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)
3.9
(based on 64537 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 3208 reviews)
Cisco Systems employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.8
Career Opportunities
4.1
Cisco Systems employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.3 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.4
Compensation & Benefits
3.9
Cisco Systems employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
3.9
Work-life balance
4.3
Cisco Systems employees rated their Work-life balance 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.4
Senior Management
3.9
Cisco Systems employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.5
Cisco Systems employees rated their Culture & Values 0.5 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
95%
95%Chuck Robbins
Cisco Systems employees rated their CEO Approval 9% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
78%
% Recommend to a friend
91%
Cisco Systems employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 13% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
57%
Positive Business Outlook
77%
Cisco Systems employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 19% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 12,189 more total submitted salaries than Cisco Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Associate Systems Engineer1637 Salaries
₹ 4,33,688/yr
Applications Developer867 Salaries
₹ 4,48,783/yr
Project Manager345 Salaries
₹ 14,88,845/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Network Consulting Engineer212 Salaries
₹ 12,42,347/yr
Software Engineer908 Salaries
₹ 12,00,000/yr
Program Manager38 Salaries
₹ 25,55,565/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

Former Employee - IT Architect

I worked at IBM full-time for more than 5 years

Pros

good for technical growth and some good learning as well

Cons

not much can be expected working at GTS

Former Intern - SDE-intern

I worked at Cisco Systems for less than a year

Pros

Nice people, good salary, good reputation

Cons

Pay not high as dream companies

Job Postings

IBM has 9,313 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.