Information systems analysts and consultants

National Occupation Code (NOC): 2171  ยท  Browse All Occupations

Information systems analysts and consultants analyze and test systems requirements, develop and implement information systems development plans, policies and procedures, and provide advice on a wide range of information systems issues. They are employed in information technology consulting firms and in information technology units throughout the public and private sectors, or they may be self-employed.

Alternate Job Titles

  • Applications Analyst - Computer Systems
  • Artificial Intelligence Analyst
  • Artificial Intelligence Consultant
  • Business Continuity Analyst
  • Business Systems Analyst
  • Business Systems Specialist - Computer Systems
  • Computer Analyst
  • Computer Consultant
  • Computer Simulations Analyst
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Computer Systems Business Analyst
  • Computer Systems Development Co-ordinator
  • Data Processing Consultant
  • Electronic Data Processing (EDP) Auditor
  • Enterprise Architect - Information Technology (IT)
  • Informatics Applications Analyst
  • Informatics Business Analyst
  • Informatics Consultant
  • Informatics Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst
  • Informatics Security Analyst
  • Informatics Security Consultant
  • Information Systems Analyst - Computer Systems
  • Information Systems Business Analyst
  • Information Systems Contingency Planner
  • Information Systems Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst
  • Information Technology (IT) Analyst
  • Information Technology (IT) Business Analyst
  • Information Technology (IT) Consultant
  • Information Technology Consulting Account Manager
  • Interactive Media Consultant
  • Internet Security Analyst
  • IT (information Technology) Consultant
  • Management Information Systems (MIS) Analyst
  • Management Information Systems (MIS) Consultant
  • MIS (management Information Systems) Analyst
  • MIS (management Information Systems) Consultant
  • Multimedia Consultant
  • QA (quality Assurance) Analyst - Informatics
  • Simulations Analyst - Computer Systems
  • Software QA (quality Assurance) Auditor
  • Software Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst
  • Software Quality Assurance (QA) Auditor
  • Solutions Architect - Information Technology (IT)
  • System Integration Analyst
  • System Integration Consultant
  • Systems Analyst
  • Systems Auditor
  • Systems Business Re-engineering Analyst
  • Systems Consultant
  • Systems QA (quality Assurance) Analyst
  • Systems Quality Assurance (QA) Analyst
  • Systems Security Analyst
  • Systems Security Planner
  • Systems Specialist - Computer Systems
  • Computer Systems Analyst
  • Informatics Consultant
  • Informatics Security Analyst
  • Information Systems Business Analyst
  • IT (information Technology) Consultant
  • Management Information Systems (MIS) Analyst
  • Systems Auditor
  • Systems Consultant
  • Systems Security Analyst
  • Global ERP Services Manager
  • Technical Analyst
  • ECommerce Manager
  • EDI Specialist
  • GIS Specialist

Median Income by Education

The following table details the median income for various education levels for information systems analysts and consultants.

Education Level Median Income
No certificate, diploma or degree N/A
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate $60,823
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma $71,867
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma $77,495
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level $75,086
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above $76,310
Total: Highest certificate, diploma or degree $74,987
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

Median Income by Gender

The following table details median income by gender for information systems analysts and consultants.

Gender Median Income
Male $74,987
Female $76,512
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Extracted Salary Information (36 samples)

The following salary data has been extracted from job posts indexed on this website over the last year for information systems analysts and consultants.

$31,200.00
Lowest Observed
$117,000.00
Highest Observed
$71,000.00
25th Percentile
$78,042.17
Average
$78,000.00
Median
$84,825.00
75th Percentile

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Regional Employment Participation by Age Group

This chart and accompanying table outlines regional employment participation by age group for information systems analysts and consultants

Age Group Employed Individuals
15 to 24 years 585
25 to 34 years 3,940
35 to 44 years 6,330
45 to 54 years 5,135
55 to 64 years 2,105
65 to 74 years 205
75 years and over 20
Total 18,305
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Employment Type

This chart outlines regional employment participation by employment type for information systems analysts and consultants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated employment type, or refer to the table below.

Employment Type Employed Individuals
Full Time 5,310
Part Time 12,465
Total 17,775
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Gender

This chart outlines regional employment participation by gender for information systems analysts and consultants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated gender, or refer to the table below.

Gender Employed Individuals
Male 13,445
Female 4,870
Total 18,305
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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Regional Employment Participation by Class of Worker

This chart outlines regional employment participation by class of worker for information systems analysts and consultants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated class, or refer to the table below.

Class Employed Individuals
Employee 15,425
Self Employed 2,885
Total 18,305
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Labour Force Status

This chart outlines regional employment participation by labour force status for information systems analysts and consultants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated labour status, or refer to the table below.

Labour Status Individuals
Employed 17,540
Unemployed 760
Total 18,305
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for labour force aged 15 and over in private households.

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Regional Employment Participation by Education Level

This chart outlines regional employment participation by education level for information systems analysts and consultants. Hover over a pie section to see the associated education level, or refer to the table below.

Education Level Individuals
No certificate, diploma or degree 0
Secondary (high) school diploma or equivalency certificate 1,610
Apprenticeship or trades certificate or diploma 100
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma 3,405
University certificate or diploma below bachelor level 680
University certificate, diploma or degree at bachelor level or above 11,985
Total 17,775
Data source: Statistics Canada 2016 Census of Population. Custom tabulation for population aged 15 and over who worked in 2015 and reported employment income in 2015.

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