Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > North West
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 159 151
Rank change year-on-year +40 -8 -26
Permanent jobs citing Legal 305 243 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.70% 1.84% 2.21%
As % of the General category 7.01% 4.31% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 272 191 248
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £30,125 £26,250 £23,850
90th Percentile £62,500 £72,500 £63,290
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +2.04%

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 4,354 5,639 4,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.47% 42.73% 36.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3,253 4,127 3,606
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +70 241 £45,000 - 54
Cheshire -3 33 £45,000 +4.65% 9
Merseyside -1 16 £27,500 -25.17% 17
Lancashire +15 13 £42,000 +27.27% 13
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 162 (53.11%) Finance
2 155 (50.82%) Information Security
3 148 (48.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 142 (46.56%) GDPR
5 135 (44.26%) Data Protection
6 133 (43.61%) SQL
6 133 (43.61%) Microsoft
7 131 (42.95%) CISSP
8 129 (42.30%) Due Diligence
9 128 (41.97%) Disaster Recovery
10 125 (40.98%) Business Continuity
11 123 (40.33%) Management Information System
12 122 (40.00%) Network Security
13 121 (39.67%) Risk Analysis
13 121 (39.67%) Vulnerability Management
14 120 (39.34%) CREST Certified
15 116 (38.03%) Windows
16 112 (36.72%) Web Development
17 107 (35.08%) Mentoring
17 107 (35.08%) VMware
17 107 (35.08%) Linux
18 104 (34.10%) Cisco
19 103 (33.77%) Penetration Testing
19 103 (33.77%) VMware Infrastructure
20 101 (33.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
21 100 (32.79%) SIEM
22 98 (32.13%) Scenario Testing
23 97 (31.80%) PCI DSS
24 96 (31.48%) SANS
24 96 (31.48%) Threat Analysis

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 (1.97%) Apache
2 4 (1.31%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.98%) WordPress
4 2 (0.66%) CMS
4 2 (0.66%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.66%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.33%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.33%) Drupal
5 1 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 101 (33.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 17 (5.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.33%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 13 (4.26%) Magento
2 5 (1.64%) Elite 3E
3 4 (1.31%) Relativity
4 3 (0.98%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (2.62%) Office 365
2 5 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.66%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (40.00%) Network Security
2 96 (31.48%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (2.95%) Firewall
4 4 (1.31%) Internet
4 4 (1.31%) WebEx
5 2 (0.66%) DHCP
5 2 (0.66%) DNS
5 2 (0.66%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (0.66%) IP Telephony
5 2 (0.66%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.66%) Skype
5 2 (0.66%) VPN
5 2 (0.66%) Wireless
6 1 (0.33%) Broadband
6 1 (0.33%) LAN
6 1 (0.33%) MPLS
6 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.33%) VLAN
6 1 (0.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.25%) MySQL
3 10 (3.28%) Power BI
4 8 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (2.30%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.33%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.33%) Big Data
9 1 (0.33%) DB2
9 1 (0.33%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.33%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.33%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.33%) QlikView
9 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.33%) Redis
9 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (3.93%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.64%) Cucumber
3 4 (1.31%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.98%) Grunt
4 3 (0.98%) gulp
4 3 (0.98%) LoadRunner
4 3 (0.98%) Selenium
5 2 (0.66%) Babel
6 1 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.33%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.33%) GitLab
6 1 (0.33%) JIRA
6 1 (0.33%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.33%) SonarQube
6 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 162 (53.11%) Finance
2 30 (9.84%) Law
3 13 (4.26%) Banking
4 7 (2.30%) Investment Banking
5 6 (1.97%) Marketing
6 2 (0.66%) Games
6 2 (0.66%) Retail
6 2 (0.66%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.33%) Automotive
7 1 (0.33%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 133 (43.61%) Analyst
2 113 (37.05%) Security Analyst
3 102 (33.44%) Senior Analyst
3 102 (33.44%) Senior Security Analyst
4 101 (33.11%) IT Analyst
5 96 (31.48%) IT Security Analyst
5 96 (31.48%) Senior IT Security Analyst
6 63 (20.66%) Developer
7 32 (10.49%) Security Manager
8 29 (9.51%) Information Manager
8 29 (9.51%) Information Security Manager
9 19 (6.23%) Senior Developer
10 12 (3.93%) Information Analyst
10 12 (3.93%) Information Security Analyst
10 12 (3.93%) IT Manager
10 12 (3.93%) PHP Developer
11 11 (3.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
12 9 (2.95%) .NET Developer
12 9 (2.95%) C# Developer
13 8 (2.62%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (6.56%) AngularJS
2 18 (5.90%) React
3 17 (5.57%) HTML
4 16 (5.25%) .NET
5 14 (4.59%) CSS
6 10 (3.28%) jQuery
7 9 (2.95%) Node.js
8 8 (2.62%) ASP.NET
8 8 (2.62%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (2.62%) HTML5
8 8 (2.62%) LAMP
9 6 (1.97%) Laravel
9 6 (1.97%) Web Services
10 5 (1.64%) .NET Core
10 5 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (1.64%) Vue.js
11 4 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.31%) RESTful
12 3 (0.98%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.98%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 123 (40.33%) Management Information System
2 96 (31.48%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 23 (7.54%) CESG
4 15 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.97%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.31%) Smartphone
8 3 (0.98%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (0.98%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.98%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.98%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (0.98%) Social Media
9 2 (0.66%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.66%) User Experience
10 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.33%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.33%) Freedom of Information Act
10 1 (0.33%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 116 (38.03%) Windows
2 107 (35.08%) Linux
3 7 (2.30%) Unix
4 6 (1.97%) Android
4 6 (1.97%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.31%) AIX
6 3 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.98%) Windows 8
6 3 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.66%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.66%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (50.82%) Information Security
2 135 (44.26%) Data Protection
3 129 (42.30%) Due Diligence
4 128 (41.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 125 (40.98%) Business Continuity
6 121 (39.67%) Risk Analysis
6 121 (39.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 112 (36.72%) Web Development
8 107 (35.08%) Mentoring
9 103 (33.77%) Penetration Testing
10 100 (32.79%) SIEM
11 98 (32.13%) Scenario Testing
12 96 (31.48%) Threat Analysis
13 76 (24.92%) Business Intelligence
14 59 (19.34%) IT Strategy
15 40 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
16 38 (12.46%) ITIL
17 31 (10.16%) Incident Management
18 29 (9.51%) Risk Management
19 27 (8.85%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 133 (43.61%) SQL
2 22 (7.21%) C#
2 22 (7.21%) JavaScript
3 18 (5.90%) PHP
4 7 (2.30%) Perl
5 6 (1.97%) C
5 6 (1.97%) PowerShell
5 6 (1.97%) Python
6 5 (1.64%) Java
6 5 (1.64%) T-SQL
7 4 (1.31%) VB
8 3 (0.98%) PL/SQL
8 3 (0.98%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.98%) VBA
9 2 (0.66%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.66%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.33%) C++
10 1 (0.33%) COBOL
10 1 (0.33%) REXX
10 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 131 (42.95%) CISSP
2 120 (39.34%) CREST Certified
3 96 (31.48%) SANS
4 33 (10.82%) CISA
5 22 (7.21%) Degree
6 9 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.97%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.97%) Security Cleared
8 5 (1.64%) CISM
9 4 (1.31%) EnCE
9 4 (1.31%) GCFA
9 4 (1.31%) GCFE
9 4 (1.31%) GIAC
9 4 (1.31%) GREM
9 4 (1.31%) ISEB
10 3 (0.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.98%) MOS
10 3 (0.98%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.33%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (48.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 142 (46.56%) GDPR
3 97 (31.80%) PCI DSS
4 6 (1.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (1.64%) QA
6 3 (0.98%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.98%) PMO
7 2 (0.66%) ISO 22301
7 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 103 (33.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (4.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.31%) XenApp
4 3 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.98%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.66%) vSphere
6 1 (0.33%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.64%) EnCase
1 5 (1.64%) FTK
2 3 (0.98%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.66%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (0.66%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.66%) vCenter Server
4 1 (0.33%) CA Endevor
4 1 (0.33%) QRadar
4 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 133 (43.61%) Microsoft
2 107 (35.08%) VMware
3 104 (34.10%) Cisco
4 9 (2.95%) Citrix
5 6 (1.97%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.31%) HP
6 4 (1.31%) Nuix
6 4 (1.31%) Sony
7 3 (0.98%) Adobe
7 3 (0.98%) iManage
7 3 (0.98%) NetApp
7 3 (0.98%) SAP
7 3 (0.98%) Veeam
8 2 (0.66%) Cognos
8 2 (0.66%) CyberArk
8 2 (0.66%) Infor
8 2 (0.66%) Interwoven
8 2 (0.66%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.66%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (0.66%) Tableau