The first table below looks at the demand for Microsoft Certified Architect in IT jobs advertised for the 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 16 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 London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
Rank 649 604 669
Rank change year-on-year
-45 +65
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 16 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.032% 0.024% 0.002%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.093% 0.007%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 1
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £65,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
-30.76% +75.67%
Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
12782 11879 13523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 25.44% 25.67% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10373 9674 11560
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Microsoft Certified Architect
England

Microsoft Certified Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

Microsoft Certified Architect Jobs Demand Trend in London

Microsoft Certified Architect
Salary Trend in London

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

Microsoft Certified Architect Salary Trend in London

Microsoft Certified Architect
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect across the London region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

Microsoft Certified Architect Salary Histogram in London

Microsoft Certified Architect
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 16 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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Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 2 £70,000 -16.41% 1
Microsoft Certified Architect
England

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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 37 (94.87%) Microsoft
1 37 (94.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (74.36%) SQL Server
3 28 (71.79%) Scrum
4 21 (53.85%) MCSE
5 18 (46.15%) .NET
6 17 (43.59%) SQL
7 16 (41.03%) MS Excel
7 16 (41.03%) Finance
7 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (38.46%) Sitecore
8 15 (38.46%) Digital Media
8 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (38.46%) UML
8 15 (38.46%) RUP
9 14 (35.90%) SOA
9 14 (35.90%) C#
10 13 (33.33%) Replication
10 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
10 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
10 13 (33.33%) MCITP
10 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 11 (28.21%) WCF
11 11 (28.21%) WPF
11 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
12 7 (17.95%) Degree
13 5 (12.82%) QA
14 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
14 4 (10.26%) ITIL

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.13%) IIS
2 2 (5.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (41.03%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) LAN
1 4 (10.26%) WAN
2 2 (5.13%) Firewall
2 2 (5.13%) SAN
2 2 (5.13%) DHCP
2 2 (5.13%) DNS
3 1 (2.56%) Wireless
3 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
3 1 (2.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (74.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (41.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (38.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 13 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (41.03%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Advertising
2 2 (5.13%) Back Office
2 2 (5.13%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Electronics
3 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Architect
2 15 (38.46%) DBA
3 13 (33.33%) SQL Server DBA
3 13 (33.33%) SQL DBA
4 10 (25.64%) .NET Architect
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
7 2 (5.13%) Senior Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.13%) Security Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Senior .NET Architect
7 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Specialist
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Server Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Server Administrator
8 1 (2.56%) .NET Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Professional Services Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Mitel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (46.15%) .NET
2 11 (28.21%) WCF
2 11 (28.21%) WPF
2 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET
3 3 (7.69%) WSDL
3 3 (7.69%) Web Services
3 3 (7.69%) XML
3 3 (7.69%) jQuery
3 3 (7.69%) REST
3 3 (7.69%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 15 (38.46%) Digital Media
2 13 (33.33%) Replication
3 3 (7.69%) Clustering
4 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.13%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.56%) DTV
5 1 (2.56%) IVR
5 1 (2.56%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 7
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (5.13%) HPUX
3 2 (5.13%) Solaris
3 2 (5.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (71.79%) Scrum
2 15 (38.46%) UML
2 15 (38.46%) RUP
3 14 (35.90%) SOA
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL
5 3 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 2 (5.13%) Release Management
6 2 (5.13%) ITIL V3
6 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (5.13%) Cyber Security
6 2 (5.13%) Information Security
6 2 (5.13%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
7 1 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.56%) Workflow
7 1 (2.56%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 17 (43.59%) SQL
2 14 (35.90%) C#
3 4 (10.26%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 37 (94.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (53.85%) MCSE
3 13 (33.33%) MCITP
4 7 (17.95%) Degree
5 4 (10.26%) MCP
6 3 (7.69%) ISEB
6 3 (7.69%) Sun Certification
6 3 (7.69%) OCMJEA
7 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certified Master
7 2 (5.13%) MCSA
7 2 (5.13%) CCNA
7 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (7.69%) vSphere
3 2 (5.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) WSUS
1 2 (5.13%) SCCM
1 2 (5.13%) SCOM
1 2 (5.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 37 (94.87%) Microsoft
2 15 (38.46%) Sitecore
3 3 (7.69%) Sun
3 3 (7.69%) IBM
3 3 (7.69%) VMware
4 2 (5.13%) F5
4 2 (5.13%) Mitel
4 2 (5.13%) Remedy
4 2 (5.13%) HP
5 1 (2.56%) SAP
London
CPS Group
Salary: £60000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City of London
Premier Group
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago