Period
to 29 July 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 187 203 239
Rank change year-on-year +16 +36 -16
Permanent jobs citing Legal 294 151 341
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.80% 1.26% 1.29%
As % of the General category 3.48% 2.75% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 147 69 204
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,450 £30,000
25th Percentile £26,250 £27,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year -6.00% +6.38% -1.05%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,050 £72,125
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.96% -0.95% -

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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 8,443 5,494 13,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.65% 45.99% 49.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5,316 4,261 10,007
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,300
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.68% +6.67% +5.00%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the South East

Legal
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legal in the South East.

Salary trend for Legal in the South East

Legal
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal in the South East over the 6 months to 29 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Legal in the South East

Legal
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South East region over the 6 months to 29 July 2021. 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
Thames Valley -1 102 £51,750 +0.45% 89
Surrey +38 97 £47,000 -23.27% 40
Berkshire -19 59 £49,750 -7.44% 39
Hampshire -60 46 £47,500 +46.15% 61
Buckinghamshire -7 28 £52,500 +84.21% 24
West Sussex +12 25 £35,000 -40.43% 27
Oxfordshire -9 15 £53,500 +3.85% 26
Kent -34 12 £40,000 - 52
East Sussex -22 7 £70,000 +40.00% 17
Home Counties - 3 £80,000 -
Middlesex +8 2 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Sussex - 1 £52,500 -
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Legal.

1 112 (38.10%) Social Skills
2 78 (26.53%) Microsoft
3 68 (23.13%) Finance
4 64 (21.77%) Windows
5 62 (21.09%) Information Security
6 53 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (17.35%) Cybersecurity
7 51 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
8 49 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 48 (16.33%) ITIL
9 48 (16.33%) Self-Motivation
10 45 (15.31%) Law
11 43 (14.63%) Public Sector
12 41 (13.95%) Active Directory
12 41 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 38 (12.93%) GDPR
14 37 (12.59%) Degree
14 37 (12.59%) Project Management
14 37 (12.59%) Service Management
15 36 (12.24%) Management Information System
15 36 (12.24%) Data Protection
16 33 (11.22%) Computer Science
17 32 (10.88%) MS Exchange
18 31 (10.54%) PowerShell
18 31 (10.54%) Azure
19 30 (10.20%) Cisco
20 29 (9.86%) Linux
21 28 (9.52%) VPN
21 28 (9.52%) Firewall
21 28 (9.52%) ITSM

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 32 (10.88%) MS Exchange
2 25 (8.50%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (3.40%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.36%) Confluence
5 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.68%) Apache
6 2 (0.68%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.68%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.68%) CMS
6 2 (0.68%) IIS
7 1 (0.34%) Drupal
7 1 (0.34%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.34%) Kentico
7 1 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.02%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.68%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.34%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.34%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.34%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.34%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (1.70%) SAP S/4HANA
2 4 (1.36%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.34%) Magento
3 1 (0.34%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.54%) Azure
2 21 (7.14%) AWS
3 9 (3.06%) GCP
4 8 (2.72%) Microsoft 365
5 7 (2.38%) SaaS
6 6 (2.04%) Amazon EKS
7 3 (1.02%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (1.02%) Miro
8 2 (0.68%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.68%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.68%) Power Platform
8 2 (0.68%) Serverless
9 1 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.34%) Azure Synapse Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 28 (9.52%) Firewall
1 28 (9.52%) VPN
2 27 (9.18%) DNS
3 24 (8.16%) DHCP
4 11 (3.74%) Internet
5 9 (3.06%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.04%) Wireshark
7 3 (1.02%) 5G
7 3 (1.02%) BGP
7 3 (1.02%) LAN
7 3 (1.02%) MPLS
7 3 (1.02%) VLAN
8 2 (0.68%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (0.68%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.68%) Network Security
8 2 (0.68%) SAN
8 2 (0.68%) Wireless
9 1 (0.34%) PABX
9 1 (0.34%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.34%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.04%) BigQuery
2 5 (1.70%) DataStage
2 5 (1.70%) SAP Data Services
2 5 (1.70%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.02%) Big Data
3 3 (1.02%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.68%) Apache Hive
4 2 (0.68%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (0.68%) Power BI
5 1 (0.34%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.34%) Delta Lake
5 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.34%) MySQL
5 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.76%) JIRA
2 6 (2.04%) Android Studio
2 6 (2.04%) WinDbg
2 6 (2.04%) Xcode
3 2 (0.68%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.34%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.34%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.34%) JMeter
4 1 (0.34%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.34%) NeoLoad
4 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.34%) VersionOne
4 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
General
1 112 (38.10%) Social Skills
2 68 (23.13%) Finance
3 51 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
4 45 (15.31%) Law
5 43 (14.63%) Public Sector
6 28 (9.52%) Marketing
7 25 (8.50%) Retail
8 23 (7.82%) Influencing Skills
9 20 (6.80%) Telecoms
10 12 (4.08%) Digital Economy
11 11 (3.74%) Financial Institution
11 11 (3.74%) Organisational Skills
12 10 (3.40%) Billing
13 9 (3.06%) Games
13 9 (3.06%) Presentation Skills
14 8 (2.72%) Banking
14 8 (2.72%) Manufacturing
15 7 (2.38%) French Language
15 7 (2.38%) Local Government
15 7 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 47 (15.99%) Analyst
2 27 (9.18%) Consultant
3 23 (7.82%) Administrator
4 22 (7.48%) Systems Administrator
5 20 (6.80%) Security Analyst
6 18 (6.12%) Information Analyst
6 18 (6.12%) Information Security Analyst
7 16 (5.44%) Technical Consultant
8 15 (5.10%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (4.08%) Product Manager
9 12 (4.08%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 12 (4.08%) Team Leader
10 11 (3.74%) Senior Information Analyst
10 11 (3.74%) Senior Information Security Analyst
10 11 (3.74%) Senior Security Analyst
11 10 (3.40%) Architect
11 10 (3.40%) IT Analyst
12 9 (3.06%) Business Analyst
12 9 (3.06%) Developer
12 9 (3.06%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.74%) HTML
2 9 (3.06%) .NET
3 8 (2.72%) ASP.NET
4 6 (2.04%) iOS SDK
5 4 (1.36%) CSS
5 4 (1.36%) React
6 3 (1.02%) HTML5
7 2 (0.68%) CSS3
7 2 (0.68%) Node.js
7 2 (0.68%) OAuth
7 2 (0.68%) REST
7 2 (0.68%) SAML
7 2 (0.68%) WSH
8 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.34%) RESTful
8 1 (0.34%) Symfony
8 1 (0.34%) WCF
8 1 (0.34%) Web Services
8 1 (0.34%) WPF
8 1 (0.34%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 48 (16.33%) Self-Motivation
2 36 (12.24%) Management Information System
3 22 (7.48%) Linux Command Line
4 13 (4.42%) Driving Licence
5 12 (4.08%) Analytical Mindset
6 9 (3.06%) CMDB
6 9 (3.06%) Hedge funds
7 6 (2.04%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.04%) Data Centre
8 5 (1.70%) Life Science
8 5 (1.70%) User Experience
9 4 (1.36%) Anti-Piracy
9 4 (1.36%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 4 (1.36%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.02%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (1.02%) e-Learning
10 3 (1.02%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (1.02%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.02%) PMI
10 3 (1.02%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 64 (21.77%) Windows
2 29 (9.86%) Linux
3 28 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 27 (9.18%) Windows 10
5 26 (8.84%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (8.50%) Windows Server 2019
7 24 (8.16%) Windows Server 2016
8 22 (7.48%) Ubuntu
9 7 (2.38%) Android
9 7 (2.38%) Apple iOS
10 6 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (1.02%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (21.09%) Information Security
2 53 (18.03%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (17.35%) Cybersecurity
4 48 (16.33%) ITIL
5 37 (12.59%) Project Management
5 37 (12.59%) Service Management
6 36 (12.24%) Data Protection
7 33 (11.22%) Computer Science
8 28 (9.52%) ITSM
9 27 (9.18%) Coaching
10 25 (8.50%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 25 (8.50%) Technical Architecture
11 23 (7.82%) Business Case
11 23 (7.82%) Risk Management
12 22 (7.48%) Decision-Making
12 22 (7.48%) Scrum
13 21 (7.14%) PRINCE2
14 20 (6.80%) Stakeholder Engagement
15 18 (6.12%) Mentoring
15 18 (6.12%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.54%) PowerShell
2 18 (6.12%) Python
3 14 (4.76%) C#
4 13 (4.42%) Java
4 13 (4.42%) JavaScript
5 12 (4.08%) SQL
6 11 (3.74%) C
7 7 (2.38%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.38%) C++
8 6 (2.04%) Apple Swift
8 6 (2.04%) Objective-C
9 2 (0.68%) PHP
9 2 (0.68%) R
9 2 (0.68%) VBScript
10 1 (0.34%) Kotlin
10 1 (0.34%) Perl
10 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.34%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 37 (12.59%) Degree
3 24 (8.16%) CISSP
3 24 (8.16%) SC Cleared
4 16 (5.44%) CISM
5 12 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (4.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 9 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (2.38%) CCNA
7 7 (2.38%) CEH
8 6 (2.04%) CompTIA Security+
8 6 (2.04%) CRISC
9 5 (1.70%) DBS Check
9 5 (1.70%) MCSE
10 4 (1.36%) CISA
10 4 (1.36%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.36%) MCSA
11 3 (1.02%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.02%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (13.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (12.93%) GDPR
3 23 (7.82%) Cyber Essentials
4 17 (5.78%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 17 (5.78%) SLA
5 13 (4.42%) GRC
6 9 (3.06%) NIST
7 7 (2.38%) Accessibility
8 5 (1.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (1.36%) PCI DSS
9 4 (1.36%) QA
10 3 (1.02%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 2 (0.68%) COBIT
11 2 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 2 (0.68%) GAMP
11 2 (0.68%) GxP
11 2 (0.68%) ITGC
11 2 (0.68%) PMO
12 1 (0.34%) IFRS
System Software
1 41 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.40%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.02%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.68%) Firmware
5 2 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.06%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.68%) Backup Exec
2 2 (0.68%) BMC PATROL
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (0.68%) SCCM
3 1 (0.34%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (0.34%) Ansible
3 1 (0.34%) Grafana
3 1 (0.34%) logstash
3 1 (0.34%) Puppet
Vendors
1 78 (26.53%) Microsoft
2 30 (10.20%) Cisco
3 18 (6.12%) Citrix
4 15 (5.10%) VMware
5 10 (3.40%) iManage
6 7 (2.38%) SAP
7 6 (2.04%) NetMotion Wireless
8 5 (1.70%) Aderant
8 5 (1.70%) Informatica
8 5 (1.70%) Oracle
9 4 (1.36%) ANSYS
9 4 (1.36%) Bloomberg
9 4 (1.36%) EMC
10 3 (1.02%) Cadence
10 3 (1.02%) Juniper
10 3 (1.02%) Reuters
10 3 (1.02%) Veeam
11 2 (0.68%) Adobe
11 2 (0.68%) Apple
11 2 (0.68%) Avaya