With over 120,000 VMware Certified Professionals (VCPs) and more than 260 VMware Certified Design Experts (VCDXs) worldwide, there must be something driving people to earn and maintain their VMware certifications.

We wanted to know what impact certifications have had on people’s careers. Is it easier to find a job? Do certification holders earn more? Does certification lend credibility?

We conducted a survey of current certification holders aimed at getting to the bottom of these questions. The 6 highlights below show what we discovered from people who are certified.:

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