The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for Microsoft Certified Architect qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Certified Architect (MCA)
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 273 - 253
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect 2 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.030% - 0.078%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% - 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 5
Median salary £31,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £31,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -6.06% +1.53%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1488 1362 1553
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.04% 24.34% 24.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1148 1253
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

Microsoft Certified Architect
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing Microsoft Certified Architect as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for Microsoft Certified Architect 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 in the North West.

Salary trend for Microsoft Certified Architect 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft Certified Architect within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
Cheshire - 2 £31,000 -
Microsoft Certified Architect
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 North West region with a requirement for Microsoft Certified Architect.

1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) PBX
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel

Microsoft Certified Architect
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) PBX
1 2 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel VoIP Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP Engineer
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Avaya
1 2 (100.00%) Mitel