Period
to 18 March 2019

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 18 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Break/Fix
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 178 185 175
Rank change year-on-year +7 -10 -3
Permanent jobs citing Break/Fix 4 3 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.12% 0.081% 0.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.088% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Birmingham median annual salary £26,250 £23,500 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% +4.44% -21.05%
10th Percentile £25,075 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £27,225 £24,250 £23,750
West Midlands median annual salary £24,500 £26,000 £22,750
% change year-on-year -5.77% +14.29% -16.51%

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 2,950 3,424 3,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 91.90% 92.07% 92.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,090 2,481 2,822
Birmingham median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £70,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% -2.38%

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 18 March 2019, 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Line Management
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (50.00%) Logistics
2 2 (50.00%) PDA
2 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
2 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Intel
2 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
3 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) GDPR
3 1 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring

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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Remote Desktop
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 4 (100.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Field Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (50.00%) PDA
1 2 (50.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Line Management
1 2 (50.00%) Logistics
1 2 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 1 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (25.00%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) HP
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
1 2 (50.00%) Intel
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft