Compare Cisco Systems vs VMware BETA

See how working at Cisco Systems vs. VMware 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. VMware. Learn more about each company and apply to jobs near you.
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Cisco Systems

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VMware

Employee Ratings

  • Cisco Systems scored higher in 4 areas: Career Opportunities, Work-life balance, Senior Management and Culture & Values.
  • VMware scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, CEO Approval and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 2 areas: Overall Rating and % Recommend to a friend.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 17900 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.2
(based on 5131 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
3.9
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.1
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.3
Cisco Systems employees rated their Work-life balance 0.3 higher than VMware employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
4.0
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
3.6
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.3
Culture & Values
4.1
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
93%
93%Chuck Robbins
CEO Approval
VMware Ceo Pat Gelsinger
94%
94%Pat Gelsinger
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
% Recommend to a friend
87%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
68%
Positive Business Outlook
78%
VMware employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 10% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Cisco Systems has 140 more total submitted salaries than VMware.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Systems Engineer6 Salaries
A$146,687/yr
Customer Support Engineer11 Salaries
A$95,000/yr
Software Engineer5 Salaries
A$106,211/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Systems Engineer7 Salaries
A$179,792/yr
Account Manager1 Salaries
A$166,198/yr
Solutions Architect4 Salaries
A$185,187/yr

What Employees Say

  • "Flexible work" was the most mentioned Pro at Cisco Systems.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Pro at VMware.
  • "Work life balance" was the most mentioned Con at Cisco Systems.
  • "Middle management" was the most mentioned Con at VMware.
Pros
Pros
"Flexible work"(in 1315 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1245 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 603 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 272 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 543 reviews)
"Big company"(in 437 reviews)
Cons
"Middle management"(in 104 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 76 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - Network Consulting Engineer

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time

Pros

- Work with latest networking technology - Work with intelligent people - Extensive health care benefits

Cons

- Red tape as with any large organization - Career progression can be difficult

"good"21 Sep 2020

Former Employee - Senior Software Engineer

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

Pros

the colleagues are very nice

Cons

a bit far from my location

Job Postings

VMware has 1,732 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.