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)
4.4
(based on 3298 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.4
(based on 27630 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
4.0
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.5
Culture & Values
4.4
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
95%
95%Chuck Robbins
CEO Approval
Microsoft Ceo Satya Nadella
98%
98%Satya Nadella
Microsoft employees rated their CEO Approval 3% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
92%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
78%
Positive Business Outlook
88%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Microsoft has 148 more total submitted salaries than Cisco Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer946 Salaries
₹ 12,00,000/yr
Network Consulting Engineer213 Salaries
₹ 12,50,547/yr
Intern61 Salaries
₹ 50,863/mo
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer549 Salaries
₹ 14,58,452/yr
Support Engineer116 Salaries
₹ 13,23,186/yr
Intern167 Salaries
₹ 48,327/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
"Excellent"10 Jun 2021

Current Employee - Devops Engineer

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

Pros

Excellent work place in my career

Cons

Best work place in my career

Advice to Management

good

"MS is cool"11 Jun 2021

Former Intern - SWE Intern

I worked at Microsoft for less than a year

Pros

Work Culture, Learning Curve, Perks

Cons

Nothing as such, you'll enjoy

Job Postings

Microsoft has 4,026 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.