Job prospects Computerized Information Systems Manager in Ontario

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "computerized information systems manager" in Ontario or Canada.

Job opportunities in Ontario

Note: These outlooks were updated on November 29th, 2023. Learn more about our methodology.

Prospects over the next 3 years


The employment outlook will be good for Computer and information systems managers (NOC 20012) in Ontario for the 2023-2025 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Several positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

What Types of Employers Are Out There?

  • Employed by all major sectors of the economy, but with the leading share in computer systems design and related services
  • Financial institutions, and public administration, mainly federal government departments

What are the Main Trends Affecting Employment?

  • Greater use of advanced computer technology by organizations
  • Prevalence, growing concern, and rising costs of cybersecurity breaches
  • The growing use of cloud technology should also support job openings
  • However for some specialties, the pace of job growth may be affected by recent restructuring in the technology sector

What Skills Do I Need To Succeed?

  • In addition to formal education, employers tend to recruit individuals with several years of experience working in a particular information technology (IT) field
  • Budgeting and project management approaches such as Agile are common requirements
  • Familiarity with private or public cloud-based technologies may be an asset in securing employment.

Here are some key facts about Computer and information systems managers in Ontario:

  • Approximately 47,650 people work in this occupation.
  • Computer and information systems managers mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Computer systems design services (NAICS 5415): 36%
    • Monetary Authorities - central bank and securities, commodity contracts and other intermediation and related activities (NAICS 521, 522, 523): 11%
    • Information and cultural industries (NAICS 51): 7%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 5%
  • 88% of computer and information systems managers work all year, while 12% work only part of the year, compared to 63% and 37% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 49 weeks compared to 43 weeks for all occupations.
  • 7% of computer and information systems managers are self-employed compared to an average of 15% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 73% compared to 52% for all occupations
    • Women: 27% compared to 48% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 9% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 9% compared to 25% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: less than 5% compared to 8% for all occupations
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 21% compared to 22% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 42% compared to 24% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 25% compared to 13% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

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