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

Legal
England > South East
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 160 222 200
Rank change year-on-year +62 -22 +48
Permanent jobs citing Legal 398 79 392
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.20% 0.97% 1.56%
As % of the General category 4.08% 2.28% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 161 47 214
10th Percentile £25,500 £31,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £39,375 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £48,500 £48,750
Median % change year-on-year -2.06% -0.51% -2.50%
75th Percentile £62,500 £56,875 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,870 £81,750
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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 9,752 3,471 12,169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.82% 42.70% 48.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5,752 2,720 9,332
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,423 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £79,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +6.48% +2.86%

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 October 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 October 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 +19 138 £55,000 +4.76% 71
Surrey +33 124 £47,000 -40.32% 32
Berkshire +7 95 £55,000 +4.76% 45
Hampshire -101 49 £46,000 -3.16% 43
Oxfordshire - 29 £46,250 - 8
Kent -22 23 £40,000 +23.08% 42
West Sussex -8 15 £65,000 +19.82% 22
Buckinghamshire -43 15 £52,500 -0.47% 18
East Sussex -34 9 £46,000 +31.43% 11
Home Counties - 2 £80,000 -
Sussex - 1 £52,500 - 1
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 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.

1 144 (36.18%) Social Skills
2 111 (27.89%) Finance
3 101 (25.38%) Microsoft
4 99 (24.87%) Law
5 97 (24.37%) Analytical Skills
6 91 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
7 88 (22.11%) Information Security
8 67 (16.83%) Degree
9 60 (15.08%) Project Management
9 60 (15.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 56 (14.07%) Self-Motivation
11 55 (13.82%) Cybersecurity
11 55 (13.82%) Azure
11 55 (13.82%) Risk Management
12 48 (12.06%) Management Information System
13 45 (11.31%) Data Protection
14 44 (11.06%) Windows
15 42 (10.55%) Computer Science
16 41 (10.30%) Security Cleared
16 41 (10.30%) ITIL
16 41 (10.30%) Public Sector
17 39 (9.80%) Business Case
18 38 (9.55%) Project Delivery
18 38 (9.55%) .NET
19 37 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
20 36 (9.05%) Analytics
20 36 (9.05%) Business Development
21 35 (8.79%) SQL
22 33 (8.29%) Service Management
22 33 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management

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 25 (6.28%) MS Exchange
2 19 (4.77%) Exchange Server 2013
2 19 (4.77%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.76%) Appian
4 4 (1.01%) Apache Spark
4 4 (1.01%) CMS
5 3 (0.75%) Apache
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.25%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.25%) Confluence
6 1 (0.25%) Drupal
6 1 (0.25%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.25%) Kentico
6 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (5.03%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.01%) Microsoft Project
3 3 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.25%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.25%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.25%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (4.52%) SAP S/4HANA
2 8 (2.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.01%) NetSuite
3 4 (1.01%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
4 3 (0.75%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.50%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.25%) Magento
6 1 (0.25%) SAP BRIM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI
6 1 (0.25%) SAP FI/CO
6 1 (0.25%) SAP MDG
6 1 (0.25%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.25%) SAP QM
6 1 (0.25%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 55 (13.82%) Azure
2 21 (5.28%) AWS
3 19 (4.77%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (4.77%) SaaS
4 17 (4.27%) Power Platform
5 15 (3.77%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (2.76%) Power Automate
7 10 (2.51%) Azure Logic Apps
8 8 (2.01%) Azure Data Factory
8 8 (2.01%) PowerApps
9 6 (1.51%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.75%) Azure Functions
11 3 (0.75%) GitHub
11 3 (0.75%) IaaS
11 3 (0.75%) Serverless
12 2 (0.50%) Azure App Service
12 2 (0.50%) Azure Cosmos DB
12 2 (0.50%) Azure Service Bus
12 2 (0.50%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 27 (6.78%) Firewall
2 26 (6.53%) VPN
3 24 (6.03%) DNS
4 23 (5.78%) DHCP
5 18 (4.52%) Internet
6 12 (3.02%) TCP/IP
7 6 (1.51%) LAN
7 6 (1.51%) Wireless
7 6 (1.51%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.26%) Network Security
8 5 (1.26%) VLAN
9 4 (1.01%) 5G
9 4 (1.01%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (1.01%) iSCSI
9 4 (1.01%) SAN
10 3 (0.75%) DMARC
10 3 (0.75%) FTP
10 3 (0.75%) Intranet
10 3 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
11 2 (0.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (5.53%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.02%) DataStage
2 12 (3.02%) SAP Data Services
3 10 (2.51%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (2.51%) Power BI
4 4 (1.01%) Big Data
4 4 (1.01%) EDRMS
4 4 (1.01%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.75%) NoSQL
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2019
5 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.50%) Apache Hive
6 2 (0.50%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.50%) MongoDB
6 2 (0.50%) MySQL
6 2 (0.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (3.27%) JIRA
3 12 (3.02%) Visual Studio
4 6 (1.51%) Android Studio
4 6 (1.51%) HP UFT
4 6 (1.51%) Ranorex
4 6 (1.51%) Selenium
4 6 (1.51%) TestRail
4 6 (1.51%) WinDbg
4 6 (1.51%) Xcode
5 2 (0.50%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.25%) Burp Suite
6 1 (0.25%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.25%) Emacs
6 1 (0.25%) JMeter
6 1 (0.25%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.25%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.25%) PHPUnit
6 1 (0.25%) VersionOne
General
1 144 (36.18%) Social Skills
2 111 (27.89%) Finance
3 99 (24.87%) Law
4 97 (24.37%) Analytical Skills
5 41 (10.30%) Public Sector
6 29 (7.29%) Influencing Skills
6 29 (7.29%) Marketing
7 26 (6.53%) Retail
8 23 (5.78%) Telecoms
9 22 (5.53%) Manufacturing
10 21 (5.28%) Presentation Skills
11 12 (3.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 9 (2.26%) Pharmaceutical
13 8 (2.01%) Spanish Language
14 7 (1.76%) Banking
14 7 (1.76%) Games
15 6 (1.51%) Financial Institution
15 6 (1.51%) French Language
15 6 (1.51%) Organisational Skills
16 5 (1.26%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 63 (15.83%) Analyst
2 33 (8.29%) Developer
3 28 (7.04%) IT Manager
4 27 (6.78%) Consultant
5 22 (5.53%) Administrator
5 22 (5.53%) Security Analyst
6 21 (5.28%) Information Analyst
6 21 (5.28%) Information Security Analyst
7 19 (4.77%) Senior Analyst
7 19 (4.77%) Systems Administrator
8 18 (4.52%) Architect
8 18 (4.52%) Technical Consultant
9 16 (4.02%) Security Manager
10 15 (3.77%) Project Manager
11 13 (3.27%) Senior Information Analyst
11 13 (3.27%) Senior Information Security Analyst
11 13 (3.27%) Senior Security Analyst
12 12 (3.02%) Data Manager
12 12 (3.02%) SAP Data Manager
12 12 (3.02%) SAP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (9.55%) .NET
2 18 (4.52%) .NET Framework
3 14 (3.52%) HTML
4 13 (3.27%) ASP.NET
5 8 (2.01%) React
6 6 (1.51%) iOS SDK
6 6 (1.51%) Kafka
7 4 (1.01%) Node.js
7 4 (1.01%) REST
7 4 (1.01%) WSH
8 3 (0.75%) 802.1X
8 3 (0.75%) CSS
8 3 (0.75%) RESTful
8 3 (0.75%) SAML
8 3 (0.75%) XML
8 3 (0.75%) XSLT
9 2 (0.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (0.50%) CSS3
9 2 (0.50%) HTML5
9 2 (0.50%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 56 (14.07%) Self-Motivation
2 48 (12.06%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.77%) Linux Command Line
4 12 (3.02%) Driving Licence
4 12 (3.02%) Virtual Team
5 11 (2.76%) Data Centre
6 7 (1.76%) PMI
6 7 (1.76%) Robotics
7 6 (1.51%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.51%) Data Protection Act
8 5 (1.26%) Life Science
9 4 (1.01%) Anti-Piracy
9 4 (1.01%) Clustering
9 4 (1.01%) Hedge funds
10 3 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
10 3 (0.75%) Cyber Kill Chain
10 3 (0.75%) Cybercrime
10 3 (0.75%) Cyberthreat
10 3 (0.75%) e-Learning
10 3 (0.75%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 44 (11.06%) Windows
2 26 (6.53%) Linux
3 25 (6.28%) Windows Server
3 25 (6.28%) Windows Server 2019
4 23 (5.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (5.78%) Windows Server 2016
5 19 (4.77%) Ubuntu
6 13 (3.27%) Windows 10
7 7 (1.76%) Android
7 7 (1.76%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.51%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.50%) Unix
10 1 (0.25%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (22.86%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (22.11%) Information Security
3 60 (15.08%) Project Management
4 55 (13.82%) Cybersecurity
4 55 (13.82%) Risk Management
5 45 (11.31%) Data Protection
6 42 (10.55%) Computer Science
7 41 (10.30%) ITIL
8 39 (9.80%) Business Case
9 38 (9.55%) Project Delivery
10 37 (9.30%) Problem-Solving
11 36 (9.05%) Analytics
11 36 (9.05%) Business Development
12 33 (8.29%) Continuous Improvement
12 33 (8.29%) Service Management
12 33 (8.29%) Stakeholder Management
13 32 (8.04%) Commercial Awareness
13 32 (8.04%) DevOps
14 31 (7.79%) PRINCE2
14 31 (7.79%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (8.79%) SQL
2 32 (8.04%) C#
3 29 (7.29%) PowerShell
4 15 (3.77%) Java
5 13 (3.27%) JavaScript
5 13 (3.27%) Python
6 9 (2.26%) C
7 7 (1.76%) C++
7 7 (1.76%) VB.NET
8 6 (1.51%) Apple Swift
8 6 (1.51%) Objective-C
9 5 (1.26%) VBA
10 4 (1.01%) VB
10 4 (1.01%) VBScript
11 3 (0.75%) XPath
12 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.25%) Go
12 1 (0.25%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.25%) Perl
12 1 (0.25%) R
Qualifications
1 67 (16.83%) Degree
2 41 (10.30%) Security Cleared
3 31 (7.79%) CISSP
4 25 (6.28%) CISM
5 21 (5.28%) SC Cleared
6 12 (3.02%) CRISC
6 12 (3.02%) Master's Degree
7 10 (2.51%) CISA
7 10 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
8 9 (2.26%) DBS Check
9 7 (1.76%) PMI Certification
9 7 (1.76%) PMP
9 7 (1.76%) Six Sigma Green Belt
10 6 (1.51%) ISTQB
10 6 (1.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 5 (1.26%) CEH
11 5 (1.26%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (1.01%) MBA
13 3 (0.75%) CISMP
13 3 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (15.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 31 (7.79%) GDPR
3 26 (6.53%) Cyber Essentials
4 20 (5.03%) QA
5 19 (4.77%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 18 (4.52%) GRC
7 16 (4.02%) SLA
8 11 (2.76%) NIST
9 10 (2.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 7 (1.76%) PCI DSS
11 5 (1.26%) COBIT
12 4 (1.01%) Accessibility
12 4 (1.01%) Good Clinical Practice
12 4 (1.01%) GxP
12 4 (1.01%) IFRS
12 4 (1.01%) PMO
13 2 (0.50%) Def Stans
13 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
13 2 (0.50%) NEBOSH
14 1 (0.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 30 (7.54%) Active Directory
2 12 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (1.51%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.01%) Docker
4 4 (1.01%) vSphere
5 3 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.75%) VMware NSX
6 2 (0.50%) Firmware
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.01%) Backup Exec
2 3 (0.75%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.50%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (0.50%) SCCM
4 1 (0.25%) Grafana
4 1 (0.25%) QRadar
Vendors
1 101 (25.38%) Microsoft
2 28 (7.04%) Cisco
3 20 (5.03%) SAP
4 18 (4.52%) VMware
5 16 (4.02%) Oracle
6 14 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
7 12 (3.02%) Informatica
8 11 (2.76%) Cadence
9 10 (2.51%) Citrix
10 8 (2.01%) HP
11 7 (1.76%) Automation Anywhere
11 7 (1.76%) MuleSoft
12 6 (1.51%) EMC
12 6 (1.51%) NetMotion Wireless
13 4 (1.01%) ANSYS
13 4 (1.01%) Avaya
13 4 (1.01%) Bloomberg
13 4 (1.01%) iManage
13 4 (1.01%) LexisNexis
13 4 (1.01%) ServiceNow