Period
to 27 January 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 27 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > South East
6 months to
27 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 129 169 234
Rank change year-on-year +40 +65 -24
Permanent jobs citing Legal 239 405 358
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.33% 1.76% 1.35%
As % of the General category 7.58% 5.46% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 90 250 212
Median annual salary £50,250 £50,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% -6.98% +7.50%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £31,600
90th Percentile £76,555 £75,250 £77,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% -1.96% -7.27%

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 3,152 7,418 8,398
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 30.76% 32.25% 31.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2,324 5,495 6,491
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% +4.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £78,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%

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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +25 93 £63,750 +21.43% 38
Berkshire +59 77 £66,500 +10.83% 17
Hampshire +86 62 £50,000 +75.44% 30
Surrey +31 37 £54,000 +8.00% 20
West Sussex +46 23 £51,750 +158.75% 7
Kent +21 14 £27,500 - 14
Buckinghamshire -19 10 £34,000 -32.00% 13
Oxfordshire +37 6 £39,000 -44.29% 8
Middlesex - 6 £55,000 - 1
East Sussex +36 4 £75,000 +50.00% 8
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 145 (60.67%) GDPR
2 142 (59.41%) Project Management
3 131 (54.81%) Management Information System
4 127 (53.14%) Law
4 127 (53.14%) Information Security
5 123 (51.46%) Data Protection
6 115 (48.12%) Pharmaceutical
6 115 (48.12%) Matrix Organization
7 114 (47.70%) Manufacturing
8 37 (15.48%) Microsoft
9 31 (12.97%) Data Security
10 29 (12.13%) Finance
11 27 (11.30%) Data Privacy
12 26 (10.88%) ITIL
12 26 (10.88%) Windows
13 25 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
14 24 (10.04%) Service Management
15 21 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
16 17 (7.11%) Citrix
16 17 (7.11%) Coaching
17 16 (6.69%) Line Management
17 16 (6.69%) Windows 10
17 16 (6.69%) SLA
17 16 (6.69%) Degree
18 15 (6.28%) Document Management
18 15 (6.28%) Active Directory
19 14 (5.86%) Retail
19 14 (5.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 14 (5.86%) Escalation Management
19 14 (5.86%) Digital Economy

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 2 (0.84%) IIS
2 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.42%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (3.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 7 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.51%) Visualfiles
2 5 (2.09%) Carpe Diem
3 4 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.84%) SAP HR
4 2 (0.84%) SAP HR-PA
4 2 (0.84%) SAP Payroll
5 1 (0.42%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
5 1 (0.42%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.18%) Office 365
2 6 (2.51%) Google Play
3 4 (1.67%) Azure
3 4 (1.67%) SaaS
4 2 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.84%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.42%) AWS
5 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.42%) GCP
5 1 (0.42%) IaaS
5 1 (0.42%) PaaS
5 1 (0.42%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.51%) VPN
2 5 (2.09%) Internet
2 5 (2.09%) LAN
2 5 (2.09%) WAN
2 5 (2.09%) Wireless
3 3 (1.26%) Network Security
4 2 (0.84%) BGP
5 1 (0.42%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.51%) MySQL
2 6 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (2.51%) Relational Database
3 5 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (2.09%) OLAP
3 5 (2.09%) Oracle OLAP
3 5 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.42%) Big Data
4 1 (0.42%) Geospatial Data
4 1 (0.42%) GIS
4 1 (0.42%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.42%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.42%) Power BI
4 1 (0.42%) QlikView
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.42%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.42%) Burp Suite
General
1 127 (53.14%) Law
2 115 (48.12%) Pharmaceutical
3 114 (47.70%) Manufacturing
4 29 (12.13%) Finance
5 14 (5.86%) Digital Economy
5 14 (5.86%) Retail
6 9 (3.77%) Games
6 9 (3.77%) Marketing
7 8 (3.35%) Publishing
8 7 (2.93%) Aerospace
9 6 (2.51%) Telecoms
10 5 (2.09%) Local Government
11 4 (1.67%) Fire and Rescue
12 3 (1.26%) Electronics
13 2 (0.84%) Banking
13 2 (0.84%) Military
13 2 (0.84%) Public Sector
14 1 (0.42%) Automotive
14 1 (0.42%) Back Office
14 1 (0.42%) French Language
Job Titles
1 111 (46.44%) Administrator
1 111 (46.44%) Data Administrator
2 21 (8.79%) Security Administrator
3 19 (7.95%) Analyst
4 16 (6.69%) IT Manager
5 13 (5.44%) Project Manager
5 13 (5.44%) Service Desk Team Leader
5 13 (5.44%) Team Leader
6 8 (3.35%) Developer
6 8 (3.35%) IT Project Manager
6 8 (3.35%) Security Analyst
7 7 (2.93%) Content Designer
7 7 (2.93%) Designer
7 7 (2.93%) Digital Content Designer
7 7 (2.93%) Digital Designer
7 7 (2.93%) IT Analyst
8 5 (2.09%) Database Manager
8 5 (2.09%) Development Manager
8 5 (2.09%) Information Analyst
8 5 (2.09%) Information Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.93%) .NET
2 5 (2.09%) HTML
3 2 (0.84%) .NET Framework
3 2 (0.84%) ASP.NET
3 2 (0.84%) CSS
3 2 (0.84%) WCF
3 2 (0.84%) WPF
4 1 (0.42%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.42%) Node.js
4 1 (0.42%) React
4 1 (0.42%) Vue.js
4 1 (0.42%) XML
4 1 (0.42%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 131 (54.81%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.93%) Driving Licence
3 6 (2.51%) Smart Meter
4 5 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.09%) Security Operations Centre
5 3 (1.26%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.26%) Life Science
5 3 (1.26%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.26%) User Experience
6 1 (0.42%) CMDB
6 1 (0.42%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.42%) FMCG
6 1 (0.42%) Freedom of Information
6 1 (0.42%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.42%) NHS
6 1 (0.42%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.88%) Windows
2 16 (6.69%) Windows 10
3 2 (0.84%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.42%) Kali Linux
4 1 (0.42%) Unix
4 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (59.41%) Project Management
2 127 (53.14%) Information Security
3 123 (51.46%) Data Protection
4 115 (48.12%) Matrix Organization
5 31 (12.97%) Data Security
6 27 (11.30%) Data Privacy
7 26 (10.88%) ITIL
8 25 (10.46%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (10.04%) Service Management
10 21 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
11 17 (7.11%) Coaching
12 16 (6.69%) Line Management
13 15 (6.28%) Document Management
14 14 (5.86%) Decision-Making
14 14 (5.86%) Escalation Management
14 14 (5.86%) Project Delivery
15 12 (5.02%) Service Delivery
16 11 (4.60%) Time Management
17 10 (4.18%) People Management
17 10 (4.18%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.77%) C#
1 9 (3.77%) SQL
2 6 (2.51%) Python
3 5 (2.09%) C++
3 5 (2.09%) JavaScript
3 5 (2.09%) Perl
4 2 (0.84%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.84%) VB.NET
5 1 (0.42%) Java
5 1 (0.42%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (6.69%) Degree
2 14 (5.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 11 (4.60%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (3.77%) CISSP
5 8 (3.35%) CEH
5 8 (3.35%) CISM
5 8 (3.35%) CompTIA Security+
5 8 (3.35%) MCSE
6 6 (2.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.67%) CCNA
9 3 (1.26%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.84%) ECDL
10 2 (0.84%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.84%) MCSA
10 2 (0.84%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.42%) (ISC)2 CCSP
11 1 (0.42%) CCSP
11 1 (0.42%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.42%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (60.67%) GDPR
2 16 (6.69%) SLA
3 12 (5.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.93%) NIST
5 5 (2.09%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (2.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 4 (1.67%) PMO
7 2 (0.84%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.84%) NEBOSH
8 1 (0.42%) COBIT
8 1 (0.42%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.42%) Good Clinical Practice
8 1 (0.42%) ISO 22301
8 1 (0.42%) NCSC
8 1 (0.42%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 15 (6.28%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.42%) Firmware
2 1 (0.42%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.42%) KVM
2 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.26%) Ansible
2 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.42%) Nessus
3 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 17 (7.11%) Citrix
3 13 (5.44%) iManage
4 8 (3.35%) VMware
5 7 (2.93%) Google
6 6 (2.51%) Oracle
6 6 (2.51%) Reuters
7 5 (2.09%) Barracuda Networks
7 5 (2.09%) Cisco
8 2 (0.84%) Arista
8 2 (0.84%) Intapp
8 2 (0.84%) SAP
8 2 (0.84%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.42%) Databricks
9 1 (0.42%) EMC
9 1 (0.42%) Sparx