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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
Rank 919 927 962
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +35
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 14 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.014% 0.012% 0.013%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.053% 0.042% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 12 11 14
Average salary £33,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £32,500 £51,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -23.52%
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
26203 28394 30486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.09% 27.51% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21271 22357 24617
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 April 2016.

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 April 2016. 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
South East - 11 £33,000 -
London +7 3 £33,750 -59.09%
Microsoft Certified Architect
UK

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 20 (58.82%) Mitel
2 18 (52.94%) MCP
3 16 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
5 14 (41.18%) CRM
6 11 (32.35%) TOGAF
6 11 (32.35%) Degree
7 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (29.41%) VMware
7 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (29.41%) CCNA
7 10 (29.41%) Smart Meter
7 10 (29.41%) Big Data
7 10 (29.41%) Mobile App
8 9 (26.47%) Billing
8 9 (26.47%) SAP
8 9 (26.47%) Finance
9 8 (23.53%) IVR
9 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (23.53%) LAN
9 8 (23.53%) WAN
9 8 (23.53%) Line Management
10 7 (20.59%) vSphere
10 7 (20.59%) Linux
10 7 (20.59%) Clustering
10 7 (20.59%) CITP
10 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Architecture
10 7 (20.59%) Workflow
11 6 (17.65%) Data Architecture
11 6 (17.65%) IBM

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) LAN
1 8 (23.53%) WAN
2 2 (5.88%) Firewall
3 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
3 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.94%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) Big Data
2 6 (17.65%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (17.65%) DataStage
2 6 (17.65%) IBM InfoSphere
2 6 (17.65%) SAP BW
3 3 (8.82%) GIS
General
1 9 (26.47%) Billing
1 9 (26.47%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Mitel Engineer
2 13 (38.24%) Architect
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Business Architect
6 2 (5.88%) Security Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Cloud Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (2.94%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.94%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Architect
7 1 (2.94%) Operations Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Service Desk Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) Mobile App
1 10 (29.41%) Smart Meter
2 8 (23.53%) IVR
3 7 (20.59%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 2 (5.88%) EMC VNX
4 2 (5.88%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) CRM
2 11 (32.35%) TOGAF
3 8 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (23.53%) Line Management
4 7 (20.59%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (20.59%) Workflow
5 6 (17.65%) Analytics
5 6 (17.65%) Data Architecture
5 6 (17.65%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 4 (11.76%) Asset Management
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) Portfolio Management
8 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.88%) Information Security
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.88%) Project Management
8 2 (5.88%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.94%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.94%) Change Management
9 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 18 (52.94%) MCP
2 16 (47.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (32.35%) Degree
4 10 (29.41%) CCNA
4 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (20.59%) CITP
6 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.94%) MCITP
8 1 (2.94%) MCSA
8 1 (2.94%) MCSE
8 1 (2.94%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (20.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (58.82%) Mitel
2 15 (44.12%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) VMware
4 9 (26.47%) SAP
5 6 (17.65%) IBM
5 6 (17.65%) Tableau
6 3 (8.82%) ESRI
7 2 (5.88%) Cisco
7 2 (5.88%) Citrix
7 2 (5.88%) EMC
7 2 (5.88%) NetApp
8 1 (2.94%) Avaya
8 1 (2.94%) HP