Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > South East
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 126 183 216
Rank change year-on-year +57 +33 +26
Permanent jobs citing Legal 316 338 393
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.54% 1.64% 1.48%
As % of the General category 7.61% 5.11% 4.67%
Number of salaries quoted 105 166 216
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £32,000 £26,750 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £50,000 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% -7.41% +8.00%
75th Percentile £66,500 £61,563 £65,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -

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 4,151 6,618 8,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.35% 32.10% 31.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,884 4,963 6,383
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,550 £28,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £76,650
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 +52 137 £51,000 -2.86% 53
Berkshire +52 98 £62,500 +19.05% 24
Hampshire +62 67 £52,500 +84.21% 42
Surrey -2 48 £52,500 +5.00% 21
West Sussex +52 32 £35,000 -30.00% 14
Buckinghamshire +39 30 £39,000 -25.71% 14
Kent -4 16 £37,500 +87.50% 29
East Sussex +22 9 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Oxfordshire +20 9 £46,250 -10.22% 15
Middlesex - 7 £55,000 -
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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.

1 161 (50.95%) GDPR
2 146 (46.20%) Law
3 136 (43.04%) Information Security
4 135 (42.72%) Management Information System
4 135 (42.72%) Project Management
5 134 (42.41%) Data Protection
6 117 (37.03%) Matrix Organization
7 116 (36.71%) Pharmaceutical
8 114 (36.08%) Manufacturing
9 65 (20.57%) Microsoft
10 56 (17.72%) Finance
11 49 (15.51%) ITIL
12 46 (14.56%) Windows
13 37 (11.71%) Service Management
14 34 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (10.44%) Data Security
15 33 (10.44%) Windows 10
16 31 (9.81%) Cybersecurity
17 28 (8.86%) Data Privacy
17 28 (8.86%) Decision-Making
18 26 (8.23%) Coaching
18 26 (8.23%) Active Directory
18 26 (8.23%) Citrix
19 25 (7.91%) SLA
19 25 (7.91%) Line Management
20 23 (7.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
20 23 (7.28%) Digital Economy
20 23 (7.28%) Escalation Management
20 23 (7.28%) Document Management
21 21 (6.65%) Degree

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 9 (2.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (1.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (1.27%) IIS
4 2 (0.63%) Confluence
5 1 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.32%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.22%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (2.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.32%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (3.16%) Visualfiles
2 2 (0.63%) SAP HR
2 2 (0.63%) SAP HR-PA
2 2 (0.63%) SAP Payroll
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.32%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.32%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.32%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 17 (5.38%) Azure
2 9 (2.85%) AWS
2 9 (2.85%) GCP
3 8 (2.53%) Microsoft 365
4 5 (1.58%) Amazon EKS
4 5 (1.58%) Google Play
4 5 (1.58%) SaaS
5 3 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (0.95%) Power Platform
6 2 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
7 1 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.32%) IaaS
7 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.90%) Firewall
2 5 (1.58%) BGP
2 5 (1.58%) Internet
2 5 (1.58%) Network Security
3 4 (1.27%) DNS
4 3 (0.95%) MPLS
5 1 (0.32%) 5G
5 1 (0.32%) DHCP
5 1 (0.32%) VLAN
5 1 (0.32%) VPN
5 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.90%) Relational Database
2 5 (1.58%) BigQuery
2 5 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.58%) MySQL
2 5 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (1.27%) OLAP
3 4 (1.27%) Oracle OLAP
3 4 (1.27%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.95%) Power BI
5 1 (0.32%) Big Data
5 1 (0.32%) Delta Lake
5 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.32%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (0.32%) GIS
5 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.32%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.32%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (3.16%) JIRA
2 3 (0.95%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.32%) Burp Suite
General
1 146 (46.20%) Law
2 116 (36.71%) Pharmaceutical
3 114 (36.08%) Manufacturing
4 56 (17.72%) Finance
5 23 (7.28%) Digital Economy
6 21 (6.65%) Marketing
7 18 (5.70%) Telecoms
8 16 (5.06%) Retail
9 13 (4.11%) Games
10 9 (2.85%) Billing
10 9 (2.85%) Local Government
11 8 (2.53%) Financial Institution
12 7 (2.22%) Aerospace
13 6 (1.90%) Banking
14 5 (1.58%) Electronics
15 4 (1.27%) Fire and Rescue
15 4 (1.27%) French Language
16 3 (0.95%) German Language
16 3 (0.95%) Public Sector
16 3 (0.95%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 113 (35.76%) Administrator
2 112 (35.44%) Data Administrator
3 35 (11.08%) Analyst
4 22 (6.96%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 22 (6.96%) Team Leader
5 21 (6.65%) Security Administrator
6 14 (4.43%) Security Analyst
7 10 (3.16%) Information Analyst
7 10 (3.16%) Information Security Analyst
7 10 (3.16%) IT Analyst
8 9 (2.85%) IT Manager
9 8 (2.53%) IT Trainer
9 8 (2.53%) Project Manager
9 8 (2.53%) Trainer
10 7 (2.22%) Consultant
10 7 (2.22%) Product Manager
10 7 (2.22%) Support Engineer
11 6 (1.90%) Designer
11 6 (1.90%) IT Security Analyst
11 6 (1.90%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.58%) .NET
2 3 (0.95%) .NET Framework
2 3 (0.95%) ASP.NET
2 3 (0.95%) CSS
2 3 (0.95%) WCF
2 3 (0.95%) WPF
3 2 (0.63%) HTML
3 2 (0.63%) XML
4 1 (0.32%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.32%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.32%) HTML5
4 1 (0.32%) Node.js
4 1 (0.32%) React
4 1 (0.32%) Vue.js
4 1 (0.32%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 135 (42.72%) Management Information System
2 20 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.85%) CMDB
3 9 (2.85%) Driving Licence
4 8 (2.53%) Analytical Mindset
4 8 (2.53%) Hedge funds
5 5 (1.58%) Security Operations Centre
5 5 (1.58%) Smart Meter
5 5 (1.58%) User Experience
6 4 (1.27%) Life Science
7 3 (0.95%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.63%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.63%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.32%) Animation
9 1 (0.32%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.32%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.32%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.56%) Windows
2 33 (10.44%) Windows 10
3 6 (1.90%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.63%) Linux
6 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.32%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.32%) Unix
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (43.04%) Information Security
2 135 (42.72%) Project Management
3 134 (42.41%) Data Protection
4 117 (37.03%) Matrix Organization
5 49 (15.51%) ITIL
6 37 (11.71%) Service Management
7 34 (10.76%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (10.44%) Data Security
9 31 (9.81%) Cybersecurity
10 28 (8.86%) Data Privacy
10 28 (8.86%) Decision-Making
11 26 (8.23%) Coaching
12 25 (7.91%) Line Management
13 23 (7.28%) Document Management
13 23 (7.28%) Escalation Management
14 19 (6.01%) Service Delivery
15 17 (5.38%) Quality Management
16 16 (5.06%) Time Management
17 15 (4.75%) ITSM
18 13 (4.11%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.06%) Python
2 12 (3.80%) SQL
3 9 (2.85%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.53%) C#
5 6 (1.90%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.58%) C++
6 5 (1.58%) Perl
7 3 (0.95%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.95%) VB.NET
8 2 (0.63%) Java
8 2 (0.63%) PHP
9 1 (0.32%) C
9 1 (0.32%) R
9 1 (0.32%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (7.28%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 21 (6.65%) Degree
3 16 (5.06%) CISSP
4 14 (4.43%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (4.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (4.11%) CEH
5 13 (4.11%) CompTIA Security+
6 12 (3.80%) CISM
6 12 (3.80%) Security Cleared
7 10 (3.16%) CCNA
8 8 (2.53%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.22%) MCSE
10 5 (1.58%) MCSA
11 4 (1.27%) Master's Degree
11 4 (1.27%) MCP
12 3 (0.95%) CCIE
12 3 (0.95%) CRISC
12 3 (0.95%) JNCIE
12 3 (0.95%) JNCIP
12 3 (0.95%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 161 (50.95%) GDPR
2 25 (7.91%) SLA
3 17 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (3.48%) NIST
5 8 (2.53%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (1.27%) PMO
8 3 (0.95%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 2 (0.63%) GRC
9 2 (0.63%) NEBOSH
10 1 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.32%) GAMP
10 1 (0.32%) Good Clinical Practice
10 1 (0.32%) GxP
10 1 (0.32%) ITGC
10 1 (0.32%) NCSC
10 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.32%) QA
10 1 (0.32%) SOC 2
System Software
1 26 (8.23%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.58%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.32%) Firmware
4 1 (0.32%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (2.53%) Kubernetes
2 4 (1.27%) Ansible
2 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.63%) SCCM
4 1 (0.32%) logstash
4 1 (0.32%) Nessus
4 1 (0.32%) Puppet
4 1 (0.32%) Terraform
Vendors
1 65 (20.57%) Microsoft
2 26 (8.23%) Citrix
3 17 (5.38%) iManage
4 9 (2.85%) Cisco
4 9 (2.85%) Reuters
5 7 (2.22%) Barracuda Networks
5 7 (2.22%) VMware
6 5 (1.58%) Aderant
6 5 (1.58%) Google
6 5 (1.58%) Oracle
7 3 (0.95%) Cadence
7 3 (0.95%) Intapp
7 3 (0.95%) Juniper
7 3 (0.95%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.63%) Apple
8 2 (0.63%) Arista
8 2 (0.63%) Databricks
8 2 (0.63%) SAP
9 1 (0.32%) EMC
9 1 (0.32%) HP