The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK / Scotland
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 109 120
Rank change year-on-year -26 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Law 12 48 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.51% 1.63% 1.38%
As % of the General category 1.19% 3.43% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 11 31 22
Median salary £32,500 £52,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.09% +22.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Law is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1012 1398 1561
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 42.59% 47.39% 48.90%
Number of salaries quoted 680 771 931
Median salary £47,500 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% -2.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,085 £67,300
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland citing Law as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Law in Scotland

Law
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Law in Scotland.

Salary trend for Law in Scotland

Law
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Law in Scotland over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Law in Scotland

Law
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -17 11 £32,500 -38.09%
Glasgow +8 1 £50,000 +40.84%
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, IT jobs citing Law 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Law.

1 19 (65.52%) Splunk
2 15 (51.72%) Security Monitoring
3 14 (48.28%) Linux
4 12 (41.38%) Cybersecurity
5 9 (31.03%) Finance
6 8 (27.59%) Unix
7 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
8 6 (20.69%) Degree
9 5 (17.24%) Network Security
9 5 (17.24%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (17.24%) Legal
9 5 (17.24%) Contact Management
9 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
9 5 (17.24%) Security Operations Centre
9 5 (17.24%) Cyber Intelligence
10 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
10 4 (13.79%) Firewall
10 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
11 2 (6.90%) OCR
11 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
11 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
11 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
11 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
11 2 (6.90%) Natural Language Processing
11 2 (6.90%) Data Extraction
11 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
11 2 (6.90%) Project Management
11 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
12 1 (3.45%) Information Security

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 1 (3.45%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visualfiles
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Network Security
2 4 (13.79%) Firewall
2 4 (13.79%) Intrusion Detection
2 4 (13.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Data Mining
1 2 (6.90%) MongoDB
1 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Consultant
1 15 (51.72%) Security Consultant
2 14 (48.28%) Associate Consultant
3 6 (20.69%) Linux Consultant
4 5 (17.24%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Network Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Network Intrusion Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Data Scientist
7 1 (3.45%) Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Business IT Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Information Security Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) IT Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) IT Business Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) QA Manager
7 1 (3.45%) QA Test Manager
7 1 (3.45%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Cyberthreat
2 5 (17.24%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 8 (27.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Security Monitoring
2 12 (41.38%) Cybersecurity
3 5 (17.24%) Contact Management
3 5 (17.24%) Cyber Intelligence
3 5 (17.24%) Security Operations
4 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) Data Extraction
4 2 (6.90%) OCR
4 2 (6.90%) Project Management
4 2 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.90%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
5 1 (3.45%) Manual Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Management
5 1 (3.45%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.45%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.45%) V-Model
5 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
5 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CISSP
2 1 (3.45%) IISP
2 1 (3.45%) ISEB
2 1 (3.45%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.45%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.45%) QA
Vendors
1 19 (65.52%) Splunk
2 1 (3.45%) ArcSight
2 1 (3.45%) LexisNexis
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft