Just a heads-up. Love or hate certifications we will likely be hearing that next year for any senior .Net position. Even if you are already MC*.* you don't have this one which is coming next year:

http://www.microsoft.com/learning/mcp/architect/

I stumbled across this while researching MCDBA. Apparently if you are an already MCSD, only two more exams are needed for an MCDBA. It is probably worth the $250 + a couple of months study time - yes Dave I am a slow learner ;)