Compare Cisco Systems vs Microsoft BETA

See how working at Cisco Systems vs. Microsoft 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 Cisco Systems vs. Microsoft. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Cisco Systems

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Microsoft

Employee Ratings

  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 3 areas: Work-life balance, Culture & Values and % Recommend to a friend.
  • Microsoft scored higher in 4 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 2586 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 22799 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.1
Career Opportunities
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
Cisco Systems employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than Microsoft employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
3.9
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
96%
96%Chuck Robbins
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
90%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
79%
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Cisco Systems has 193 more total submitted salaries than Microsoft.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer612 Salaries
₹ 12,24,818/yr
Intern49 Salaries
₹ 48,162/mo
Network Consulting Engineer106 Salaries
₹ 11,62,151/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Development Engineer300 Salaries
₹ 14,50,516/yr
Intern141 Salaries
₹ 46,672/mo
Support Engineer75 Salaries
₹ 12,63,293/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Smart people" was the most mentioned Pro at Microsoft.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Cisco Systems.
  • "Review system" was the most mentioned Con at Microsoft.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1315 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1245 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1930 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1629 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 543 reviews)
"Big company"(in 437 reviews)
Cons
"Review system"(in 538 reviews)
"Large company"(in 339 reviews)
Featured Review
"Data center"27 Sep 2020

Current Employee - Senior Software Engineer

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

Pros

Work life balance is very good

Cons

Hire fire culture in recent years

Current Employee - Software Engineer I

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

Pros

Microsoft gives all the perks one can think of.

Cons

There are no cons of Microsoft.

Job Postings

Microsoft has 5,802 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.