Period
to 17 October 2019

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Legal in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Legal over the 6 months to 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 138 181
Rank change year-on-year -40 +43 -6
Permanent jobs citing Legal 96 179 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.32% 2.08% 1.54%
As % of the General category 3.78% 5.07% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 73 91 117
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £55,500 £69,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,539 3,531 3,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.80% 41.03% 39.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,857 2,578 3,125
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,650 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £54,434 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.04% +3.68% +5.00%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Legal as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Legal in the West Midlands

Legal
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Legal in the West Midlands

Legal
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Legal in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for Legal in the West Midlands

Legal
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Legal within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 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
Birmingham +1 36 £55,000 +27.91% 25
Warwickshire -17 26 £44,750 +11.88% 11
Coventry +23 18 £39,114 +17.64% 7
Shropshire - 7 £50,000 -
Worcestershire -8 4 £42,500 +41.67% 4
Sutton Coldfield - 3 £18,500 - 1
Solihull -3 2 - - 1
Legal
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for Legal.

1 25 (26.04%) Finance
2 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (22.92%) Information Security
4 20 (20.83%) Degree
5 18 (18.75%) Project Management
6 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 16 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (15.63%) SQL
8 14 (14.58%) Publishing
8 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
9 12 (12.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
9 12 (12.50%) CISSP
9 12 (12.50%) Document Management
10 11 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
10 11 (11.46%) Content Management
10 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Office
10 11 (11.46%) Windows
10 11 (11.46%) CISM
10 11 (11.46%) Law
10 11 (11.46%) Decision-Making
10 11 (11.46%) Contract Management
10 11 (11.46%) Collaborative Working
11 10 (10.42%) Service Delivery
11 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (10.42%) Time Management
11 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (9.38%) Open Source
12 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
12 9 (9.38%) Threat Intelligence

Legal
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (9.38%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.04%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.21%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (4.17%) Office 365
3 3 (3.13%) Azure
3 3 (3.13%) SaaS
4 1 (1.04%) AWS
4 1 (1.04%) Azure Stack
4 1 (1.04%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (8.33%) Internet
2 6 (6.25%) Wireless
3 5 (5.21%) Firewall
4 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.13%) Network Security
6 2 (2.08%) DNS
6 2 (2.08%) HTTP
6 2 (2.08%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (2.08%) tcpdump
6 2 (2.08%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.04%) ICMP
7 1 (1.04%) Intranet
7 1 (1.04%) NAS
7 1 (1.04%) SAN
7 1 (1.04%) SNMP
7 1 (1.04%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.21%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (4.17%) Semantic Layer
4 3 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.04%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Hudson
General
1 25 (26.04%) Finance
2 14 (14.58%) Publishing
3 11 (11.46%) Law
4 7 (7.29%) Telecoms
5 5 (5.21%) Marketing
6 4 (4.17%) Banking
6 4 (4.17%) Public Sector
6 4 (4.17%) Retail
7 3 (3.13%) Digital Economy
8 2 (2.08%) Aerospace
9 1 (1.04%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 21 (21.88%) Analyst
2 16 (16.67%) Designer
3 14 (14.58%) Content Designer
4 10 (10.42%) Information Manager
4 10 (10.42%) Information Security Manager
4 10 (10.42%) Security Manager
5 6 (6.25%) Service Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Architect
6 5 (5.21%) Business Analyst
6 5 (5.21%) Supplier Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Commercial Officer
7 4 (4.17%) Health and Safety Manager
7 4 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Applications Support
8 3 (3.13%) Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Consultant
8 3 (3.13%) Developer
8 3 (3.13%) IT Manager
8 3 (3.13%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.13%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) .NET
1 2 (2.08%) AngularJS
1 2 (2.08%) CSS
1 2 (2.08%) HTML
1 2 (2.08%) HTML5
1 2 (2.08%) React
2 1 (1.04%) JSON
2 1 (1.04%) MDX
2 1 (1.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Management Information System
2 10 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.33%) User Experience
4 6 (6.25%) CCTV
4 6 (6.25%) SWIFT
5 5 (5.21%) Data Structures
6 4 (4.17%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (2.08%) Cyberattack
7 2 (2.08%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (2.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (2.08%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (2.08%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.04%) Clustering
8 1 (1.04%) CMDB
8 1 (1.04%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.04%) FMCG
8 1 (1.04%) Life Science
8 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.04%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.46%) Windows
2 5 (5.21%) Linux
3 3 (3.13%) Windows 7
3 3 (3.13%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.96%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (22.92%) Information Security
3 18 (18.75%) Project Management
4 12 (12.50%) Document Management
4 12 (12.50%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
5 11 (11.46%) Collaborative Working
5 11 (11.46%) Content Management
5 11 (11.46%) Contract Management
5 11 (11.46%) Decision-Making
5 11 (11.46%) Penetration Testing
6 10 (10.42%) Service Delivery
6 10 (10.42%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (10.42%) Time Management
7 9 (9.38%) Open Source
7 9 (9.38%) Threat Intelligence
8 8 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (8.33%) ITIL
8 8 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (7.29%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.29%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (15.63%) SQL
2 5 (5.21%) T-SQL
3 4 (4.17%) C#
3 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
4 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.08%) Bash Shell
5 2 (2.08%) Python
6 1 (1.04%) VB
6 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (20.83%) Degree
2 12 (12.50%) CISSP
3 11 (11.46%) CISM
4 7 (7.29%) HNC
4 7 (7.29%) HND
5 4 (4.17%) SANS
6 2 (2.08%) CCNP
6 2 (2.08%) CISA
6 2 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (2.08%) CISMP
6 2 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.08%) CREST Certified
6 2 (2.08%) GCFA
6 2 (2.08%) GCIA
6 2 (2.08%) GCIH
6 2 (2.08%) GIAC
6 2 (2.08%) GREM
6 2 (2.08%) PMI Certification
6 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.04%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.17%) NEBOSH
4 3 (3.13%) SLA
5 2 (2.08%) GDPR
5 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 2 (2.08%) QA
6 1 (1.04%) COBIT
6 1 (1.04%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (1.04%) ISO 14001
6 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
6 1 (1.04%) PMO
6 1 (1.04%) RMADS
System Software
1 6 (6.25%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.04%) KVM
3 1 (1.04%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
1 4 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (3.13%) SCCM
3 2 (2.08%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 2 (2.08%) CSIRT
3 2 (2.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 1 (1.04%) Ansible
4 1 (1.04%) Netcool
4 1 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.04%) Puppet
4 1 (1.04%) SCOM
4 1 (1.04%) WMI
Vendors
1 16 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.25%) Intel
3 5 (5.21%) Oracle
4 4 (4.17%) Cisco
5 2 (2.08%) SAP
5 2 (2.08%) VMware
6 1 (1.04%) Cadence
6 1 (1.04%) Citrix
6 1 (1.04%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.04%) IBM
6 1 (1.04%) iManage
6 1 (1.04%) Motorola
6 1 (1.04%) Remedy
6 1 (1.04%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.04%) Veeam