Period
to 21 October 2018

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

Microsoft Cortana Intelligence Suite
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1088 1154 1224
Rank change year-on-year +66 +70 -
Permanent jobs citing Cortana Intelligence Suite 64 45 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.039% 0.026% 0.004%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.17% 0.14% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 31 40 7
UK median annual salary £75,000 £66,250 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.21% +54.07% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £52,375 £38,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £87,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £65,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -26.92% +36.84% -

Cortana Intelligence Suite 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 38,672 31,953 24,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.64% 18.34% 12.82%
Number of salaries quoted 31,166 26,266 20,551
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Cortana Intelligence Suite
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Cortana Intelligence Suite as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Cortana Intelligence Suite in the UK

Cortana Intelligence Suite
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Cortana Intelligence Suite in the UK

Cortana Intelligence Suite
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Cortana Intelligence Suite over the 6 months to 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Cortana Intelligence Suite in the UK

Cortana Intelligence Suite
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Cortana Intelligence Suite within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 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 +53 62 £75,000 +11.11% 5
London +70 52 £80,000 -5.88% 5
UK excluding London +14 10 £47,500 -26.92%
Midlands +29 5 £47,500 -13.64%
South East +13 5 - -
West Midlands +34 4 £47,500 -32.14%
East Midlands -4 1 £70,000 +27.27%

For the 6 months to 21 October 2018, IT jobs citing Cortana Intelligence Suite 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 Cortana Intelligence Suite.

1 54 (84.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (81.25%) Analytics
3 49 (76.56%) SQL
4 47 (73.44%) Microsoft
4 47 (73.44%) Data Analytics
5 46 (71.88%) Data Lake
6 45 (70.31%) Big Data
6 45 (70.31%) Machine Learning
7 43 (67.19%) Azure SQL Database
8 32 (50.00%) Visual Studio
8 32 (50.00%) Python
9 31 (48.44%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (48.44%) Artificial Intelligence
10 30 (46.88%) Hadoop
11 28 (43.75%) Open Source
12 27 (42.19%) Business Intelligence
12 27 (42.19%) Cosmos DB
12 27 (42.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 26 (40.63%) Geospatial Data
13 26 (40.63%) Apache Spark
13 26 (40.63%) Apache
14 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (39.06%) DevOps
14 25 (39.06%) Serverless
15 24 (37.50%) MongoDB
15 24 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
16 23 (35.94%) Azure Data Factory
17 22 (34.38%) Databricks
17 22 (34.38%) Power BI
17 22 (34.38%) Kafka

Cortana Intelligence Suite
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 (40.63%) Apache
1 26 (40.63%) Apache Spark
2 21 (32.81%) Apache Solr
3 10 (15.63%) Amazon Alexa
4 9 (14.06%) Apache Pig
5 8 (12.50%) SAS
6 4 (6.25%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 54 (84.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (39.06%) Serverless
3 23 (35.94%) Azure Data Factory
4 15 (23.44%) IaaS
5 14 (21.88%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (21.88%) Siri
6 12 (18.75%) Azure Functions
6 12 (18.75%) Azure Machine Learning
6 12 (18.75%) PaaS
6 12 (18.75%) SaaS
7 6 (9.38%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (3.13%) Data Lake Analytics
10 1 (1.56%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (71.88%) Data Lake
2 45 (70.31%) Big Data
3 43 (67.19%) Azure SQL Database
4 31 (48.44%) Data Warehouse
5 30 (46.88%) Hadoop
6 27 (42.19%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
6 27 (42.19%) Cosmos DB
7 26 (40.63%) Geospatial Data
8 24 (37.50%) Apache Cassandra
8 24 (37.50%) MongoDB
9 22 (34.38%) NoSQL
9 22 (34.38%) Power BI
10 13 (20.31%) Apache Hive
11 12 (18.75%) Neo4j
12 9 (14.06%) Impala
12 9 (14.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 8 (12.50%) HDInsight
13 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
14 4 (6.25%) HBase
14 4 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 32 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 19 (29.69%) Git (software)
3 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (9.38%) Jenkins
General
1 13 (20.31%) Marketing
2 9 (14.06%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Retail
4 3 (4.69%) Games
5 1 (1.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 22 (34.38%) Consultant
2 14 (21.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
2 14 (21.88%) Microsoft BI Consultant
3 13 (20.31%) Power BI Consultant
4 11 (17.19%) Developer
5 9 (14.06%) Azure Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Architect
6 8 (12.50%) Azure Architect
6 8 (12.50%) Azure Developer
6 8 (12.50%) Cloud Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Data Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Machine Learning Researcher
7 7 (10.94%) Analytics Consultant
7 7 (10.94%) Data Analytics Consultant
8 6 (9.38%) Build Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (9.38%) Integration Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Big Data Developer
9 5 (7.81%) Data Architect
9 5 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (34.38%) Kafka
1 22 (34.38%) Natural Language Processing
2 14 (21.88%) .NET
3 12 (18.75%) JSON
3 12 (18.75%) SAML
4 6 (9.38%) GeoJSON
4 6 (9.38%) REST
5 4 (6.25%) D3.js
5 4 (6.25%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Taxonomies
3 4 (6.25%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Blog
4 1 (1.56%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.38%) Linux
1 6 (9.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (81.25%) Analytics
2 47 (73.44%) Data Analytics
3 45 (70.31%) Machine Learning
4 31 (48.44%) Artificial Intelligence
5 28 (43.75%) Open Source
6 27 (42.19%) Business Intelligence
7 25 (39.06%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (39.06%) DevOps
8 19 (29.69%) Presales
9 18 (28.13%) Data Science
9 18 (28.13%) Neural Network
10 17 (26.56%) Data Modelling
10 17 (26.56%) Project Management
10 17 (26.56%) SDLC
11 15 (23.44%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (23.44%) Data Architecture
12 14 (21.88%) Deep Learning
12 14 (21.88%) Statistics
13 13 (20.31%) Service Delivery
14 12 (18.75%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 49 (76.56%) SQL
2 32 (50.00%) Python
3 13 (20.31%) C#
3 13 (20.31%) U-SQL
4 12 (18.75%) JavaScript
5 10 (15.63%) C++
5 10 (15.63%) Java
5 10 (15.63%) Julia
5 10 (15.63%) R
6 8 (12.50%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.13%) Microsoft R
Qualifications
1 14 (21.88%) PhD
2 10 (15.63%) MPhil
3 7 (10.94%) Degree
4 6 (9.38%) Master's Degree
5 2 (3.13%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.31%) Data Quality
2 4 (6.25%) QA
3 3 (4.69%) GDPR
3 3 (4.69%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (29.69%) Virtual Machines
2 6 (9.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (29.69%) Opscode Chef
1 19 (29.69%) Puppet
1 19 (29.69%) Terraform
2 6 (9.38%) Kubernetes
3 4 (6.25%) Kibana
Vendors
1 47 (73.44%) Microsoft
2 22 (34.38%) Databricks
3 17 (26.56%) Tableau
4 14 (21.88%) Oracle
5 10 (15.63%) Apple
5 10 (15.63%) Google
6 4 (6.25%) IBM
6 4 (6.25%) Talend
7 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards