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 5 areas: Overall Rating, Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 1 area: Career Opportunities.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 3590 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 29774 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.2
Career Opportunities
4.2
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.9
Senior Management
4.1
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.5
Culture & Values
4.4
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
92%
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
81%
Positive Business Outlook
88%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Microsoft has 582 more total submitted salaries than Cisco Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer1068 Salaries
₹ 12,38,269/yr
Network Consulting Engineer154 Salaries
₹ 12,26,988/yr
Intern68 Salaries
₹ 52,177/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer781 Salaries
₹ 14,45,000/yr
Support Engineer121 Salaries
₹ 13,42,778/yr
Intern196 Salaries
₹ 53,748/mo

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 1364 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1287 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1973 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1732 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 578 reviews)
"Big company"(in 465 reviews)
Cons
"Review system"(in 543 reviews)
"Large company"(in 372 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Software Engineer

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

Pros

Good work/life balance. Decent Pay. Good managers.

Cons

Nothing as such to say.

"Best company"19 Oct 2021

Current Employee - Account Manager

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

Pros

Lot to list down, one of the best companies to work for

Cons

None I can think of

Job Postings

Microsoft has 10,566 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.