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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
UK
Rank 844 929 931
Rank change year-on-year
+85 +2
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 8 20 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.020% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.039% 0.070% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 8 18 17
Median salary £31,250 £35,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.97% -52.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,100 £50,000 £82,500
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 across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
20501 28545 29324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.71% 27.87% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16181 22844 23293
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 within the UK.

Microsoft Certified Architect Salary Histogram in the UK

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top 8 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +84 8 £31,250 -11.97%
South East +55 5 £25,000 -50.00%
Buckinghamshire - 4 £25,000 -
High Wycombe - 4 £25,000 -
London +77 3 £37,500 +7.14%
City of London +35 2 £37,500 +7.14%
Hampshire - 1 £75,000 -
Southampton - 1 £75,000 -

Microsoft Certified Architect
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 (80.00%) MCP
1 20 (80.00%) Mitel
2 17 (68.00%) VoIP
3 15 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (36.00%) Unified Communications
5 8 (32.00%) LAN
5 8 (32.00%) WAN
5 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (24.00%) Avaya
6 6 (24.00%) IVR
6 6 (24.00%) Driving Licence
7 5 (20.00%) Cisco
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (16.00%) Degree
9 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
9 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
9 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
10 2 (8.00%) Retail
10 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
10 2 (8.00%) Coaching
10 2 (8.00%) SaaS
10 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
11 1 (4.00%) MCSM
11 1 (4.00%) Field Research
11 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
11 1 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
11 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
11 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
11 1 (4.00%) FMCG

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) VoIP
2 9 (36.00%) Unified Communications
3 8 (32.00%) LAN
3 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (32.00%) WAN
General
1 15 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Mitel Engineer
2 6 (24.00%) Senior Mitel Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Architect
5 3 (12.00%) Project Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Lead Architect
6 2 (8.00%) NOC Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Avaya Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Lead Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Leader
7 1 (4.00%) Telephony Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) TOGAF Architect
7 1 (4.00%) TOGAF Enterprise Architect
7 1 (4.00%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Driving Licence
1 6 (24.00%) IVR
2 3 (12.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.00%) EMV
3 1 (4.00%) EPoS
3 1 (4.00%) FMCG
3 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (12.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (12.00%) TOGAF
2 2 (8.00%) Coaching
2 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (8.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.00%) Field Research
3 1 (4.00%) Project Management
3 1 (4.00%) SOA
3 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (4.00%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 20 (80.00%) MCP
2 5 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) MCSM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Mitel
2 6 (24.00%) Avaya
3 5 (20.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft