Period
to 15 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Law in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Law over the 6 months to 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Law
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 321 275 411
Rank change year-on-year -46 +136 +10
Permanent jobs citing Law 734 1,098 657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.93% 1.19% 0.68%
As % of the General category 2.76% 3.18% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 478 486 422
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,125
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.92% -5.59%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,875 £25,800
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £63,625
UK median annual salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.86% - -

Law 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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 26,621 34,481 36,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.78% 37.32% 37.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19,238 26,183 27,972
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Law
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Law as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Law in the UK excluding London

Law
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Law in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Law in the UK excluding London

Law
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Law in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Law in the UK excluding London

Law
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Law within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 15 October 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
South East +58 193 £36,235 -14.74% 25
South West +48 185 £42,500 +6.25% 17
North of England -144 180 £42,500 +5.33% 72
North West -115 141 £42,500 -5.56% 37
Midlands -5 69 £47,500 +35.71% 31
Scotland 0 66 £45,000 -10.00% 4
West Midlands +14 49 £50,000 +65.29% 20
Yorkshire -26 38 £38,750 -3.13% 27
East of England +27 20 £33,750 -25.23% 9
East Midlands -3 20 £45,000 - 11
Northern Ireland -5 8 £36,250 -34.09% 1
Wales -12 6 £50,000 - 3
Isle of Man - 5 £51,000 -
Channel Islands - 2 £56,500 - 3
North East +13 1 £40,000 +17.92% 8
Law
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, IT jobs citing Law 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Law.

1 193 (26.29%) Windows
2 161 (21.93%) Legal
3 137 (18.66%) Microsoft
4 132 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (17.57%) Information Security
6 124 (16.89%) Java
7 122 (16.62%) ITIL
8 118 (16.08%) Microsoft Office
8 118 (16.08%) Management Information System
9 113 (15.40%) Active Directory
10 106 (14.44%) Software Engineering
11 101 (13.76%) Finance
11 101 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
12 90 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
13 89 (12.13%) Windows 10
13 89 (12.13%) Degree
14 80 (10.90%) SLA
15 79 (10.76%) JavaScript
16 78 (10.63%) Windows 7
17 73 (9.95%) Cybersecurity
18 70 (9.54%) SQL
19 68 (9.26%) Office 365
20 66 (8.99%) ISMS
20 66 (8.99%) Citrix
21 65 (8.86%) Security Management
21 65 (8.86%) Information Security Management
22 64 (8.72%) Project Management
23 63 (8.58%) Sony
23 63 (8.58%) Cisco
23 63 (8.58%) .NET

Law
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 54 (7.36%) MS Exchange
2 20 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (2.04%) IIS
4 14 (1.91%) SharePoint
5 13 (1.77%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.68%) CMS
6 5 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.68%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.54%) OpenEdge
7 4 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.41%) JBoss
8 3 (0.41%) Jetty
8 3 (0.41%) Tomcat
8 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.27%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.27%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.14%) SAS
10 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 118 (16.08%) Microsoft Office
2 48 (6.54%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (3.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.36%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.41%) Simulink
7 2 (0.27%) Adobe Captivate
7 2 (0.27%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 23 (3.13%) Elite 3E
2 16 (2.18%) Carpe Diem
3 6 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.54%) Visualfiles
5 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.14%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 68 (9.26%) Office 365
2 57 (7.77%) Azure
3 30 (4.09%) Power Platform
4 22 (3.00%) AWS
5 20 (2.72%) GCP
6 13 (1.77%) SaaS
7 5 (0.68%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (0.68%) PaaS
8 3 (0.41%) AdWords
8 3 (0.41%) IaaS
8 3 (0.41%) iTunes
8 3 (0.41%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon ECS
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.27%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.27%) GitHub
9 2 (0.27%) Serverless
10 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 53 (7.22%) Firewall
2 46 (6.27%) VPN
3 37 (5.04%) TCP/IP
4 35 (4.77%) DNS
5 28 (3.81%) LAN
6 26 (3.54%) DHCP
7 25 (3.41%) Internet
7 25 (3.41%) Network Security
8 23 (3.13%) WAN
9 18 (2.45%) VoIP
10 16 (2.18%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (1.77%) Skype
12 10 (1.36%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (1.23%) Wireless
13 9 (1.23%) Wireshark
14 8 (1.09%) SSL
15 7 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
16 6 (0.82%) Intranet
16 6 (0.82%) MPLS
16 6 (0.82%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (8.58%) SQL Server
2 35 (4.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 30 (4.09%) Power BI
4 20 (2.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (2.18%) Relational Database
6 10 (1.36%) MySQL
7 8 (1.09%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.95%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.68%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 5 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 5 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
9 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2017
10 4 (0.54%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.54%) QlikView
10 4 (0.54%) SSDT
11 3 (0.41%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.41%) Redis
11 3 (0.41%) Riak
Development Applications
1 11 (1.50%) Eclipse
1 11 (1.50%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.36%) Eclipse RCP
2 10 (1.36%) Jenkins
3 8 (1.09%) PhantomJS
4 7 (0.95%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.95%) PHPUnit
5 6 (0.82%) JIRA
5 6 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.68%) IDA Disassembler
6 5 (0.68%) OllyDbg
7 4 (0.54%) MSI
7 4 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (0.54%) WiX
8 3 (0.41%) TortoiseSVN
9 2 (0.27%) Cucumber
9 2 (0.27%) Maven
9 2 (0.27%) Selenium
9 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.14%) SonarQube
General
1 161 (21.93%) Legal
2 101 (13.76%) Finance
3 26 (3.54%) Telecoms
4 23 (3.13%) Retail
5 16 (2.18%) Games
5 16 (2.18%) Police
5 16 (2.18%) Public Sector
6 13 (1.77%) Marketing
7 12 (1.63%) Local Government
8 10 (1.36%) Manufacturing
9 9 (1.23%) Banking
9 9 (1.23%) Electronics
10 6 (0.82%) Back Office
10 6 (0.82%) Fire and Rescue
11 5 (0.68%) Advertising
11 5 (0.68%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.68%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.41%) Military
13 2 (0.27%) Billing
13 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 177 (24.11%) Analyst
2 158 (21.53%) Developer
3 83 (11.31%) Service Analyst
4 78 (10.63%) Service Desk Analyst
5 68 (9.26%) Java Developer
6 44 (5.99%) Senior Developer
7 37 (5.04%) Support Engineer
8 33 (4.50%) Senior Java Developer
9 26 (3.54%) Project Manager
9 26 (3.54%) Senior Analyst
9 26 (3.54%) Software Engineer
10 23 (3.13%) IT Analyst
11 22 (3.00%) 2nd Line Support
12 21 (2.86%) Support Analyst
13 20 (2.72%) Security Analyst
13 20 (2.72%) Software Developer
14 19 (2.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 18 (2.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
15 18 (2.45%) Consultant
15 18 (2.45%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (8.58%) .NET
2 43 (5.86%) HTML
3 32 (4.36%) CSS
4 30 (4.09%) Web Services
5 26 (3.54%) AngularJS
6 25 (3.41%) XML
7 22 (3.00%) SOAP
8 21 (2.86%) Node.js
9 20 (2.72%) ASP.NET
9 20 (2.72%) jQuery
10 19 (2.59%) HTML5
11 18 (2.45%) REST
12 17 (2.32%) React
13 15 (2.04%) .NET Framework
13 15 (2.04%) JMS
14 12 (1.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (1.50%) Spring
16 10 (1.36%) Java RMI
16 10 (1.36%) Middleware
16 10 (1.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 118 (16.08%) Management Information System
2 90 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.54%) Self-Motivation
4 17 (2.32%) User Experience
5 16 (2.18%) Blackberry
5 16 (2.18%) Video Conferencing
6 14 (1.91%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (1.50%) iPhone
8 10 (1.36%) Algorithms
8 10 (1.36%) Client/Server
8 10 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.23%) Cyber Defence
9 9 (1.23%) Cybercrime
9 9 (1.23%) Cyberthreat
10 8 (1.09%) Learning Management System
10 8 (1.09%) Online Games
10 8 (1.09%) Robotics
10 8 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
11 7 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
12 6 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 193 (26.29%) Windows
2 89 (12.13%) Windows 10
3 78 (10.63%) Windows 7
4 55 (7.49%) Linux
5 35 (4.77%) Windows Server
6 31 (4.22%) Android
7 21 (2.86%) Apple iOS
8 15 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (1.77%) Unix
10 10 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.27%) Solaris
12 1 (0.14%) CentOS
12 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (17.98%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (17.57%) Information Security
3 122 (16.62%) ITIL
4 106 (14.44%) Software Engineering
5 101 (13.76%) Problem-Solving
6 73 (9.95%) Cybersecurity
7 66 (8.99%) ISMS
8 65 (8.86%) Information Security Management
8 65 (8.86%) Security Management
9 64 (8.72%) Project Management
10 61 (8.31%) Analytics
11 58 (7.90%) Computer Science
12 57 (7.77%) Ticket Management
13 54 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
14 53 (7.22%) Security Operations
15 48 (6.54%) Business Intelligence
16 44 (5.99%) Document Management
16 44 (5.99%) SIEM
17 39 (5.31%) Data Security
18 36 (4.90%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 124 (16.89%) Java
2 79 (10.76%) JavaScript
3 70 (9.54%) SQL
4 63 (8.58%) C#
5 61 (8.31%) Python
6 35 (4.77%) C++
7 30 (4.09%) T-SQL
8 29 (3.95%) C
9 18 (2.45%) PowerShell
10 14 (1.91%) VB.NET
11 13 (1.77%) Bash Shell
11 13 (1.77%) PHP
12 10 (1.36%) Jython
13 9 (1.23%) Go
13 9 (1.23%) Ruby
14 7 (0.95%) Perl
14 7 (0.95%) VBA
15 6 (0.82%) Shell Script
16 4 (0.54%) Embedded C
17 3 (0.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 89 (12.13%) Degree
2 55 (7.49%) Security Cleared
3 30 (4.09%) CISSP
4 23 (3.13%) CISM
5 20 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (2.45%) ITIL Certification
7 16 (2.18%) DV Cleared
8 15 (2.04%) SC Cleared
9 13 (1.77%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (1.36%) CCNA
11 10 (1.36%) CCNP
11 10 (1.36%) PMP
12 9 (1.23%) CISA
12 9 (1.23%) HND
13 8 (1.09%) CESG Certified Professional
13 8 (1.09%) CIPD
13 8 (1.09%) IISP
13 8 (1.09%) MBCS
14 7 (0.95%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 80 (10.90%) SLA
2 36 (4.90%) PMO
3 24 (3.27%) GDPR
4 19 (2.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 14 (1.91%) PCI DSS
6 12 (1.63%) QA
7 10 (1.36%) NIST
8 8 (1.09%) NCSC
9 4 (0.54%) Cyber Essentials
10 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.27%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.27%) NIST 800
11 1 (0.14%) BS25999
11 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
11 1 (0.14%) FATCA
11 1 (0.14%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 1 (0.14%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 113 (15.40%) Active Directory
2 26 (3.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (1.77%) Docker
4 8 (1.09%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.68%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 5 (0.68%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.27%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.27%) XenApp
9 1 (0.14%) Firmware
9 1 (0.14%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.14%) vSphere
9 1 (0.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (3.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (2.59%) Kubernetes
3 14 (1.91%) SCCM
4 11 (1.50%) Ansible
5 10 (1.36%) Terraform
6 9 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (1.23%) Puppet
7 8 (1.09%) WSUS
8 7 (0.95%) DameWare
9 6 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.68%) EnCase
10 5 (0.68%) FTK
11 4 (0.54%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 3 (0.41%) AirWatch
12 3 (0.41%) Norton AntiVirus
13 2 (0.27%) Host Intrusion Detection System
13 2 (0.27%) Kibana
13 2 (0.27%) logstash
13 2 (0.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 2 (0.27%) Sysprep
Vendors
1 137 (18.66%) Microsoft
2 66 (8.99%) Citrix
3 63 (8.58%) Cisco
3 63 (8.58%) Sony
4 60 (8.17%) iManage
5 50 (6.81%) Splunk
6 38 (5.18%) ServiceNow
7 31 (4.22%) VMware
8 26 (3.54%) Palo Alto
9 25 (3.41%) Symantec
10 23 (3.13%) CyberArk
11 22 (3.00%) HP
12 19 (2.59%) Dell
13 16 (2.18%) Mitel
14 12 (1.63%) Google
15 11 (1.50%) Capita
16 9 (1.23%) Intapp
17 7 (0.95%) CheckPoint
17 7 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
17 7 (0.95%) Zend