Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Cortana Intelligence Suite
UK
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1082 1167 1274
Rank change year-on-year +85 +107 -
Permanent jobs citing Cortana Intelligence Suite 90 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.019% 0.005%
As % of the Cloud Services category 0.23% 0.11% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 58 31 8
UK median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +17.92% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £48,750 £43,000
90th Percentile £137,500 £81,250 £61,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £61,500 -
% change year-on-year -22.76% - -

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 39,012 30,657 24,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.08% 17.43% 12.24%
Number of salaries quoted 31,547 25,183 20,342
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +88 87 £55,000 -10.57% 2
London +98 67 £70,000 -8.20% 2
UK excluding London +25 20 £47,500 -22.76%
Midlands +39 15 £47,500 -11.63%
West Midlands - 14 £47,500 -
South East +3 5 - -
East Midlands -11 1 £70,000 +30.23%

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 84 (93.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (91.11%) Analytics
3 78 (86.67%) Data Lake
4 76 (84.44%) SQL
5 72 (80.00%) Microsoft
6 71 (78.89%) Big Data
7 69 (76.67%) Business Intelligence
8 67 (74.44%) Data Analytics
8 67 (74.44%) Power BI
9 65 (72.22%) Machine Learning
10 64 (71.11%) Azure Data Factory
11 63 (70.00%) Azure SQL Database
12 59 (65.56%) Visual Studio
13 52 (57.78%) Serverless
14 51 (56.67%) Data Science
14 51 (56.67%) Presales
15 49 (54.44%) IaaS
16 48 (53.33%) Git (software)
16 48 (53.33%) C#
17 47 (52.22%) Tableau
17 47 (52.22%) Virtual Machines
17 47 (52.22%) U-SQL
18 45 (50.00%) Service Delivery
19 44 (48.89%) Marketing
20 28 (31.11%) Data Warehouse
21 21 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 20 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
23 18 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
23 18 (20.00%) Python
24 17 (18.89%) HDInsight

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 11 (12.22%) Apache
1 11 (12.22%) Apache Solr
2 9 (10.00%) Apache Spark
3 6 (6.67%) Amazon Alexa
4 5 (5.56%) SAS
5 4 (4.44%) Apache Pig
5 4 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (1.11%) Ethereum
6 1 (1.11%) Hyperledger
6 1 (1.11%) Predix
Applications
1 3 (3.33%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.11%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 84 (93.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 64 (71.11%) Azure Data Factory
3 52 (57.78%) Serverless
4 49 (54.44%) IaaS
5 10 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (5.56%) Azure Functions
6 5 (5.56%) Azure Machine Learning
6 5 (5.56%) PaaS
6 5 (5.56%) SaaS
7 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (2.22%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (2.22%) Data Lake Analytics
9 1 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (1.11%) SAP Leonardo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (86.67%) Data Lake
2 71 (78.89%) Big Data
3 67 (74.44%) Power BI
4 63 (70.00%) Azure SQL Database
5 28 (31.11%) Data Warehouse
6 21 (23.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 20 (22.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 17 (18.89%) HDInsight
9 16 (17.78%) Cosmos DB
10 15 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 13 (14.44%) Hadoop
12 12 (13.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
13 11 (12.22%) Apache Cassandra
13 11 (12.22%) Geospatial Data
13 11 (12.22%) MongoDB
13 11 (12.22%) NoSQL
14 9 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (6.67%) Apache Hive
15 6 (6.67%) Neo4j
16 4 (4.44%) Impala
Development Applications
1 59 (65.56%) Visual Studio
2 48 (53.33%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 44 (48.89%) Marketing
2 7 (7.78%) Finance
3 4 (4.44%) Retail
4 2 (2.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (56.67%) Consultant
2 47 (52.22%) Business Intelligence Consultant
3 45 (50.00%) Microsoft BI Consultant
3 45 (50.00%) Power BI Consultant
4 25 (27.78%) Azure Consultant
5 21 (23.33%) Cloud Consultant
6 17 (18.89%) Architect
6 17 (18.89%) Azure Architect
7 9 (10.00%) Developer
7 9 (10.00%) Lead Architect
8 7 (7.78%) Azure Developer
8 7 (7.78%) Data Consultant
9 6 (6.67%) Analytics Consultant
9 6 (6.67%) Data Analytics Consultant
10 5 (5.56%) Integration Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Big Data Developer
11 4 (4.44%) Machine Learning Researcher
11 4 (4.44%) Tableau Consultant
12 3 (3.33%) Data Scientist
12 3 (3.33%) Machine Learning Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (16.67%) Natural Language Processing
2 7 (7.78%) .NET
2 7 (7.78%) Kafka
3 5 (5.56%) GeoJSON
3 5 (5.56%) JSON
3 5 (5.56%) REST
3 5 (5.56%) SAML
4 3 (3.33%) TensorFlow
5 2 (2.22%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 8 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.44%) Public Cloud
3 4 (4.44%) Taxonomies
3 4 (4.44%) User Experience
4 2 (2.22%) Blog
5 1 (1.11%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (91.11%) Analytics
2 69 (76.67%) Business Intelligence
3 67 (74.44%) Data Analytics
4 65 (72.22%) Machine Learning
5 51 (56.67%) Data Science
5 51 (56.67%) Presales
6 45 (50.00%) Service Delivery
7 18 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
8 16 (17.78%) DevOps
9 13 (14.44%) Data Migration
9 13 (14.44%) Migration
10 12 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (13.33%) Open Source
11 11 (12.22%) Neural Network
12 9 (10.00%) Information Management
12 9 (10.00%) Statistics
13 8 (8.89%) Deep Learning
14 7 (7.78%) Data Architecture
14 7 (7.78%) Data Governance
14 7 (7.78%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 76 (84.44%) SQL
2 48 (53.33%) C#
3 47 (52.22%) U-SQL
4 18 (20.00%) Python
5 8 (8.89%) R
6 6 (6.67%) C++
6 6 (6.67%) Java
6 6 (6.67%) Julia
7 5 (5.56%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.33%) Microsoft R
9 2 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (10.00%) PhD
2 7 (7.78%) Degree
3 5 (5.56%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) Data Quality
2 3 (3.33%) QA
3 2 (2.22%) GDPR
3 2 (2.22%) Solvency II
System Software
1 47 (52.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.67%) Puppet
1 6 (6.67%) Terraform
2 4 (4.44%) Kibana
Vendors
1 72 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 47 (52.22%) Tableau
3 11 (12.22%) Google
4 8 (8.89%) Apple
5 7 (7.78%) Databricks
6 6 (6.67%) Oracle
7 4 (4.44%) Cognizant
7 4 (4.44%) IBM
8 1 (1.11%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.11%) RapidMiner
8 1 (1.11%) SAP