Period
to 14 December 2019

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 14 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > South East
6 months to
14 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 194 251 210
Rank change year-on-year +57 -41 +28
Permanent jobs citing Legal 390 345 480
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.61% 1.23% 1.53%
As % of the General category 5.03% 3.76% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 228 222 255
South East median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.96% +6.25% +1.05%
10th Percentile £26,100 £31,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,875 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 7,746 9,169 11,095
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.96% 32.65% 35.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5,724 7,089 8,551
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £29,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £70,250
England median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage 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

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Legal in the South East.

Salary trend for Legal in the South East

Legal
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the South East over the 6 months to 14 December 2019.

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 14 December 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
Thames Valley +60 204 £50,000 -6.98% 59
Buckinghamshire +74 109 £50,000 +51.52% 10
Berkshire +13 85 £62,500 -3.85% 36
Surrey +50 60 £50,000 - 23
Hampshire +5 58 £28,500 -28.75% 61
Kent +17 34 £27,500 -26.67% 25
West Sussex -9 12 £20,000 -52.94% 21
Oxfordshire +8 10 £60,000 +21.83% 13
East Sussex +12 9 £50,000 -1.96% 7
M4 Corridor - 3 £101,250 -
Home Counties -3 1 £160,000 +166.67%
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Legal.

1 108 (27.69%) Information Security
2 107 (27.44%) Finance
3 97 (24.87%) Microsoft
4 80 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
5 77 (19.74%) ITIL
6 75 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
7 73 (18.72%) Management Information System
8 72 (18.46%) Windows
9 68 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
10 66 (16.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 62 (15.90%) Degree
12 61 (15.64%) Data Protection
13 58 (14.87%) Retail
14 57 (14.62%) Project Management
15 50 (12.82%) Telecoms
16 49 (12.56%) Active Directory
16 49 (12.56%) Windows 7
16 49 (12.56%) SaaS
17 47 (12.05%) Law
18 45 (11.54%) Service Delivery
18 45 (11.54%) SLA
18 45 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (11.54%) Business Analysis
19 44 (11.28%) Windows 10
20 43 (11.03%) Enterprise Architecture
20 43 (11.03%) Self-Motivation
21 40 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 40 (10.26%) Computer Science
22 39 (10.00%) ISMS
22 39 (10.00%) Citrix

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 17 (4.36%) MS Exchange
2 12 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (1.54%) NetWeaver
3 6 (1.54%) SAP Portal
4 5 (1.28%) Confluence
5 3 (0.77%) IIS
5 3 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.51%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.51%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.26%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.26%) CMS
7 1 (0.26%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 38 (9.74%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (8.46%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.05%) AutoCAD
4 7 (1.79%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.51%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.26%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 19 (4.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.54%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.77%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.26%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.26%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.26%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.26%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 49 (12.56%) SaaS
2 15 (3.85%) Azure
3 13 (3.33%) Office 365
3 13 (3.33%) SuccessFactors
4 5 (1.28%) AWS
5 4 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.77%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.77%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.51%) Mimecast
7 2 (0.51%) PaaS
8 1 (0.26%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.26%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.95%) Firewall
2 18 (4.62%) VPN
3 10 (2.56%) LAN
3 10 (2.56%) WAN
4 9 (2.31%) Intranet
5 8 (2.05%) DHCP
5 8 (2.05%) DNS
5 8 (2.05%) Internet
6 6 (1.54%) Junos
7 5 (1.28%) Broadband
8 3 (0.77%) Radio Access Network
8 3 (0.77%) SMS
9 2 (0.51%) Extranet
9 2 (0.51%) Network Security
10 1 (0.26%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.26%) SAN
10 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.69%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (2.31%) Big Data
4 7 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (1.54%) SAP BW
5 6 (1.54%) SAP HANA
6 4 (1.03%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.77%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.51%) Power BI
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2019
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.26%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 15 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
1 15 (3.85%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.28%) JIRA
3 1 (0.26%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.26%) Fiddler
3 1 (0.26%) JMeter
3 1 (0.26%) NUnit
3 1 (0.26%) Postman
3 1 (0.26%) Selenium
3 1 (0.26%) SpecFlow
3 1 (0.26%) Subversion
3 1 (0.26%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (0.26%) WebDriver
General
1 107 (27.44%) Finance
2 58 (14.87%) Retail
3 50 (12.82%) Telecoms
4 47 (12.05%) Law
5 27 (6.92%) Public Sector
6 22 (5.64%) Marketing
7 12 (3.08%) Back Office
8 10 (2.56%) Billing
9 4 (1.03%) Fire and Rescue
9 4 (1.03%) Games
10 3 (0.77%) Aerospace
10 3 (0.77%) Automotive
10 3 (0.77%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.51%) Digital Economy
11 2 (0.51%) Police
12 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.26%) Local Government
12 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 72 (18.46%) Architect
2 58 (14.87%) Analyst
3 35 (8.97%) Solutions Architect
4 27 (6.92%) Deskside Support
4 27 (6.92%) Desktop Support
4 27 (6.92%) IT Architect
4 27 (6.92%) Support Team Leader
4 27 (6.92%) Team Leader
5 21 (5.38%) Developer
6 20 (5.13%) IT Manager
7 18 (4.62%) Administrator
7 18 (4.62%) Consultant
7 18 (4.62%) Security Architect
8 17 (4.36%) IT Analyst
8 17 (4.36%) Service Analyst
8 17 (4.36%) Service Desk Analyst
9 15 (3.85%) Applications Developer
9 15 (3.85%) Business Analyst
9 15 (3.85%) Delivery Manager
9 15 (3.85%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.87%) .NET
2 16 (4.10%) .NET Framework
3 10 (2.56%) OAuth
3 10 (2.56%) OAuth2
3 10 (2.56%) OpenID
3 10 (2.56%) XACML
4 6 (1.54%) SAP Basis
4 6 (1.54%) SAP XI
5 2 (0.51%) ASP.NET
5 2 (0.51%) Web Services
6 1 (0.26%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (0.26%) Classic ASP
6 1 (0.26%) COM
6 1 (0.26%) CSS
6 1 (0.26%) CSS3
6 1 (0.26%) Entity Framework
6 1 (0.26%) HTML
6 1 (0.26%) HTML5
6 1 (0.26%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 73 (18.72%) Management Information System
2 45 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (11.03%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.59%) PKI
5 13 (3.33%) Data Protection Act
6 11 (2.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 9 (2.31%) CMDB
7 9 (2.31%) Cyberthreat
7 9 (2.31%) User Experience
8 8 (2.05%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.54%) Smartphone
10 5 (1.28%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.28%) iPhone
10 5 (1.28%) Mobile App
11 4 (1.03%) Freedom of Information
11 4 (1.03%) Learning Management System
11 4 (1.03%) Online Games
11 4 (1.03%) Reference Data
12 3 (0.77%) Virtual Team
13 2 (0.51%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 72 (18.46%) Windows
2 49 (12.56%) Windows 7
3 44 (11.28%) Windows 10
4 15 (3.85%) Linux
5 14 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.08%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.05%) Ubuntu
8 7 (1.79%) Android
9 6 (1.54%) Unix
9 6 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (1.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (27.69%) Information Security
2 80 (20.51%) Problem-Solving
3 77 (19.74%) ITIL
4 75 (19.23%) Technical Architecture
5 68 (17.44%) Agile Software Development
6 66 (16.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 61 (15.64%) Data Protection
8 57 (14.62%) Project Management
9 45 (11.54%) Business Analysis
9 45 (11.54%) Service Delivery
10 43 (11.03%) Enterprise Architecture
11 40 (10.26%) Computer Science
12 39 (10.00%) ISMS
13 38 (9.74%) Data Security
14 37 (9.49%) Cybersecurity
15 36 (9.23%) Information Security Management
15 36 (9.23%) Security Management
16 35 (8.97%) Risk Management
17 33 (8.46%) TOGAF
18 32 (8.21%) UML
Programming Languages
1 34 (8.72%) SQL
2 20 (5.13%) C#
3 19 (4.87%) T-SQL
4 9 (2.31%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.79%) Java
6 5 (1.28%) C
7 3 (0.77%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.51%) Python
8 2 (0.51%) VB
8 2 (0.51%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.51%) VBA
9 1 (0.26%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.26%) BeanShell
9 1 (0.26%) R
9 1 (0.26%) Scala
9 1 (0.26%) SOQL
9 1 (0.26%) SOSL
9 1 (0.26%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 62 (15.90%) Degree
2 37 (9.49%) Security Cleared
3 20 (5.13%) CISSP
4 16 (4.10%) SC Cleared
5 15 (3.85%) CISM
6 12 (3.08%) CREST Certified
7 10 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 10 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
8 8 (2.05%) CEH
8 8 (2.05%) CISA
8 8 (2.05%) GIAC
9 6 (1.54%) JNCIA
9 6 (1.54%) JNCIS
9 6 (1.54%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.03%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (1.03%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.03%) CISMP
11 3 (0.77%) CIMA
11 3 (0.77%) IRCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (11.54%) SLA
2 40 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (6.67%) NIST
4 23 (5.90%) GDPR
4 23 (5.90%) PCI DSS
5 14 (3.59%) COBIT
6 12 (3.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (2.82%) QA
8 9 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 8 (2.05%) Data Quality
9 8 (2.05%) NIST 800
10 6 (1.54%) PMO
11 5 (1.28%) Cyber Essentials
12 4 (1.03%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 4 (1.03%) NCSC
13 2 (0.51%) ISO 9001
14 1 (0.26%) GAMP
14 1 (0.26%) GxP
14 1 (0.26%) IFRS
14 1 (0.26%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 49 (12.56%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.15%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.26%) Ansible
2 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.26%) Kibana
2 1 (0.26%) logstash
2 1 (0.26%) Puppet
2 1 (0.26%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 97 (24.87%) Microsoft
2 39 (10.00%) Citrix
3 22 (5.64%) SAP
4 11 (2.82%) Cisco
4 11 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (2.82%) Snow
5 10 (2.56%) LexisNexis
6 7 (1.79%) Palo Alto
7 6 (1.54%) Aruba
7 6 (1.54%) Extreme Networks
7 6 (1.54%) Juniper
7 6 (1.54%) Oracle
8 4 (1.03%) Jitterbit
9 3 (0.77%) Cadence
9 3 (0.77%) HP
10 2 (0.51%) Dell
10 2 (0.51%) iManage
10 2 (0.51%) Intapp
10 2 (0.51%) Tableau
10 2 (0.51%) VMware