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In Microsoft Dynamics Jobs, Men Still Out-Earn Women

by Linda Rosencrance
Contributing Writer, MSDW
April 08 2013

When it comes to Microsoft Dynamics, women earn less than men in the same jobs.  That's a fact, according to the Nigel Frank International (NFI) 2013 salary survey.

And it's been that way for the past five years, ever since NFI started compiling data on trends in salary, demographics, and sentiment for Microsoft Dynamics professionals, said Kashif Naqshbandi, NFI's marketing director.

Looking at the interim 2013 results, which focus on the UK and US Microsoft Dynamics markets, Naqshbandi said the gender gap in terms of men's salaries over women's over the last five years continues the trend.

Microsoft Dynamics Salary Gender GapData from Nigel Frank International. 2013 data is not complete

"In general the gender pay gap seems to be most noticeable between the ages of 30 to 45," Naqshbandi said. "During the early years, everyone starts off at roughly the same level, then the ‘child bearing/rearing' years are the years that women lose ground to their male peers," he said. Interestingly, Europe/UK (9%) remains more ‘female friendly' than the US (12%) and initial results from Australasia suggest that the gender gap is highest at 18%."

Additionally, women are still under-represented in Microsoft Dynamics: Men make up 90% of the Dynamics AX work force; 85% in Dynamics NAV; 77% in Dynamics CRM; and 68% in Dynamics GP.

Microsoft Dynamics Jobs Men v Women

Some in the Dynamics community aren't that surprised that women earn approximately 11% less than men for doing the same ...

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About Linda Rosencrance

Linda Rosencrance is a freelance writer/editor in the Boston area. Rosencrance has over 25 years experience as an reporter/investigative reporter, writing for many newspapers in the metropolitan Boston area. Rosencrance has been writing about information technology for the past 16 years.

She has covered a variety of IT subjects, including Microsoft Dynamics, mobile security issues such as data loss prevention, network management, secure mobile app development, privacy, cloud computing, BI, big data, analytics, HR, CRM, ERP, and enterprise IT.

Rosencrance is the author of six true crime books for Kensington Publishing Corp.

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