Period
to 22 October 2017

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 22 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 151 128
Rank change year-on-year -25 -23 +53
Permanent jobs citing Legal 222 253 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.74% 2.08% 2.31%
As % of the General category 4.15% 5.57% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 160 223 220
North West median annual salary £41,250 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.79% +5.00% +19.40%
10th Percentile £26,200 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,290 £63,650
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 5348 4541 4946
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.90% 37.42% 37.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3876 3708 3894
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 22 October 2017.

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 22 October 2017. 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 -50 129 £42,500 -2.30% 12
Cheshire +23 69 £42,500 -29.12% 4
Merseyside +6 18 £36,000 +12.50% 5
Lancashire -19 5 £28,000 -25.33% 1
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 North West region with a requirement for Legal.

1 86 (38.74%) Finance
2 63 (28.38%) Microsoft
3 62 (27.93%) SQL
4 60 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (23.87%) ITIL
6 52 (23.42%) SQL Server
7 50 (22.52%) Business Intelligence
8 43 (19.37%) Active Directory
9 39 (17.57%) Information Security
9 39 (17.57%) Degree
10 38 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
11 37 (16.67%) Windows
12 36 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
13 34 (15.32%) Project Management
14 33 (14.86%) Analytics
15 32 (14.41%) .NET
16 31 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
17 29 (13.06%) Data Security
17 29 (13.06%) CISSP
18 28 (12.61%) T-SQL
18 28 (12.61%) Change Management
18 28 (12.61%) Law
18 28 (12.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 28 (12.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 26 (11.71%) Firewall
20 25 (11.26%) Risk Management
20 25 (11.26%) CISA
21 24 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
21 24 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
22 23 (10.36%) MPLS

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 9 (4.05%) MS Exchange
2 8 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.25%) CMS
4 4 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.80%) K2 blackpearl
5 3 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.35%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.90%) Confluence
7 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.45%) IIS
7 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 23 (10.36%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (5.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.35%) Camtasia
4 3 (1.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.60%) Visualfiles
2 3 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Magento
3 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.25%) Office 365
3 4 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.80%) PaaS
4 3 (1.35%) IaaS
4 3 (1.35%) SaaS
5 2 (0.90%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 26 (11.71%) Firewall
2 23 (10.36%) MPLS
3 22 (9.91%) DNS
4 21 (9.46%) Network Security
5 20 (9.01%) DHCP
5 20 (9.01%) TCP/IP
6 17 (7.66%) Junos
6 17 (7.66%) VLAN
7 6 (2.70%) HTTP
8 5 (2.25%) LAN
8 5 (2.25%) WAN
9 4 (1.80%) VoIP
10 3 (1.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (1.35%) Internet
10 3 (1.35%) Skype
10 3 (1.35%) VPN
11 2 (0.90%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.45%) DKIM
12 1 (0.45%) DMARC
12 1 (0.45%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (23.42%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (9.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 18 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 7 (3.15%) Power BI
7 4 (1.80%) RDBMS
8 3 (1.35%) MySQL
9 1 (0.45%) Big Data
9 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.45%) IDOL
9 1 (0.45%) QlikView
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (2.70%) Eclipse
2 5 (2.25%) JIRA
3 2 (0.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.45%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.45%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.45%) JUnit
4 1 (0.45%) NUnit
4 1 (0.45%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.45%) Selenium
4 1 (0.45%) TestNG
4 1 (0.45%) Zephyr
General
1 86 (38.74%) Finance
2 28 (12.61%) Law
3 13 (5.86%) Banking
3 13 (5.86%) Marketing
3 13 (5.86%) Retail
4 10 (4.50%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.80%) Corporate Banking
5 4 (1.80%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.35%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.90%) Advertising
7 2 (0.90%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.45%) Games
8 1 (0.45%) Local Government
8 1 (0.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 57 (25.68%) Analyst
1 57 (25.68%) Developer
2 28 (12.61%) SQL Developer
3 23 (10.36%) Security Analyst
4 20 (9.01%) SQL Server Developer
5 18 (8.11%) .NET Developer
6 17 (7.66%) Network Engineer
6 17 (7.66%) T-SQL Developer
7 13 (5.86%) Information Analyst
7 13 (5.86%) Information Security Analyst
8 12 (5.41%) Cisco Engineer
9 10 (4.50%) Business Analyst
10 9 (4.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (4.05%) Compliance Analyst
10 9 (4.05%) PHP Developer
10 9 (4.05%) Security Compliance Analyst
11 8 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (3.60%) Security Manager
12 7 (3.15%) Information Manager
12 7 (3.15%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (14.41%) .NET
2 20 (9.01%) HTML
3 19 (8.56%) CSS
4 14 (6.31%) ASP.NET
5 11 (4.95%) .NET Framework
5 11 (4.95%) jQuery
6 7 (3.15%) REST
7 6 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (2.70%) Entity Framework
8 5 (2.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 5 (2.25%) React
9 4 (1.80%) AngularJS
9 4 (1.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (1.80%) WCF
10 3 (1.35%) CSS3
10 3 (1.35%) LINQ
11 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 2 (0.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (0.90%) Laravel
11 2 (0.90%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 38 (17.12%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 9 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 9 (4.05%) Virtual Team
4 6 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.25%) iPhone
6 4 (1.80%) Contactless
7 3 (1.35%) Data Centre
7 3 (1.35%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.35%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.90%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.90%) PKI
8 2 (0.90%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.45%) Derivative
9 1 (0.45%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.45%) Equities
9 1 (0.45%) Podcast
9 1 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (16.67%) Windows
2 21 (9.46%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.05%) Linux
5 6 (2.70%) Android
6 2 (0.90%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.87%) ITIL
3 50 (22.52%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (17.57%) Information Security
5 36 (16.22%) Cybersecurity
6 34 (15.32%) Project Management
7 33 (14.86%) Analytics
8 31 (13.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 29 (13.06%) Data Security
10 28 (12.61%) Change Management
11 25 (11.26%) Risk Management
12 24 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (10.81%) Penetration Testing
13 22 (9.91%) Continuous Improvement
13 22 (9.91%) Data Analytics
13 22 (9.91%) Data Protection
13 22 (9.91%) ETL
14 20 (9.01%) SIEM
14 20 (9.01%) SQL Optimisation
15 19 (8.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 62 (27.93%) SQL
2 28 (12.61%) T-SQL
3 20 (9.01%) JavaScript
4 18 (8.11%) C#
5 10 (4.50%) PHP
6 7 (3.15%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.70%) VB.NET
8 5 (2.25%) VB
8 5 (2.25%) VBScript
9 4 (1.80%) VBA
10 2 (0.90%) Java
11 1 (0.45%) COBOL
11 1 (0.45%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 39 (17.57%) Degree
2 29 (13.06%) CISSP
3 25 (11.26%) CISA
4 19 (8.56%) CISM
5 13 (5.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (4.05%) CNE
6 9 (4.05%) CompTIA Security+
6 9 (4.05%) MCSE
6 9 (4.05%) Novell Certification
6 9 (4.05%) Security+ Certification
7 7 (3.15%) CRISC
8 5 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (1.80%) MCSA
10 3 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (1.35%) MCT
10 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.35%) Security Cleared
11 2 (0.90%) CCNA
11 2 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.45%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (12.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (3.60%) PMO
3 6 (2.70%) GDPR
3 6 (2.70%) SLA
4 5 (2.25%) COBIT
5 4 (1.80%) ISO 22301
5 4 (1.80%) QA
6 3 (1.35%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.45%) Basel II
8 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.45%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.45%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 43 (19.37%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.66%) ProxySG
3 7 (3.15%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.25%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (1.35%) vSphere
6 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) vCenter Server
1 3 (1.35%) WSUS
2 2 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.90%) Puppet
3 1 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 63 (28.38%) Microsoft
2 20 (9.01%) Cisco
2 20 (9.01%) Juniper
3 17 (7.66%) Blue Coat
3 17 (7.66%) CheckPoint
3 17 (7.66%) Palo Alto
4 9 (4.05%) iManage
5 7 (3.15%) Citrix
5 7 (3.15%) VMware
6 6 (2.70%) Interwoven
7 5 (2.25%) LexisNexis
8 4 (1.80%) HP
8 4 (1.80%) Tableau
9 3 (1.35%) AppDynamics
9 3 (1.35%) Avaya
9 3 (1.35%) Dynatrace
9 3 (1.35%) NetApp
9 3 (1.35%) Nimble Storage
9 3 (1.35%) SAP
9 3 (1.35%) Symantec