Period
to 21 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Azure Machine Learning skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Azure Machine Learning over the 6 months to 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Azure Machine Learning (Azure ML)
UK
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1087 1089 1269
Rank change year-on-year +2 +180 +57
Permanent jobs citing Azure Machine Learning 84 126 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.071% 0.010%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.21% 0.42% 0.082%
Number of salaries quoted 64 120 18
UK median annual salary £67,500 £60,000 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -18.64% +28.26%
10th Percentile £45,000 £31,250 £48,125
90th Percentile £85,875 £80,250 £117,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +28.57% -28.21% -

Azure Machine Learning is in the Cloud Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills.

All Cloud Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for cloud computing skills 40,070 30,106 24,342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.90% 16.85% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 32,506 24,829 20,493
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%

Azure Machine Learning
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Azure Machine Learning as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Azure Machine Learning in the UK

Azure Machine Learning
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Azure Machine Learning in the UK

Azure Machine Learning
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Azure Machine Learning over the 6 months to 21 July 2018.

Salary histogram for Azure Machine Learning in the UK

Azure Machine Learning
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Azure Machine Learning within the UK over the 6 months to 21 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 -16 82 £67,500 +12.50% 6
London -3 69 £67,500 +12.50% 3
UK excluding London -8 11 £45,000 +28.57% 3
South East -3 6 £48,000 -12.73% 1
South West +3 2 £82,500 -5.71% 2
Midlands -14 2 £45,000 +38.46%
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
North of England +14 1 £23,000 -
North West +8 1 £23,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 July 2018, IT jobs citing Azure Machine Learning 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 Azure Machine Learning.

1 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 77 (91.67%) Machine Learning
3 69 (82.14%) Microsoft
4 66 (78.57%) Analytics
5 65 (77.38%) SQL
6 52 (61.90%) Data Lake
7 51 (60.71%) Business Intelligence
8 50 (59.52%) Power BI
9 48 (57.14%) SQL Server
10 42 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
11 41 (48.81%) Data Science
12 40 (47.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
12 40 (47.62%) PaaS
13 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
13 34 (40.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 33 (39.29%) .NET
14 33 (39.29%) Data Analytics
15 31 (36.90%) Azure Data Factory
16 30 (35.71%) Python
16 30 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 29 (34.52%) R
17 29 (34.52%) Big Data
18 26 (30.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
18 26 (30.95%) Apache Spark
18 26 (30.95%) Predictive Analytics
18 26 (30.95%) C#
18 26 (30.95%) Advertising
18 26 (30.95%) Project Management
19 23 (27.38%) Mathematics
19 23 (27.38%) Degree

Azure Machine Learning
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 26 (30.95%) Apache Spark
2 12 (14.29%) Apache
3 7 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 5 (5.95%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.38%) Skype for Business
6 1 (1.19%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.19%) Jupyter
6 1 (1.19%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Chatbot
1 1 (1.19%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 84 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (47.62%) PaaS
3 31 (36.90%) Azure Data Factory
4 8 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (9.52%) SaaS
4 8 (9.52%) Serverless
5 5 (5.95%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 4 (4.76%) IaaS
7 3 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (2.38%) Office 365
9 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (1.19%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.38%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
1 2 (2.38%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (61.90%) Data Lake
2 50 (59.52%) Power BI
3 48 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 42 (50.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 40 (47.62%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 34 (40.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 30 (35.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 29 (34.52%) Big Data
9 22 (26.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (25.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 17 (20.24%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (19.05%) Hadoop
13 13 (15.48%) Apache Hive
13 13 (15.48%) NoSQL
14 9 (10.71%) QlikView
14 9 (10.71%) SQL Server 2016
15 8 (9.52%) Cosmos DB
15 8 (9.52%) Mahout
16 7 (8.33%) MarkLogic
16 7 (8.33%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 13 (15.48%) RStudio
2 11 (13.10%) Git (software)
3 7 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 7 (8.33%) JBehave
3 7 (8.33%) JUnit
3 7 (8.33%) Maven
3 7 (8.33%) Mockito
4 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 6 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (2.38%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.19%) Subversion
General
1 26 (30.95%) Advertising
2 17 (20.24%) Finance
3 11 (13.10%) Games
4 2 (2.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (48.81%) Consultant
2 29 (34.52%) Azure Consultant
3 24 (28.57%) Data Consultant
4 17 (20.24%) Developer
5 12 (14.29%) Business Intelligence Consultant
6 11 (13.10%) Analytics Consultant
6 11 (13.10%) Azure Engineer
7 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Consultant
8 8 (9.52%) Lead Developer
8 8 (9.52%) Senior Consultant
9 7 (8.33%) Azure Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Java Developer
9 7 (8.33%) Lead Java Developer
10 6 (7.14%) Architect
10 6 (7.14%) Business Consultant
10 6 (7.14%) Microsoft BI Consultant
11 5 (5.95%) Integration Developer
11 5 (5.95%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
12 4 (4.76%) Data Scientist
12 4 (4.76%) Senior Business Intelligence Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (39.29%) .NET
2 8 (9.52%) JSON
2 8 (9.52%) SAML
3 7 (8.33%) Guice
3 7 (8.33%) JAXB
3 7 (8.33%) JAX-RS
3 7 (8.33%) Spring
4 6 (7.14%) REST
5 5 (5.95%) GeoJSON
5 5 (5.95%) Kafka
6 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET
6 3 (3.57%) HTML
7 2 (2.38%) HTML5
8 1 (1.19%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.19%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.19%) LESS
8 1 (1.19%) LINQ to SQL
8 1 (1.19%) Natural Language Processing
8 1 (1.19%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.19%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.52%) Linux
2 3 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (91.67%) Machine Learning
2 66 (78.57%) Analytics
3 51 (60.71%) Business Intelligence
4 41 (48.81%) Data Science
5 34 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (39.29%) Data Analytics
7 26 (30.95%) Predictive Analytics
7 26 (30.95%) Project Management
8 23 (27.38%) Mathematics
9 14 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
9 14 (16.67%) Statistics
10 13 (15.48%) Configuration Management
10 13 (15.48%) Use Case
11 11 (13.10%) Data Modelling
11 11 (13.10%) IT Strategy
12 10 (11.90%) Scrum
12 10 (11.90%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 9 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (10.71%) Decision Science
13 9 (10.71%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 65 (77.38%) SQL
2 30 (35.71%) Python
3 29 (34.52%) R
4 26 (30.95%) C#
4 26 (30.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
5 22 (26.19%) Java
6 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 7 (8.33%) PowerShell
8 6 (7.14%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.19%) Groovy
11 1 (1.19%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (27.38%) Degree
2 5 (5.95%) Numerate Degree
3 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.57%) Docker
2 2 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.38%) XenApp
2 2 (2.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.38%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.38%) NetBackup
2 2 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (2.38%) Puppet
2 2 (2.38%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 22 (26.19%) Tableau
3 12 (14.29%) Alteryx
4 7 (8.33%) Atlassian
5 5 (5.95%) Databricks
6 2 (2.38%) arcserve
6 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
6 2 (2.38%) Cisco
6 2 (2.38%) Citrix
6 2 (2.38%) CommVault
6 2 (2.38%) Oracle
6 2 (2.38%) Veeam
7 1 (1.19%) Cloudera
7 1 (1.19%) Hortonworks
7 1 (1.19%) Splunk
7 1 (1.19%) Xamarin