Period
to 12 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for Break/Fix skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Break/Fix over the 6 months to 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Break/Fix
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 172 186 201
Rank change year-on-year +14 +15 -21
Permanent jobs citing Break/Fix 10 11 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.28% 0.29% 0.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.31% 0.31% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 1
Birmingham median annual salary £24,000 £28,750 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.52% +27.78% -26.83%
10th Percentile £20,750 £26,375 £21,250
90th Percentile £29,125 £32,125 £23,750
West Midlands median annual salary £24,500 £28,750 £25,000
% change year-on-year -14.78% +15.00% -

Break/Fix is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 3,203 3,498 4,265
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.07% 91.84% 91.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2,283 2,724 3,142
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,765
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.23% +0.62%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £67,500 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%

Break/Fix
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Break/Fix as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Break/Fix in Birmingham

Break/Fix
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Break/Fix in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Break/Fix in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing Break/Fix also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Break/Fix.

1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Intel
3 4 (40.00%) SLA
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (40.00%) Thin Client
3 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (40.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (40.00%) Logistics
3 4 (40.00%) PDA
3 4 (40.00%) Line Management
4 3 (30.00%) VPN
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
5 2 (20.00%) Intranet
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 1 (10.00%) GDPR
6 1 (10.00%) Office 365
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 1 (10.00%) Presales
6 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu

Break/Fix
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) Intranet
2 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Field Engineer
1 6 (60.00%) IT Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Field Service Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Break Fix Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) EPoS Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) EPoS Field Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) EPoS Field Service Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (40.00%) PDA
1 4 (40.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Line Management
1 4 (40.00%) Logistics
1 4 (40.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (20.00%) Decision-Making
3 1 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (10.00%) Presales
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (40.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) HP
1 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 4 (40.00%) Intel
3 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) EMC
5 1 (10.00%) Fujitsu
5 1 (10.00%) Hitachi
5 1 (10.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) VMware