Period
to 24 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Break Fix Engineer was £24,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Break/Fix Engineer
UK
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1154 1166 1267
Rank change year-on-year +12 +101 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Break Fix Engineer 18 26 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.015% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.015% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 27 24 14
UK median annual salary £24,500 £24,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.08% +6.67% -18.18%
10th Percentile £20,500 £21,500 £18,650
90th Percentile £25,750 £27,000 £37,325
UK excluding London median annual salary £24,500 £26,000 £22,750
% change year-on-year -5.77% +14.29% -13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 167,481 170,872 198,731
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.12% 96.47% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,358 142,269 166,178
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Break Fix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Break Fix Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Break Fix Engineer in the UK

Break Fix Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Break Fix Engineer in the UK

Break Fix Engineer
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Break Fix Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 24 January 2018. 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 +5 13 £24,500 +6.52% 10
UK excluding London -1 12 £24,500 -5.77% 8
London -6 6 £21,000 -4.55% 2
East of England +5 5 £24,500 +11.36%
Scotland - 5 £23,000 -
Midlands +22 1 £21,000 -
East Midlands +8 1 £21,000 -
South East +7 1 £26,000 +13.04% 6

Break Fix Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 January 2018, Break Fix Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads featuring Break Fix Engineer in the job title.

1 18 (100.00%) Break/Fix
2 8 (44.44%) EPoS
2 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
4 5 (27.78%) Retail
5 4 (22.22%) Windows
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (16.67%) ATM
6 3 (16.67%) WLAN
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (16.67%) NCR
6 3 (16.67%) MCDST
6 3 (16.67%) Time Management
6 3 (16.67%) Hardware Maintenance
7 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
7 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
7 2 (11.11%) Military
7 2 (11.11%) Toshiba
7 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
7 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
8 1 (5.56%) Juniper
8 1 (5.56%) HP
8 1 (5.56%) SLA
8 1 (5.56%) Cisco
8 1 (5.56%) BT
8 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
8 1 (5.56%) SCCM
8 1 (5.56%) Incident Management

Break Fix Engineer Skill Set
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:

Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (16.67%) ATM
1 3 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 5 (27.78%) Retail
2 2 (11.11%) Military
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) EPoS
2 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.56%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (100.00%) Break/Fix
2 3 (16.67%) Hardware Maintenance
2 3 (16.67%) Time Management
3 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.56%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 7 (38.89%) SC Cleared
3 3 (16.67%) MCDST
3 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.11%) A+ Certification
4 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (5.56%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) NCR
2 2 (11.11%) Toshiba
3 1 (5.56%) 3PAR
3 1 (5.56%) BT
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) HP
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper