML
4 6 (3.51%) REST
5 5 (2.92%) jQuery
6 4 (2.34%) .NET Framework
6 4 (2.34%) Middleware
7 3 (1.75%) SOAP
8 2 (1.17%) .NET Core
8 2 (1.17%) AngularJS
8 2 (1.17%) CSS
8 2 (1.17%) React
8 2 (1.17%) Web Services
8 2 (1.17%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.20%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (8.19%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.43%) PKI
4 5 (2.92%) Cybercrime
4 5 (2.92%) e-Learning
4 5 (2.92%) Learning Management System
5 4 (2.34%) Replication
6 3 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.17%) BBC
7 2 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.17%) iPhone
7 2 (1.17%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.58%) User Experience
8 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 54 (31.58%) Windows
2 14 (8.19%) Windows 10
3 12 (7.02%) Linux
4 10 (5.85%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.51%) Solaris
6 5 (2.92%) Windows 2000
7 3 (1.75%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.17%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.58%) Android
9 1 (0.58%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (17.54%) Case Management
3 28 (16.37%) Information Security
4 20 (11.70%) ITIL
5 19 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 18 (10.53%) Practice Management
7 15 (8.77%) Cybersecurity
7 15 (8.77%) Document Management
8 14 (8.19%) Data Science
8 14 (8.19%) DevOps
8 14 (8.19%) Information Management
8 14 (8.19%) IT Strategy
9 13 (7.60%) Computer Science
10 12 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
10 12 (7.02%) Proactive Maintenance
11 11 (6.43%) Capacity Planning
11 11 (6.43%) Migration
11 11 (6.43%) Project Delivery
11 11 (6.43%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 21 (12.28%) SQL
2 20 (11.70%) PowerShell
3 10 (5.85%) Bash Shell
3 10 (5.85%) Perl
4 8 (4.68%) C#
4 8 (4.68%) JavaScript
5 6 (3.51%) Java
5 6 (3.51%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.34%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.34%) Shell Script
7 2 (1.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (14.04%) Degree
2 19 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 19 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 14 (8.19%) DV Cleared
4 10 (5.85%) MCP
5 7 (4.09%) DBS Check
6 6 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (1.75%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.75%) CISM
7 3 (1.75%) CISSP
7 3 (1.75%) MCSA
8 2 (1.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 2 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.17%) GSEC
8 2 (1.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (1.17%) MCDST
8 2 (1.17%) MOS
8 2 (1.17%) SANS
9 1 (0.58%) CISA
9 1 (0.58%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (13.45%) GDPR
2 7 (4.09%) PCI DSS
3 5 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.75%) COBIT
4 3 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 3 (1.75%) NIST
5 2 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (1.17%) HIPAA
5 2 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (1.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.58%) ISO 31000
6 1 (0.58%) PMO
6 1 (0.58%) QA
6 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.34%) Docker
4 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.58%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.58%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (7.02%) SCCM
2 8 (4.68%) WSUS
3 7 (4.09%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.34%) SCOM
4 4 (2.34%) SCOrch
5 3 (1.75%) Puppet
5 3 (1.75%) Terraform
6 2 (1.17%) Nessus
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.58%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.58%) WMI
Vendors
1 57 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.53%) iManage
3 8 (4.68%) Aderant
3 8 (4.68%) Oracle
4 7 (4.09%) VMware
5 6 (3.51%) Intapp
6 4 (2.34%) Polycom
7 3 (1.75%) Atlassian
7 3 (1.75%) Mitel
7 3 (1.75%) Workday
8 2 (1.17%) Acunetix
8 2 (1.17%) Adobe
8 2 (1.17%) Capita
8 2 (1.17%) Citrix
8 2 (1.17%) EMC
8 2 (1.17%) IBM
8 2 (1.17%) Ivanti
8 2 (1.17%) Nasuni
8 2 (1.17%) Rapid7
8 2 (1.17%) Veeam