Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 141 208 249
Rank change year-on-year +67 +41 -31
Permanent jobs citing Legal 58 110 87
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 1.73% 1.14% 0.84%
As % of the General category 5.36% 3.02% 2.16%
Number of salaries quoted 44 84 82
Median annual salary £45,000 £34,875 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -10.00% +3.33%
10th Percentile £31,000 £21,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £60,000 £66,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% -

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 1,082 3,646 4,028
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 32.26% 37.77% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 808 2,802 3,173
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,787
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £54,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +0.92% +3.81%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +34 27 £36,000 +22.03% 39
Gloucestershire +65 11 £90,000 +63.64% 10
Devon +30 8 - - 32
Dorset +46 5 £55,000 +150.00% 9
Cornwall +10 4 £65,000 +160.00% 7
Wiltshire +50 2 £63,500 +5.83% 14
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 26 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.93%) Azure
4 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
5 16 (27.59%) Analytics
6 15 (25.86%) Degree
7 14 (24.14%) SaaS
7 14 (24.14%) Security Architecture
7 14 (24.14%) NIST
8 13 (22.41%) Cybersecurity
8 13 (22.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
9 12 (20.69%) DV Cleared
9 12 (20.69%) Information Assurance
9 12 (20.69%) Google
9 12 (20.69%) NCSC
10 11 (18.97%) Docker
10 11 (18.97%) Line Management
10 11 (18.97%) AWS
10 11 (18.97%) Finance
11 10 (17.24%) Data Security
11 10 (17.24%) PKI
11 10 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (17.24%) Collaborative Working
12 9 (15.52%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 9 (15.52%) Data Science
12 9 (15.52%) NIST 800
12 9 (15.52%) Cyber Intelligence
12 9 (15.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
12 9 (15.52%) Technical Leadership

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.93%) Azure
2 14 (24.14%) SaaS
3 11 (18.97%) AWS
4 9 (15.52%) IaaS
4 9 (15.52%) Office 365
4 9 (15.52%) PaaS
5 5 (8.62%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (8.62%) Power Platform
6 3 (5.17%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (3.45%) OpenShift
8 1 (1.72%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Firewall
2 1 (1.72%) LAN
2 1 (1.72%) VLAN
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Big Data
2 5 (8.62%) Power BI
3 4 (6.90%) QlikView
4 2 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.17%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.72%) JIRA
2 1 (1.72%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (18.97%) Finance
2 4 (6.90%) Law
2 4 (6.90%) Marketing
2 4 (6.90%) Publishing
3 2 (3.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (15.52%) Analyst
1 9 (15.52%) Architect
1 9 (15.52%) Cloud Architect
1 9 (15.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 9 (15.52%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (8.62%) Support Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (6.90%) Business Analyst
3 4 (6.90%) Information Analyst
3 4 (6.90%) MI Analyst
3 4 (6.90%) Product Owner
4 3 (5.17%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Consultant
4 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Software Engineer
4 3 (5.17%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (5.17%) Technical Business Analyst
5 2 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.17%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) PKI
2 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.52%) Cloud Native
2 9 (15.52%) Cyberattack
3 6 (10.34%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.90%) User Experience
4 4 (6.90%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.72%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.72%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.52%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Unix
4 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.59%) Analytics
3 14 (24.14%) Security Architecture
4 13 (22.41%) Cybersecurity
5 12 (20.69%) Information Assurance
6 11 (18.97%) Line Management
7 10 (17.24%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (17.24%) Data Security
7 10 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (15.52%) Artificial Intelligence
8 9 (15.52%) Cyber Intelligence
8 9 (15.52%) Data Acquisition
8 9 (15.52%) Data Science
8 9 (15.52%) High Availability
8 9 (15.52%) Machine Learning
8 9 (15.52%) Microservices
8 9 (15.52%) Open Source
8 9 (15.52%) Scaled Agile Framework
8 9 (15.52%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 9 (15.52%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.34%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) Security Cleared
2 15 (25.86%) Degree
3 12 (20.69%) DV Cleared
4 8 (13.79%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.62%) CISSP
6 3 (5.17%) CEH
6 3 (5.17%) CISM
6 3 (5.17%) DBS Check
6 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
6 3 (5.17%) OSCP
7 2 (3.45%) CCNA
7 2 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.45%) HNC
8 1 (1.72%) ISEB
8 1 (1.72%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (1.72%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.72%) MCSA
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) NIST
2 13 (22.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (20.69%) NCSC
4 9 (15.52%) NIST 800
5 6 (10.34%) QA
6 5 (8.62%) Data Quality
6 5 (8.62%) ISO/IEC 27005
6 5 (8.62%) PCI DSS
7 3 (5.17%) Cyber Essentials
7 3 (5.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (5.17%) ISO 22301
7 3 (5.17%) ISO 31000
8 2 (3.45%) GDPR
9 1 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (1.72%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (31.03%) Active Directory
2 11 (18.97%) Docker
3 4 (6.90%) vSphere
3 4 (6.90%) XenApp
4 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) Terraform
2 3 (5.17%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (3.45%) Kubernetes
3 2 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (22.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (20.69%) Google
3 7 (12.07%) HP
4 6 (10.34%) Citrix
5 5 (8.62%) VMware
6 4 (6.90%) Cisco
6 4 (6.90%) Veeam
7 1 (1.72%) Ariba
7 1 (1.72%) BT
7 1 (1.72%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.72%) IBM
7 1 (1.72%) Openreach
7 1 (1.72%) Sparx