Job prospects Network Administrator in Northwest Territories

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 Northwest Territories or Canada.

Job opportunities in Northwest Territories

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

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Prospects over the next 3 years

The employment outlook will be moderate for Computer network technicians (NOC 2281) in Northwest Territories for the 2022-2024 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to a moderate number of new positions.
  • Not many 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 Northwest Territories:

  • Approximately 100 people worked in this occupation in May 2016.
  • Computer network technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Public Administration and Defence (NAICS 91): 32%
    • Other Commercial Services (NAICS 54-56, 81): 23%
    • Tourism & Culture (NAICS 51, 71-72): 18%
    • Educational services (NAICS 61): 18%
    • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (NAICS 21): 9%
  • 89% of computer network technicians work all year, while 11% 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 31 weeks compared to 26 weeks for all occupations.
  • The gender distribution of people in this occupation is:
    • Men: 68% compared to 53% for all occupations
    • Women: 32% compared to 47% for all occupations
  • The educational attainment of workers in this occupation is:
    • no high school diploma: n/a
    • high school diploma or equivalent: 26% compared to 22% for all occupations
    • apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma: n/a
    • college certificate or diploma or university certificate below bachelor's: 42% compared to 24% for all occupations
    • bachelor's degree: n/a
    • university certificate, degree or diploma above bachelor level: 11% compared to 7% for all occupations

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