Network and Systems Administrator (formerly Network and Computer Technology)
Employment & Advancement
Computer network technicians are employed by banks, governments, school boards, universities, hospitals, and any other organization or business that relies on networks. Some work for consulting firms. Others are self-employed, working on a contract basis.
Graduates of this program have found work in the information technology (IT) departments of small, medium, and large companies with roles such as network systems administrator, network support technician, and computer technician.
For specific salary information for Manitoba, go to:
Are Employers Hiring?
It is good to get into the habit of checking the hiring demand fairly frequently. The need for workers is dependent on many things such as the international market in which conditions can change quickly. The most up-to-date information is usually specific job ads which can give you a sense of the current hiring need.
Specific jobs ads:
The next thing to research is the longer term trends by region.
Finally, you can look at predictions about trends over a longer period of time:
Specific labour market information for the IT industry:
Information and Communications Technology Council
Canada’s Association of Information Technology Professionals (CIPS)