The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the England region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
Rank 885 840 895
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +55
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 17 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.015% 0.015% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.056% 0.055% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 2
Average salary £65,000 £65,000 £53,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £58,500 £40,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £66,700
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £65,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +75.67%
Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30548 28855 32597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.03% 27.73% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 24664 23524 27845
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certified Architect
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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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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
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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
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London -46 15 £65,000 - 3
South East - 1 £42,500 -
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Microsoft Certified Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 44 (89.80%) Microsoft
1 44 (89.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (65.31%) SQL Server
3 28 (57.14%) Scrum
4 22 (44.90%) MCSE
5 21 (42.86%) SQL
6 19 (38.78%) .NET
7 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
8 17 (34.69%) MCITP
8 17 (34.69%) SQL Server 2008
9 16 (32.65%) Finance
10 15 (30.61%) UML
10 15 (30.61%) RUP
10 15 (30.61%) SOA
10 15 (30.61%) C#
10 15 (30.61%) Sitecore
10 15 (30.61%) Digital Media
10 15 (30.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 13 (26.53%) Replication
11 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2012
11 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
13 11 (22.45%) WCF
13 11 (22.45%) WPF
14 10 (20.41%) Degree
15 8 (16.33%) Windows
16 7 (14.29%) MCP
16 7 (14.29%) SharePoint

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.08%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (36.73%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) Firewall
2 4 (8.16%) LAN
2 4 (8.16%) WAN
3 3 (6.12%) VPN
4 2 (4.08%) SAN
4 2 (4.08%) DNS
4 2 (4.08%) DHCP
5 1 (2.04%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.04%) VLAN
5 1 (2.04%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (65.31%) SQL Server
2 17 (34.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (30.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (26.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (26.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (32.65%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Back Office
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Marketing
4 1 (2.04%) Electronics
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Architect
2 15 (30.61%) DBA
3 13 (26.53%) SQL Server DBA
3 13 (26.53%) SQL DBA
4 10 (20.41%) .NET Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.16%) Mitel Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Server Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Administrator
6 3 (6.12%) Field Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Senior .NET Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Active Directory Specialist
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (4.08%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Professional Services Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.78%) .NET
2 12 (24.49%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.45%) WCF
3 11 (22.45%) WPF
4 4 (8.16%) WSDL
4 4 (8.16%) Web Services
4 4 (8.16%) XML
4 4 (8.16%) jQuery
4 4 (8.16%) Ajax
4 4 (8.16%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (30.61%) Digital Media
2 13 (26.53%) Replication
3 3 (6.12%) Clustering
4 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.04%) Spread Betting
5 1 (2.04%) IVR
5 1 (2.04%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.08%) HPUX
3 2 (4.08%) Solaris
3 2 (4.08%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 7
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (4.08%) Windows 8
3 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (57.14%) Scrum
2 15 (30.61%) UML
2 15 (30.61%) RUP
2 15 (30.61%) SOA
3 4 (8.16%) ITIL
3 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.08%) Project Management
5 2 (4.08%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.08%) Information Security
5 2 (4.08%) Release Management
5 2 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.08%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.08%) Cyber Security
5 2 (4.08%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.04%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.04%) Programme Management
6 1 (2.04%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.04%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 21 (42.86%) SQL
2 15 (30.61%) C#
3 4 (8.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 44 (89.80%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (44.90%) MCSE
3 17 (34.69%) MCITP
4 10 (20.41%) Degree
5 7 (14.29%) MCP
6 5 (10.20%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (10.20%) CCNA
7 4 (8.16%) ISEB
7 4 (8.16%) Sun Certification
7 4 (8.16%) OCMJEA
8 3 (6.12%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (6.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (6.12%) A+ Certification
9 2 (4.08%) MCSA
9 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certified Master
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.24%) QA
System Software
1 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (10.20%) Active Directory
3 3 (6.12%) vSphere
3 3 (6.12%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) WSUS
1 2 (4.08%) SCCM
1 2 (4.08%) SCOM
1 2 (4.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 44 (89.80%) Microsoft
2 15 (30.61%) Sitecore
3 6 (12.24%) VMware
4 5 (10.20%) Mitel
5 4 (8.16%) IBM
5 4 (8.16%) Sun
6 3 (6.12%) Cisco
6 3 (6.12%) Citrix
7 2 (4.08%) HP
7 2 (4.08%) Remedy
7 2 (4.08%) F5
8 1 (2.04%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.04%) SAP
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