The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
Rank 626 598 640
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +42
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 8 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.017% 0.018% 0.020%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.070% 0.073% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 8
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £71,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,450 £43,750 £65,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £63,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £45,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+7.77% +42.85%
Microsoft Certified Architect
England

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

Qualifications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
11387 10997 12888
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 24.72% 24.70% 25.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9090 9081 11010
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 19 September 2014.

Microsoft Certified Architect Salary Histogram in London

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (72.73%) MCSE
3 14 (63.64%) .NET
3 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 14 (63.64%) Scrum
3 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
4 12 (54.55%) C#
4 12 (54.55%) RUP
4 12 (54.55%) WCF
4 12 (54.55%) WPF
4 12 (54.55%) Sitecore
4 12 (54.55%) Digital Media
5 10 (45.45%) UML
5 10 (45.45%) SOA
6 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 6 (27.27%) Project Management
6 6 (27.27%) MCP
7 4 (18.18%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
7 4 (18.18%) Degree
8 3 (13.64%) MCITP
8 3 (13.64%) Finance
8 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
9 2 (9.09%) Web Services
9 2 (9.09%) XML
9 2 (9.09%) HTML
9 2 (9.09%) Java
9 2 (9.09%) Replication

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) LAN
1 1 (4.55%) WAN
1 1 (4.55%) DHCP
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.55%) DNS
1 1 (4.55%) Wireless
1 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Big Data
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Architect
2 9 (40.91%) .NET Architect
3 7 (31.82%) Senior .NET Architect
3 7 (31.82%) Senior Architect
4 6 (27.27%) DBA
5 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (18.18%) SQL DBA
6 2 (9.09%) Administrator
6 2 (9.09%) Software Architect
6 2 (9.09%) SQL Server DBA
7 1 (4.55%) Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.55%) Field Engineer
7 1 (4.55%) .NET Consultant
7 1 (4.55%) Mitel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
1 14 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 12 (54.55%) WCF
2 12 (54.55%) WPF
3 2 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (9.09%) Web Services
3 2 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (54.55%) Digital Media
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Replication
3 1 (4.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.55%) Windows
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (63.64%) Scrum
2 12 (54.55%) RUP
3 10 (45.45%) SOA
3 10 (45.45%) UML
4 6 (27.27%) Project Management
5 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 4 (18.18%) ITIL
6 2 (9.09%) Workflow
6 2 (9.09%) Data Management
6 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Business Analysis
6 2 (9.09%) Web Development
6 2 (9.09%) Business Development
7 1 (4.55%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
7 1 (4.55%) Migration
7 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C#
2 6 (27.27%) SQL
3 2 (9.09%) Java
Qualifications
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (72.73%) MCSE
3 6 (27.27%) MCP
4 4 (18.18%) Degree
5 3 (13.64%) MCITP
6 1 (4.55%) MCSA
6 1 (4.55%) CCNA
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Mitel
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) Cisco
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