Period
to 19 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Dynamics AX skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Dynamics AX over the 6 months to 19 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Dynamics AX (formerly Axapta)
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 464 569 640
Rank change year-on-year +105 +71 -54
Permanent jobs citing Dynamics AX 1104 859 855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.63% 0.45% 0.39%
As % of the Business Applications category 8.49% 6.44% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 896 739 699
UK median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

Dynamics AX is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 13002 13330 15498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.45% 6.97% 7.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9262 10112 12080
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -

Dynamics AX
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Dynamics AX as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Dynamics AX in the UK

Dynamics AX
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Dynamics AX.

Salary trend for Dynamics AX in the UK

Dynamics AX
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Dynamics AX over the 6 months to 19 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Dynamics AX in the UK

Dynamics AX
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Dynamics AX within the UK over the 6 months to 19 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +65 945 £55,000 +4.76% 33
UK excluding London +26 481 £47,500 - 23
London +128 454 £60,000 +9.09% 15
North of England +36 141 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South East 0 116 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Midlands -1 105 £45,000 +2.27% 6
North West +6 82 £52,500 +6.60% 1
East Midlands +53 71 £43,750 -2.78% 3
Yorkshire +43 48 £52,000 +19.54% 2
Scotland +23 36 £48,750 +14.71% 5
South West +14 35 £41,500 -2.35% 3
East of England +4 33 £50,000 -4.76% 3
West Midlands -54 32 £47,500 +11.76% 3
Wales +27 15 £42,500 +13.33%
North East +22 11 £35,000 -12.50%
Northern Ireland -23 1 £42,500 -15.00%

For the 6 months to 19 October 2017, IT jobs citing Dynamics AX also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Dynamics AX.

1 875 (79.26%) Microsoft
2 667 (60.42%) ERP
3 390 (35.33%) Finance
4 289 (26.18%) SQL
5 272 (24.64%) Dynamics 365
6 266 (24.09%) CRM
7 253 (22.92%) Dynamics CRM
8 210 (19.02%) SQL Server
9 183 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
10 181 (16.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 179 (16.21%) X++
12 165 (14.95%) Project Management
13 163 (14.76%) Dynamics NAV
14 157 (14.22%) Manufacturing
15 150 (13.59%) JD Edwards
16 147 (13.32%) .NET
17 139 (12.59%) Retail
18 129 (11.68%) Degree
19 122 (11.05%) SAP
20 112 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 109 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
22 107 (9.69%) Presales
23 104 (9.42%) Oracle
24 103 (9.33%) Logistics
25 99 (8.97%) Coaching
26 97 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
27 88 (7.97%) C#
28 84 (7.61%) Business Analysis
29 83 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
29 83 (7.52%) Power BI

Dynamics AX
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 70 (6.34%) SharePoint
2 30 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
3 15 (1.36%) Skype for Business
4 13 (1.18%) IIS
5 5 (0.45%) CMS
6 4 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (0.27%) Confluence
7 3 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
7 3 (0.27%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.18%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.18%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.091%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.091%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.091%) Oracle Application Server
9 1 (0.091%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.091%) Umbraco
Applications
1 59 (5.34%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.27%) Camtasia
5 3 (0.27%) Windchill
6 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.091%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 253 (22.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 163 (14.76%) Dynamics NAV
3 54 (4.89%) NetSuite
4 24 (2.17%) Dynamics GP
5 23 (2.08%) SAP Business One
6 19 (1.72%) Dynamics SL
7 14 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
7 14 (1.27%) Unit4 Business World
8 10 (0.91%) Sage 200
9 9 (0.82%) assyst
9 9 (0.82%) JDE EnterpriseOne
9 9 (0.82%) Oracle EBS R12
10 4 (0.36%) BPCS
10 4 (0.36%) Infor SunSystems
10 4 (0.36%) Sage 50
11 3 (0.27%) Infor M3
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle BPM
11 3 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
11 3 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 3 (0.27%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 272 (24.64%) Dynamics 365
2 83 (7.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (4.80%) Office 365
4 21 (1.90%) SaaS
5 19 (1.72%) Amazon AWS
6 15 (1.36%) IaaS
7 9 (0.82%) FinancialForce
7 9 (0.82%) PaaS
8 8 (0.72%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
9 6 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.45%) GitHub
11 4 (0.36%) IBM Cloud
12 3 (0.27%) Boomi
12 3 (0.27%) CodePlex
12 3 (0.27%) SoftLayer
13 2 (0.18%) Taleo
14 1 (0.091%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.091%) Bluemix
14 1 (0.091%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.27%) Firewall
2 13 (1.18%) Skype
3 9 (0.82%) DNS
3 9 (0.82%) Internet
4 8 (0.72%) DHCP
4 8 (0.72%) Unified Communications
5 7 (0.63%) VPN
5 7 (0.63%) WAN
6 6 (0.54%) VoIP
7 5 (0.45%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.27%) Intranet
8 3 (0.27%) SAN
8 3 (0.27%) TCP/IP
8 3 (0.27%) Wireless
9 2 (0.18%) Extranet
10 1 (0.091%) 802.11
10 1 (0.091%) ADSL
10 1 (0.091%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (0.091%) Network Security
10 1 (0.091%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (19.02%) SQL Server
2 181 (16.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 112 (10.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 83 (7.52%) Power BI
5 66 (5.98%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 26 (2.36%) Crystal Reports
7 24 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
8 23 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (1.18%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
10 13 (1.18%) Big Data
11 11 (1.00%) Relational Database
12 10 (0.91%) SQL Server 2005
13 9 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 9 (0.82%) Oracle Database
13 9 (0.82%) Oracle Database 11g
13 9 (0.82%) SAP HANA
13 9 (0.82%) SQL Server 2016
14 8 (0.72%) Azure SQL Database
14 8 (0.72%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 80 (7.25%) Visual Studio
2 31 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (2.08%) MorphX
4 15 (1.36%) SoapUI
5 7 (0.63%) Selenium
6 3 (0.27%) JIRA
6 3 (0.27%) JMeter
7 2 (0.18%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.091%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.091%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.091%) WebDriver
General
1 390 (35.33%) Finance
2 157 (14.22%) Manufacturing
3 139 (12.59%) Retail
4 81 (7.34%) Advertising
5 34 (3.08%) General Ledger
6 21 (1.90%) Marketing
7 16 (1.45%) Banking
8 15 (1.36%) Back Office
9 13 (1.18%) Law
10 12 (1.09%) Legal
10 12 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.54%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.36%) French Language
13 3 (0.27%) Automotive
13 3 (0.27%) Billing
13 3 (0.27%) Spanish Language
14 2 (0.18%) Electronics
14 2 (0.18%) Italian Language
15 1 (0.091%) Local Government
15 1 (0.091%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 305 (27.63%) Consultant
2 252 (22.83%) Analyst
3 193 (17.48%) Developer
4 179 (16.21%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 145 (13.13%) Dynamics AX Developer
6 90 (8.15%) Microsoft Consultant
7 87 (7.88%) Functional Consultant
8 81 (7.34%) Project Manager
9 79 (7.16%) Business Analyst
10 70 (6.34%) Support Analyst
11 67 (6.07%) Architect
12 44 (3.99%) ERP Manager
13 41 (3.71%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
14 37 (3.35%) Microsoft Developer
15 36 (3.26%) Senior Developer
16 35 (3.17%) Applications Support
16 35 (3.17%) Senior Consultant
17 34 (3.08%) Dynamics AX Architect
18 29 (2.63%) Technical Architect
19 28 (2.54%) Functional Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (13.32%) .NET
2 42 (3.80%) Web Services
3 27 (2.45%) SOAP
4 26 (2.36%) COM
5 24 (2.17%) HTML
6 22 (1.99%) ASP.NET
7 19 (1.72%) CSS
7 19 (1.72%) EDI
8 11 (1.00%) RESTful
9 10 (0.91%) jQuery
10 9 (0.82%) REST
10 9 (0.82%) WCF
11 8 (0.72%) HTML5
11 8 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (0.45%) AppFabric
12 5 (0.45%) XML
13 4 (0.36%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.36%) CSS3
13 4 (0.36%) JSON
13 4 (0.36%) Spine.js
Miscellaneous
1 97 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.71%) Greenfield Project
3 36 (3.26%) Management Information System
4 21 (1.90%) Computer Science
5 15 (1.36%) Driving Licence
5 15 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 13 (1.18%) Private Cloud
7 11 (1.00%) Data Centre
8 10 (0.91%) FMCG
9 9 (0.82%) Data Structures
9 9 (0.82%) User Experience
9 9 (0.82%) Virtual Team
10 8 (0.72%) EPoS
11 7 (0.63%) AS400
11 7 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
12 6 (0.54%) e-Learning
12 6 (0.54%) Enterprise Software
13 5 (0.45%) Clustering
13 5 (0.45%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 64 (5.80%) Windows
2 28 (2.54%) Windows Server
3 15 (1.36%) Windows 10
4 12 (1.09%) Windows 7
5 10 (0.91%) Linux
6 9 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.72%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.27%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.18%) Android
10 2 (0.18%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.091%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.091%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 667 (60.42%) ERP
2 266 (24.09%) CRM
3 183 (16.58%) Business Intelligence
4 165 (14.95%) Project Management
5 109 (9.87%) Agile Software Development
6 107 (9.69%) Presales
7 103 (9.33%) Logistics
8 99 (8.97%) Coaching
9 84 (7.61%) Business Analysis
10 77 (6.97%) Migration
11 76 (6.88%) User Acceptance Testing
12 72 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
13 57 (5.16%) Data Migration
13 57 (5.16%) ITIL
14 50 (4.53%) Test Scripting
15 49 (4.44%) SDLC
16 47 (4.26%) PRINCE2
17 45 (4.08%) Service Delivery
18 41 (3.71%) Change Management
19 35 (3.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 289 (26.18%) SQL
2 179 (16.21%) X++
3 88 (7.97%) C#
4 35 (3.17%) T-SQL
5 29 (2.63%) Java
6 26 (2.36%) PowerShell
7 24 (2.17%) JavaScript
8 23 (2.08%) C++
9 14 (1.27%) C
10 11 (1.00%) VB
11 7 (0.63%) R
12 5 (0.45%) VBA
13 4 (0.36%) PHP
13 4 (0.36%) RPG
14 3 (0.27%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.091%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.091%) ActionScript 2.0
15 1 (0.091%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.091%) XPath
Qualifications
1 129 (11.68%) Degree
2 52 (4.71%) ACCA
3 43 (3.89%) CIMA
4 36 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (2.54%) MBA
6 23 (2.08%) PMI Certification
7 19 (1.72%) PMP
8 16 (1.45%) ISEB
9 14 (1.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 11 (1.00%) MCSE
11 8 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
13 6 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 4 (0.36%) CISSP
14 4 (0.36%) CompTIA Security+
14 4 (0.36%) MCSA
14 4 (0.36%) SC Cleared
14 4 (0.36%) Security Cleared
14 4 (0.36%) Security+ Certification
15 3 (0.27%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.89%) QA
2 33 (2.99%) PMO
3 15 (1.36%) Data Quality
4 13 (1.18%) SLA
5 1 (0.091%) GDPR
5 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.091%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (3.26%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.91%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.45%) Docker
5 3 (0.27%) Terminal Services
5 3 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.091%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.091%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (0.54%) SCCM
2 5 (0.45%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (0.45%) WSUS
3 3 (0.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (0.27%) SCOM
4 2 (0.18%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 875 (79.26%) Microsoft
2 150 (13.59%) JD Edwards
3 122 (11.05%) SAP
4 104 (9.42%) Oracle
5 78 (7.07%) Sage
6 52 (4.71%) Infor
7 48 (4.35%) Epicor
8 35 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (2.81%) CA
10 22 (1.99%) Cognizant
11 17 (1.54%) IFS
11 17 (1.54%) Workday
12 14 (1.27%) Citrix
12 14 (1.27%) TOWER Software
13 11 (1.00%) VMware
14 9 (0.82%) Google
14 9 (0.82%) Xero
15 7 (0.63%) Cisco
16 6 (0.54%) Dell
16 6 (0.54%) IBM