Job outlook Engineer, Network Systems near Toronto (ON)

Job opportunities for Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) (NOC 2147) are good near Toronto (ON) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as an engineer, network systems.

Job opportunities near Toronto (ON)

engineer, network systems
Outlook over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) (NOC 2147) in the Toronto region for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Not many positions will become available due to retirements.
  • There are a small number of unemployed workers with recent experience in this occupation.

The Toronto economic region accounts for an above-average share of Ontario's computer engineers. The City of Toronto has the largest technology cluster in Ontario and is also a hub for the province's financial services industry. This sector is a key source of employment for computer engineers locally. Generally, technology companies in this region are the main recipients of private venture capital funding in the province and this should also help to support start-up companies and the demand for these engineers.

Here are some key facts about Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) in the Toronto region:

  • Approximately 7,870 people work in this occupation.
  • Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Professional, scientific and technical services (NAICS 54): 36%
    • Information, cultural, arts, entertainment and recreation services (NAICS 51, 71): 24%
    • Finance, insurance and Real estate and rental and leasing (NAICS 52-53): 11%
    • Computer and electronic product manufacturing (NAICS 334): 6%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 5%

Job opportunities in Ontario

Good

The job outlook for an engineer, network systems working in Ontario is good over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Computer engineers (except software engineers and designers) (NOC 2147) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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