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)
4.1
(based on 83903 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 25238 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.5
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Cisco Systems employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.6
Senior Management
4.0
Cisco Systems employees rated their Senior Management 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.1
Culture & Values
4.5
Cisco Systems employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Arvind Krishna
86%
86%Arvind Krishna
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
92%
92%Chuck Robbins
Cisco Systems employees rated their CEO Approval 6% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
84%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Cisco Systems employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 5% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
71%
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Cisco Systems employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 6% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 1,646 more total submitted salaries than Cisco Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer205 Salaries
€50,570/yr
Project Manager30 Salaries
€66,237/yr
Inside Sales Representative23 Salaries
€39,999/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer33 Salaries
€51,277/yr
Product Manager5 Salaries
€75,684/yr
Account Manager2 Salaries
€79,453/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Good work environment" was the most mentioned Pro at IBM.
  • "Flexible work hours" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Salary hike" was the most mentioned Con at IBM.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Cisco Systems.
Pros
Pros
"Good work environment"(in 3443 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2985 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible work hours"(in 1487 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1379 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Salary hike"(in 1505 reviews)
"Low salary"(in 1040 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 668 reviews)
"Big company"(in 522 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Research Scientist

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

Pros

Create interview experience and great team

Cons

No freebies or perks, bring your own coffee, pay for your food, shuttle bus to work due to remote location from Dublin city centre

Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

Pros

Love it, lots of respect for this company

Cons

None it's a wonderful place to work no office politics

Job Postings

IBM has 9,617 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.
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