Compare IBM vs Cisco Systems BETA

See how working at IBM vs. Cisco Systems compares on a variety of workplace factors. By comparing employers on employee ratings, salaries, reviews, pros/cons, job openings and more, you'll feel one step ahead of the rest. All salaries and reviews are posted by employees working at IBM vs. Cisco Systems. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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IBM

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Cisco Systems

Employee Ratings

  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 9 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, Compensation & Benefits, Work-life balance, Senior Management, Culture & Values, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
3.8
(based on 53166 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 17631 reviews)
Cisco Systems employees rated their Overall Rating 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.6
Career Opportunities
4.0
Cisco Systems employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.2
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Cisco Systems employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.9 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.3
Cisco Systems employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.2
Senior Management
3.8
Cisco Systems employees rated their Senior Management 0.6 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
3.8
Culture & Values
4.3
Cisco Systems employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
73%
73%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
95%
95%Chuck Robbins
Cisco Systems employees rated their CEO Approval 22% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
74%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Cisco Systems employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
53%
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Cisco Systems employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 18% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 1,003 more total submitted salaries than Cisco Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer139 Salaries
€42,459/yr
Project Manager16 Salaries
€56,862/yr
Inside Sales Representative17 Salaries
€35,438/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer16 Salaries
€45,473/yr
Product Manager1 Salaries
€73,710/yr
Sales Development Representative1 Salaries
€30,449/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Low salary" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Cisco Systems.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 2393 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2380 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1315 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1245 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 686 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 609 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 543 reviews)
"Big company"(in 437 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Site Reliability Engineer

I have been working at IBM full-time for more than a year

Pros

Career opportunities Unmatched access to Enterprise resources, knowledge and good practices Very positive Culture Company is evolving and adapting to a new era of Cloud solutions

Cons

Campus location is a bit apart from the city Offices can be better and more engaging for all the teams.

Former Employee - Software Engineer

I worked at Cisco Systems full-time

Pros

Challenging, surrounded by experts in engineering, interesting work. Great salary and benefits.

Cons

None, was very happy with the company

Job Postings

IBM has 11,644 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.