The Nigel Frank Careers and Hiring Guide: Business Applications Edition 2022


Your new go-to resource on the latest careers and hiring trends across the global Microsoft Business Applications ecosystem


Our all-new Careers and Hiring Guide is crammed with data, insights, and commentary on the issues that matter most within the Business Applications community.

Our 2022 edition replaces our annual salary survey report and draws on self-reported data from an online questionnaire, plus data from Business Applications vacancies and placements made exclusively by Nigel Frank International.

This is the most comprehensive study into all things careers and hiring in the Business Applications space available anywhere right now and is a must-read for any Microsoft professional, job seeker, or hiring manager.


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A snapshot into the latest
Business Applications recruitment trends


Excel in your Microsoft career

Make better-informed career decisions by delving into our latest insights on key certifications and skill sets that could boost your future job prospects. You’ll also find top tips on how to land your dream role and command a higher salary.


Recruit the best Business Applications talent

If you’re seeking new Microsoft professionals for your team, our guide will help you attract and keep top talent from the get-go. So whether you’re keeping up with the most popular workplace benefits or managing expectations around remote and hybrid working—we’ve got all the latest trends covered.

From desirable work perks to shifting the dial on employee wellbeing
—explore our new findings direct from the labor market



Key findings for 2022

Our respondents have shared their unique experiences and opinions on a wide range of recruitment and diversity-related issues affecting the Business Applications community, set against the backdrop of the ongoing global pandemic.



Introducing our new
Business Applications career spotlights

If you already work as or hope to become a Dynamics 365 Functional Consultant, Dynamics 365 Developer, Dynamics 365 Project Manager, or Power Platform Specialist, our new spotlight section will steer you in the right direction. At a glance, you’ll find the essential skills, progression routes, and salaries associated with each role, helping you succeed in your chosen path.





About Nigel Frank International

Nigel Frank International is the global leader in Microsoft recruitment. Since 2006, we’ve helped over 15,000 organizations worldwide find the best talent in the ecosystem. Our consultants are laser-focused on the Business Applications market and undertake Microsoft certifications to deepen their knowledge of the platform and fully understand our customers’ needs.

Thanks to our exclusive database of more than 390,000 permanent and contract Microsoft professionals, we can match top candidates with top-tier partners, ISVs, and clients the world over.

Whether you’re a Microsoft professional searching for your dream job or a business seeking the perfect recruit, our specialist team has the expertise, influence, and reach to help you reach your goals.


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