Period
to 19 July 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 169 169
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 +1
Permanent jobs citing Legal 3,425 3,847 4,202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.97% 2.17% 2.07%
As % of the General category 4.74% 5.07% 4.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2,510 2,853 3,335
UK median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 72,292 75,912 89,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.52% 42.73% 43.92%
Number of salaries quoted 55,712 57,963 72,666
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +1.18%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the UK

Legal
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Legal in the UK

Legal
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Legal in the UK

Legal
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the UK over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. 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
England -6 3,212 £52,500 +5.00% 468
London -31 1,801 £57,500 +4.55% 212
UK excluding London +20 1,529 £45,000 +5.88% 284
South East +3 427 £47,500 +5.56% 60
North of England -7 417 £45,000 +12.50% 76
Midlands +65 321 £42,500 - 54
West Midlands +84 256 £40,000 -5.88% 41
North West +18 255 £45,000 +8.43% 49
Yorkshire -6 144 £45,000 +20.00% 23
East of England -19 141 £50,000 +11.11% 28
South West -23 107 £45,000 +20.00% 34
Scotland +11 69 £42,500 -15.00% 19
East Midlands +10 65 £45,000 +5.88% 13
Wales +30 36 £48,500 +10.86% 11
North East -25 18 £40,000 -40.74% 4
Northern Ireland +2 11 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Isle of Man +4 5 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, 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 with a requirement for Legal.

1 1,365 (39.85%) Finance
2 816 (23.82%) Law
3 726 (21.20%) Microsoft
4 646 (18.86%) Windows
5 633 (18.48%) SQL
6 627 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
7 545 (15.91%) Degree
8 491 (14.34%) Project Management
9 450 (13.14%) Information Security
10 411 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
11 402 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
12 389 (11.36%) SQL Server
13 380 (11.09%) ITIL
14 371 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
15 334 (9.75%) .NET
16 333 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
17 324 (9.46%) Risk Management
18 312 (9.11%) Banking
19 302 (8.82%) Active Directory
20 296 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
21 283 (8.26%) C#
21 283 (8.26%) GDPR
22 272 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
23 270 (7.88%) Data Protection
24 269 (7.85%) Management Information System
25 254 (7.42%) Change Management
26 253 (7.39%) HTML
26 253 (7.39%) Marketing
27 244 (7.12%) JavaScript
28 236 (6.89%) Microsoft Azure

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills 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
1 148 (4.32%) MS Exchange
2 130 (3.80%) SharePoint
3 91 (2.66%) Skype for Business
4 80 (2.34%) IIS
5 54 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 53 (1.55%) CMS
7 51 (1.49%) Exchange Server 2010
8 47 (1.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 26 (0.76%) SAS
10 20 (0.58%) Apache
10 20 (0.58%) IBM Notes
11 15 (0.44%) Confluence
11 15 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
12 14 (0.41%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.38%) NetWeaver
13 13 (0.38%) nginx
13 13 (0.38%) SAP Portal
13 13 (0.38%) WordPress
14 12 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 411 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 198 (5.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 124 (3.62%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 58 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 48 (1.40%) Microsoft Project
6 21 (0.61%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
8 17 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 16 (0.47%) Spreadsheet
10 15 (0.44%) Camtasia
11 14 (0.41%) InVision
12 12 (0.35%) Chatbot
13 11 (0.32%) Acrobat
13 11 (0.32%) Adobe Captivate
14 7 (0.20%) InDesign
15 5 (0.15%) UserZoom
16 4 (0.12%) SPSS
17 3 (0.088%) AutoCAD
17 3 (0.088%) Revit
18 2 (0.058%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 75 (2.19%) Elite 3E
2 52 (1.52%) Relativity
3 36 (1.05%) Concordance
4 31 (0.91%) Ringtail
4 31 (0.91%) Visualfiles
5 29 (0.85%) SAP S/4HANA
6 28 (0.82%) SAP CO
6 28 (0.82%) SAP FI
6 28 (0.82%) SAP FI/CO
7 26 (0.76%) OpenText VIM for SAP
8 25 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
9 22 (0.64%) Carpe Diem
10 19 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
10 19 (0.55%) Veritas eDiscovery
11 17 (0.50%) SAP CRM
12 13 (0.38%) SAP ERP
12 13 (0.38%) SAP MM
13 10 (0.29%) HFM
13 10 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
14 6 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 236 (6.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 210 (6.13%) Office 365
3 137 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
4 73 (2.13%) SaaS
5 53 (1.55%) Mimecast
6 48 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
7 27 (0.79%) IaaS
8 23 (0.67%) PaaS
9 15 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 13 (0.38%) GitHub
10 13 (0.38%) Google Analytics
11 11 (0.32%) Serverless
12 10 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (0.29%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 9 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
14 8 (0.23%) Azure Active Directory
15 7 (0.20%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 173 (5.05%) Firewall
2 109 (3.18%) Skype
3 84 (2.45%) Internet
3 84 (2.45%) TCP/IP
4 77 (2.25%) WAN
5 75 (2.19%) LAN
6 74 (2.16%) VPN
7 71 (2.07%) DNS
8 65 (1.90%) Network Security
9 56 (1.64%) SAN
10 45 (1.31%) Unified Communications
11 41 (1.20%) Intrusion Detection
12 37 (1.08%) VoIP
13 34 (0.99%) DHCP
14 32 (0.93%) Intranet
14 32 (0.93%) Wireless
15 28 (0.82%) WebEx
16 25 (0.73%) VLAN
17 23 (0.67%) SMS
18 20 (0.58%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 127 (3.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 116 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 84 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 83 (2.42%) Big Data
6 69 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 62 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
8 57 (1.66%) MySQL
9 42 (1.23%) NoSQL
10 39 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 36 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
11 36 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 31 (0.91%) Oracle Database
13 26 (0.76%) SAP BW
14 24 (0.70%) RDBMS
15 23 (0.67%) EDRMS
15 23 (0.67%) MS Access
16 22 (0.64%) BusinessObjects
17 20 (0.58%) Blockchain
18 19 (0.55%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 67 (1.96%) Git (software)
1 67 (1.96%) JIRA
2 44 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (0.91%) Jenkins
4 29 (0.85%) Selenium
4 29 (0.85%) Visual Studio
5 17 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
6 16 (0.47%) Subversion
7 14 (0.41%) Cucumber
7 14 (0.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 13 (0.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 11 (0.32%) Eclipse
10 9 (0.26%) GitLab
10 9 (0.26%) SoapUI
10 9 (0.26%) Vagrant
11 8 (0.23%) Buildbot
11 8 (0.23%) gulp
11 8 (0.23%) Ranorex
11 8 (0.23%) webpack
12 7 (0.20%) TeamCity
General
1 1,365 (39.85%) Finance
2 816 (23.82%) Law
3 312 (9.11%) Banking
4 253 (7.39%) Marketing
5 174 (5.08%) Retail
6 124 (3.62%) Telecoms
7 107 (3.12%) Back Office
7 107 (3.12%) Investment Banking
8 105 (3.07%) Games
9 56 (1.64%) Front Office
10 43 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 43 (1.26%) Manufacturing
11 41 (1.20%) Billing
12 40 (1.17%) Publishing
13 37 (1.08%) Advertising
14 34 (0.99%) Corporate Banking
15 20 (0.58%) General Ledger
16 15 (0.44%) Retail Banking
17 14 (0.41%) Automotive
18 12 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 788 (23.01%) Analyst
2 425 (12.41%) Developer
3 235 (6.86%) Project Manager
4 226 (6.60%) Consultant
5 205 (5.99%) Business Analyst
6 153 (4.47%) IT Manager
7 138 (4.03%) IT Analyst
8 125 (3.65%) Service Analyst
9 124 (3.62%) Support Analyst
10 121 (3.53%) Senior Analyst
11 120 (3.50%) Service Desk Analyst
12 114 (3.33%) Security Manager
13 108 (3.15%) Architect
14 104 (3.04%) Administrator
15 92 (2.69%) Trainer
16 85 (2.48%) Information Manager
17 83 (2.42%) .NET Developer
18 81 (2.36%) IT Support
19 80 (2.34%) IT Trainer
20 78 (2.28%) Legal Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (9.75%) .NET
2 253 (7.39%) HTML
3 232 (6.77%) CSS
4 140 (4.09%) ASP.NET
5 134 (3.91%) Web Services
6 96 (2.80%) jQuery
7 84 (2.45%) XML
8 76 (2.22%) AngularJS
9 67 (1.96%) HTML5
10 64 (1.87%) .NET Framework
11 57 (1.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 56 (1.64%) JSON
13 52 (1.52%) WCF
14 47 (1.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 44 (1.28%) SOAP
16 43 (1.26%) CSS3
16 43 (1.26%) REST
17 37 (1.08%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (0.96%) RESTful
19 29 (0.85%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 371 (10.83%) Analytical Skills
2 269 (7.85%) Management Information System
3 170 (4.96%) Computer Science
4 137 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
5 120 (3.50%) Data Centre
6 98 (2.86%) User Experience
7 70 (2.04%) Blackberry
8 64 (1.87%) Fintech
9 61 (1.78%) e-Learning
10 59 (1.72%) Mobile App
11 56 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
12 41 (1.20%) Equities
12 41 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
13 37 (1.08%) Fixed Income
14 34 (0.99%) Driving Licence
15 33 (0.96%) iPhone
15 33 (0.96%) Social Media
15 33 (0.96%) Virtual Team
16 32 (0.93%) Derivative
17 28 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 646 (18.86%) Windows
2 205 (5.99%) Windows Server
3 190 (5.55%) Windows 7
4 171 (4.99%) Linux
5 143 (4.18%) Windows 10
6 139 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 108 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 71 (2.07%) Unix
9 64 (1.87%) Android
10 47 (1.37%) Apple iOS
11 39 (1.14%) Mac OS X
12 32 (0.93%) Windows 8
13 22 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 17 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (0.47%) CentOS
16 8 (0.23%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.23%) Windows XP
17 5 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
17 5 (0.15%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.15%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (18.31%) Agile Software Development
2 491 (14.34%) Project Management
3 450 (13.14%) Information Security
4 402 (11.74%) Problem-Solving
5 380 (11.09%) ITIL
6 333 (9.72%) Stakeholder Management
7 324 (9.46%) Risk Management
8 296 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
9 270 (7.88%) Data Protection
10 254 (7.42%) Change Management
11 207 (6.04%) Business Analysis
12 204 (5.96%) Analytics
13 177 (5.17%) Continuous Improvement
14 174 (5.08%) Cybersecurity
15 158 (4.61%) Service Delivery
16 157 (4.58%) SDLC
17 153 (4.47%) MVC
18 148 (4.32%) Document Management
19 144 (4.20%) PRINCE2
20 141 (4.12%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 633 (18.48%) SQL
2 283 (8.26%) C#
3 244 (7.12%) JavaScript
4 135 (3.94%) Java
5 131 (3.82%) T-SQL
6 101 (2.95%) Python
7 85 (2.48%) PowerShell
8 72 (2.10%) PHP
9 71 (2.07%) C
10 48 (1.40%) VBA
11 46 (1.34%) C++
12 44 (1.28%) Ruby
13 43 (1.26%) VB
14 39 (1.14%) VB.NET
15 35 (1.02%) Bash Shell
16 31 (0.91%) Shell Script
17 24 (0.70%) Perl
18 20 (0.58%) R
19 18 (0.53%) ABAP
19 18 (0.53%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 545 (15.91%) Degree
2 220 (6.42%) CISSP
3 157 (4.58%) CISM
4 113 (3.30%) CISA
5 79 (2.31%) Security Cleared
6 74 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 72 (2.10%) Computer Science Degree
8 66 (1.93%) SC Cleared
9 58 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
10 53 (1.55%) Cisco Certification
11 50 (1.46%) PMI Certification
12 49 (1.43%) MCSE
13 47 (1.37%) PMP
14 43 (1.26%) CEH
15 42 (1.23%) ISEB
16 31 (0.91%) CCNP
17 28 (0.82%) CompTIA Security+
18 26 (0.76%) CRISC
19 25 (0.73%) SANS
20 24 (0.70%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (8.26%) GDPR
2 272 (7.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 152 (4.44%) SLA
4 125 (3.65%) QA
5 80 (2.34%) PMO
6 73 (2.13%) Cyber Essentials
7 63 (1.84%) PCI DSS
8 48 (1.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 44 (1.28%) COBIT
10 40 (1.17%) ISO 9001
11 34 (0.99%) Data Quality
12 25 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 19 (0.55%) MiFID
14 16 (0.47%) ISO 22301
15 11 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 8 (0.23%) ISAE 3402
16 8 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 7 (0.20%) HIPAA
18 6 (0.18%) COSO
18 6 (0.18%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 302 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 120 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 68 (1.99%) XenApp
5 54 (1.58%) Docker
6 45 (1.31%) XenDesktop
7 39 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
8 19 (0.55%) vSphere
9 14 (0.41%) Firmware
10 9 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
11 8 (0.23%) DFS Replication
12 6 (0.18%) Squid
13 5 (0.15%) HDFS
14 4 (0.12%) iptables
14 4 (0.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 4 (0.12%) Snort
14 4 (0.12%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
14 4 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.088%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 62 (1.81%) SCCM
2 34 (0.99%) Ansible
3 29 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 29 (0.85%) Puppet
4 26 (0.76%) Kubernetes
5 23 (0.67%) SCOM
6 17 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
7 13 (0.38%) Salt
8 12 (0.35%) FTK
9 11 (0.32%) EnCase
9 11 (0.32%) Perfmon
9 11 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.29%) Backup Exec
11 9 (0.26%) WSUS
12 8 (0.23%) AirWatch
13 7 (0.20%) Nessus
14 5 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
14 5 (0.15%) Nagios
14 5 (0.15%) Nexpose
14 5 (0.15%) Nmap
Vendors
1 726 (21.20%) Microsoft
2 221 (6.45%) Citrix
3 206 (6.01%) VMware
4 188 (5.49%) iManage
5 140 (4.09%) SAP
6 136 (3.97%) Oracle
7 121 (3.53%) Cisco
8 73 (2.13%) Aderant
9 63 (1.84%) Adobe
10 59 (1.72%) LexisNexis
11 56 (1.64%) Intapp
12 34 (0.99%) Google
13 32 (0.93%) HP
14 30 (0.88%) Sony
15 29 (0.85%) Nuix
16 26 (0.76%) Red Hat
17 25 (0.73%) Bloomberg
17 25 (0.73%) CheckPoint
17 25 (0.73%) NetApp
17 25 (0.73%) Salesforce.com