The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certified Architect in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certified Architect over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
Rank 314 339 318
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -21
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 1 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.009% 0.016% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.036% 0.066% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 2
Average salary £82,500 £70,000 £83,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -16.41%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £45,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year
-27.77% -30.76%
Microsoft Certified Architect
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Qualifications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
2745 3027 2951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 25.85% 23.97% 25.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2309 2578 2542
Average salary £51,500 £52,500 £50,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.90% +3.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certified Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certified Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Certified Architect
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect across the City of London region.

Microsoft Certified Architect Salary Trend in the City of London

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Microsoft Certified Architect also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certified Architect.

1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) RUP
2 1 (33.33%) SOA
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Microsoft Certified Architect also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Microsoft Certified Architect. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) UML
1 1 (33.33%) RUP
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft