"network security," "customer service," and "troubleshoot" aren't the only skills we found noc technicians list on their resumes. In fact, there's a whole list of noc technician responsibilities that we found, including:
After discovering the most helpful skills, we moved onto what kind of education might be helpful in becoming a noc technician. We found that 50.0% of noc technicians have graduated with a bachelor's degree and 4.2% of people in this position have earned their master's degrees. While most noc technicians have a college degree, you may find it's also true that generally it's possible to be successful in this career with only a high school degree. In fact, our research shows that one out of every five noc technicians were not college graduates.
Those noc technicians who do attend college, typically earn either computer information systems degrees or computer science degrees. Less commonly earned degrees for noc technicians include computer networking degrees or electrical engineering degrees.
Once you've obtained the level of education you're comfortable with, you might start applying to companies to become a noc technician. We've found that most noc technician resumes include experience from AT&T;, TEKsystems, and Fifth Third Bank. Of recent, AT&T; had 5 positions open for noc technicians. Meanwhile, there are 4 job openings at TEKsystems and 3 at Fifth Third Bank.
Since salary is important to some noc technicians, it's good to note that they are figured to earn the highest salaries at Five9, Fifth Third Bank, and RCN. If you were to take a closer look at Five9, you'd find that the average noc technician salary is $83,467. Then at Fifth Third Bank, noc technicians receive an average salary of $72,557, while the salary at RCN is $64,466.
If you earned a degree from the top 100 educational institutions in the United States, you might want to take a look at Verizon Communications, Sprint, and AT&T.; These three companies have hired a significant number of noc technicians from these institutions.
The industries that noc technicians fulfill the most roles in are the technology and telecommunication industries. But the highest noc technician annual salary is in the telecommunication industry, averaging $40,048. In the technology industry they make $34,678 and average about $29,468 in the professional industry. In conclusion, noc technicians who work in the telecommunication industry earn a 39.9% higher salary than noc technicians in the energy industry.