Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > South East
6 months to
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 230 215 209
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6 +50
Permanent jobs citing Legal 357 427 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.37% 1.44% 1.58%
As % of the General category 4.32% 4.18% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 203 257 279
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,400 £27,650 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,250 £82,000 £68,250
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 8,258 10,207 10,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.74% 34.44% 35.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6,038 8,034 8,043
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £26,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £70,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +10 188 £50,000 - 84
Buckinghamshire +18 93 £50,000 +51.52% 23
Berkshire -3 87 £54,000 -16.92% 43
Hampshire -18 61 £50,500 -3.81% 66
Surrey -3 57 £37,500 -31.82% 31
East Sussex +26 20 £55,000 -27.87% 6
Kent -4 18 £34,000 -15.00% 33
West Sussex -9 13 £20,000 -14.89% 15
Oxfordshire +20 9 £55,000 +22.22% 18
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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.

1 118 (33.05%) Finance
2 80 (22.41%) ITIL
3 79 (22.13%) Degree
4 73 (20.45%) Microsoft
5 70 (19.61%) Windows
5 70 (19.61%) Information Security
6 65 (18.21%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (17.93%) Project Management
8 60 (16.81%) Management Information System
9 54 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
10 51 (14.29%) Retail
11 47 (13.17%) Business Analysis
11 47 (13.17%) Data Protection
12 45 (12.61%) Active Directory
12 45 (12.61%) Law
12 45 (12.61%) Computer Science
13 43 (12.04%) Microsoft Office
14 41 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 41 (11.48%) Coaching
15 39 (10.92%) Windows 10
15 39 (10.92%) Windows 7
16 38 (10.64%) SaaS
16 38 (10.64%) Technical Architecture
16 38 (10.64%) Service Delivery
17 35 (9.80%) Citrix
18 34 (9.52%) ISMS
18 34 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
19 33 (9.24%) Information Security Management
19 33 (9.24%) Security Management
20 32 (8.96%) Data Security

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 18 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 11 (3.08%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.68%) IIS
3 6 (1.68%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.12%) Apache
4 4 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (0.84%) Confluence
5 3 (0.84%) SAS
5 3 (0.84%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.56%) Alfresco
6 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 43 (12.04%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.96%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (1.12%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.56%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.56%) InDesign
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.64%) Elite 3E
2 11 (3.08%) Carpe Diem
2 11 (3.08%) SAP BPC
2 11 (3.08%) SAP ERP
2 11 (3.08%) SAP S/4HANA
3 4 (1.12%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.28%) SAP GRC
Cloud Services
1 38 (10.64%) SaaS
2 26 (7.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (5.32%) Office 365
4 11 (3.08%) SuccessFactors
5 4 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (1.12%) IaaS
6 3 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.56%) GitHub
8 1 (0.28%) BlazeMeter
8 1 (0.28%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.28%) PaaS
8 1 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.28%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 25 (7.00%) Firewall
1 25 (7.00%) VPN
2 17 (4.76%) DNS
3 15 (4.20%) DHCP
4 14 (3.92%) WAN
5 11 (3.08%) Skype
5 11 (3.08%) TCP/IP
6 9 (2.52%) Network Security
7 8 (2.24%) LAN
7 8 (2.24%) Wireless
8 7 (1.96%) Intranet
9 6 (1.68%) 3G
9 6 (1.68%) 4G
9 6 (1.68%) IP Telephony
9 6 (1.68%) Junos
10 5 (1.40%) 2G
11 4 (1.12%) CTI
11 4 (1.12%) H.323
11 4 (1.12%) ISDN
11 4 (1.12%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.20%) BusinessObjects
2 11 (3.08%) SAP BW
2 11 (3.08%) SAP HANA
2 11 (3.08%) SQL Server
3 5 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.12%) Big Data
4 4 (1.12%) MySQL
4 4 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.84%) OLAP
5 3 (0.84%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (0.84%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 13 (3.64%) JIRA
2 12 (3.36%) Git (software)
3 8 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (1.96%) JIRA Agile
4 7 (1.96%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.84%) Selenium
5 3 (0.84%) SpecFlow
5 3 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.56%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.56%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.56%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.28%) JMeter
7 1 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 118 (33.05%) Finance
2 51 (14.29%) Retail
3 45 (12.61%) Law
4 31 (8.68%) Telecoms
5 18 (5.04%) Marketing
6 15 (4.20%) Public Sector
7 12 (3.36%) Back Office
8 9 (2.52%) Billing
9 6 (1.68%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.40%) Advertising
11 4 (1.12%) Publishing
12 3 (0.84%) Local Government
13 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
13 2 (0.56%) Digital Economy
13 2 (0.56%) Military
14 1 (0.28%) Banking
14 1 (0.28%) Police
Job Titles
1 63 (17.65%) Analyst
2 46 (12.89%) Architect
3 36 (10.08%) Service Manager
4 30 (8.40%) Consultant
4 30 (8.40%) Solutions Architect
5 24 (6.72%) IT Architect
5 24 (6.72%) IT Manager
6 20 (5.60%) Service Analyst
7 19 (5.32%) IT Analyst
7 19 (5.32%) Service Desk Analyst
8 18 (5.04%) Administrator
9 17 (4.76%) Business Analyst
9 17 (4.76%) IT Administrator
10 15 (4.20%) Developer
11 12 (3.36%) Project Manager
12 11 (3.08%) Desktop Support
12 11 (3.08%) Security Architect
12 11 (3.08%) Service Desk Manager
12 11 (3.08%) Support Manager
12 11 (3.08%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.76%) HTML
2 11 (3.08%) .NET
2 11 (3.08%) HTML5
3 10 (2.80%) Web Services
4 9 (2.52%) XML
5 8 (2.24%) .NET Framework
6 7 (1.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 7 (1.96%) CSS
6 7 (1.96%) OAuth
6 7 (1.96%) OAuth2
6 7 (1.96%) OpenGL
6 7 (1.96%) OpenID
6 7 (1.96%) OpenSceneGraph
6 7 (1.96%) Qt
6 7 (1.96%) Velocity
6 7 (1.96%) XACML
7 6 (1.68%) ASP.NET
8 5 (1.40%) XML Schema
9 4 (1.12%) LAMP
9 4 (1.12%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 60 (16.81%) Management Information System
2 34 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (7.84%) User Experience
4 13 (3.64%) Data Protection Act
5 11 (3.08%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 8 (2.24%) iPhone
7 7 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
7 7 (1.96%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.96%) CMDB
7 7 (1.96%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.96%) PKI
8 6 (1.68%) NHS
8 6 (1.68%) Smartphone
9 5 (1.40%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (1.12%) Freedom of Information
11 3 (0.84%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
11 3 (0.84%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.84%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 70 (19.61%) Windows
2 39 (10.92%) Windows 10
2 39 (10.92%) Windows 7
3 20 (5.60%) Windows Server
4 19 (5.32%) Linux
5 13 (3.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (3.36%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (3.08%) Android
8 4 (1.12%) CentOS
8 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.84%) Solaris
10 2 (0.56%) Unix
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.28%) VMS
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (22.41%) ITIL
2 70 (19.61%) Information Security
3 65 (18.21%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (17.93%) Project Management
5 54 (15.13%) Problem-Solving
6 47 (13.17%) Business Analysis
6 47 (13.17%) Data Protection
7 45 (12.61%) Computer Science
8 41 (11.48%) Coaching
8 41 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
9 38 (10.64%) Service Delivery
9 38 (10.64%) Technical Architecture
10 34 (9.52%) ISMS
11 33 (9.24%) Information Security Management
11 33 (9.24%) Security Management
12 32 (8.96%) Data Security
12 32 (8.96%) Incident Management
13 31 (8.68%) Business Development
13 31 (8.68%) Service Management
14 29 (8.12%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (5.88%) C#
2 17 (4.76%) SQL
3 15 (4.20%) JavaScript
4 11 (3.08%) Java
5 7 (1.96%) C++
6 6 (1.68%) Python
7 4 (1.12%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.84%) C
8 3 (0.84%) SAS Macro
8 3 (0.84%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.56%) PHP
10 1 (0.28%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.28%) BeanShell
10 1 (0.28%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.28%) R
10 1 (0.28%) Ruby
10 1 (0.28%) Scala
10 1 (0.28%) SOQL
10 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 79 (22.13%) Degree
2 27 (7.56%) Security Cleared
3 25 (7.00%) SC Cleared
4 18 (5.04%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (4.20%) ITIL Certification
6 14 (3.92%) CISSP
7 8 (2.24%) TOGAF Certification
8 7 (1.96%) CISM
8 7 (1.96%) HNC
8 7 (1.96%) HND
9 6 (1.68%) JNCIA
9 6 (1.68%) JNCIS
10 5 (1.40%) CRISC
11 4 (1.12%) CEH
11 4 (1.12%) CISA
11 4 (1.12%) CREST Certified
11 4 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (1.12%) RHCE
12 3 (0.84%) ACCA
12 3 (0.84%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.68%) SLA
2 23 (6.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 19 (5.32%) NIST
4 16 (4.48%) COBIT
5 14 (3.92%) PCI DSS
6 11 (3.08%) GDPR
6 11 (3.08%) QA
7 9 (2.52%) PMO
8 8 (2.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (1.68%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.56%) COSHH
10 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 2 (0.56%) NEBOSH
10 2 (0.56%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.28%) GAMP
11 1 (0.28%) Government Security Classifications
11 1 (0.28%) ISO 22301
11 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 19770
11 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 1 (0.28%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 45 (12.61%) Active Directory
2 24 (6.72%) Virtual Servers
3 16 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (2.80%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.12%) iptables
5 4 (1.12%) Squid
6 2 (0.56%) DFS Replication
6 2 (0.56%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.28%) Docker
7 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (3.08%) DameWare
2 8 (2.24%) SCCM
3 7 (1.96%) Netcool
4 4 (1.12%) Nagios
4 4 (1.12%) SELinux
5 3 (0.84%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.56%) Ansible
6 2 (0.56%) CSIRT
6 2 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.56%) WSUS
7 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.28%) Kibana
7 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.28%) logstash
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.28%) Puppet
7 1 (0.28%) QRadar
7 1 (0.28%) RSA Archer
Vendors
1 73 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 35 (9.80%) Citrix
3 29 (8.12%) SAP
4 19 (5.32%) iManage
5 16 (4.48%) VMware
6 13 (3.64%) Juniper
6 13 (3.64%) Sony
7 11 (3.08%) Avaya
7 11 (3.08%) ConnectWise
7 11 (3.08%) Mitel
7 11 (3.08%) Snow
8 8 (2.24%) LexisNexis
9 7 (1.96%) Cadence
9 7 (1.96%) Palo Alto
9 7 (1.96%) Remedy
10 6 (1.68%) Aruba
10 6 (1.68%) Blue Coat
10 6 (1.68%) Cisco
10 6 (1.68%) Riverbed
10 6 (1.68%) Splunk