The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certified Architect in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certified Architect over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
Rank 834 812 859
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +47
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 16 34 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.036% 0.015%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.059% 0.13% 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 15 24 15
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £79,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,250
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +13.47%
Microsoft Certified Architect
UK

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

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27142 25948 28987
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.47% 27.13% 28.07%
Number of salaries quoted 21880 20643 24475
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Microsoft Certified Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Microsoft Certified Architect Jobs Demand Trend in England

Microsoft Certified Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Microsoft Certified Architect Salary Trend in England

Microsoft Certified Architect
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect across the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Microsoft Certified Architect Salary Histogram in England

Microsoft Certified Architect
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect within the England region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -14 12 £70,000 - 1
East of England - 2 £35,000 -
South East -29 1 £45,000 +50.00%
North West - 1 £35,000 -
Microsoft Certified Architect
UK

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 30 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
3 18 (50.00%) .NET
3 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 16 (44.44%) Windows
4 16 (44.44%) SharePoint
4 16 (44.44%) MCITP
5 14 (38.89%) MCSE
5 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 13 (36.11%) VMware
7 12 (33.33%) SAN
7 12 (33.33%) Project Management
7 12 (33.33%) ITIL
7 12 (33.33%) IIS
7 12 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
8 11 (30.56%) Workflow
9 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (27.78%) Cisco
9 10 (27.78%) CCNA
10 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
11 8 (22.22%) Web Development
11 8 (22.22%) Business Development
11 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
11 8 (22.22%) Data Management
11 8 (22.22%) Data Analysis
11 8 (22.22%) Relational Database

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 16 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 12 (33.33%) IIS
3 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 12 (33.33%) SAN
2 8 (22.22%) NAS
3 5 (13.89%) WAN
4 4 (11.11%) FTP
4 4 (11.11%) DNS
4 4 (11.11%) LAN
5 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.56%) VoIP
7 1 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.78%) Network Security
7 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
7 1 (2.78%) Wireless
7 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (22.22%) Relational Database
2 8 (22.22%) Big Data
3 4 (11.11%) DTS
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 4 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Architect
2 11 (30.56%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Mitel Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server DBA
4 4 (11.11%) SQL DBA
4 4 (11.11%) Network Manager
4 4 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) DBA
5 3 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) .NET Architect
5 3 (8.33%) Software Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Platform Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Senior Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) .NET
2 14 (38.89%) ASP.NET
3 8 (22.22%) HTML
3 8 (22.22%) Web Services
3 8 (22.22%) XML
4 6 (16.67%) WCF
4 6 (16.67%) WPF
5 4 (11.11%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (11.11%) Replication
2 4 (11.11%) Statistics
2 4 (11.11%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.78%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 16 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) Project Management
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
1 12 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (30.56%) Workflow
3 8 (22.22%) Web Development
3 8 (22.22%) Business Development
3 8 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 8 (22.22%) Data Management
3 8 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 8 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (19.44%) Mentoring
5 6 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) RUP
5 6 (16.67%) Scrum
6 5 (13.89%) Business Continuity
7 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
7 4 (11.11%) BCP
7 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (11.11%) ITIL V2
7 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (22.22%) Java
2 7 (19.44%) SQL
3 5 (13.89%) C#
4 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (83.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (44.44%) MCITP
3 14 (38.89%) MCSE
4 12 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (27.78%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (27.78%) CCNA
6 8 (22.22%) Degree
6 8 (22.22%) VCAP
7 6 (16.67%) MCP
8 4 (11.11%) MCDBA
8 4 (11.11%) MCTS
8 4 (11.11%) MCPD
8 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Certified Master
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.89%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.78%) XenApp
3 1 (2.78%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (52.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
3 10 (27.78%) Cisco
4 8 (22.22%) Citrix
5 6 (16.67%) Mitel
5 6 (16.67%) Sitecore
5 6 (16.67%) HP
6 4 (11.11%) Dell
6 4 (11.11%) Intel
6 4 (11.11%) Oracle
7 1 (2.78%) SAP
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