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)
4.0
(based on 71513 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 22433 reviews)
Cisco Systems employees rated their Overall Rating 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Cisco Systems employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.6 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.0
Work-life balance
4.3
Cisco Systems employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.5
Senior Management
3.9
Cisco Systems employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.4
Cisco Systems employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
87%
87%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
94%
94%Chuck Robbins
Cisco Systems employees rated their CEO Approval 7% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
80%
% Recommend to a friend
88%
Cisco Systems employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
62%
Positive Business Outlook
74%
Cisco Systems employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 12% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 1,392 more total submitted salaries than Cisco Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer175 Salaries
€46,435/yr
Project Manager22 Salaries
€62,526/yr
Inside Sales Representative20 Salaries
€36,967/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer26 Salaries
€48,380/yr
Product Manager2 Salaries
€63,060/yr
Account Manager1 Salaries
€82,672/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 2650 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2536 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1364 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1287 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 786 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 708 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 578 reviews)
"Big company"(in 465 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Digital Sales Manager

I have been working at IBM full-time

Pros

Culture and work ethics and great sales plan

Cons

Needs to be more agile

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

Pros

- great bosses - extremely well organised - competent people employed - great salary - great work culture - work from home policy

Cons

There are no drawbacks with Cisco

Advice to Management

Keep up the great work

Job Postings

IBM has 16,537 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.