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Market Demand of the Virtualization Skills

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By: Vikrant Saran

March 7, 2019

Recruiters' demands are soaring yet there is employment dearth in many economies. The real issue here is the lack of apt skills that are high in demand in the industry yet its difficult to find skilled resources. Recruiters swear that there is all time highest requirement in resource pool for certain skills right now, such as - skills in virtualization (one of the hot new technology) which can reduce the cost of enterprises in data centers. VMware, being one of the pioneers in virtualization technology, professionals certified from them are extremely always on top of requirement-list in the industry in the world, yet there are aimless professional without any clue of where to steer their ships.

Companies, off late, have realized that consolidation is the key of most of the things going and for saving a lot of money, hence a lot of positions, out there which weren’t the virtualization positions, have now turned into virtualization positions with VMware virtualization skills and credentials are mandatory.

VMware skills and credentials validate any professionals to effectively manage, deploy and install support VMware products and hence, VMware virtualization certifications are also a must for anyone looking for a long term virtualization career.VMware Virtualization Certification:-

Needless to say, 90 percent of the Fortune 100 companies are using VMware virtualization technology. However, it is more tricky to choose the correct one, from the plethora of certifications, and create your career avenues in these companies.   

We all know by data survey that virtualization has the largest skills-gap in the IT industry and has immense scope for professionals to upskill and join the workforce. The demand; however, is mainly for those who are skilled and certified VMware professionals. So, in order to join the virtualization workforce, there are endless opportunities.


  • You get to put VMware Certified Professional' logo on the business cards and profiles and websites for business as well as promotional purposes.

  • You will get a free copy of your Vmware workstation.

  • Invitations for beta exams are received and events.

  • You also enjoy various discounts and promotions.

  • You get complete access to the VCP Store.

VMware virtualization skills in Demand:

So the skills that you acquire upon attaining your VCP certification are in huge demand in the industry, such as:

  • Install, configure, update and secure center Server and VMware ESXi.

  • Identify vSphere Architecture and Solutions.

  • Configure network Standard and Distributed Switches.

  • Identify and configure VLAN, plan, deploy and configure Shared Storage and the Storage Virtual Appliance (SVA).   

  • Create, deploy and manage Virtual Machines, VM Clones, Templates, and vApps.

  • Transfer Virtual Machines and backup/restore Virtual Machines using VMware Data Recovery.

  • Perform basic troubleshooting for the vSphere Network, Storage and ESXi Hosts and can monitor a vSphere implementation and administer vCenter Server Alarms.


Overall VMware is one such virtualization credential that is here to stay and to get the most out of the industry benefits, you must not let the opportunity go. Go for virtualization skills. All the best!

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