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 9687 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 2586 reviews)
Cisco Systems employees rated their Overall Rating 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
3.7
Career Opportunities
4.1
Cisco Systems employees rated their Career Opportunities 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
3.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Cisco Systems employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 1.0 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.1
Work-life balance
4.3
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.3
Senior Management
3.8
Cisco Systems employees rated their Senior Management 0.5 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.0
Culture & Values
4.4
Cisco Systems employees rated their Culture & Values 0.4 higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
IBM Ceo Sandip Patel
92%
92%Sandip Patel
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
96%
96%Chuck Robbins
Cisco Systems employees rated their CEO Approval 4% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
82%
% Recommend to a friend
90%
Cisco Systems employees rated their % Recommend to a friend 8% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
64%
Positive Business Outlook
79%
Cisco Systems employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 15% higher than IBM employees rated theirs.

Salaries

IBM has 8,159 more total submitted salaries than Cisco Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Applications Developer479 Salaries
₹ 4,51,482/yr
Associate Systems Engineer490 Salaries
₹ 3,91,498/yr
Project Manager215 Salaries
₹ 15,93,847/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Software Engineer612 Salaries
₹ 12,24,818/yr
Network Consulting Engineer106 Salaries
₹ 11,62,151/yr
Program Manager29 Salaries
₹ 25,06,235/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 2393 reviews)
"Flexible working hours"(in 2380 reviews)
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1315 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1245 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Low salary"(in 686 reviews)
"Salary hike"(in 609 reviews)
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 543 reviews)
"Big company"(in 437 reviews)
Featured Review
"nlsnkln"13 Aug 2020

Former Employee - Information Security Associate

I worked at IBM full-time

Pros

good hard very good excellent

Cons

ek number very good nice training excellent

"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

Job Postings

IBM has 9,516 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.