Period
to 24 February 2021

The median annual salary for a Break Fix Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 February 2021.

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 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 818 974 1098
Rank change year-on-year +156 +124 +81
Permanent jobs requiring a Break Fix Engineer 1 50 33
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.041% 0.022%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.001% 0.043% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 1 49 14
Median annual salary £42,500 £26,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +60.38% -3.64% +14.58%
10th Percentile £41,250 £23,625 £21,350
90th Percentile £43,750 £28,250 £33,200
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £27,250 £26,500
% change year-on-year +55.96% +2.83% +8.16%

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 69,340 117,206 143,147
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.94% 95.51% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 55,666 95,056 115,972
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £32,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Break Fix Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Break Fix Engineer in the UK

Break Fix Engineer
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Break Fix Engineer.

Salary trend for Break Fix Engineer in the UK

Break Fix Engineer
Top 4 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 February 2021. 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 +165 1 £42,500 +58.88% 3
UK excluding London +124 1 £42,500 +55.96% 3
Midlands +50 1 £42,500 +54.55%
West Midlands - 1 £42,500 -

Break Fix Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Law
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (100.00%) Task Automation

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:

General
1 1 (100.00%) Law
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Break/Fix
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Security Patching
1 1 (100.00%) Task Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) Python
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) HP
1 1 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (100.00%) VMware