Microsoft Dynamics Salary Survey 2016
Microsoft Salary Survey

Microsoft Dynamics Salary Survey 2017

Now in its ninth year, this report is the world's largest and most comprehensive Dynamics salary survey.
The Nigel Frank Microsoft Dynamics Salary Survey covers salaries, benefits and bonuses, trends, sentiments, motivations and movement across the worldwide Microsoft Dynamics Partner, ISV and End User (Microsoft Dynamics Customer) communities.
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Survey Demographics

Geographical Split of Survey Results

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  • United States 23%
  • United Kingdom 9%
  • Scandinavia 8%
  • India 6%
  • Canada 5%
  • Australia 5%
  • South Africa 4%
  • Netherlands 4%
  • Germany 3%
  • France 1%
  • Rest of the World 32%
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Key Findings

A Snapshot of the Salient Points from this Year's Dynamics Survey

Dynamics Workload
58% of Partners surveyed reported an increase in workload in the past year
Plans to Upgrade
62% of respondents said they planned to upgrade to Dynamics 365
Job Satisfaction
27% of respondents were satisfied with their current job, with lack of progression opportunities cited as the main reason for dissatisfaction
Increase in Migrations
37% of Partners surveyed reported that migrations from non-Dynamics products had increased in the past 12 months, up from 34% last year
Microsoft Certification
24% of respondents working for an End User were certified, an increase of 9% on last year
Gender Pay Gap
87% of women believe there is a gender pay gap in their workplace, compared to 75% of men

Spotlight on the Dynamics Ecosystem

Top Reasons for Adopting Dynamics Products

Functionality of the product 69%
Cost Reduction 32%
Ease of Implementation 34%
Ease of User Adoption 29%

Most Common Challenges of Implementation for Dynamics Products

20% Customer Migration
37% Partner Migration
8% Upgrades
64% Engagement
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Movement in the Channel

Top Reasons to Change Jobs

Lack of Career & Promotional Prospects 50%
Need New Challenges 41%
Lack of Leadership & Vision 37%
Lack of Training 25%

Employee Benefits and Retention

Days spent working from home

  • Less than 1 day per week 34%
  • 1 day a week 16%
  • 2 days a week 9%
  • More than 3 days per week 19%
  • Never 22%
44% of respondents spent at least one day a week working from home.

Employee Perception

97% or respondents felt that being valued by their employer was important to them.
91% of felt that it was important to work for innovative companies.
67% of respondents felt that gaining the right type of experience is more important than salary.
If you don't have a clearly visible, planned and achievable structured career programme that is reviewed annually, create one
Employees really value technical training and specifically Dynamics certification so be sure to allocate a budget for training and development - it will pay dividends in the long term, with loyal and productive employees.
Ensure your employees understand how much you value them and that they are an integral part of the business - it doesn't cost anything

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