The table below looks at the statistics for Microsoft Certified Architect in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft Certified Architect over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
Rank 926 962 974
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +12
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 11 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% 0.011% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.039% 0.039% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 16
Median salary £33,000 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-34.00% -23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £32,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £82,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £33,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -23.52%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27936 30461 32723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.24% 27.59% 27.38%
Number of salaries quoted 22533 23760 26196
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Microsoft Certified Architect
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads 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 UK

Microsoft Certified Architect
Salary Trend

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

Microsoft Certified Architect Salary Trend in the UK

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect within the UK over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +28 11 £33,000 -34.00% 1
South East - 9 £33,000 -
Surrey - 8 £33,000 -
Guildford - 6 £33,000 -
London +14 2 £32,500 -60.60%
Berkshire - 1 £26,500 -
Reading - 1 £26,500 -

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Microsoft Certified Architect.

1 20 (60.61%) Mitel
2 18 (54.55%) MCP
3 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 13 (39.39%) CRM
6 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (30.30%) CCNA
6 10 (30.30%) VMware
6 10 (30.30%) TOGAF
6 10 (30.30%) Degree
6 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (27.27%) Smart Meter
7 9 (27.27%) Big Data
7 9 (27.27%) Mobile App
8 8 (24.24%) Line Management
8 8 (24.24%) Billing
8 8 (24.24%) Finance
8 8 (24.24%) IVR
8 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
8 8 (24.24%) LAN
8 8 (24.24%) WAN
8 8 (24.24%) SAP
9 7 (21.21%) Linux
9 7 (21.21%) Clustering
9 7 (21.21%) Workflow
9 7 (21.21%) CITP
9 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
9 7 (21.21%) vSphere
10 6 (18.18%) Analytics
10 6 (18.18%) IBM InfoSphere

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (24.24%) LAN
1 8 (24.24%) WAN
2 2 (6.06%) Firewall
3 1 (3.03%) IP Telephony
3 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) Big Data
2 6 (18.18%) BusinessObjects
2 6 (18.18%) DataStage
2 6 (18.18%) IBM InfoSphere
2 6 (18.18%) SAP BW
3 2 (6.06%) GIS
General
1 8 (24.24%) Billing
1 8 (24.24%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Retail
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Law
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Mitel Engineer
2 12 (36.36%) Architect
3 8 (24.24%) Technical Engineer
4 6 (18.18%) Business Intelligence Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Business Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Security Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.03%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.03%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Lead Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Operations Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Mobile App
1 9 (27.27%) Smart Meter
2 8 (24.24%) IVR
3 7 (21.21%) Clustering
4 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) EMC VNX
4 2 (6.06%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.21%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) CRM
2 10 (30.30%) TOGAF
3 8 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (24.24%) Line Management
4 7 (21.21%) Enterprise Architecture
4 7 (21.21%) Workflow
5 6 (18.18%) Analytics
5 6 (18.18%) Data Architecture
5 6 (18.18%) Stakeholder Analysis
6 3 (9.09%) Asset Management
6 3 (9.09%) ITIL
7 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (6.06%) Information Security
7 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
7 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (6.06%) Project Management
7 2 (6.06%) Risk Management
8 1 (3.03%) Change Management
8 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (3.03%) Presales
Qualifications
1 18 (54.55%) MCP
2 15 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (30.30%) CCNA
3 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (30.30%) Degree
4 7 (21.21%) CITP
5 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certified Master
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.03%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.03%) MCITP
7 1 (3.03%) MCSA
7 1 (3.03%) MCSE
7 1 (3.03%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (30.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) Mitel
2 14 (42.42%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) VMware
4 8 (24.24%) SAP
5 6 (18.18%) IBM
5 6 (18.18%) Tableau
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco
6 2 (6.06%) Citrix
6 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 2 (6.06%) ESRI
6 2 (6.06%) NetApp
7 1 (3.03%) Avaya
7 1 (3.03%) HP