Period
to 10 August 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > South West
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 226 247
Rank change year-on-year +88 +21 -34
Permanent jobs citing Legal 87 109 94
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 2.01% 1.08% 0.89%
As % of the General category 5.65% 2.81% 2.37%
Number of salaries quoted 84 73 84
Median annual salary £50,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.86% -22.22% +25.00%
10th Percentile £28,550 £21,000 £28,825
90th Percentile £90,000 £59,500 £70,875
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,541 3,876 3,972
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 35.52% 38.30% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,146 2,955 3,149
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,250 £26,200
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,020 £65,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the South West

Legal
Salary Trend in the South West

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legal in the South West.

Salary trend for Legal in the South West

Legal
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal in the South West over the 6 months to 10 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Legal in the South West

Legal
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the South West region over the 6 months to 10 August 2020. 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
Bristol +59 44 £36,000 +24.14% 25
Gloucestershire +56 20 £90,000 +63.64% 10
Devon +27 7 £45,000 -21.74% 12
Dorset +40 4 £48,750 +121.59% 12
Cornwall +16 4 £65,000 +160.00% 3
Somerset +13 4 £50,000 +35.14% 15
Wiltshire +47 3 £63,500 +60.76% 11
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 2020, 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 West region with a requirement for Legal.

1 40 (45.98%) Security Cleared
2 38 (43.68%) Azure
3 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 27 (31.03%) Active Directory
5 24 (27.59%) SaaS
6 23 (26.44%) AWS
6 23 (26.44%) Cybersecurity
7 21 (24.14%) DV Cleared
7 21 (24.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 20 (22.99%) PaaS
8 20 (22.99%) NIST
9 19 (21.84%) Security Architecture
10 18 (20.69%) NCSC
11 17 (19.54%) Analytics
11 17 (19.54%) Linux
12 16 (18.39%) Finance
12 16 (18.39%) Information Assurance
12 16 (18.39%) Google
12 16 (18.39%) Degree
12 16 (18.39%) Big Data
12 16 (18.39%) Docker
13 15 (17.24%) Collaborative Working
13 15 (17.24%) Data Science
13 15 (17.24%) PKI
13 15 (17.24%) Machine Learning
14 14 (16.09%) High Availability
14 14 (16.09%) Open Source
14 14 (16.09%) Artificial Intelligence
14 14 (16.09%) Data Security

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (2.30%) Confluence
2 1 (1.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (1.15%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.15%) CMS
2 1 (1.15%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.15%) Gephi
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.15%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 38 (43.68%) Azure
2 24 (27.59%) SaaS
3 23 (26.44%) AWS
4 20 (22.99%) PaaS
5 14 (16.09%) IaaS
6 13 (14.94%) Office 365
7 8 (9.20%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (9.20%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (3.45%) Power Platform
9 2 (2.30%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.20%) Firewall
2 2 (2.30%) LAN
2 2 (2.30%) MPLS
2 2 (2.30%) Skype
2 2 (2.30%) VPN
3 1 (1.15%) BGP
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.15%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (1.15%) DNS
3 1 (1.15%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.15%) HTTP
3 1 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (1.15%) IPsec
3 1 (1.15%) OSPF
3 1 (1.15%) RSVP
3 1 (1.15%) SSH
3 1 (1.15%) SSL
3 1 (1.15%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.39%) Big Data
2 3 (3.45%) MySQL
2 3 (3.45%) Power BI
3 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.30%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.30%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.30%) QlikView
4 1 (1.15%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.15%) Impala
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.45%) JIRA
3 2 (2.30%) Appium
3 2 (2.30%) Eclipse
3 2 (2.30%) eggPlant
3 2 (2.30%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.30%) JUnit
3 2 (2.30%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.30%) Maven
3 2 (2.30%) Selenium
3 2 (2.30%) SoapUI
3 2 (2.30%) TestRail
4 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket
4 1 (1.15%) Bitbucket Server
4 1 (1.15%) git-flow
4 1 (1.15%) Rational DOORS
General
1 16 (18.39%) Finance
2 8 (9.20%) Law
3 5 (5.75%) Marketing
4 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
5 3 (3.45%) Publishing
6 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
6 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.30%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.15%) Banking
7 1 (1.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.99%) Architect
1 20 (22.99%) Solutions Architect
2 14 (16.09%) Cloud Architect
2 14 (16.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 12 (13.79%) Analyst
4 8 (9.20%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (5.75%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Consultant
7 4 (4.60%) Business Process Trainer
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Business Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Trainer
8 3 (3.45%) Information Analyst
8 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.45%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.45%) Product Owner
9 2 (2.30%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) HTML
2 2 (2.30%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.30%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.30%) CSS
2 2 (2.30%) JSON
2 2 (2.30%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) WPF
2 2 (2.30%) XML
3 1 (1.15%) CodeIgniter
3 1 (1.15%) CSS3
3 1 (1.15%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (1.15%) HTML5
3 1 (1.15%) Kafka
3 1 (1.15%) Laravel
3 1 (1.15%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.24%) PKI
2 14 (16.09%) Cloud Native
2 14 (16.09%) Cyberattack
3 10 (11.49%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.05%) Management Information System
5 4 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (4.60%) User Experience
6 3 (3.45%) Virtual Team
7 2 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (1.15%) Clustering
8 1 (1.15%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.15%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (19.54%) Linux
2 14 (16.09%) Windows
3 2 (2.30%) CentOS
3 2 (2.30%) Ubuntu
3 2 (2.30%) Unix
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (26.44%) Cybersecurity
3 19 (21.84%) Security Architecture
4 17 (19.54%) Analytics
5 16 (18.39%) Information Assurance
6 15 (17.24%) Collaborative Working
6 15 (17.24%) Data Science
6 15 (17.24%) Machine Learning
7 14 (16.09%) Artificial Intelligence
7 14 (16.09%) Cyber Intelligence
7 14 (16.09%) Data Acquisition
7 14 (16.09%) Data Security
7 14 (16.09%) DevSecOps
7 14 (16.09%) High Availability
7 14 (16.09%) Infrastructure as Code
7 14 (16.09%) Microservices
7 14 (16.09%) Open Source
7 14 (16.09%) Scaled Agile Framework
7 14 (16.09%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 14 (16.09%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 8 (9.20%) C
1 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
2 7 (8.05%) SQL
3 4 (4.60%) C#
3 4 (4.60%) JavaScript
3 4 (4.60%) Python
4 3 (3.45%) Bash Shell
4 3 (3.45%) PHP
5 2 (2.30%) C++
5 2 (2.30%) Java
5 2 (2.30%) VB
6 1 (1.15%) Perl
6 1 (1.15%) R
Qualifications
1 40 (45.98%) Security Cleared
2 21 (24.14%) DV Cleared
3 16 (18.39%) Degree
4 10 (11.49%) SC Cleared
5 9 (10.34%) CCNA
5 9 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (8.05%) CISSP
6 7 (8.05%) MCSE
7 6 (6.90%) TOGAF Certification
8 5 (5.75%) CEH
9 4 (4.60%) CISM
9 4 (4.60%) DBS Check
9 4 (4.60%) ISTQB
9 4 (4.60%) OSCP
10 2 (2.30%) HNC
11 1 (1.15%) CCNP
11 1 (1.15%) ISEB
11 1 (1.15%) MCSA
11 1 (1.15%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (24.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 20 (22.99%) NIST
3 18 (20.69%) NCSC
4 14 (16.09%) NIST 800
5 6 (6.90%) PCI DSS
6 5 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27005
7 4 (4.60%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (4.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 4 (4.60%) ISO 22301
7 4 (4.60%) ISO 31000
7 4 (4.60%) QA
8 3 (3.45%) Data Quality
9 2 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (1.15%) GDPR
System Software
1 27 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 16 (18.39%) Docker
3 4 (4.60%) vSphere
3 4 (4.60%) XenApp
4 2 (2.30%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.15%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 14 (16.09%) Terraform
2 4 (4.60%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (2.30%) HP ALM
3 2 (2.30%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.30%) SCCM
4 1 (1.15%) Kibana
4 1 (1.15%) Oozie
4 1 (1.15%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 29 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (18.39%) Google
3 12 (13.79%) Citrix
3 12 (13.79%) HP
3 12 (13.79%) VMware
4 11 (12.64%) Cisco
5 6 (6.90%) Oracle
6 4 (4.60%) Veeam
7 3 (3.45%) Atlassian
8 2 (2.30%) BT
9 1 (1.15%) Adobe
9 1 (1.15%) Ariba
9 1 (1.15%) IBM
9 1 (1.15%) Juniper
9 1 (1.15%) Openreach
9 1 (1.15%) Sparx
9 1 (1.15%) Splunk