Period
to 6 August 2020

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 6 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Legal
England > West Midlands
6 months to
6 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 124 165 107
Rank change year-on-year +41 -58 +92
Permanent jobs citing Legal 59 111 245
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.75% 1.44% 2.67%
As % of the General category 5.09% 4.01% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 35 80 146
Median annual salary £45,000 £45,625 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.37% +14.06% -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,150 £26,925 £24,875
90th Percentile £63,000 £77,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500

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 1,158 2,769 3,838
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 34.41% 35.87% 41.87%
Number of salaries quoted 884 2,020 2,855
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,505 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

Legal
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Legal as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Legal in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Legal in the West Midlands

Legal
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Legal in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 6 August 2020.

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 6 August 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
Birmingham +49 38 £45,000 - 9
Solihull +21 8 £27,500 -47.62% 1
Warwickshire +23 7 £63,000 +14.55% 1
Staffordshire +27 1 - - 3
Shropshire +20 1 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Legal
England

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

1 30 (50.85%) Information Security
2 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (28.81%) Back Office
3 16 (27.12%) Information Management
3 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
3 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
3 16 (27.12%) Data Science
4 14 (23.73%) Police
4 14 (23.73%) DV Cleared
5 13 (22.03%) Degree
6 11 (18.64%) Windows
7 10 (16.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
7 10 (16.95%) Finance
7 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (16.95%) Machine Learning
8 8 (13.56%) ITIL
8 8 (13.56%) SQL
8 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 8 (13.56%) Data Protection
8 8 (13.56%) Cybersecurity
8 8 (13.56%) Line Management
9 7 (11.86%) GDPR
9 7 (11.86%) Information Assurance
9 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (11.86%) Risk Management
9 7 (11.86%) Artificial Intelligence
10 6 (10.17%) Python
10 6 (10.17%) CISA
10 6 (10.17%) Mentoring

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 (5.08%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.69%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.69%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (1.69%) InDesign
3 1 (1.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.69%) Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Azure Functions
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.69%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) Firewall
1 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.08%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (5.08%) tcpdump
2 3 (5.08%) Wireshark
3 2 (3.39%) VPN
4 1 (1.69%) Broadband
4 1 (1.69%) DNS
4 1 (1.69%) IPsec
4 1 (1.69%) PSTN
4 1 (1.69%) Skype
4 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.69%) VoIP
4 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.47%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.39%) Text Mining
3 1 (1.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (1.69%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (28.81%) Back Office
2 14 (23.73%) Police
3 10 (16.95%) Finance
4 5 (8.47%) Law
5 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.39%) Advertising
6 2 (3.39%) Banking
6 2 (3.39%) General Ledger
6 2 (3.39%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.39%) Marketing
6 2 (3.39%) Retail
7 1 (1.69%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.69%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (15.25%) Analyst
2 8 (13.56%) Data Manager
3 5 (8.47%) Consultant
3 5 (8.47%) Team Leader
4 4 (6.78%) Information Assurance Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) Information Security Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) Information Security Risk Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) Risk Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) Security Consultant
4 4 (6.78%) Security Officer
5 3 (5.08%) Development Team Leader
5 3 (5.08%) Information Governance Officer
5 3 (5.08%) Information Officer
5 3 (5.08%) Information Security Officer
5 3 (5.08%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (5.08%) Software Development Team Leader
5 3 (5.08%) Software Team Leader
6 2 (3.39%) Data Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 2 (3.39%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.47%) .NET
2 4 (6.78%) .NET Framework
2 4 (6.78%) CSS
2 4 (6.78%) HTML
2 4 (6.78%) jQuery
3 3 (5.08%) HTML5
3 3 (5.08%) WCF
4 2 (3.39%) Pandas
4 2 (3.39%) scikit-learn
5 1 (1.69%) .NET Core
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (1.69%) Entity Framework
5 1 (1.69%) Natural Language Processing
5 1 (1.69%) Spring
5 1 (1.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Management Information System
2 6 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.08%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.08%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (3.39%) CCTV
5 1 (1.69%) CMDB
5 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.69%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.69%) Handset
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (18.64%) Windows
2 4 (6.78%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.08%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Unix
4 1 (1.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) Information Security
2 17 (28.81%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (27.12%) Data Science
3 16 (27.12%) Information Management
4 10 (16.95%) Machine Learning
4 10 (16.95%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (13.56%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (13.56%) Data Protection
5 8 (13.56%) ITIL
5 8 (13.56%) Line Management
5 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 7 (11.86%) Artificial Intelligence
6 7 (11.86%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (11.86%) Information Assurance
6 7 (11.86%) Risk Management
7 6 (10.17%) Mentoring
7 6 (10.17%) Remediation Plan
8 5 (8.47%) Incident Management
9 4 (6.78%) MVC
9 4 (6.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.56%) SQL
2 6 (10.17%) Python
3 5 (8.47%) C#
4 4 (6.78%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.08%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.39%) Java
6 2 (3.39%) R
7 1 (1.69%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
1 16 (27.12%) Security Cleared
2 14 (23.73%) DV Cleared
3 13 (22.03%) Degree
4 6 (10.17%) CISA
5 4 (6.78%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (6.78%) CISM
5 4 (6.78%) CISSP
5 4 (6.78%) CompTIA Security+
5 4 (6.78%) CRISC
5 4 (6.78%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
6 3 (5.08%) GCFA
6 3 (5.08%) GCIA
6 3 (5.08%) GCIH
6 3 (5.08%) GREM
6 3 (5.08%) SANS
7 2 (3.39%) HNC
7 2 (3.39%) IRCA
7 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (11.86%) GDPR
3 6 (10.17%) NIST
4 5 (8.47%) SLA
5 4 (6.78%) PCI DSS
6 3 (5.08%) Data Quality
7 1 (1.69%) COBIT
7 1 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (1.69%) GMP
7 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (5.08%) CSIRT
1 3 (5.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
Vendors
1 5 (8.47%) Citrix
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.39%) Adobe
2 2 (3.39%) Sony
3 1 (1.69%) Avaya
3 1 (1.69%) Cisco
3 1 (1.69%) DocuSign
3 1 (1.69%) ESET
3 1 (1.69%) Freshdesk
3 1 (1.69%) Google
3 1 (1.69%) Huawei
3 1 (1.69%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle
3 1 (1.69%) Reuters
3 1 (1.69%) Snow