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What skills do I need to leave strategy consulting for data analytics consulting/industry roles? And what level of skill/ how much exp would I need to switch to an entry level in those areas?

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I would focus on Python, Pyspark, and Scala if you want to work in the 'Advanced Analytics' space... it would also be helpful to have a general understanding of cloud architecture.

If you are thinking that the BI side of the house would be a smoother transition then I would look at Tableau and Qlik, perhaps some basics on Alteryx, SQL, etc.


Depends heavily on the company and role, but I would say at minimum:

-knowledge of stats (understanding of assumptions for regression, extensions to the linear model, basic experimental design)
-understand common ml techniques
-R or Python
-databases and SQL

For more tech based roles you will also want software engineering knowledge such as OOP, unit testing, common algorithms/data structures, etc


Can I have your job?
You do not need any skills at entry level, but tableau/power BI, Sql or databases in general will take you a long way and will suffice.

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