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 2 areas: Work-life balance and Culture & Values.
  • VMware scored higher in 3 areas: Compensation & Benefits, % Recommend to a friend and Positive Business Outlook.
  • Both tied in 3 areas: Overall Rating, Career Opportunities and Senior Management.
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 21217 reviews)
Overall Rating
(full-time and part-time employees only)
4.3
(based on 6348 reviews)
Career Opportunities
Career Opportunities
4.0
Career Opportunities
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
Compensation & Benefits
4.0
Compensation & Benefits
4.3
VMware employees rated their Compensation & Benefits 0.3 higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.
Work-life balance
Work-life balance
4.2
Work-life balance
4.1
Senior Management
Senior Management
3.8
Senior Management
3.8
Culture & Values
Culture & Values
4.4
Culture & Values
4.3
CEO Approval
CEO Approval
Cisco Systems Ceo Chuck Robbins
93%
93%Chuck Robbins
CEO Approval
VMware Ceo Raghu Raghuram
N/ARaghu Raghuram
% Recommend to a friend
% Recommend to a friend
87%
% Recommend to a friend
88%
Positive Business Outlook
Positive Business Outlook
70%
Positive Business Outlook
77%
VMware employees rated their Positive Business Outlook 7% higher than Cisco Systems employees rated theirs.

Salaries

Cisco Systems has 185 more total submitted salaries than VMware.
Salaries for similar jobs
Salaries for similar jobs
Systems Engineer18 Salaries
A$148,768/yr
Customer Support Engineer18 Salaries
A$89,227/yr
Software Engineer6 Salaries
A$111,006/yr
Salaries for similar jobs
Senior Systems Engineer13 Salaries
A$171,035/yr
Technical Account Manager5 Salaries
A$122,000/yr
Software Engineer4 Salaries
A$156,000/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 1364 reviews)
"Work from home"(in 1287 reviews)
Pros
"Work life balance"(in 663 reviews)
"Work environment"(in 295 reviews)
Cons
Cons
"Work life balance"(in 578 reviews)
"Big company"(in 465 reviews)
Cons
"Middle management"(in 108 reviews)
"Upper management"(in 77 reviews)
Featured Review

Current Employee - IT Infrastructure Manager

I have been working at Cisco Systems full-time for more than 10 years

Pros

Flexible working, great technology, work From anywherr

Cons

Going through a transformation which means a lot of change.

Current Employee - Manager

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

Pros

customer focus, relevant strategy and aligned products, employee friendly, a culture that truly embraces diversity

Cons

Fast paced innovation makes it mandatory for people to be comfortable with rapid change. If that's not you, VMware may not suit you.

Advice to Management

Keep us the good word - stay customer obsessed and drive apps-down adoption

Job Postings

VMware has 6,093 more recently posted open jobs than Cisco Systems.