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 1 area: Work-life balance.
  • Microsoft scored higher in 5 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities, CEO Approval, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 17518 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 22626 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
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
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.3
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
87%
% Recommend to a friend
89%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
72%
Positive Business Outlook
86%
Microsoft employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 14% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Microsoft has 17 more total submitted salaries than Cisco Systems.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Customer Support Engineer10 Salaries
A$90,000/yr
Senior Account Manager5 Salaries
A$159,806/yr
Systems Engineer6 Salaries
A$146,429/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Service Delivery Manager3 Salaries
A$99,951/yr
Account Manager9 Salaries
A$142,926/yr
Account Technology Strategist6 Salaries
A$145,316/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 1309 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1244 reviews)
Pros
"Smart people"(in 1928 reviews)
"Great benefits"(in 1619 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 542 reviews)
"Big company"(in 431 reviews)
Cons
"Review system"(in 538 reviews)
"No cons"(in 384 reviews)
Featured Review
"No 1 workplace"15 Sep 2020

Current Employee - Inside Sales Representative

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Environment, work-life balance, corp culture is awesome

Cons

sometimes target grow way too fast

"Great company"19 Sep 2020

Current Employee - Sales Specialist

I have been working at Microsoft full-time for more than 3 years

Pros

Awesome leadership, good perks, lots to learn

Cons

can be internally focussed at times, promotions difficult.

Job Postings

Microsoft has 5,643 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.