Microsoft Dynamics Salary Survey 2016
Microsoft Salary Survey

Microsoft Dynamics Salary Survey 2018

Now in its 10th year, this industry-acclaimed report is the world's largest and most comprehensive insight into salaries and market trends within the Microsoft Dynamics ecosystem.
Nigel Frank International’s annual Microsoft Dynamics salary survey report examines salaries, benefits, skills, motivations, sentiments and movements across the global Microsoft Dynamics partner, ISV and Microsoft Dynamics customer communities.
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Survey Demographics

Geographical Split of Survey Results

Microsoft Salary Survey Demographics
  • United States 25%
  • United Kingdom 10%
  • Canada 6%
  • Spain 6%
  • Australia 4%
  • Netherlands 4%
  • Germany 4%
  • France 4%
  • India 4%
  • South Africa 3%
  • Singapore 2%
  • Rest of the World 28%
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Key Findings

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

Dynamics 365
82%
82% of respondents who have experience with Dynamics 365 said they would recommend it to others.
Dynamics Workload
61%
61% of partner respondents reported an increase in workload over the last 12 months, up 3% from 2017.
Job Satisfaction
68%
68% of respondents said they are happy in their current role but are open to new opportunities.
Microsoft Certification
54%
54% of respondents have a Microsoft certification with 61% holding a Business Applications certification.
Earning Potential
56%
56% of respondents believe years of experience in Dynamics had the greatest impact on increasing their earning potential.
Gender Pay Equality
53%
Only 53% of respondents believe their employer pays men and women equally.

Spotlight on the Dynamics Ecosystem

Top Reasons for Adopting Dynamics Products

Functionality of the product 59%
Ease of Implementation 33%
Cost Reduction 31%
Ease of User Adoption 22%

Most Common Challenges of Implementation for Dynamics Products

54% Data Migration
38% System Integration
37% User adoption
35% Lack of appropriate skills
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Movement in the Channel

Top Reasons to Change Jobs

Lack of Salary Increase 57%
Lack of Career & Promotional Prospects 54%
Need New Challenges 49%
Lack of Leadership & Vision 36%

Employee Benefits and Retention

Days spent working from home

  • 1 day per week 25%
  • 2 days a week 10%
  • 3 days a week 4%
  • More than 3 days per week 14%
  • Never 47%
53% of respondents spent at least one day a week working from home; a 9% increase on last year.

Employee Perception

96%
96% of respondents felt that being valued by their employer was important.
88%
88% of respondents want to work for innovative companies.
64%
64% of respondents felt that gaining the right type of experience is more important than salary.
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If you don't have a clearly visible, planned and achievable structured career programme that is reviewed annually, create one
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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.
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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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