Job prospects Cloud Architect — Information Technology (IT) near Vancouver (BC)
National Occupational Classification update
We have updated this page to reflect the transition to the 2021 version of the National Occupational Classification (NOC). This means that the occupation "cloud architect — information technology (IT)" was moved from the group Information systems analysts and consultants (NOC 2171) to the group Software engineers and designers (NOC 21231).
Explore current and future job prospects for people working as "Information systems analysts and consultants" near Vancouver (BC) or Canada.
Current and future job prospects
Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.
Recent trends from the past 3 years
The prospect of finding work in this occupation was fair over the past few years (2019-2021). The number of job openings was about the same as the number of workers available.
Job outlook over the next 3 years
The employment outlook will be good for Information systems analysts and consultants (NOC 2171) in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region for the 2022-2024 period.
The following factors contributed to this outlook:
- Employment growth will lead to several 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.
• Many new workers will be required in this occupation. • There are not expected to be enough graduates from education programs to satisfy demand for workers.
Here are some key facts about Information systems analysts and consultants in the Lower Mainland - Southwest region:
- Approximately 20,390 people work in this occupation.
- Information systems analysts and consultants mainly work in the following sectors:
- Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 44%
- Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 10%
- Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 9%
- Educational services (NAICS 61): 5%
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