Period
to 15 August 2018

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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > North West
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 165 179 138
Rank change year-on-year +14 -41 +18
Permanent jobs citing Legal 222 229 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.83% 1.74% 2.25%
As % of the General category 4.70% 4.37% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 179 175 216
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +16.78%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £71,150 £65,000 £63,290
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 4,721 5,236 4,622
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.84% 39.69% 39.92%
Number of salaries quoted 3,553 3,881 3,736
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,375
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £64,875
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -

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 15 August 2018.

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 15 August 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
Manchester -1 129 £45,000 +5.88% 26
Cheshire -1 46 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Merseyside +31 28 £42,500 - 3
Lancashire +11 13 £38,500 +9.22% 7
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Legal.

1 88 (39.64%) Finance
2 61 (27.48%) Information Security
2 61 (27.48%) SQL
3 52 (23.42%) Microsoft
4 50 (22.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 49 (22.07%) GDPR
6 39 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
7 38 (17.12%) Data Protection
8 37 (16.67%) CISSP
9 35 (15.77%) SQL Server
10 34 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (15.32%) Law
11 33 (14.86%) .NET
12 32 (14.41%) C#
12 32 (14.41%) Project Management
12 32 (14.41%) Management Information System
13 30 (13.51%) ITIL
14 28 (12.61%) Due Diligence
15 27 (12.16%) Risk Management
16 24 (10.81%) Windows
16 24 (10.81%) Web Development
17 23 (10.36%) Disaster Recovery
18 22 (9.91%) Penetration Testing
18 22 (9.91%) Risk Analysis
18 22 (9.91%) Network Security
19 21 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
19 21 (9.46%) Business Continuity
20 20 (9.01%) CISA
21 19 (8.56%) Banking
21 19 (8.56%) Vulnerability Management

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 6 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.25%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.80%) CMS
4 1 (0.45%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.45%) Drupal
4 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.45%) IIS
4 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.45%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.45%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (6.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 13 (5.86%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (5.41%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (2.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.45%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 4 (1.80%) Visualfiles
2 3 (1.35%) Relativity
3 2 (0.90%) CaseMap
3 2 (0.90%) Concordance
3 2 (0.90%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.90%) HFM
3 2 (0.90%) LexisNexis TimeMap
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 2 (0.90%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 2 (0.90%) Veritas eDiscovery
4 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.45%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.45%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.80%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.45%) IaaS
3 1 (0.45%) OpenShift
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (9.91%) Network Security
2 12 (5.41%) Internet
3 11 (4.95%) Firewall
4 8 (3.60%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (1.80%) Intranet
5 4 (1.80%) Wireless
6 3 (1.35%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (1.35%) Skype
6 3 (1.35%) VPN
7 2 (0.90%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.90%) Sourcefire
7 2 (0.90%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.90%) VLAN
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco ISE
8 1 (0.45%) Cisco Wireless
8 1 (0.45%) DHCP
8 1 (0.45%) DNS
8 1 (0.45%) Junos
8 1 (0.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.77%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.70%) MySQL
4 6 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (1.80%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.35%) QlikView
6 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (0.90%) MS Access
7 2 (0.90%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (0.90%) Power BI
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.45%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (2.25%) Git (software)
1 5 (2.25%) JIRA
2 4 (1.80%) Eclipse
3 3 (1.35%) Cucumber
3 3 (1.35%) Selenium
4 2 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (0.90%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.90%) LoadRunner
4 2 (0.90%) Oracle Forms
4 2 (0.90%) SonarQube
5 1 (0.45%) Babel
5 1 (0.45%) eggPlant
5 1 (0.45%) GitLab
5 1 (0.45%) Grunt
5 1 (0.45%) gulp
5 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.45%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.45%) ReSharper
5 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.45%) WebDriver
General
1 88 (39.64%) Finance
2 34 (15.32%) Law
3 19 (8.56%) Banking
4 15 (6.76%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.70%) Publishing
5 6 (2.70%) Retail
6 5 (2.25%) Marketing
7 4 (1.80%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.35%) Corporate Banking
8 3 (1.35%) General Ledger
8 3 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.35%) Retail Banking
9 2 (0.90%) Advertising
9 2 (0.90%) Automotive
9 2 (0.90%) Games
10 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 53 (23.87%) Analyst
1 53 (23.87%) Developer
2 23 (10.36%) Security Manager
3 21 (9.46%) Information Manager
3 21 (9.46%) Information Security Manager
4 20 (9.01%) Security Analyst
5 17 (7.66%) .NET Developer
6 14 (6.31%) Senior Developer
7 13 (5.86%) IT Analyst
7 13 (5.86%) Senior Analyst
8 12 (5.41%) C# Developer
8 12 (5.41%) Senior .NET Developer
8 12 (5.41%) Senior Security Analyst
9 11 (4.95%) Project Manager
10 10 (4.50%) Data Centre Manager
10 10 (4.50%) Information Analyst
10 10 (4.50%) Information Security Analyst
10 10 (4.50%) SQL Developer
11 9 (4.05%) C# Software Developer
11 9 (4.05%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.86%) .NET
2 18 (8.11%) Web Services
3 17 (7.66%) HTML
4 14 (6.31%) jQuery
5 13 (5.86%) CSS
5 13 (5.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (5.41%) AngularJS
7 11 (4.95%) ASP.NET
8 10 (4.50%) .NET Core
8 10 (4.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (3.15%) React
10 6 (2.70%) .NET Framework
10 6 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
10 6 (2.70%) HTML5
10 6 (2.70%) Laravel
11 4 (1.80%) JSON
11 4 (1.80%) Node.js
11 4 (1.80%) WCF
12 3 (1.35%) Entity Framework
12 3 (1.35%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.41%) Management Information System
2 21 (9.46%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.95%) Data Centre
4 8 (3.60%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 7 (3.15%) CESG
5 7 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.80%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.35%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.35%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.35%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.35%) Social Media
9 2 (0.90%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.90%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.90%) Replication
9 2 (0.90%) User Experience
10 1 (0.45%) IVR
10 1 (0.45%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.81%) Windows
2 12 (5.41%) Linux
3 9 (4.05%) Android
4 5 (2.25%) Unix
4 5 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.35%) AIX
6 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (27.48%) Information Security
2 39 (17.57%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (17.12%) Data Protection
4 34 (15.32%) Business Intelligence
5 32 (14.41%) Project Management
6 30 (13.51%) ITIL
7 28 (12.61%) Due Diligence
8 27 (12.16%) Risk Management
9 24 (10.81%) Web Development
10 23 (10.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 22 (9.91%) Penetration Testing
11 22 (9.91%) Risk Analysis
12 21 (9.46%) Business Continuity
13 19 (8.56%) Vulnerability Management
14 18 (8.11%) Mentoring
14 18 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
15 16 (7.21%) Change Management
15 16 (7.21%) Information Security Management
15 16 (7.21%) Security Management
15 16 (7.21%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 61 (27.48%) SQL
2 32 (14.41%) C#
3 14 (6.31%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.60%) PHP
4 8 (3.60%) T-SQL
5 6 (2.70%) Perl
5 6 (2.70%) Python
6 4 (1.80%) PL/SQL
6 4 (1.80%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.35%) Java
8 2 (0.90%) C
8 2 (0.90%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (0.90%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.90%) VB
8 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.90%) VBA
9 1 (0.45%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.45%) Go
9 1 (0.45%) R
9 1 (0.45%) REXX
Qualifications
1 37 (16.67%) CISSP
2 20 (9.01%) CISA
3 17 (7.66%) Degree
4 16 (7.21%) CREST Certified
5 12 (5.41%) CISM
6 11 (4.95%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (4.50%) SC Cleared
7 10 (4.50%) Security Cleared
8 8 (3.60%) SANS
9 3 (1.35%) CSSLP
9 3 (1.35%) EnCE
9 3 (1.35%) GCFA
9 3 (1.35%) GCFE
9 3 (1.35%) GIAC
9 3 (1.35%) GREM
10 2 (0.90%) ISEB
10 2 (0.90%) MBA
11 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
11 1 (0.45%) HNC
11 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (22.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (22.07%) GDPR
3 14 (6.31%) PCI DSS
4 10 (4.50%) PMO
5 8 (3.60%) COBIT
5 8 (3.60%) ISO 9001
6 7 (3.15%) Cyber Essentials
7 6 (2.70%) QA
8 3 (1.35%) COSO
8 3 (1.35%) ISO 22301
8 3 (1.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.90%) SLA
10 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.45%) GCP
10 1 (0.45%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.45%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 12 (5.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (4.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.90%) XenApp
4 1 (0.45%) Docker
4 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) EnCase
1 3 (1.35%) FTK
2 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.90%) Puppet
2 2 (0.90%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.45%) Ansible
3 1 (0.45%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.45%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.45%) SCCM
3 1 (0.45%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 52 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.21%) Cisco
3 14 (6.31%) VMware
4 9 (4.05%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.25%) Citrix
6 4 (1.80%) Capita
6 4 (1.80%) Oracle
6 4 (1.80%) Sony
7 3 (1.35%) CheckPoint
7 3 (1.35%) Cognos
7 3 (1.35%) Nuix
7 3 (1.35%) Tableau
7 3 (1.35%) Veeam
8 2 (0.90%) Darktrace
8 2 (0.90%) Dell KACE
8 2 (0.90%) Forcepoint
8 2 (0.90%) LexisNexis
8 2 (0.90%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.90%) Recommind
8 2 (0.90%) Symantec