VMware Certified Design Expert (VCDX)
No infrastructure professional can do much of anything these days without having to manage virtualized assets. With the growth of cloud computing and software-defined data center technologies, virtualization's footprint continues to expand, and many organizations are using VMware's technology. VCDX builds on vSphere and datacenter virtualization skills to focus on the software-defined-data center and delivering Infrastructure-as-a-Service with comprehensive management and security. According to IT Career Finder, IT pros with the VCDX cert command annual salaries starting at $99,000.