Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > North West
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 144 132 151
Rank change year-on-year -12 +19 -49
Permanent jobs citing Legal 225 321 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.20% 2.48% 1.97%
As % of the General category 5.83% 5.94% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 194 266 214
North West median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +21.88% -8.05%
10th Percentile £32,500 £27,250 £22,650
90th Percentile £62,500 £85,250 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 3,857 5,404 4,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 37.79% 41.74% 36.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2,754 4,122 3,478
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £24,463
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 +6 170 £45,000 - 46
Cheshire +9 28 £45,000 -28.00% 14
Merseyside -9 18 £38,250 -10.00% 14
Lancashire -5 9 £63,500 +64.94% 10
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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 (41.33%) Finance
2 84 (37.33%) Microsoft
3 80 (35.56%) Information Security
4 75 (33.33%) Windows
5 74 (32.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 69 (30.67%) CISSP
6 69 (30.67%) GDPR
7 68 (30.22%) Mentoring
7 68 (30.22%) Disaster Recovery
8 65 (28.89%) Business Intelligence
9 64 (28.44%) Management Information System
10 63 (28.00%) Network Security
11 62 (27.56%) SQL
11 62 (27.56%) Business Continuity
12 60 (26.67%) Linux
12 60 (26.67%) Data Protection
13 59 (26.22%) Vulnerability Management
14 58 (25.78%) PCI DSS
14 58 (25.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
14 58 (25.78%) Due Diligence
15 57 (25.33%) Risk Analysis
15 57 (25.33%) CREST Certified
16 54 (24.00%) Web Development
16 54 (24.00%) Cisco
17 53 (23.56%) SIEM
18 52 (23.11%) Penetration Testing
19 49 (21.78%) VMware
19 49 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
20 48 (21.33%) Scenario Testing
21 47 (20.89%) 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 7 (3.11%) Apache
2 5 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (1.78%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.89%) Confluence
4 2 (0.89%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.89%) WordPress
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 58 (25.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 20 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (6.22%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (1.33%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.89%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 14 (6.22%) Magento
2 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.89%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.22%) Office 365
3 11 (4.89%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.67%) SaaS
5 3 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.33%) IaaS
5 3 (1.33%) PaaS
6 2 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (28.00%) Network Security
2 47 (20.89%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (4.00%) DNS
4 8 (3.56%) VoIP
5 7 (3.11%) DHCP
5 7 (3.11%) Kerberos
6 6 (2.67%) Wireless
7 4 (1.78%) Broadband
8 3 (1.33%) Intranet
8 3 (1.33%) VPN
8 3 (1.33%) WebEx
9 2 (0.89%) DMARC
9 2 (0.89%) Internet
9 2 (0.89%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (0.89%) IP Telephony
9 2 (0.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (8.89%) MySQL
2 10 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 8 (3.56%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.78%) Power BI
6 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 14 (6.22%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.33%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.33%) Subversion
3 2 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.89%) Grunt
3 2 (0.89%) gulp
3 2 (0.89%) IntelliJ
3 2 (0.89%) JIRA
3 2 (0.89%) TestNG
4 1 (0.44%) Bitbucket
4 1 (0.44%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.44%) Selenium
4 1 (0.44%) webpack
General
1 93 (41.33%) Finance
2 34 (15.11%) Law
3 10 (4.44%) Retail
4 6 (2.67%) Banking
5 4 (1.78%) Marketing
6 3 (1.33%) Back Office
6 3 (1.33%) French Language
6 3 (1.33%) German Language
6 3 (1.33%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.33%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.89%) Billing
7 2 (0.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 80 (35.56%) Analyst
2 54 (24.00%) IT Analyst
3 53 (23.56%) Security Analyst
4 51 (22.67%) Senior Analyst
5 50 (22.22%) Senior Security Analyst
6 49 (21.78%) IT Security Analyst
7 48 (21.33%) Senior IT Security Analyst
8 43 (19.11%) Developer
9 15 (6.67%) Security Manager
10 13 (5.78%) Information Manager
10 13 (5.78%) Information Security Manager
10 13 (5.78%) PHP Developer
10 13 (5.78%) Senior Developer
11 10 (4.44%) Administrator
12 9 (4.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 8 (3.56%) Consultant
14 7 (3.11%) Active Directory Engineer
14 7 (3.11%) Architect
14 7 (3.11%) IT Manager
14 7 (3.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (8.00%) React
2 16 (7.11%) HTML
3 13 (5.78%) AngularJS
3 13 (5.78%) CSS
4 10 (4.44%) jQuery
4 10 (4.44%) LAMP
5 7 (3.11%) Node.js
6 6 (2.67%) Vue.js
7 5 (2.22%) .NET
7 5 (2.22%) Laravel
7 5 (2.22%) Redux
8 4 (1.78%) Symfony
8 4 (1.78%) XMPP
9 3 (1.33%) REST
9 3 (1.33%) SOAP
9 3 (1.33%) Web Services
10 2 (0.89%) HTML5
10 2 (0.89%) Middleware
10 2 (0.89%) Phalcon
11 1 (0.44%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 64 (28.44%) Management Information System
2 47 (20.89%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 21 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (6.67%) CESG
5 6 (2.67%) Private Cloud
5 6 (2.67%) SWIFT
6 5 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.22%) User Experience
7 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.78%) Social Media
7 4 (1.78%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.33%) Blackberry
8 3 (1.33%) BYOD
8 3 (1.33%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.33%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.33%) RSA SecurID
8 3 (1.33%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.89%) Cloud Native
9 2 (0.89%) Cyberthreat
9 2 (0.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 75 (33.33%) Windows
2 60 (26.67%) Linux
3 11 (4.89%) Windows 7
4 9 (4.00%) Windows 10
4 9 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (3.11%) Windows Server
6 6 (2.67%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.78%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.89%) Android
8 2 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.44%) CentOS
9 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (35.56%) Information Security
2 68 (30.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 68 (30.22%) Mentoring
3 65 (28.89%) Business Intelligence
4 62 (27.56%) Business Continuity
5 60 (26.67%) Data Protection
6 59 (26.22%) Vulnerability Management
7 58 (25.78%) Due Diligence
8 57 (25.33%) Risk Analysis
9 54 (24.00%) Web Development
10 53 (23.56%) SIEM
11 52 (23.11%) Penetration Testing
12 48 (21.33%) Scenario Testing
13 47 (20.89%) Threat Analysis
14 41 (18.22%) Agile Software Development
15 36 (16.00%) ITIL
16 28 (12.44%) IT Strategy
17 20 (8.89%) Project Management
18 17 (7.56%) Incident Management
18 17 (7.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (27.56%) SQL
2 26 (11.56%) JavaScript
3 19 (8.44%) PHP
4 12 (5.33%) PowerShell
5 9 (4.00%) Java
5 9 (4.00%) Python
6 8 (3.56%) C#
7 4 (1.78%) C++
8 3 (1.33%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.89%) Java 8
10 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.44%) C
10 1 (0.44%) ES6
10 1 (0.44%) Perl
10 1 (0.44%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.44%) R
10 1 (0.44%) Ruby
10 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 69 (30.67%) CISSP
2 57 (25.33%) CREST Certified
3 47 (20.89%) SANS
4 41 (18.22%) Degree
5 19 (8.44%) CISA
6 18 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.89%) MCSA
8 9 (4.00%) CISM
9 6 (2.67%) MCSE
10 5 (2.22%) AWS Certification
10 5 (2.22%) CESG Certified Professional
11 4 (1.78%) MCTS
12 3 (1.33%) Computer Science Degree
12 3 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (1.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 2 (0.89%) ISEB
13 2 (0.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.44%) CCSP
14 1 (0.44%) GSEC
14 1 (0.44%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (32.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (30.67%) GDPR
3 58 (25.78%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.78%) Data Quality
4 4 (1.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (1.33%) QA
5 3 (1.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.33%) SLA
6 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 49 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (12.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.11%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.33%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.44%) Docker
5 1 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.44%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (3.11%) WSUS
2 4 (1.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.33%) SCCM
4 2 (0.89%) AirWatch
4 2 (0.89%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.89%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (0.44%) Ansible
5 1 (0.44%) EnCase
5 1 (0.44%) FTK
5 1 (0.44%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.44%) Puppet
5 1 (0.44%) QRadar
Vendors
1 84 (37.33%) Microsoft
2 54 (24.00%) Cisco
3 49 (21.78%) VMware
4 13 (5.78%) CyberArk
5 12 (5.33%) iManage
6 8 (3.56%) Interwoven
7 4 (1.78%) Citrix
8 3 (1.33%) DocuSign
8 3 (1.33%) HP
8 3 (1.33%) Intapp
8 3 (1.33%) Polycom
9 2 (0.89%) Adobe
9 2 (0.89%) Avaya
9 2 (0.89%) SAP
9 2 (0.89%) ServiceNow
9 2 (0.89%) Sony
9 2 (0.89%) Sophos
9 2 (0.89%) Symantec
10 1 (0.44%) McAfee
10 1 (0.44%) Mitel