The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certified Architect in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certified Architect over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
England / North West
Rank - - 254
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - 0.014%
As % of the Qualifications category - - 0.055%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £25,000 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +42.85%

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1409 1483 1824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.39% 26.67% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 1176 1476
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Microsoft Certified Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Microsoft Certified Architect as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Microsoft Certified Architect Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Microsoft Certified Architect
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft Certified Architect Salary Trend in the North West