Job prospects Computer Network Technician in New Brunswick

Job opportunities for Computer network technicians (NOC 2281) are good in New Brunswick over the next 3 years. These job prospects are also applicable to people working as a computer network technician.

Note that these employment prospects were published in December 2019 based on information available at that time. You can read our new special report to learn about the impact of COVID-19 on some occupations in your province or territory. You can also visit the Canadian Online Job Posting Dashboard to find the latest data on the demand and work requirements for this occupation.

Job opportunities in New Brunswick

computer network technician
Prospects over the next 3 years
Good

The employment outlook will be good for Computer network technicians (NOC 2281) in New Brunswick for the 2019-2021 period.

The following factors contributed to this outlook:

  • Employment growth will lead to several new positions.
  • Several 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 New Brunswick region:

  • Approximately 550 people work in this occupation.
  • Computer network technicians mainly work in the following sectors:
    • Computer systems design services (NAICS 5415): 19%
    • Information and cultural industries (NAICS 51): 15%
    • Federal government public administration (NAICS 911): 7%
    • Business support services (NAICS 5614): 7%
    • Wholesale trade (NAICS 41): 6%
  • The distribution of full-time and part-time workers in this occupation is:
    • Full-time workers: more than 95% compared to 83% for all occupations
    • Part-time workers: less than 5% compared to 17% for all occupations
  • 81% of computer network technicians work all year, while 19% work only part of the year, compared to 60% and 40% respectively among all occupations. Those who worked only part of the year did so for an average of 30 weeks compared to 29 weeks for all occupations.
  • Less than 5% of computer network technicians are self-employed compared to an average of 8% for all occupations.
  • Breakdown by region

    Explore job prospects in New Brunswick by economic region.

    Legend: The job opportunities can be: Undetermined Limited Fair Good

    Source Labour Market Information | Prospects Methodology

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    Job prospects elsewhere in 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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