Job prospects Computer Network Technician near Vancouver (BC)

Explore current and future job prospects for Computer network technicians near Vancouver (BC). These trends also apply to people working as a computer network technician.

Note that the current 2019-2021 employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. We are working to update this information as soon as possible. In the meantime, visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation. You can also read our newly updated sectoral profiles to learn about recent developments for key economic sectors in your region.

Recent trends

Undetermined

We were not able to determine labour market conditions in this region over the past few years because of low employment levels in this occupational group.

Source Labour Market Information | Recent Trends Methodology

Job prospects

computer network technician
Outlook over the next 3 years
Fair Fair

The employment outlook will be fair for Computer network technicians (NOC 2281) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

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

Here are some key facts about Computer network technicians in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:

  • Approximately 3,400 people work in this occupation.
  • Computer network technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 30%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 16%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 9%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 8%
    • Retail Trade (NAICS 44-45): 5%
  • Source Labour Market Information | Outlook Methodology

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