Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 178 150
Rank change year-on-year +30 -28 -13
Permanent jobs citing Legal 261 222 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.23% 1.74% 2.09%
As % of the General category 5.76% 4.16% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 227 160 223
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -1.79% +5.00%
10th Percentile £29,200 £26,200 £27,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £63,290
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 4,532 5,342 4,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.78% 41.85% 37.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3,345 3,873 3,711
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 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £64,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +58 185 £45,000 +6.51% 63
Cheshire -18 35 £45,000 +5.26% 11
Merseyside +20 23 £39,000 +8.33% 12
Lancashire +17 13 £38,500 +37.50% 12
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 133 (50.96%) Finance
2 119 (45.59%) Information Security
3 111 (42.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 110 (42.15%) SQL
5 106 (40.61%) Microsoft
6 105 (40.23%) GDPR
7 96 (36.78%) Data Protection
8 92 (35.25%) Due Diligence
9 91 (34.87%) CISSP
10 84 (32.18%) Disaster Recovery
10 84 (32.18%) Management Information System
11 82 (31.42%) Business Continuity
12 81 (31.03%) Vulnerability Management
13 80 (30.65%) Network Security
13 80 (30.65%) Risk Analysis
14 79 (30.27%) Windows
14 79 (30.27%) Web Development
15 78 (29.89%) CREST Certified
16 71 (27.20%) VMware
17 70 (26.82%) Cisco
18 68 (26.05%) Penetration Testing
18 68 (26.05%) Mentoring
19 67 (25.67%) VMware Infrastructure
19 67 (25.67%) SIEM
19 67 (25.67%) Linux
20 63 (24.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
20 63 (24.14%) PCI DSS
20 63 (24.14%) Scenario Testing
21 61 (23.37%) Cyber Kill Chain
21 61 (23.37%) SANS

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 5 (1.92%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.15%) CMS
3 2 (0.77%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.38%) Apache
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.38%) Drupal
4 1 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.38%) IIS
4 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.38%) Smallworld
4 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 63 (24.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 15 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Elite 3E
2 4 (1.53%) Relativity
2 4 (1.53%) Visualfiles
3 3 (1.15%) Magento
4 1 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (0.38%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.92%) Office 365
3 2 (0.77%) Mimecast
3 2 (0.77%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 80 (30.65%) Network Security
2 61 (23.37%) Wi-Fi
3 11 (4.21%) Firewall
4 7 (2.68%) Internet
5 3 (1.15%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (1.15%) VPN
5 3 (1.15%) WebEx
5 3 (1.15%) Wireless
6 2 (0.77%) DHCP
6 2 (0.77%) DNS
6 2 (0.77%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.77%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.77%) Skype
6 2 (0.77%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.38%) Intranet
7 1 (0.38%) LAN
7 1 (0.38%) MPLS
7 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.38%) VLAN
7 1 (0.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.21%) Power BI
3 9 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.68%) MySQL
5 7 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.15%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.77%) QlikView
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.38%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.38%) Big Data
8 1 (0.38%) DB2
8 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.38%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.38%) OLAP
8 1 (0.38%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.38%) Redis
Development Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (1.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.77%) Babel
3 2 (0.77%) Eclipse
3 2 (0.77%) Grunt
3 2 (0.77%) gulp
3 2 (0.77%) JIRA
3 2 (0.77%) LoadRunner
3 2 (0.77%) Selenium
4 1 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.38%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.38%) GitLab
4 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.38%) ReSharper
4 1 (0.38%) SonarQube
General
1 133 (50.96%) Finance
2 33 (12.64%) Law
3 10 (3.83%) Banking
4 7 (2.68%) Marketing
5 6 (2.30%) Investment Banking
6 4 (1.53%) Games
6 4 (1.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.77%) Automotive
7 2 (0.77%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Advertising
8 1 (0.38%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (40.23%) Analyst
2 80 (30.65%) Security Analyst
3 67 (25.67%) IT Analyst
3 67 (25.67%) Senior Analyst
3 67 (25.67%) Senior Security Analyst
4 61 (23.37%) IT Security Analyst
4 61 (23.37%) Senior IT Security Analyst
5 55 (21.07%) Developer
6 26 (9.96%) Security Manager
7 23 (8.81%) Information Manager
7 23 (8.81%) Information Security Manager
8 14 (5.36%) Information Analyst
8 14 (5.36%) Information Security Analyst
8 14 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 13 (4.98%) .NET Developer
9 13 (4.98%) C# Developer
10 10 (3.83%) Data Centre Manager
10 10 (3.83%) SQL Developer
11 9 (3.45%) IT Manager
11 9 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (9.96%) .NET
2 15 (5.75%) AngularJS
3 14 (5.36%) HTML
4 13 (4.98%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.60%) CSS
6 11 (4.21%) jQuery
6 11 (4.21%) Web Services
7 10 (3.83%) React
8 9 (3.45%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (3.07%) .NET Core
9 8 (3.07%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (3.07%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (2.68%) HTML5
11 6 (2.30%) Laravel
11 6 (2.30%) Node.js
12 5 (1.92%) .NET Framework
13 3 (1.15%) Entity Framework
13 3 (1.15%) RESTful
13 3 (1.15%) WCF
14 2 (0.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 84 (32.18%) Management Information System
2 61 (23.37%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 19 (7.28%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.13%) CESG
5 10 (3.83%) Data Centre
6 5 (1.92%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (1.53%) Data Protection Act
7 4 (1.53%) Smartphone
8 3 (1.15%) Cyberthreat
8 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.15%) Social Media
9 2 (0.77%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
9 2 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
10 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
10 1 (0.38%) IVR
10 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.38%) Replication
10 1 (0.38%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 79 (30.27%) Windows
2 67 (25.67%) Linux
3 9 (3.45%) Android
4 6 (2.30%) Unix
5 5 (1.92%) Windows 7
6 4 (1.53%) AIX
7 3 (1.15%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.15%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 3 (1.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (45.59%) Information Security
2 96 (36.78%) Data Protection
3 92 (35.25%) Due Diligence
4 84 (32.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 82 (31.42%) Business Continuity
6 81 (31.03%) Vulnerability Management
7 80 (30.65%) Risk Analysis
8 79 (30.27%) Web Development
9 68 (26.05%) Mentoring
9 68 (26.05%) Penetration Testing
10 67 (25.67%) SIEM
11 63 (24.14%) Scenario Testing
12 61 (23.37%) Threat Analysis
13 51 (19.54%) Business Intelligence
14 37 (14.18%) IT Strategy
15 34 (13.03%) Agile Software Development
16 33 (12.64%) ITIL
17 24 (9.20%) Incident Management
18 22 (8.43%) Risk Management
18 22 (8.43%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (42.15%) SQL
2 31 (11.88%) C#
3 16 (6.13%) JavaScript
4 7 (2.68%) Perl
4 7 (2.68%) PHP
5 6 (2.30%) PowerShell
5 6 (2.30%) Python
5 6 (2.30%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.92%) C
7 4 (1.53%) VB
7 4 (1.53%) VB.NET
8 3 (1.15%) VBA
9 2 (0.77%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.77%) Java
9 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
9 2 (0.77%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.38%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.38%) Go
10 1 (0.38%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 91 (34.87%) CISSP
2 78 (29.89%) CREST Certified
3 61 (23.37%) SANS
4 28 (10.73%) CISA
5 16 (6.13%) Degree
6 11 (4.21%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (3.83%) SC Cleared
7 10 (3.83%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.68%) CISM
9 4 (1.53%) EnCE
9 4 (1.53%) GCFA
9 4 (1.53%) GCFE
9 4 (1.53%) GIAC
9 4 (1.53%) GREM
9 4 (1.53%) ISEB
10 2 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.77%) MOS
11 1 (0.38%) PhD
11 1 (0.38%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 111 (42.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 105 (40.23%) GDPR
3 63 (24.14%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (1.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (1.53%) ISO 9001
5 4 (1.53%) QA
6 3 (1.15%) ISO 22301
6 3 (1.15%) PMO
7 2 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.38%) COBIT
8 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 67 (25.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.36%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.15%) XenApp
4 2 (0.77%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.77%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) Docker
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.53%) EnCase
1 4 (1.53%) FTK
2 2 (0.77%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 2 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.77%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.77%) vCenter Server
3 1 (0.38%) Ansible
3 1 (0.38%) CA Endevor
3 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 106 (40.61%) Microsoft
2 71 (27.20%) VMware
3 70 (26.82%) Cisco
4 9 (3.45%) Xamarin
5 7 (2.68%) Citrix
6 4 (1.53%) Nuix
6 4 (1.53%) Sony
7 3 (1.15%) Cognos
7 3 (1.15%) HP
7 3 (1.15%) Veeam
8 2 (0.77%) Dell KACE
8 2 (0.77%) Infor
8 2 (0.77%) LexisNexis
8 2 (0.77%) LogRhythm
8 2 (0.77%) NetApp
8 2 (0.77%) Nimble Storage
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle
8 2 (0.77%) SAP
8 2 (0.77%) Tableau
8 2 (0.77%) Trend Micro