Period
to 20 November 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 20 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 223 249 232
Rank change year-on-year +26 -17 +1
Permanent jobs citing Legal 1,125 1,246 1,505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.44% 1.36% 1.50%
As % of the General category 4.29% 3.69% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 760 896 990
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,375 £25,613
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,875 £67,625
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - -4.76% +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 26,236 33,789 38,327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.64% 36.90% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19,080 25,486 29,310
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,278 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the UK excluding London

Legal
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for Legal in the UK excluding London

Legal
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 20 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Legal in the UK excluding London

Legal
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 Legal within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 20 November 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 +56 390 £50,000 - 238
North of England +6 348 £40,000 -11.11% 262
North West +5 233 £42,500 -5.56% 152
Midlands +4 140 £47,500 +9.20% 121
Yorkshire +6 112 £37,500 -11.76% 87
West Midlands +20 111 £47,500 +15.85% 72
South West +10 103 £40,000 +7.38% 321
East of England +33 83 £50,000 -9.09% 96
Scotland +19 42 £54,812 +8.00% 56
East Midlands +7 29 £56,250 +25.00% 49
Northern Ireland +14 17 £37,000 -27.80% 3
Wales -4 12 £54,000 +23.43% 53
North East +11 7 £60,000 +50.00% 23
Isle of Man +3 2 £49,000 -10.91%
Legal
UK

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Legal.

1 308 (27.38%) Finance
2 281 (24.98%) Microsoft
3 254 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 210 (18.67%) Information Security
5 206 (18.31%) Windows
6 195 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
7 179 (15.91%) ITIL
8 168 (14.93%) Law
9 165 (14.67%) Degree
10 152 (13.51%) Management Information System
11 149 (13.24%) Project Management
12 147 (13.07%) SQL
13 138 (12.27%) Active Directory
14 126 (11.20%) C#
15 125 (11.11%) SQL Server
16 124 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement
17 122 (10.84%) Microsoft Office
18 121 (10.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 119 (10.58%) Data Protection
20 116 (10.31%) .NET
21 111 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
22 103 (9.16%) Azure
23 102 (9.07%) JavaScript
24 97 (8.62%) Cybersecurity
25 94 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
26 90 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
27 88 (7.82%) Scrum
28 83 (7.38%) Firewall
29 82 (7.29%) Windows 10
30 81 (7.20%) Service Delivery

Legal
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 34 (3.02%) MS Exchange
2 25 (2.22%) Confluence
2 25 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (1.24%) IIS
4 13 (1.16%) CMS
4 13 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (0.80%) WordPress
6 7 (0.62%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (0.44%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.36%) Headless CMS
9 3 (0.27%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.27%) NetWeaver
9 3 (0.27%) SAP Portal
9 3 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.18%) Alfresco
10 2 (0.18%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.18%) SAS
10 2 (0.18%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 122 (10.84%) Microsoft Office
2 90 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (2.31%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
6 6 (0.53%) LibreOffice
7 5 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.36%) AutoCAD
9 3 (0.27%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.18%) Adobe XD
10 2 (0.18%) InVision
10 2 (0.18%) Zeplin
11 1 (0.089%) Chatbot
11 1 (0.089%) InDesign
11 1 (0.089%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (1.16%) Visualfiles
2 12 (1.07%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.89%) Elite 3E
4 3 (0.27%) Infor M3
4 3 (0.27%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.18%) Magento
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.089%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.089%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.089%) SAP EWM
6 1 (0.089%) SAP GRC
6 1 (0.089%) SAP MM
6 1 (0.089%) SAP PM
6 1 (0.089%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.089%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 103 (9.16%) Azure
2 64 (5.69%) Office 365
3 61 (5.42%) SaaS
4 40 (3.56%) AWS
5 30 (2.67%) Power Platform
6 20 (1.78%) Serverless
7 13 (1.16%) SuccessFactors
8 12 (1.07%) PaaS
9 10 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.80%) Azure Active Directory
10 9 (0.80%) GitHub
11 7 (0.62%) IaaS
12 6 (0.53%) npm
13 5 (0.44%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.18%) Azure Functions
14 2 (0.18%) BlazeMeter
14 2 (0.18%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.18%) Slack
14 2 (0.18%) Trello
15 1 (0.089%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 83 (7.38%) Firewall
2 36 (3.20%) VPN
3 31 (2.76%) DNS
4 23 (2.04%) Internet
5 22 (1.96%) WAN
6 21 (1.87%) DHCP
6 21 (1.87%) Intranet
6 21 (1.87%) TCP/IP
7 20 (1.78%) LAN
8 19 (1.69%) SAN
9 15 (1.33%) Broadband
10 11 (0.98%) Wireshark
11 10 (0.89%) Network Security
11 10 (0.89%) VoIP
11 10 (0.89%) Wireless
12 9 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
13 8 (0.71%) Junos
13 8 (0.71%) SSL
14 6 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (0.44%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 62 (5.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 45 (4.00%) Big Data
4 33 (2.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 31 (2.76%) Relational Database
6 29 (2.58%) Power BI
7 28 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
8 17 (1.51%) RDBMS
8 17 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (0.71%) QlikView
11 7 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (0.62%) MongoDB
12 6 (0.53%) Cosmos DB
12 6 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
12 6 (0.53%) Data Lake
12 6 (0.53%) GIS
12 6 (0.53%) NoSQL
12 6 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 43 (3.82%) JIRA
2 31 (2.76%) Visual Studio
3 30 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (2.40%) Git (software)
5 20 (1.78%) Jenkins
6 16 (1.42%) TeamCity
7 12 (1.07%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (0.89%) Grunt
8 10 (0.89%) gulp
8 10 (0.89%) Jasmine
8 10 (0.89%) Selenium
9 8 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 6 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 6 (0.53%) git-flow
11 5 (0.44%) Karma Test Runner
11 5 (0.44%) SpecFlow
11 5 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 5 (0.44%) Visual Studio Team System
12 4 (0.36%) Eclipse
12 4 (0.36%) NUnit
General
1 308 (27.38%) Finance
2 168 (14.93%) Law
3 81 (7.20%) Retail
4 68 (6.04%) Telecoms
5 64 (5.69%) Marketing
6 44 (3.91%) Public Sector
7 28 (2.49%) Banking
8 19 (1.69%) Aerospace
8 19 (1.69%) Publishing
9 18 (1.60%) Back Office
10 17 (1.51%) Billing
11 15 (1.33%) Manufacturing
12 10 (0.89%) Electronics
12 10 (0.89%) Games
13 5 (0.44%) Digital Economy
13 5 (0.44%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 4 (0.36%) Fire and Rescue
14 4 (0.36%) Local Government
15 2 (0.18%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 219 (19.47%) Analyst
2 160 (14.22%) Developer
3 87 (7.73%) Architect
4 51 (4.53%) Consultant
5 48 (4.27%) IT Manager
6 44 (3.91%) Solutions Architect
7 42 (3.73%) Project Manager
7 42 (3.73%) Service Analyst
8 41 (3.64%) Security Manager
9 39 (3.47%) Business Analyst
10 37 (3.29%) IT Analyst
10 37 (3.29%) Service Desk Analyst
10 37 (3.29%) Support Engineer
11 33 (2.93%) Support Analyst
12 29 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
13 28 (2.49%) Security Analyst
14 27 (2.40%) IT Architect
15 26 (2.31%) Desktop Support
16 25 (2.22%) Service Manager
16 25 (2.22%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (10.31%) .NET
2 62 (5.51%) HTML
3 60 (5.33%) CSS
4 57 (5.07%) AngularJS
5 41 (3.64%) Web Services
6 40 (3.56%) ASP.NET
7 38 (3.38%) .NET Framework
8 30 (2.67%) React
9 27 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (2.31%) RESTful
10 26 (2.31%) XML
11 25 (2.22%) HTML5
12 22 (1.96%) jQuery
13 21 (1.87%) JSON
14 19 (1.69%) REST
15 18 (1.60%) Sass
16 17 (1.51%) .NET Core
17 16 (1.42%) Angular 2
17 16 (1.42%) Node.js
17 16 (1.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 152 (13.51%) Management Information System
2 111 (9.87%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (6.13%) Self-Motivation
4 42 (3.73%) User Experience
5 22 (1.96%) Data Structures
6 20 (1.78%) Data Protection Act
7 19 (1.69%) Cyberthreat
8 16 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (1.42%) PKI
9 14 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.16%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 13 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
11 12 (1.07%) Cyberattack
11 12 (1.07%) Data Centre
11 12 (1.07%) iPhone
11 12 (1.07%) Replication
11 12 (1.07%) SWIFT
12 10 (0.89%) CMDB
13 8 (0.71%) CCTV
13 8 (0.71%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 206 (18.31%) Windows
2 82 (7.29%) Windows 10
3 71 (6.31%) Windows 7
4 49 (4.36%) Linux
5 44 (3.91%) Windows Server
6 23 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.07%) Unix
9 11 (0.98%) Windows 8
10 10 (0.89%) Android
11 9 (0.80%) CentOS
12 7 (0.62%) Ubuntu
13 4 (0.36%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.27%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.089%) Solaris
15 1 (0.089%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 254 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
2 210 (18.67%) Information Security
3 195 (17.33%) Problem-Solving
4 179 (15.91%) ITIL
5 149 (13.24%) Project Management
6 124 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement
7 119 (10.58%) Data Protection
8 97 (8.62%) Cybersecurity
9 94 (8.36%) Business Intelligence
10 88 (7.82%) Scrum
11 81 (7.20%) Service Delivery
12 80 (7.11%) Stakeholder Management
13 78 (6.93%) Technical Architecture
14 76 (6.76%) Risk Management
15 73 (6.49%) Service Management
16 69 (6.13%) SDLC
17 68 (6.04%) Computer Science
18 66 (5.87%) Business Analysis
19 65 (5.78%) Case Management
19 65 (5.78%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 147 (13.07%) SQL
2 126 (11.20%) C#
3 102 (9.07%) JavaScript
4 56 (4.98%) C
5 51 (4.53%) PowerShell
6 50 (4.44%) Java
7 45 (4.00%) Python
8 36 (3.20%) T-SQL
9 17 (1.51%) VB.NET
10 13 (1.16%) TypeScript
11 12 (1.07%) PHP
12 10 (0.89%) C++
12 10 (0.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 9 (0.80%) VBA
14 7 (0.62%) Bash Shell
14 7 (0.62%) ES6
15 6 (0.53%) PL/SQL
15 6 (0.53%) XPath
16 5 (0.44%) VB
16 5 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 165 (14.67%) Degree
2 67 (5.96%) CISSP
3 53 (4.71%) Security Cleared
4 46 (4.09%) CISM
5 35 (3.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (2.58%) CISA
7 24 (2.13%) Computer Science Degree
7 24 (2.13%) SC Cleared
8 18 (1.60%) HND
8 18 (1.60%) MCSE
9 17 (1.51%) DBS Check
10 16 (1.42%) ISTQB
11 15 (1.33%) CREST Certified
12 14 (1.24%) GIAC
13 13 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (0.98%) CEH
14 11 (0.98%) MCSA
15 10 (0.89%) HNC
15 10 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
15 10 (0.89%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (10.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 69 (6.13%) SLA
3 52 (4.62%) GDPR
4 45 (4.00%) PCI DSS
5 42 (3.73%) QA
6 40 (3.56%) NIST
7 26 (2.31%) COBIT
8 20 (1.78%) PMO
9 14 (1.24%) Cyber Essentials
9 14 (1.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 13 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 11 (0.98%) Data Quality
12 8 (0.71%) NIST 800
13 7 (0.62%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 4 (0.36%) COSO
14 4 (0.36%) NCSC
14 4 (0.36%) NEBOSH
14 4 (0.36%) SEPA
15 3 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
15 3 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 138 (12.27%) Active Directory
2 28 (2.49%) Virtual Servers
3 26 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.98%) Docker
6 4 (0.36%) ISA Server
7 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.18%) XenApp
9 1 (0.089%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.089%) DFS Replication
9 1 (0.089%) Firmware
9 1 (0.089%) HDFS
9 1 (0.089%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.089%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.089%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 20 (1.78%) SCCM
2 11 (0.98%) Kubernetes
3 7 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (0.62%) SCOM
4 6 (0.53%) Terraform
5 4 (0.36%) Ansible
5 4 (0.36%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 4 (0.36%) CSIRT
5 4 (0.36%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.27%) Puppet
7 2 (0.18%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (0.18%) Netcool
7 2 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.18%) WSUS
8 1 (0.089%) Ambari
8 1 (0.089%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.089%) Oozie
8 1 (0.089%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 281 (24.98%) Microsoft
2 65 (5.78%) Citrix
3 41 (3.64%) SAP
4 39 (3.47%) Cisco
5 33 (2.93%) VMware
6 24 (2.13%) Oracle
7 22 (1.96%) iManage
8 20 (1.78%) Atlassian
9 15 (1.33%) Palo Alto
9 15 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 14 (1.24%) Intapp
10 14 (1.24%) LexisNexis
11 13 (1.16%) Snow
12 11 (0.98%) NetApp
13 10 (0.89%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.89%) RedGate
14 9 (0.80%) Dell
14 9 (0.80%) HP
14 9 (0.80%) Splunk
15 8 (0.71%) Intel