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VMware Certification Holders Are Dotting The Globe – Are You One?

  • By rpsadmin
  • 23-Sep-2020

Featured on America’s Most JUST Companies (10th position), a recognition by JUST Capital in partnership with Forbes, VMware is the undisputed industry leader when it comes to virtualization technologies. And it is no surprise that VMware Certification is the sure-fire way to increase your worth in the job market.

From the USA to India, VMware Training and Certification has appealed to tens and thousands of job aspirants and professionals across the globe. Let’s find out why.

4 Popular VMware Certification Courses

Before we tell you more about the salaries and other numbers, let’s understand the basics. There Certification has many levels starting from VCA (VMware Certified Professional) to VCDX (VMware Certified Design Expert). The VMware Training and courses get updated as and when a new version is rolled out.

Here is a list of 4 popular VMware Training for datacenter virtualization professionals can consider:

  • VMware Certified Associate (VCA)
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP)
  • VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)

We will discuss VMware Training in-depth in another post soon as this post is about understanding the number of certification holders that are dotting the global map.

VMware Certification Holders Spread Across More Than 303 Courtiers

The average salary of VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization in USD would be $130,226.  To put the popularity of VMware Training into perspective, we have taken 2 popular courses:

VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Administrators and Engineers can gain a lot from the VCP certification course as it is specially designed for professionals who perform the following tasks of VMware solutions:

  • Installation
  • Configuration
  • Management
  • Optimization

VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP)

It is an advanced level course that helps Engineers, Architects and Administrators stay ahead of the game and build, manage and optimize VMware Solutions.

Let The Data Speak

Now that we have the basics, let us check out data and find out the average salary and number of VCP and VCAP VMware certification holders spread across continents and countries.

Average Salary For VMWare Certified Professionals

Find below the average salary in USD per year for various job roles.

  • Administrator – $66,538
  • Systems Administrator – $84,899
  • System Engineer – $102,123
  • Software Architect – $138,904
  • PC Technician – $46,137

Data source:

Average Salary Based ON VMware Certification – Datacenter And Desktop Virtualization

 The annual salary for professionals who handle datacenter virtualization

  • VCP: $88,000
  • VCAP: $103,000
  • VCDX: $156,000

The annual salary for professionals who handles desktop virtualization

  • VMware Certified Associate: (VCA-DT): $81,000
  • VMware Certified Professional (VCP-DT) : $98,000
  • VMware Certified Advanced Professional (VCAP-DT): $115,000

Data Source:

VCAP Certified Professionals Around The World – Overview

Certification holders are spread across 110 countries and top 8 include:

  • The USA – 3,868
  • India – 1,391
  • Japan – 753
  • The UK – 743
  • China – 535
  • Germany – 510
  • Australia- 419
  • Canada -307

By Geo Location

  • EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) – 4,793
  • Americas – 4,505
  • Asia-Pacific 4,282

VCP VMware Certification Numbers And Facts You Must Know

VCP certified professionals are spread across 193 countries and top 6 include:

  • The USA – 98,684
  • India- 30,986
  • Japan – 24,536
  • United Kingdom – 18,539
  • China – 16,976
  • Germany – 12,470

By Geo Location

  • Americas – 111,509
  • Asia-Pacific 105,359
  • EMEA (Europe, the Middle East and Africa) – 118,503

The career prospect of a VMware certified professional is bright. If you haven’t attended a VMware training yet, now is the time to do so. In case you already have a certification, see if you can upgrade it to improve your chances. Welcome to the VMware tribe.

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