Job prospects Network Administrator in Manitoba

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 "network administrator" was moved from the group Computer network technicians (NOC 2281) to the group Computer network and web technicians (NOC 22220).

Explore current and future job prospects for people working as a "network administrator" in Manitoba or Canada.

Job opportunities in Manitoba

Note that these outlooks are based on the 2016 version of the NOC. Learn more about our methodology.

network administrator
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Computer network technicians (NOC 2281) in Manitoba 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 moderate number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

Here are some key facts about Computer network technicians in Manitoba:

  • Approximately 1,800 people work in this occupation.
  • Computer network technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Computer systems design services (NAICS 5415): 14%
    • Hospitals (NAICS 622): 9%
    • Information and cultural industries (NAICS 51): 7%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 6%
    • Insurance Carriers and related activities (NAICS 524, 526): 6%
  • 85% of computer network technicians work all year, while 15% work only part of the year, compared to 64% and 36% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 34 weeks compared to 31 weeks for all occupations.
  • less than 5% of computer network technicians are self-employed compared to an average of 10% for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 83% compared to 53% for all occupations
    • Women: 17% compared to 47% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: less than 5% compared to 14% for all occupations
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 21% compared to 31% 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: 50% compared to 23% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: 21% compared to 17% for all occupations
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: less than 5% compared to 7% for all occupations

Breakdown by region

Explore job prospects in Manitoba by economic region.

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Location Job prospects
Interlake Region Undetermined
North Central Region Undetermined
North Region Undetermined
Parklands Region Undetermined
South Central Region Undetermined
Southeast Region Very good
Southwest Region Good
Winnipeg Region Good

Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

Labour Market Information Survey
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