To become successful, you will need to have a degree in computer science, IT, electronics with cloud computing or a related field. Experience in VMware ESX Enterprise administration would be an added advantage.
The essential certification is VCP -vSpehere, and VCAP. Nowadays, unlike before there are different types of VMware certification, but VCP is a must as it’s a launch pad for excelling in this field. Broadly, accreditations come with Datacenter Certification and Desktop Certification.
You will need to have in-depth knowledge of the minimum of vSphere/ESXi, vCloud. A strong analytical powered by troubleshoot approach will give the advantage to perform in this field.
VMware server includes some of the essential types, i.e., ESX and ESXi.
As per global salary report, an average VMware Engineer salary is $82,233 per annum for a full-time employee. Working as Freelance can be an excellent option for the seasoned Engineer as well. In IT and Telecom world, top freelance marketplaces like FieldEngineer offers the best platform for freelance VMware Engineers.
VMware Workstation is the highly specialized Cloud Computing system which allows running multiple virtual machines to a single physical machine. VMware Engineers in this domain has strong technical acumen with a deep knowledge of the fundamentals of VMware ESX and related technologies.
VMware offers three different categories of desktop software:
VMware workstation: used to install and run multiple copies of the similar operating system on a single machine.
VMware fusion: designed for Mac users for extra compatibility.
VMware player: VMware introduced this as freeware only for personal, unlicensed.