Job outlook Computer Network Technician near Vancouver (BC)

Job opportunities for Computer network technicians (NOC 2281) are fair near Vancouver (BC) over the next 3 years. This job outlook is also applicable to people working as a computer network technician.

Job opportunities near Vancouver (BC)

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Outlook over the next 3 years

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%

Job opportunities in British Columbia


The job outlook for a computer network technician working in British Columbia is fair over the next 3 years.

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Labour market conditions across Canada

We expect that the labour supply and demand for Computer network technicians (NOC 2281) will be balanced in Canada over the next 10 years.

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