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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
Rank 251 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.067% - -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £48,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £48,500 £32,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
+49.23% -3.70%
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1706 1619 1905
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.97% 22.75% 25.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1374 1616
Average salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

Microsoft Certified Architect
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Microsoft Certified Architect
Job Locations in the North West

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 North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
(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
Manchester - 5 £48,500 - 2
Microsoft Certified Architect
England

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (100.00%) NAS
1 5 (100.00%) VCAP
1 5 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) IIS
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) SAN
1 5 (100.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
2 3 (60.00%) iSCSI
2 3 (60.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (60.00%) WAN
2 3 (60.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (60.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 5 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
2 3 (60.00%) Asset Management
2 3 (60.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (60.00%) Change Control
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) Quality Management
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) MCSE
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (100.00%) CCNA
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 5 (100.00%) MCITP
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
1 5 (100.00%) VCAP
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
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