Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Microsoft Certified Architect qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1149 1169 1241
Rank change year-on-year +20 +72 +36
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 10 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.006% 0.009% 0.017%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.025% 0.034% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 42
England median annual salary £55,000 £32,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.23% -45.83% +20.00%
10th Percentile £47,900 £26,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £61,500 £60,250 £78,825
UK median annual salary £55,000 £32,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +69.23% -45.83% +20.00%

Microsoft Certified Architect is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40296 46875 56319
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.03% 26.16% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31197 37885 45230
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

Microsoft Certified Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Microsoft Certified Architect as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certified Architect in England

Microsoft Certified Architect
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Microsoft Certified Architect in England

Microsoft Certified Architect
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Microsoft Certified Architect in England

Microsoft Certified Architect
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +12 6 £57,500 +76.92%
Yorkshire - 5 £60,000 -
Midlands - 4 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 4 £55,000 -
London -6 1 - - 1
North West -19 1 £31,000 -4.62%
Microsoft Certified Architect
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 across the England region with a requirement for Microsoft Certified Architect.

1 8 (80.00%) MCP
1 8 (80.00%) Mitel
2 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (70.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 7 (70.00%) Project Management
3 6 (60.00%) VPN
3 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Multimedia
3 6 (60.00%) MPLS
3 6 (60.00%) VLAN
3 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Office 365
6 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (10.00%) Skype
6 1 (10.00%) BYOD
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 1 (10.00%) SCCM
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (10.00%) Skype for Business
6 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
6 1 (10.00%) High Availability

Microsoft Certified Architect
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) LAN
1 7 (70.00%) WAN
2 6 (60.00%) MPLS
2 6 (60.00%) VLAN
2 6 (60.00%) VPN
2 6 (60.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (10.00%) PBX
3 1 (10.00%) Skype
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
General
1 7 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (60.00%) Multimedia
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Mitel Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Mitel Voice Engineer
2 7 (70.00%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior Mitel Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) Senior Voice Engineer
4 5 (50.00%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Lead Architect
6 1 (10.00%) Mitel VoIP Engineer
6 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
6 1 (10.00%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) BYOD
1 1 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Project Management
2 6 (60.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Change Management
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Document Management
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) High Availability
4 1 (10.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (10.00%) CCNA
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Mitel
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Citrix
4 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com